Establishing a Career in Graphic Design

Establishing a Career in Graphic Design

Presented at Cavite State University - Silang Campus on Oct 26, 2019


Jaychrist Teves

October 26, 2019


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    What You’ll Learn • Overcoming roadblocks • Creating a professional

    portfolio • How to be job ready • Ace the interview • Freelancing life as a creative @jaychristteves
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    Overthinking is the #1 cause of not doing anything for

    something you’re passionate at. @jaychristteves
  3. 7. @jaychristteves People don’t wanna start small cause they don’t

    wanna look less than anyone, where in fact starting small is the smartest thing you could do.
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    Have a BHAG. @jaychristteves Big Hairy Audacious Goal. Built

    to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies” by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras
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  6. 14. @jaychristteves People don’t care enough if your work looks

    good in any screen, they only care about on how you can help them solving their own problems.
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    • Identify a problem that resonates with you & find

    a way to solve it • Build a portfolio/website that resonates with your target niche • Communicate “Why” “What” and “How” ideally for just 5 seconds • Under promise and over deliver • Be consistent @jaychristteves What you should do
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    Being an excellent communicator is not a soft skill anymore.

    It’s an essential skill now for any job. @jaychristteves
  9. 18. @jaychristteves 90% of people afraid of speaking. But, as

    I always said that you need to spill out your ideas or forever hold your peace.
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    • Creativity • Collaboration • Persuasion • Adaptability • Time

    Management @jaychristteves Learn & Develop
  11. 23. @jaychristteves Don’t think about what others thinking about you,

    cause they’re busy thinking about what others think about them.
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  13. 27. @jaychristteves Never stop learning because, knowledge is not just

    power. Knowledge is profit as well. When you keep learning you’ll Keep earning something.
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  15. 30. @jaychristteves You’ll face a lot of uncertainty but, you’ll

    figure out along the way that acquiring the right mindset not just the right skills is extremely useful on pursuing a unconventional path.
  16. 32. @jaychristteves You’ll feel that you’re not enough but, that’s

    just a way of telling yourself that you’re just a human being.