The Ultimate Guide on How to Become a Designer

Find answers to all your questions and follow your passion. Learn everything you need to know to become a Designer!

Find answers to all your questions and follow your passion. Learn everything you need to know to become a Designer!

This course is the first and only comprehensive video tutorial guide on how to become a designer. You can learn a lot about the creative industry and the best way to start your career as a designer. It will answer questions like:

  • - Is it enough to be creative to be a designer?
  • - Is it better to be a freelancer or work full time?
  • - How much can you earn as a designer?
  • - How to find jobs in the creative industry?
  • - Which areas of design are recommend for you?
  • - How to enter and win design contests and so much more.


Join Martin and learn from his years of experience in the creative industry. This course provides a well structured and to-the-point guide to anyone who is planning to get into the creative industry.

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What's included?

56 Videos
1 Download
2.0 hrs
Martin  Perhiniak
Martin Perhiniak
Adobe Certified Instructor

About the instructor

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.

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What others have been saying about this course:

Kavya Srinivasan

Excellent Course!

I really love this course as it provides a nice introduction on how to be a designer. And best of all, its free so anyone can check if they really love to be a designer or otherwise.

Pilar Ruiz-Retegui

Great intro

This course to help you discover what to know before you start your path as a designer is very complete and the instructor explains everything very well. Thank you!

Daniel Munene

Great Introduction course

I started to wonder if design is ideal for me, but after this course - which answered crucial questions - I feel much more confident.

Ross Wilkinson

Both inspiring and motivating

This course highlights elements of being a designer which could be easily overlooked. There is a great focus on organisation, career choices and inspiration. I particularly like the focus on the first two as they are important factors that all des...

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