I am a 26 years old graphic designer. My way into design industry was a kind of detour. I only did a half-year course for a certificate IV in graphic design after I finished my Bachelor degree in business and Master degree in translating and interpreting (long story if you ask me why).
I have been working for more than one year in the beverage industry at Sydney, mainly doing marketing materials and POS like flyers, posters and outdoor ads. However, printing is actually not my cup of tea, and I have always been interested in digital world, especially web and interface design, but I have got no education or working experience of that except some basic HTML/CSS knowledge.
So question are as follows:
am I too late to go into this field? As it seems to be a very knowledge and experience demanding career. I feel a little bit of disadvantaged as compared with other ones who have strong IT or Design education background.
sefl-education or going to college again? which way is quicker (cuz I cannot afford to take any detour any more)? I am really keen on learning new staff, and my graphic design skills are also self-taught.
If I do need to get another degree to get into this field, should I choose a more technical degree like IT engineering, or a more front-end oriented course like Digital media design?
I have read a lot of answers for the similar questions, but still want to get a customized advice. Thanks very much for helping!