Becoming a Successful Graphic Designer

Becoming a Successful Graphic Designer

by Neil Leonard

Neil Leonard is Programme Leader for Graphic Design at Plymouth College of Art, UK. He is the founder of Design Your Career and runs bespoke conferences and workshops for emerging designers about building their careers and businesses. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
Fairchild Books, 2016
  • DOI:
  • ISBN:
    978-1-4725-9119-7 (paperback)

    978-1-4725-9120-3 (epdf)

    978-1-4742-2357-7 (online)
  • Edition:
    First Edition
  • Place of Publication:
  • Published Online:
Becoming a Successful Graphic Designer
Collapse All Sections

As students prepare to enter the world of work, there are many decisions that they need to make about what type of career they want: Freelancing? Working in a design agency? Setting up their own business? They also need the practical advice about how to work with clients, how to organize themselves, billing, etc. Through interviews with people at all levels of design, the author provides down to earth and straight forward information that is relevant to today's students looking to start a career in design.