Be careful when hiring a graphic designer!



I just *bumped* into this short video and I thought I should share.

The lady in the video discusses:

1. The importance of Graphic Design,

2. The relationship between the client and graphic designer,

3. What not to look at a designer as and

4. What to look for in a designer.

I know most of you are colleagues within the creative industry, thus knowledgable in what has just been said but I think this video will be valuable to business people seeking the expertise/services of a graphic designer.

*Though I found the video valuable to those who aren’t that clued up in graphic design — I think the *intro/exit/logo*  looks cheap!

Visual paradox?
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  • Nick Said:

    Though I found the video valuable to those who aren’t that clued up in graphic design — I think the *intro/exit/logo* looks cheap!


    LOL, I watched the video before I read this part and I was thinking the same thing!
    — On May 12th, 2009 at 2:54 pm [permarlink]
  • Dino Said:

    I agreed with the essence of the content but I felt it didn’t go far enough.
    — On May 12th, 2009 at 4:09 pm [permarlink]
  • Mokokoma Mokhonoana Said:

    Nick,

    I guess cheap visuals are hard not to ‘notice’.

    Dino,

    I’m with you on that one, though I think for a video of less than a minute it managed to cover very important aspects.
    — On May 12th, 2009 at 4:22 pm [permarlink]
  • Graphic Design Blog Said:

    Hey thanks for sharing this video with us. As a Graphic Designer its good to educate other people what qualities to look in while hiring a designer.

    I liked your blog a lot…it was nice to be here.
    — On May 18th, 2009 at 1:28 pm [permarlink]
  • Mokokoma Mokhonoana Said:

    Graphic Design Blog,

    I agree, we have an obligation to educate design illiterate clients. As this would enable a better and more effective collaboration between the designer/s and the client.

    Welcome to my blog and I’m glad you like it. ;)
    — On May 18th, 2009 at 6:53 pm [permarlink]

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