Jonathan. Part of the issue of why some people don’t value the services of creatives is demonstrated by your own terminology. You’re using the work artist almost interchangeably with designer, yet they are entirely different. As any kind of designer — whether that be a game designer, web designer, app designer, etc. — you need to be able to demonstrate your value beyond just making beautiful visuals.

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