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.
Work experience at Graphite gives you an engaging and interactive introduction to the digital industry, the different departments within a digital agency and the varied job roles available. You will be given the opportunity to complete challenges and activities from real-life projects that Graphite has worked on for clients and get an insight into agency culture. We can help you to decide if a digital career is for you and the type of role that may be the best fit. The Graphite team are extremely approachable and willing to answer any questions you may have during your time here.
This is Part 2 of our Future Talent blog series. If you haven’t already, read Future Talent: Our Career Journeys and Digital Job Advice for Students - Part 1. In this post, more of our team share their best digital career advice and guidance for students and aspiring digital professionals in the hope that we can help students work towards their future career remotely. Below you will hear from two members of our Client Services team (Account Management and Project Management) as well as a member of our Design team.