Designing for a living

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NewscastStudio reader Joey asked “What is required to work there as a graphics designer, and is it really hard to design graphics?”

VDO designer Diane Fiolek commented that designing graphics is fun, because it allows you to express your creative freedom and try new things.

Many graphic design companies would like future applicants to have a degree in graphic design and a diverse portfolio of work. A degree is not required, but having the proper training and knowing your software really helps.