DP: Lecture notes on a good CV

24 Oct

Characteristics of a good designer:

  • Outside interests, good general knowledge
  • Skilled communicator- listening and talking
  • Have your own point of view about design/ethic issues
  • Integrity-being true to your values.


Professional skills:

  • Effective time management
  • Research
  • Strategy
  • Writing


Advice on CV:

Personal details: name, email address, phone number address

Personal statement: enthusiastic!

Work experience: Most recent stuff first. Only include relevant work to the job you’re applying for.

Achievements: Awards, competitions

Education: formal qualifications and predictive grades.

Hobbies and interests: only include relevant information to the job you are applying for.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: