Last post was focused on common graphic designer's mistakes when applying for a job. This post continues the matter, so... The best way to present your skills, experience, and education for potential employers and customers is to create a graphic design portfolio as an addition to your graphic design CV. When creating your CV you must remember about one very important thing - your portfolio is a separate item. Do not try to present your design skills within your CV. Suppress your love to design and get rid of fancy fonts, unnecessary graphics, page borders, or graphic page dividers. Simplicity is the key of designing your CV, so keep it easy to understand, professional, and organized.
Whatever the job position you are applying for, the graphic design CV should be tailored to present those skills which are needed and requested by the employer. It is not bad, and really a good plan, to keep a stock CV obtainable, updating it whenever you modify positions or complete a major freelance project. However, you must stay prepared to tailor your presentation and look of your graphic design CV depending on the job opportunity you hunting....
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