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Nine Steps to Becoming a Designer

Nine Steps to Becoming a Designer

Do you have what it takes to break into a design career?


Do you want to become a designer but don’t know where to begin? Or are you a current or second career designer? You’re in the right place! Here is a nine-step guide to help you along the way.

We’ll show you the different paths to a career in the arts, how to choose a school, and how to get your dream job!

What are you waiting for? Start your career as a designer NOW!

Table of Contents

Step 1: Recognize Your Design Abilities

Step 2: Research Design Careers

Step 3: Narrow Your Interests in Design

Step 4: Identify Lacking Design Skills

Step 5: Choose a Design School

Step 6: Networking for Designers

Step 7: Internship

Step 8: Interviewing

Step 9: Follow Up and Do Not Give Up

Find the right campus or online art or design program for you!