Veronica is a Graphic Designer living in Arvada, Colorado. She is an active member of the Art Institute of Colorado’s student chapter of AIGA and participates in AIGA Colorado functions as well.
In regards to design, research and conceptualization are key elements in her approach. Knowing your client and their needs inside and out are vital to coming up with creative solutions to their marketing and designing problems.
Over the past few months, as I have been getting closer and closer to my graduation date, I have begun to discover how important it is to be involved in the design community. It's the easiest way to get your name out there and start to get recognized. The society we live in today practically requires a presence in the online world under multiple channels. If you don't have a Facebook, a Twitter, a Tumblr, your own personal website portfolio, or worse, a LinkedIn profile, you are almost completely invisible to the creative industry.
So in an attempt to make my presence more well known, I would also like to extend a tip to other blossoming designers in the industry, whether they are still in school, or new to the social media aspect of networking. There are several sites that should be mandatory for you to have a profile on, as well as several that would be an additional benefit. In my opinion, here's the list: