Hourly Rate Calculator

For my graduates doing freelance work, here’s a little tool to help you think about what you could/should be charging for your hourly rate. (Don't forget about the Graphic Artist’s Guild's Pricing and Ethical Guidelines.)

FreelanceSwitch Hourly Rate Calculator

We have developed this hourly rate calculator to give you a guide based on your costs, number of billable hours and desired profit. It is a simple tool for you to play with.


Business Week - Pushing the Boundaries of Design

Pushing the Boundaries of Design

Innovation often arises out of crossing disciplines and combining technologies. That's a focus of our look for the top cutting-edge designers

InDesign's Pathfinder Commands

creativepro.com - Better Than Ginzu Knives: InDesign's Pathfinder Commands
This fun and accessible how-to gives you a grounding in Pathfinder basics, then walks you through two recipe-like formulas for using these tools.

Better Type in Photoshop

creativepro.com - Better Type in Photoshop
Got questions about creating, committing, managing, masking, filtering, or otherwise transforming type in Photoshop? Want quick answer to those questions? I thought so!


Another Job Listing Site

This one is specific to the creative industries. Check it out:
mediabistro.com: Jobs

I have been hearing from quite a few IDD grads that have been successful in the job market. Congratulations! And those of you still looking - don't give up hope - it sometimes takes a while to find the right thing.