Self Promote with Flair

When looking for a design job, I think just sending out resumes and portfolio links can be a little boring. So I thought why not have a little fun and put together a small package that would make you stand out. Here is a simple self promo mailer that I designed to show off a selection of my work in a poster format and packaged with some business cards and resume to be dropped of at studios that I would love to work with. And plus everyone loves to receive a custom package — I know I do! -Pronto Pixel

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vfsDesign: Now on Twitter

We have unlocked our Twitter! And with the help of the little blue bird we are ready to soar. We’re already following a number of grads and many of the coolest design studios. We’re looking forward to sharing, tweeting and retweeting all the cool things we hope to discover along the way.


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Use the comments on this blog to tell us what kind of things you’d like to see us tweet about.

Inkling by WACOM

Just found this today. I can’t even believe this exists. Finally, I can draw in my sketch book, with a pressure-sensitive pen, and the Inkling digitizes the sketches on the fly. You can even make layers. I want one immediately!

Notes from Wacom:
“Wacom introduces Inkling, a new digital sketch pen that captures a digital likeness of your work while you sketch with its ballpoint tip on any sketchbook or standard piece of paper.”

A Guide to UX Careers

The folks over at Onward Search created a great infographic on User Experience (UX) careers. User Experience is taught over the entire year at VFS Digital Design and is one of the largest growing fields in the interactive industry. The guide provided by Onward Search gives designers insight into User Experience careers, salaries, job descriptions and responsibilities.

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