10 Things No One Told Me About Being a Graphic Designer

In college, the term "graphic designer" seemed synonymous with "artist." In my recent experience, I've instead come to understand that there are different types of designers, including those I like to call "high volume creatives." These are those of us who handle lots of artwork for lots of customers very, very quickly. These individuals may or may not be creating artwork themselves--sometimes they are only editing existing artwork supplied by a customer, checking for problems with that artwork, or simply sending it along to production.