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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.
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.
Trulia, Inc. San Francisco, CA, 94118
Senior Visual Designer - Marketing Trulia is looking for a seasoned Senior Visual Designer to join our dynamic Marketing Design team. The perfect fit for this role will be a wellrounded designer who is interested in helping build our Agent marketing brand and enjoys working on a wide range of projects. You’ll love it here if you thrive in a fastpaced, autonomous environment where you get to step...
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation Jacksonville, FL, 32277
Recruit, train, supervise and develop division staff and serve as a liaison between chapter staff and division staff. Participate as an active member of the chapter leadership team. This position covers all of North Florida with consideration to be based in Jacksonville, Tallahassee or Gainesville. Position Responsibilities • Supervise, coach, support and train division staff in the areas of fun...
Oxfam America Boston, MA, 02298
September 2014 Oxfam America Job Description TITLE: Prospect Research Officer REPORTS TO: Deputy to the VP, Development and Communications DEPARTMENT: Resource Development LOCATION: Boston, MA COORDINATES WITH : Major giving staff, planned giving staff, direct marketing staff, institutional support staff, donor services, campaign staff, executive office, and external vendors. PURPOSE OF PO...
Hasbro Pawtucket, RI
Brand Writing-Games Co-op Jan 2015 Location: RI - Pawtucket Employment Type: Intern ID: 9267 Description Title: Brand Writing-Games Co-op Company: Hasbro, Inc. Location: Pawtucket, RI Hours: Full time, 40 hours a week Start: January 2015 End: May or June 2015 Description Our brand writing team seeks ambitious, creative college students interested in learning about the field of copywrit...
Responsibilities Be part of a team delivering hit social games on mobile platforms Develop game features using Unity Engine Elevate the UI and UX for our first party titles Working with engineers, artists and game designers to build up scenes and UI running on Unity3D /NGUI Requirements Working knowledge of Unity3D engine Experience o n Unity game engine Have experience to work with UI des...
Willamette University Salem, OR, 97301
Willamette University invites applications for a full-time Director, Interactive Media and Web Communications for University Communications. The Director of Interactive Media and Web Communications is responsible for determining the most effective ways for the University to advance its institutional communications goals on the web, via social media and in other digital domains. As the primary com...
U-Haul Phoenix, AZ, 85002
U-Haul International, Inc. is seeking a creative, forward thinking Web Designer to join our Web Design team in Phoenix, Arizona. Job Responsibilities Convert wire frames and visual designs into working HTML prototypes. Discuss design and browser compatibility for desktop, tablet, and mobile devices. Requirements Thorough knowledge and experience with standards-complaint front end coding (HTML...
Intuit Plano, TX, 75023
As an interaction designer, you'll define delightful user experiences for web, software and mobile products. You will be on the front line of creating experience, and what you create will delight our customers. We need someone who can transform a whiteboard sketch or wire frame into an elegant, intuitive interface. Must have strong portfolio featuring web and mobile interfaces and love to collabor...
22squared Atlanta, GA, 30301
TITLE: Senior Content Art Director SUPERVISOR: Content Director PURPOSE OF POSITION : Content Art Directors are responsible for creating all aspects of the visual output for social and digital content. They are a visual jack-of-all-trades, managing design, art direction, user interface, photography and typography. They are a critical part of our Content teams who ensure that we create exponenti...
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation Maitland, FL
Organize and manage all activities in the division including program projects, fundraising, committee and board functions, communications and community services within the division area of the chapter. Position Responsibilities • Plan and execute fundraising activities.• Recruit, orient, train and develop volunteers and staff in fundraising, program and division activities.• Recruit and train di...
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. Mclean, VA, 22107
Key Role: Perform as a front end designer and developer and apply user-centered design strategies to define, model, design, and code intuitive, functional, and well-designed Web and application interfaces. Participate in all stages of the interface development life cycle from initial concept, gathering requirements, conducting stakeholder interviews, to high- and low-fidelity prototypes, developm...
Provide Commerce, Inc. San Diego, CA, 92140
The senior level designer with Personal Creations will help drive the brand to the next level. This individual must be open and flexible to change and constant movement of projects. Co-create with the Creative Director the needed brand Campaigns that cross all channels and own that development of the final assets, as well as collaborate with our outside agencies and partnerships for all print mate...
OpenX New York, NY, 10007
As the Account Manager, you will drive partner relationships with publishers and supply aggregators who leverage OpenX ad technology and services for monetizing their digital content. We are seeking high achievers to build indispensable relationships with OpenX partners. We thrive in fast-paced, team-oriented environments. Sr. Monetization Managers must be able to execute business initiatives sea...
Fidelity Westlake, TX
Fidelity Charitable is the brand name for the Fidelity ® Charitable Gift Fund, an independent public charity, established in 1991 with the mission to further the American tradition of philanthropy by providing programs that make charitable giving simple and effective. This position will serve as a Player/Coach in the Personal Investing Channel. The role will be to act as a National Fundraising Ma...
Environmental Defense Fund New York, NY, 10007
Manager, Natural Gas Distribution Projects New York, NY With world attention focused on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. This leading green group, with programs from Boston to Beijing, has tripled in size over the past decade by focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market...
Strayer Education, Inc. Washington, DC, 20319
Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has been in operation since 1892. The University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, accounting, economics, information systems, information technology, human resource management, education, health services administration, public administration, management and criminal...
March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation Sayreville, NJ, 08872
The State Director has overall accountability for the management of all chapter staff and coordination with volunteers in the implementation of Foundation policies and programs within a specific assigned geographical area. The State Director serves as the link between the national office and the chapter office in carrying out the programs and objectives of the Foundation. Principle role and respon...
ICF International, Inc Fairfax, VA, 22038
Technology and Management Solutions Marketing, Interactive & Technology Fairfax, VA Senior Interactive Developer Job Description: As a, Interactive Developer you will be part of a dynamic and highly innovative team environment in ICF Interactive’s Government line of business. You will be responsible for designing and developing user interfaces for websites and web-based applications. This pos...
American Cancer Society Oakbrook Terrace, IL
One hundred years ago, the American Cancer Society began the fight of a lifetime – the fight against cancer. After 100 years of saving lives and creating more birthdays, we’re leading the way in working tirelessly to transform cancer from deadly to treatable and from treatable to preventable. We want to finish the fight against Cancer. In fact, we’ve never been more ready to put the American Cance...
NBC Universal New York, NY, 10007
Job Description: Bravo and Oxygen Media are seeking a passionate, driven Web Designer who is eager to learn new skills and join a forward-thinking digital team that is pushing the digital boundaries of cable entertainment. The ideal candidate should have a clean and modern, yet fun and approachable, aesthetic to web design. The candidate will join the existing in-house Creative team and be respo...
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