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Creative/Design Industry Overview


The US graphic design services industry includes about 16,000 companies with combined annual revenue of about $7 billion, according to Hoovers. The industry is highly fragmented: The 50 largest companies account for less than 15 percent of revenue. No single firm dominates the market for creative/design jobs, with the 50 largest companies accounting for less than 15 percent of revenue.

The closely allied sector of Web consulting services offers creative jobs for professionals who provide design, development and support services for corporate and ecommerce Web sites. Work may encompass graphic design and programming, site maintenance and monitoring. Typical projects for professionals in Web design jobs can include marketing Web sites, corporate intranets and online retail.

Creative/Design Job Market


Graphics designers held nearly 280,000 jobs in 2010, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), making the field one of the most common jobs in creative/design. Graphic design job opportunities were expected to grow 13 percent between 2010 and 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations, the BLS reports. More than 37,000 graphic design jobs are projected to be created over the decade.

Many design professionals work for creative agencies; thousands more work in the marketing and communications departments of midsize and large companies.

The range of creative/design work opportunities is broad and growing as the digital media landscape continues to evolve. The best employment opportunities go to experienced creative professionals who have both an eye for the visual and command of the opportunities that new media will create.

Common creative/design careers include graphic designer, graphic artist, Web designer, interactive designer, packaging designer, creative director and art director.

Creative/Design Salaries


Median annual wages for graphic designers were $44,010 in May 2011, according to the BLS. The middle 50 percent earned between $33,410 and $59,410, while the top 10 percent made more than $77,000. Multimedia artists earned median salaries of $60,830, with the top 10 percent taking in $109,370.
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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior Web Graphic Designer Houston, TX Unspecified Apply Apply Senior Web Graphic Designer Houston, TX Unspecified Apply Job Details We have an immediate need for an ambitious, driven Senior Graphic Designer in our Houston, TX office to help build out new media presence for our national consulting firm. The...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Assistant Graphic Designer Greenville, SC Full-Time $40,000 - $70,000 Apply Apply Assistant Graphic Designer Greenville, SC Full-Time $40,000 - $70,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Assistant Graphic Designer with experience, please read on! A well-established company who is seeking a graphic designer to hel...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply UI Digital Design Analyst Boston, MA; Framingham, MA Unspecified Apply Apply UI Digital Design Analyst Boston, MA; Framingham, MA Unspecified Apply Job Details *FULL-TIME DIRECT HIRE 2-6+ YEARS experience as a UI Digital Forms Design Analyst that knows HEALTH CARE FORMS data capturing and database integration...
The Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (www.loni.usc.edu), part of the Institute for Neuroimaging and Informatics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, is looking to expand our Scientific Visualization Group (SVG). We are seeking a senior scientific graphic designer that will design and develop the laboratory’s visualization projects. Major duties include designing and planning graphics and animations,...
The Home for Little Wanderers seeks a Graphic Design & Web Manager to work collaboratively with the Director of Communications & Advocacy to support programs and departments throughout the Agency by providing all design and production of internal and external publications, marketing materials and event collateral. The position is located in our new Administrative Offices located in Brighton, MA. E...
Position Details: Industry: IT Services Job Location: Van Buren Township, MI Job Title: Frontend Developer / UI Developer Job Duration: 06 months (Contract to Hire) Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field Minimum 7 years of experience delivering large-scale, enterprise-wide web applications Minimum 5 years of JavaScript development experience Minimum 5 y...
Refine the current visuals based on goals and requirements for the project. Collaborate with project PM and UX designers and incorporate feedback. Work in a private build to generate a "visual prototype" of the theme. Ensure theme meets accessibility requirements. Use Office tools such as the color table to deliver color values as part of the redline process. Manage time and project. REQUIREMENTS...
We are looking for candidates who have worked in a fast pace environments. They should be independent, with a keen eye on visual design, digital advertising, good experience with layouts and typography. REQUIREMENTS Education Experience 4 - 5 years...
Position: Production Artist Location: Southern Suburbs Status: Freelance Estimated Duration: Ongoing Starts: August 18th Rate: Up to $23/hr DOE Job Description: Our client is searching for a Production Artist to join their team on a freelance basis! Project is currently ongoing, there is no set end date - great opportunity for consistent work. Candidate will be working on various print projects, t...
Interested in working on the design of web based products that reaches millions of subscribers daily? If so you might be a great match for an Interaction Designer opening for Apartments.com. Recently acquired by CoStar Group, this role would have the opportunity to work on a cutting edge re-design of the entire Apartments.com product line. The Interaction Designer collaborates closely with Product...
Responsibilities Produce production quality digital graphics and typography for print, web, and mobile. Integrate product requirements with marketing guidelines to deliver production quality digital designs. Translate UX specifications and business requirements into clean, simple design. Develop detailed graphical user interface templates and style guides. Oversee work on internal communication ma...
Marketing Communications Specialist/Graphic Designer – Part-Time The Blackstone Group is a boutique, full-service marketing research firm headquartered in downtown Chicago. We provide high quality, actionable and insightful solutionsto Fortune 500 clients and leading organizations across a number of industries. The Blackstone Group provides an enterprising environment where successful professional...
Responsibilities Create and innovate designs consistent with the brand voice and visualization of Theranos. Lead graphic design on web platforms: digital, social and applications. Lead the design of all websites, apps, social content and any other web related design projects. Requirements Bachelor's Degree from a top tier design or communications university. 5+ years of experience as an interactiv...
Prepares visual presentations by designing art and copy layouts. Maintains Web environment by identifying system requirements; installing upgrades and monitoring system performance. Job Responsibilities: Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials. Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related...
Job Summary: Under limited supervision, performs duties following established procedures in the following areas: Essential Functions: Designs material with particular focus on four-color ads, product labels and cartons, sales sheets, brochures, catalogs, displays and packages, assuring that content adheres to legal regulations and technical standards. Handles some pre-press functions for media lis...
Isaco International Corporation,one of the leading menswear fashion and design companies in underwear, hosiery and sleepwear is recruiting for a Head of Merchandising for our Miami Lakes, FL facility. In this challenging role, you will manage and build the product from concept through finish. Must have a minimum of 5 years of merchandising experience in apparel. Provide leadership and coaching to...
A leading energy services company is expanding and is in need of a down hole designer. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years experience in the design of down hole tools and packers and have a familiarity with sand control or other completion equipment. This is a direct hire role in Houston, TX and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities for the Designer Prepare drawings...
Responsibilities Innovate and solve problems visually using the inspiration of colors, typography, technology, storytelling, and the power of disruptive ideas. Collaborate with creative team members on various projects. Requirements Bachelor's Degree from a top-tier university with solid creative/marketing credentials. 4+ years of experience as junior art director in a creative environment (advert...
Milwaukee Tool is looking for a dynamic, self-driven Senior Industrial Designer to join its in-house design team. From drill bits to radios to Sawzalls®, we design it all. Come work at the most innovative tool company in the world. Milwaukee is a diverse city that has more to offer than beer and snow. It’s a big city with a small town feel and is only 90 minutes from Chicago. It offers historic ne...
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We are looking for an skilled Graphic Designer with a strong background in branding to work on packaging related projects. Graphic Designer candidates with experience working with style guides and consumer brands are highly desirable! Strong Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign skills are required for this Graphic Designer position. The Graphic Designer will be tasked to create a variety of assets...

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