My Experience In Graphic Design
I had trust in my ability to take on anything. Still despite my best efforts, it proved to be still immensely difficult to find a good job.
I was glad I maintained another set of skills on top of the university curriculum. Since my first year in graphic design, I have been learning web development mostly as a hobby. But when graphic design studios were only looking for candidates more experienced than myself, I started thinking about how I could realistically find a good job quickly. My time freelancing at Condé Nast taught me that I could market myself as more than a visual designer and start wearing more than one hat. There are times when I consider myself more of a technician than a pure designer - Ideas were never really my cup of tea and high technical craft is sadly seen as a geeky thing in digital design, instead of an aesthetic