The Struggle of a graphic designer by Lodesigns Podcast
By Lodesigns Podcast
The Struggle of a graphic designer by Lodesigns Podcast Apr 23, 2021
E58: Building a Personal Brand W/Keyla Lerma
Keyla shares her insights on building a personal brand in this episode. She discusses the importance of encouragement, connecting with clients, and facing imposter syndrome in creating a strong personal brand. Keyla also provides practical tips on content creation, and finding clients, and explains her journey in becoming a band designer Whether you're an entrepreneur, influencer, or simply looking to enhance your online presence, this episode is a must-listen.
E57: Graduating Design School, Quitting Retail, and Whats Next?
In this episode, I dive into the struggles of graduating after design school, quitting my job, and figuring out what's next. I discuss the challenges of transitioning into the workforce, the realities of remote work, and finding fulfillment in my career. Join me for a candid conversation about the ups and downs of life after graduation.
E56: Pros and Cons of being a remote graphic designer
In this weeks episode I’ll be talking about the pros and cons of working remotely as a graphic designer.
E55: Working at a agency, Life as a design student, Working remotely - Meet Latinx Designer Xiomara
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Happy Hispanic heritage month 🎉
In this podcast, we will talk about the struggle of being a graphic designer, in this podcast we'll talk about insights such as working at an agency, working remotely, and life as a Latin designer.
E54: Dealing W/Burnout As A Creative
Long time no see. Welcome back to the podcast in this weeks episode im talking about my experiences with burnout and what ive been doing to get myself out a rut. Please feel free to listen and tune in to more podcast every friday.
E53: Supporting designers and their mental health with Luca Kouwenhoven
In this weeks episode we discussed the importance of supporting the mental health of designers, internships, and the importance of asking for help as a designer, with creative director/graphic designer Luca Kouwenhoven.. He is the founder of Kommunuion studio which is a graphic design studio that supports BIPOC designers. Below you can find the topic of our episodes below and follow Luca here:
E52: Whats does it mean to follow your passion? With Voice Actor & Illustrator Chrystian Marte
In this weeks episode we discussed what does it mean to follow your passion? We talked about what is it like to have multiple passions and having the decide what to do when it comes to following your passion. We also shared some productivity tips and time management task as well. You can follow Chrystian and contact him here:
E51: Staying Motivated 2022
Hello everyone happy 2022 I would like to introduce this week's podcast guest Aaron Rodriguez who is an adobe ambassador and a video editor from San Antonio Tx. In our podcast we discussed the struggle of staying motivated and learning new software, we also talked about what to expect when it comes to working with new software like after effects. You can follow Arron in the links below Instagram: @aa.for.days
E 50: The struggles of a overthinking designer meet Mariery Young
The struggles of an overthinking designer meet Mariery Young who is a mixed Panamanian designer and founder of her studio called Mezclao which means mixed together. Mezclao is a Latin American design studio where she creates identity projects through visual storytelling focused on branding identity, illustration, and surface design.
In our podcast, we discussed several topics such as:
- How to work with clients as a designer/artist
- Dealing with the struggles of overthinking
- How to own it as a female entrepreneur
You can find Mariery Young on Instagram @marieryyoung
and contact her on her website http://www.mezclaostudio.com/home
Ep:49 Finding Range as a designer with SVA MFA Design Entrepreneur Student Inês Ayer
You can follow Ines on Instagram @ines_ayer
E48: Struggling With Productivity, Working From Home, Meet Natalia
Happy Friday! Meet Natalia C. Arias who is a Multidisciplinary Artist and Designer, currently based in Baltimore, Maryland, and born and raised in Miami, Florida. In our podcast episode, we discussed the struggle with productivity and being productive especially when working from home. We also discussed her 365 challenge and her process when it comes to creating passion projects. You can follow Natalie here on Instagram: @nataliacelinearias
E: 47 Being a self taught artist meet illustrator Cindy Lozito
E 46: Owning a studio & Coming up with new ideas with graphic designer Fidel Pena
Happy Friday, Everyone! In this week's podcast, we discussed the struggle of coming up with new ideas, finding clients, and owning a studio. I interviewed Fidel Pena, an Elsavadorian designer based in Canada, a co-founder of Underline Studio in Toronto. You can follow Fidel on Instagram at @fidelunderline
E45 : Redefining "The System of in the Creative Industry" Meet Designer Erwin Hines
Erwin is a designer and has worked on different aspects in the design field like brand design, UX UI design, and so much more. In our podcast, we discuss the struggle of finding a clear headspace and context switching when it comes to the work process. We also discussed the importance of supporting other communities that are people of color. Another thing we discussed is following your true passion. You can follow Erwin on Instagram here: @erwin_hines
E 44: Motion Designer at HBO James Daher
E 43: Being an Illustrator in Puerto Rico Meet Illustrator & ui/ux Designer Tania
Happy Friday! In this week's podcast meet illustrator & UI/UX Designer Tania. She is based in Puerto Rico 🇵🇷and we discussed how illustration is just as important as traditional art, working with men in the tech industry, and finding opportunities for yourself as a creative Tania has her own collective and her own manga podcast where you can listen below.Tania's Instagram: @petupetin
Manga podcast @delamangapodcast
E 42: Designer, Artist, & Publisher Ben Denzer
Meet Designer, Artist, & Publisher Ben Denzer, Ben was also a professor of mine at Sva and In this week's episode, we talk about the struggle of separating the idea of making and analyzing. We also talked about the importance of experimenting with your work and trusting the design process. I also had an in-depth conversation about the projects that Ben has worked on as well. You can view Bens work on Instagram and on his website here:
E 41: Graphic designer & Director Meet Lazzo
Lazzo is a Graphic designer, Illustrator, Animator, Director we also discussed some of the recent projects that Lazzo has been working on. On this week's podcast we discussed the process of working as a graphic designer, we also discussed the struggle of coming up with the first idea.
