Talented authors from all over the world are selling and promoting their products through TemplateMonster digital marketplace. One of our top sellers is PixWork, a startup with more than 600 sales on the TemplateMonster platform. So, we've decided to get to know them better and reach PixWork for an interview.
The head of a team, young and talented Abdur Razzak joined our web family back in 2015 and since then advertises his products with us. PixWork creates high- quality design products with essential features and modern infographics. All of the packages are easily customizable with resizable vector brand elements, infographic, maps, mockups and graphics. Pixwork specializes in all kind of web design, including:
If you still hesitate whether to become an author, read our interview with Abdur Razzak to find out why he enjoys working with TemplateMonster. Check out some of the best products from PixWork described below the interview as well.
Hello! Please tell us about yourself. Where are you from?
Hello! My name is Abdur Razzak, and I'm an award-winning communication designer from a small and peaceful city in Bangladesh. I've been in the IT industry for over 17 years. For the last ten years, I have been operating mainly in leading roles. My recent successful project as an executive design director was in a large tech company specializing in communication and business branding. Today I am trying to expand my experience in multiple areas and build a passionate team that will provide an innovative and excellent customer service.
Do you work alone or with a team? (if with the team, please tell us about it)
I have experience in working independently and with other professionals. Last ten years, I've been working with a small team. I'm responsible for group projects as well as independent ones. There are eight young, talented and dedicated players in my current company. Part of my leadership role is to set a goal for my team. Today, our purpose is to follow modern design trends, which are popular among our customers. Different team players manage various design departments, such as printing, branding, presentation, web, and graphics.
How did you choose your career? Do you like being a designer?
I have been interested in design and colors since my childhood. Afterward, it became a passion. With the help of digital innovation, I can express my creativity. I decided that my hobby can bring me good money, that is why I've chosen the design industry. This job brings me lots of joy and one day I want to become a famous designer. I believe that graphic design is all about the balance of layout and possibilities. As a designer, I have to create simple and understandable products based on the user's behavior analysis. I like to design beautiful layouts and find solutions my clients are looking for.
You create products of multiple types: Presentations, Corporate Identity, UI Elements, Mockups, and others. What is your favorite product type, and why?
Well. You are correct saying that here we create multiple types of products. Any successful design agency must have various skills to satisfy their clients' demands. We do all kinds of web projects. Through our packages, we attract the visitors' attention and convey the necessary information. Personally, my favorite ones are presentations, web UI, and social media content. There is a lot of demand and areas to explore in these three types of services.
What is your favorite and least favorite part of your work?
My favorite part is improving my skills through various platforms and getting a good piece of advice from other global professionals. Innovation is another thing I like about my job. It's the most effective and exciting way to blend my ideas to make someone's dreams come true. The design work involves a lot of collaboration too. In the beginning, it was quite challenging for me to work with others because I generally prefer to work alone. But now, I do appreciate the help of my teammates. We believe that the work we produced together was of a higher quality than anyone of us could have done alone.
Do you follow up with the latest design trends? What trends do you use in your work?
Great question! It is essential to keep your knowledge up to date and to follow the latest design trends. The web experience is changing day by day. You have to work hard to make your product even more eye-catching, responsive, modern, and user friendly. Customers have higher expectations than before. We have to follow design trends to satisfy their needs and exceed their expectations. The key is to get specific. Once you know who you're targeting, you need to decide what kind of experience you want your customers to have with your company. Should they feel inspired? Relaxed? Motivated? We have to make sure those feelings or emotions are communicated through the products we make.
Could you please describe your audience? What would people enjoy the most about your products?
We target people who are mainly looking for a modern and innovative design layout for their business branding. These people want to impress their customers, and we are here to help them to do it. Web developers, printing media agencies, design agencies, and different professionals are regularly using our modern and customizable design products. We want to make products maximum user-friendly and easily customizable to fit our customer's needs.
How long does it take to create an item from scratch?
The majority of our designs are created from scratch. The time we spend to complete one project depends on the type and the complexity of the design layout. The average timeframe is 1-2 days for print/social media or branding and around 10-45 days for presentation or web layout. I strictly follow deadlines and appreciate quality. In our company, we manage both.
There are 658 sales in your profile on TemplateMonster. I think it is a great result! Please share some insights on how to promote your items.
We are more than happy to deal with the TemplateMonster platform. First of all, I want to thank TemplateMonster for helping PixWork to get a high number of sales. Secondly, I believe that the website did a fantastic job of promoting our projects. They still attract the customer's eyes and fulfil their demand. In addition to TemplateMonster, we do advertise our items outside of the platform. We use social media networks and other digital marketing like emailing, to promote our website. If you are interested in our company, please find us on Facebook, Twitter, Dribbble and Behance.
Why did you decide to work with TemplateMonster? Would you recommend this platform to others?
TemplateMonster has a lot of influence in the digital marketing field. I have been monitoring them for six years. Some time ago, the website did not have many graphic tools or web software. When I noticed that TemplateMonster had added graphics in 2015, I didn't want to miss this excellent opportunity to get extra experience and applied as a vendor. Now, I'm a passionate TemplateMonster contributor. I love this global designers community and would like to recommend the platform to other creative professionals for both selling and buying.
Please share some tips for beginners.
I do like to share some practical tips for beginners because I believe that skilled designers ought to help out beginners. To reach a higher level of efficiency, any beginner should follow these simple pieces of advice:
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