The 5ives: Dynamic Design Decisions

In this month’s main article, Absolute’s Art Director, Scott Raffath, expounded on the skills and practices a graphic designer needs to break into the agency world after graduation and maintain their skills. The time immediately preceding graduation is really exciting, but it can also be nerve wracking as you look to the uncertain future. So here … Read More

Client Spotlight: Precision Lawn & Landscape

Precision Lawn & Landscape is a family owned and operated business that specializes in full-service lawn care, landscaping and snow removal. With over 20 years of experience in the Fargo-Moorhead area, Precision prides itself on having a service for every season along with offering dependable maintenance and magnificent design. “When you decide to work with … Read More

How a Freshly Graduated Designer Can Break into an Agency… and Stay There

So, you’ve just graduated and received a piece of paper stating you understand design, layout principles and graphic disciplines. Well… it’ll take a bit more to break into the graphic design industry. First off, the piece of paper that vouches for your skills is actually not as important as the portfolio you have to prove … Read More

5ives: Illustrious Careers or a Fantasy World?

How often do you get a request for a hand-drawn piece of art? You’re probably thinking, “Not too often.” But what if you’re one of the lucky few who are naturally skilled at drawing or creating things by pen, paper, charcoal or brush? Are these skills reserved only for street fairs and etsy.com? Is drawing … Read More

Tailored Photography & the Sweet Taste of Technology

To stand out in a world where a sea of messages are screaming for attention can sometimes be a tall order. The digital age has empowered the average Joe with the ability, although amateur, to create their own messaging and elements in an attempt to get noticed. Technology has not only empowered amateurs, but has also made professionals more … Read More

Absolute Hires Accomplished Art Director

Moorhead, MN – Absolute Marketing announces the hiring of Art Director, Scott Raffath. Raffath’s well runs deep in the world of marketing and design, having worked as a senior designer and “Evil Genius” for five major advertising, architecture and computer software firms in the Fargo-Moorhead area. Raffath most recently spent five years as a senior designer with … Read More