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Illustration - Stages of The Unemployed Designer

Inspired by the Adobe Brief from the D&AD New Blood Awards I created a series of illustrated posters. Each poster took from my experience of trying to get into design and creative jobs.
I took a light hearted approach to this project, using a simple cartoonish art style, and focussed on the many anxiety-inducing moments, phases and stages of trying to get that dream creative job.
This is an ongoing project and will be updated as and when new stages are added.
Each image was created using Adobe Illustrator and is an A3 CMYK file created as though it were ready to be printed.
Stage One - Desperately Crafting That Perfect Portfolio...
Stage Two - Applying For Literally Thousands of Jobs


James Trott

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Project Tags

  • Illustration
  • poster
  • Graphic Design
  • D&AD
  • visual communication
  • design
  • art

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