Life After University

Guidance and advice on breaking into the Creative Industry.

A little more information

Starting a career in the creative industry can be challenging there are a lot of choices to be made and it's important to find the right role for your passions and skill set. 

In this course, you are guided through the decisions and challenges which will come up early in your career by two creative professionals. Martin, who has been working in the industry and teaching design for more than 10 years and Emily, who graduated only a year ago and has recently started her career. 

Each instructor provides tips on creating a personal brand, how to manage time, improving your software skills and how to grow in confidence. 

This course is conversation driven and not only explores the challenges, both instructors have faced and their different perspectives but provides great insight and advice for anyone looking to start their creative career.



Reviews

What others have been saying about this course:

  • Excellent Advise

    By Paul Pinto

    Thank you for sharing your experiences and knowledge in the field. This really encouraged me and pushed me to grow in my journey as a graphic designer. I h...

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    Thank you for sharing your experiences and knowledge in the field. This really encouraged me and pushed me to grow in my journey as a graphic designer. I hope to see more videos like this, they are practical and provide great insight. -Paul Pinto

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  • To get started

    By Prabhjot Kaur

    It's been 17 years since I graduated and after 10 years long career in Project Management, I have been on a break for past 6 years or so. This is a good cou...

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    It's been 17 years since I graduated and after 10 years long career in Project Management, I have been on a break for past 6 years or so. This is a good course for people like me as well. It helped me put my thoughts together in terms of the direction I wanted to take in my second leg of career progression. Thank you for sharing this.

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  • Amazing and Helpful

    By Abdullah Haggag

    I am still studying but i found it so helpful , inspiring and motivitional ,, really Thank You .

    I am still studying but i found it so helpful , inspiring and motivitional ,, really Thank You .

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Course curriculum

About the Instructors

  • Martin  Perhiniak

    Adobe Certified Instructor

    Martin Perhiniak

    Martin Perhiniak is a Certified Adobe Design Master and Instructor. He was voted to be one of the top 10 Adobe instructors in the world by student feedback. In his online courses besides the technical knowledge you need, Martin will also teach you a lot about design principles, compositional techniques and plenty of best practices that he developed while working as a designer and retoucher on projects such as Pixar’s Cars and Toy Story, BBC’s Dr Who or Mattel’s Team Hot Wheels.Check out Martin's portfolio!
  • Emily Melling

    Graphic Designer

    Emily Melling

    Emily Melling is a freelance designer who is passionate about the entire creative process and most excited about developing ideas. She strives to build strong, long lasting relationships with clients to enable her to understand the core values of the company and what they do. She is very hands on and like understanding as much as possible about a project or business, as she found this produces the best design solutions being aware of how the design elements will be seen or used day to day. Her main aim is to create branding which can grow with a company as it develops.Check out Emily's portfolio!

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