In this article, we will cover the core skills that junior-level designers should focus on learning to help them secure their first product design role. To help inform this article, we took a look at recent job ads for Junior Designers from multiple global brands such as Apple, Facebook, Invision and Uber to understand what design skills they were looking for.
In the last few years, Graphite has invested time and resource into activities aimed at increasing awareness about the career opportunities in digital, as well as helping some individuals take their first steps in the industry. This year, we plan to do even more. Here’s an overview of what we’re up to, and some ways in which you can get involved.
In my last Future Talent post, I discussed my experience as an apprentice so far, my job role and the importance of young people getting into digital careers- read here if you haven’t already. In this post, I will be expanding on the recruitment process, exploring how to be successful in securing an apprenticeship and asking for advice from the Graphite team on what they were looking for in a candidate.