Design: pluses & minuses
Pluses & minusesUpdated: May 14, 2008, 18:06 IST
High job satisfaction; something new to learn every day, boredom is a rarity.
Open-ended hierarchies, work environment is fairly casual.
You can add to your income by freelancing.
You are visually chronically the age you are living in. A designer in that sense is a social historian.
Not enough awareness about the field; the word ‘designer’ usually conjures up images of the fashion industry. And otherwise too it is perceived as a mindless ‘makeup’ job.
Despite salaries rising, they still don’t match those offered by other industries.