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Nearly every profession out there is not what your average layman thinks it is. I do not envy your task. In this case drawing by hand is not a skill that is central to a graphics designer. Though it might be central to other designers such as industrial designers. But as a general rule you want to see the portfolio and choose based on that. It would be ...


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Hand drawing is not a basic skill any designer should have. I'd argue its quite the opposite. That's a specialist skill for illustrators. You need to discuss this with your staff and see what type of hand drawings they're looking for and ask them for samples of the quality. Then field candidates with a similar or better portfolio. Anecdote below I'll ...


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If this is your first project working together, you may be pushing the relationship too quickly. Your designer is trying to please you. You want your designer to disagree with you. That's asking a lot. You know more about your business than your designer. Your designer knows more about graphic communication than you (most likely.) The effect you're ...


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It sounds like you are expecting an experienced approach from an inexperienced designer. If you both are able to make adjustments (you to lower your expectations and him to become more confident) then this may work out. If adjustments are too difficult for either of you, then you may not be a good fit for each other.


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Its good to hear client ideas though I would also add that a designer should be working off a design brief as well. The design is about finding a solution to the problem, meeting key objectives.


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A good designer should advise you in the choices you make. In the end, you are the one who decides what happens, but I think it's important that he uses his knowledge to tell you why some things may work or not. Since he is also new, this is something he needs to learn and you can tell him this. Tell him you need his advice on the matter, you don't want him ...


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You can always look around the web for a reputable source of virtual assistants. For example, using Upwork is an option. You will want to do your research before hand. Once in an agreement with a VA you are satisfied in working with, depending on how long you will work with them, you will want to make sure you have enough work to keep them busy. This can ...



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