Where are they now?

Since its beginning, the annual Computer Arts Graduate Showcase has given the design work of 15 years' worth of new graduates an international platform, introducing the freshest talent to future employers, clients and commissioners worldwide. We caught up with the Graduate Showcase class of 2010 to find out how, in just one year, they have made the leap from studies to studios.

Adam Sharp, who studied for a BA in Graphic Design at Nottingham Trent University, entered his work in the Graphic Design category of the 2010 Graduate Showcase, and was awarded the category's Excellence Award by judge Dan Moore, of Studio Output. Since then, Adam has been fattening his portfolio up with personal pieces, and working on projects as varied as producing merchandise for Sky 1 show Must be the Music and the cover for Driving Standards Agency in-house magazine. "I never envisaged that my first few projects would be freelance," says Adam. "Whilst there's more of a responsibility there, the rewards are often greater in terms of income and acclaim. It can show potential studios you are capable of carrying a project through outside University without the guidance of tutors and so on."

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