Surprised and very honoured to be asked to be a guest on a podcast, www.beingfreelance.com/the-best-freelance-podcast. A brilliant podcast with a wealth of information for freelancers and those considering becoming freelance. This is the conversation in my head on being invited. Sensible me: I couldn’t possibly. No one wants to hear my opinions, I have nothing […]
About Iain Cameron
Iain Cameron is a Copenhagen based graphic designer, web designer and illustrator. Outside of all things design, he follows Aberdeen Football Club, and will argue with anyone who'll listen that Willie Miller was the greatest.
Entries by Iain Cameron
If you are applying for an intern position at a design company here are some suggestions to consider for your application. As a designer I receive a number of applications but I don’t use interns so can’t offer a position. This advice is hopefully positive suggestions to inspire applicants in their search, and is based […]
As a designer I am often looking at stock photos for design jobs, and have a subscription to a large photo resource. So I like to mess around with them sometimes. The design memes side project I have started creating design memes as a creative side project. There is lots of material as a graphic […]
I have recently been updating my portfolio. A difficult task to get to when freelance. Thankful for being busy with client work, but the longer time passes without updating it, the bigger the task when getting to it, which makes avoiding starting it easier. Not unlike going to the gym. Around Xmas and New Year […]
I’ve made plenty mistakes as a freelance graphic designer. So I have listed the worst by way of advice to any others starting as freelancers.
Some budget tips on visiting Copenhagen from living here twenty plus years.
A new year just started, and a time for bored hacks to predict/blind guess the graphic design trends for 2020. After a quick Google it appears random adjectives and talking bollocks will be big in 2020. Much like graphic design trends for 2019 then. So why in the graphic design world do we have articles […]
It is particularly tough for those finishing their design education coming out into the workforce to find the first step on the career ladder. So here is my advice. Ignore the negativity and rejection There is a lot of negativity and bad experiences when starting out. Whether it be tutors saying how tough the ‘real […]
A question and answer on the value of studying graphic design.
A Happy Hallowiain to everyone! If it’s not October the 31st when you see this, well happy whatever day it is! Hallowiain? Yeah, my name is Iain. Hallowiain. Getit? If you need to explain it, then… Anyway, just a fun promotion video for social media, with a joke ending that is actually a reminder for […]
A Copenhagen based, freelance graphic designer, web designer and illustrator. Originally from Scotland with more than two decades experience in design and marketing.