GRAPHIC DESIGNER

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

OTHER JOB TITLES

Artist, Designer, Graphic Artist, Graphic Designer, Online Producer, Production Artist, Publications Designer)

JOB TASKS

  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.

  • Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.

  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts, based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.

  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and Web sites.

  • Use computer software to generate new images.

ANNUAL SALARY

  • Workers on average earn $31.18/hr. – $64,850 annual.
  • Projected Growth (2019-2029) Decline (-1% or Lower)
  • Projected job openings (2019-2029) 22,700

REQUIRED EDUCATION

Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree

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