In the journalistic environment designers create layouts for print, develop graphics and info graphics, edit photos, etc.
worked together before
My answers are related to graphic designers in South Tyrol, Italy. In Germany graphic designers will earn more money.
working at night per month
A couple of times per month.
1 1 1 1
They gather ideas from their own large pool of creative thoughts and their experiences, do researches on the internet or in other media, and take their inspiration from other designer’s work.
Desktop with computer, with one ore more large screens.
Creative, fast, independent, full of enthusiasm.
relationship with designer
Open minded, equal, based on mutual interest in the other’s work.
getting along with salary
They muddle through somehow.
designer’s monthly salary
1.501 – 2.000 €
Reliability, confidence, recognition, “graphical thinking”.
I like their enthusiasm for their work, their ideas and and their fast executed work. I don’t like the “just-work-to-rules” mentality of some employed designers.