I remember in 2009, Design has become more popular in a people at my age back then. The first job I had is creating an invitation for a baby shower. I created that thing manually with an illustration of baby shoes and watercolor. After that, I’d have to scan it and design it with illustrator.
Back then there were many other choices of graphic design software such as Corel Draw, Quark plus, Macromedia and Adobe. As a graphic designer, you have to understand each and every one of those things. From the trick, shortcut keys and how to print it so the color wouldn’t change. It was brutally tedious job.
Now everything changes. Adobe really the one and only software if you want to do design.