My first paid gig

As inspired by the latest post by the always amazing Jason Fried from the Signal Vs Noise blog, I’ve decided to dig up my very first commercial gig that I’ve ever done.

A little back story.  To this day, I think the most profitable class I’ve ever taken at Simon Fraser was the one that taught me how to use Adobe InDesign (the course number somehow escapes me at this moment).  Without that course, I wouldn’t have gotten my internship at Blo, which turned into my job at Blo, which without that opportunity, I would be no where near where I am now.

Anyways, during my last year in university my friend Pooya had introduced me to a guy who needed a logo and business card designed for his new company.   It was supposed to be a very minimalist and “cool” logo for a door company.  After a couple of days of sketching and messing around in Adobe Illustrator (which to this day I still have no idea how to really use), I ended up with this:



Total cost: 40 dollars. (Ca ching!)



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