Get the junior designer survival guide with the new CA

Computer Arts 255 brings you everything you need to climb through the ranks of a design studio – and more.

Computer Arts 255 junior designers

Get the junior designer survival guide with Computer Arts 255

Whether you start as an intern or are lucky enough to bag a full- time entry-level job, getting your foot in the door of an agency as a junior designer is a well-trodden path into the creative industries.

That's why the new issue of Computer Arts, 255, is packed with all the practical advice you need to land that all-important first job, as well as how to impress and climb through the studio ranks once you've done so.

Get Computer Arts issue 255 now

Computer Arts 255 interview

Perfect your interview techniques and win your dream job

It's a topic also touched on in this month's video documentary, in which Shoreditch-based branding agency SomeOne opens its doors. There, interns and juniors alike are given a baptism of fire, and are better designers for it.

As well as sharing tricks for surviving a baptism of fire, SomeOne reveals how to build a coherent brand world, five ingredients of a killer idea and more in issue 255.

Elsewhere in the issue, Adrian Shaughnessy investigates designers' enduring passion for the craft of book design – including an inspiring showcase of standout examples – and discusses how to engage readers with in print in the online age.

Plus: find out how to nail your next interview and win your dream job, with CA's guide to interview techniques.

Also inside CA issue 255

Computer Arts 255 Stephen Kelleher

Stephen Kelleher explains why he swapped animation for self-portraiture
  • Six leading designers reveal the biggest mistakes they made in their first jobs and explain how to avoid them
  • Illustrate for new markets: how Janine Rewell applied her creative talents to a South Korean shopping mall
  • Create a killer title sequence: behind the scenes on this year's stunning OFFF titles
  • How Dutch artist Levi van Veluw is exploiting the depth and drama of a darkness blacker than black
  • Glug's Ian Hambleton and Malin Persson explain why they need you to help grow the meet-up
  • DesignStudio's James Hurst reveals how to avoid succumbing to brand backlash
  • How freelance designer Stephen Kelleher used a life-threatening illness as a springboard into a new field: self-portraiture
  • All the best new graphic design, illustration and motion graphics work
  • And much, much more

Computer Arts 255 showcase

The best new graphic design, illustration and motion graphics work

Computer Arts 255 the future of book design

Why is book design the ground zero of graphic design?

Computer Arts 255 SomeOne

London design studio SomeOne opens its doors

Computer Arts 255 serious design

Why it's time for design to get serious

Computer Arts 255 survival guide

The definitive junior designer survival guide

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