You can follow Lazzos Instagram: @_oddville_
E 40: Brand Designer Ki
E 39: Social Media Tips For Creatives
E 38: Art School Culture Shock - Kevin Cadena
Happy Friday! If Kevin were a solo cup his mixes would include art, education, and technology. In today's episode, we will talk about the struggle of sustainability and of being creative. The topic of today's episode will be an art culture shock, for students who face many obstacles when going to art school. You can contact Kevin at http://kevincadena.com/
E 37: Creating Design Database: With Graphic Designer Courtlyn Jones
Happy Friday everyone meet Courtlyn Jones who is the founder and CEO of the design database which is a new platform launching July 26, 2021. This new platform will be a space for creatives to connect with each other and for other creatives to find amazing clients. In this episode, we discussed the struggle of dealing with bad clients and finding jobs.
You can contact Coutlyn Jones on Linkedin or on Instagram below:
E36: Art Director Joe Chong
Happy Friday Meet Joe Chong who is an Art Director at cinematic studios and previously at Three Hundred Entertainment, he has worked with several big clients in the music industry. In this week's episode, we discussed what is it like to be an art director, what is it like working in the music industry and We also shared the struggle of fulfillment in work, knowing that its important in the world. You can contact Joe on his website below and follow him on Instagram @asian__joe
E35: Designer/Illustrator Manny Hernandez
You can follow manny and contact him on Instagram @mannyhernandezstudio
E34: Visual Designer Jesse Nyberg
Social Media Handles: solo.to/permanentglue
E33: Industrial Designer Mia Kaplan
E32: Meet Falak Graphic Designer
Hello everyone happy Friday! I wanted to introduce Falak who was a former classmate of mine. On this podcast, we discussed the purpose of being a designer, how designers impact the lives of society, and the beauty of following your passion. You can contact Falak at https://falakkhoja.com and follow Falak on Instagram @falak.kdesign.
Links Mentioned in this podcast:
https://www.commarts.com - design competition
My PMN.Stories blog post about self-love on my website- https://falakkhoja.com/blog-post-self-love/
Instagram pages Mentioned in the podcast:
E31: Aspiring Animator Ali
E:30 Stressed and Burnt Out
Here are some of my tips for any artist who are feeling stressed and burnt out
E29: Graphic Designer Nikki Roxas
Ep 28 Custom Designer: Ryan
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E27 Motion Designer -Tobi Ajiboye
Meet Motion Designer Tobi Ajiboye where we talk about the day to day life as a motion designer and the struggle of dealing with people/clients and finding your niche as a designer. You can follow Tobi's Instagram @rebizm
My Instagram @lodesigns.studio
Visit my website at https://www.lodesigns.studio/
View my portfolio here: https://www.lodesigns.studio/lodesigns278
Ep 26 Fine Artist-Bryan Fernandez
Introducing Fine Artist Bryan Fernandez. In this episode, we discuss the struggle of finding your style and the differences between the design world and the art world.
Ep 25 Why are designers important?
E24 Designers who can’t draw
E23 Art School
Is art school the best choice for you? Here are my insights about what I feel about when going to art school.
E22 Being a Woman Designer
on this podcasts, I talk about the why its amazing being a woman in the design industry
E21 Being Black in the Design Industry
E:20 Dealing With Bad Clients
In this episode, I will be sharing tips on how to be professional when dealing with bad clients and my personal experience when it comes to dealing with bad clients.