Packed with information on every step of the job search from writing a cover letter to assembling a portfolio, Breaking into Graphic Design is the definitive book on creating a professional, employable image. Interviews with more than forty award-winning designers, career counselors, and business owners demystify rituals and expectations. Job search strategies, presentation ideas, interview tips, and how-tos on evaluating and accepting offers, plus a résumé gallery, make this book an invaluable resource for anyone looking for work in the design field.
Michael Jefferson graduated from Pratt Institute but after graduation, he quickly found that his studies had not prepared him for finding work. He began to explore the subject of job-hunting in the design field, and his research led to this book. He lives in Washington, D.C.