Burn Your Portfolio

Burn Your Portfolio

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It takes more than just a design school education and a killer portfolio to succeed in a creative career. Burn Your Portfolio teaches the real-world practices, professional do's and don'ts, and unwritten rules of business that most designers, photographers, web designers, copy writers, programmers, and architects only learn after putting in years of experience on the job. Michael Janda, owner of the Utah-based design firm Riser, uses humor to dispense nugget after nugget of hard-won advice collected over the last decade from the personal successes and failures he has faced running his own agency. In this surprisingly funny, but incredibly practical advice guide, Janda's advice on teamwork and collaboration, relationship building, managing clients, bidding work, production processes, and more will resonate with creative professionals of all stripes.The realities of this project is that most of the design work is done in the a€œLogo Designa€ phase. ... options, but this isna#39;t a great solution either, since breaking out the costs helps the client swallow a big bill easier (kind of like when you go to get your car fixed at an auto repair shop). Option C Logo, Business Card, Letterhead, and Envelope Design = $2, 000 Total = $2, 000 So what is a designer to do?

Title:Burn Your Portfolio
Author:Michael Janda
Publisher:New Riders - 2013-05-27


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