Interview: 12 personal and professional things about Jacob Cass(JustCreativeDesign)
Jacob Cass is a freelance graphic, web and logo designer who works under the name of Just Creative Design. You may like to check out his graphic design portfolio. Anyway, here are some 12 personal and professional questions that Jacob Cass answered:
What is your educational background?
I am currently studying Visual Communication (Majoring in graphic design) at Newcastle University, Sydney Australia.
So far I have studied: Advanced English, Design & Technology, Business Studies, Information Technology, Design Elements, Contexts of Design & Technology, The Design Process, Design Issues, Visual Communication Imaging, Media Production, Photomedia, Graphic Design, Studio Photography, Experimental Drawing, Photo Imaging, New Media, Audio and Video Production, Visual Communication Technology Principles 1 & 2, Typography, Design for Advertising, Animation and Multimedia.
Can you give us a brief bio?
This was a bio I had to write in third person earlier this week, so can I cheat and give you that?
Jacob Cass is a 21-year-old freelancer from Sydney, Australia who freelances under his business ‘Just Creative Design’ which doubles as a popular design blog. Jacob’s talent has brought him many awards & his work has been published in books worldwide.
Which software do you like?
Photoshop, Illustrator, Firefox, Twirl, Dreamweaver, InDesign, MSN, iTunes.
Can you describe your normal work day?
No such thing as normal 😛
What do you do to relax?
Go to the pub, beach or design.
Your life’s turning point?
How did you get into web designing?
Before MySpace and Facebook I used to put pictures up on the web for my friends and it went from there.
What motivates you?
Passion for design and making the world look better.
What brings you joy?
Family and friends.
What are you most proud of?
What kind of responsibilities would you prefer to avoid?
Tax and the business side of design.
If you could change anything about your career what would it be?
1st Place – 2008 National Youth Week Best Tattoo Design
2nd Place – 2008 National Youth Week Best Website Design
1st Place – 2007 National Youth Week Best Tattoo Design
Finalist – 2007 National Youth Week Best Poster Design
2nd Place – 2007 – Roads & Traffic Authority Best Drink Coaster Design
2005 – Finished my Higher School Certificate with top 10% in state.
2004 – Design Elements Cert II. – TAFE College
I had to say Special Thanks to Jacob Cass 😀 Still lot more interviews to come! So stay glued.