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I think you're asking about niche sub-fields with in the world of graphic design? Off the top of my head: Typeface designer (it's an incredibly small industry, albeit one that doesn't make many people rich) Calligraphers (historically for documents, wedding invites; today they tend to be hired for custom hand lettering for a wide range of uses) hand ...


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The recruiters in Sydney sometimes find it hard to find good packaging designers - with high level press/ink knowledge. Often niche requirements (to get selected) you will have to need alot of experience to stand out. Being really good in a specific area, such as Fashion or FMCG or corporate branding - recruiters and job advertisers can be very specific for ...


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First I would not necessarily impose a design to a designer unless you can back it up with sound marketing and communication strategy. The designer may surprise you with a fresh look on your business that you had not imagined. I would also make sure to get a few options to compare what might be a better fit (3 is usually a good number). If you do need to ...


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First and foremost: hire a real designer, and don't succumb to the lure of all the design contest spec work sites or competitions. A good, professional designer will guide you in this process, instead of you having to guide them. Yes, be prepared to pay more. You get what you pay for.


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Unlike, engineering design fields there is much less need for "maintenance" graphic design. It is also quite rare that legacy data can not be converted to a newer format. Therefore there are less legacy stuff that could not be done by any competent user. These niche fields suddenly do start to pop up when you enter more technical fields like 3d graphics, ...



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