How to Get a Graphic Design Job in LA

Do companies discriminate against non US based designers? What if there aren’t many opportunities for designers where you are from? What if your culture or business people don’t value you design?

We live in a global, connected community of creative people. Should it matter where you are born? Is there hope for people living in markets that don’t appreciate design like India, Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Middle East for example?

What advice do we have for designers?

11:15 What are your thoughts on a broad or generalist portfolio?
13:20 Trojan horse concept. Be focused in your presentation.
15:38 Do companies look to other markets to find cheaper talent?
18:00 Downward pressure from global competition.
18:54 Are there job opportunities in America for foreign born designers?
19:45 What kind of range or creative flexibility are you looking for?
20:20 Communication might be an issue. It’s important to share a common language.
24:57 We are all in the customer service business. Being arrogant will mean a short lived relationship.

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