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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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Position: Front-end Developer Location: Seattle Status: Freelance/ possible Full Time Estimated Duration: Possible Full Time Starts: Within a Couple Weeks Rate: $23+/HR DOE   Job Description: Our agency client is in search of a freelance front-end developer for an ongoing role that could become full-time for the right candidate. The person we are looking for has: - 2-4 years of professional front-...
Position: Web UI Developer Location: Seattle Status: Full Time Estimated Duration: Full Time Starts: Next Week Rate: DOE   Job Description: Our consulting firm client is in search of web UI developers to join their team on a full-time basis. The web UI developer will be responsible for defining the full cycle of web UI projects from the approach to the design, tooling, build and deployment of the...
Job Purpose: Produces materials for print reproduction by determining prepress requirements; producing layouts of text, illustrations, and graphics, and printing plates using computer software; maintaining quality standards and prepress files. Duties: * Determines prepress requirements by reviewing work orders; studying design, content, and specifications. * Develops design concepts by evaluating...
Position: Junior Graphic/Layout Artist Location: Westchester Status: Freelance/ possible Full Time Estimated Duration: Months Starts: Immediately Rate: DOE Job Description: Our client, a leading retail manufacturer of party supplies located in Westchester County is looking for a well-rounded Designer to join them on a freelance to full-time basis. In this role you will be working with in-house des...
Position: Medical Writer (Oncology) - Freelance-to-FT - Agency Location: New Jersey - North Status: Freelance to Full Time Estimated Duration: Freelance to Full Time Starts: Interviewing Now Rate: DOE Job Description: Our client, a medical communications and marketing agency, seeks a Medical Writer with oncology experience to join the team. This is an onsite, freelance-to-FT opportunity reporting...
Full Time Product Photography and Retouching: AN ALL STAR STUDIO TEAM: Our Product Photography team satisfies the unique demands of over 30 individual clients and up to 15,000 images per year. This team works tirelessly to deliver the highest quality images quickly to each and every client we serve. The studio team works in conjunction with a larger corporation that utilizes our images in printed...
Are you driven by what's next? Become a Cablevisionary. We are looking for Cablevisionaries who always keep the customer first in mind, who insist on continuing to learn every day, who thrive in a highly collaborative work environment and who when presented with a challenge, don't quit until they find a solution. This is an entry level position which will under close supervision, perform outside p...
Position: Digital ACD - North NJ - Freelance to Full Time Location: New Jersey - North Status: Freelance to Full Time Estimated Duration: Ongoing Starts: Within a Couple Weeks Rate: DOE Job Description: Our client, a full service agency, is seeking an experienced Digital ACD to add to their team. The ideal candidate will have 7+ years experience and full hands on proficiency with Adobe CS. Axure a...
Job Description This is a School-Year/Full-Time position The Public Relations Specialist will be responsible for managing and implementing a comprehensive communications strategy which includes overseeing media and public relations, writing and designing printed materials, managing the school website and all related social media, and coordinating photography coverage of school events to the second...
Job Description: Leading manufacturing company in Vista, CA seeks Mechanical Designer/ Drafters for project based work on a 12 month contract. The Mechanical designer/ drafter will create 2D drawings based off of 3D models using SolidWorks. This person will create and modify drawings based on changes by Engineers and Designers, and will interface with in-house testing lab for prototyping needs. Th...
Position: Sr. Copywriter Location: Dallas Area Status: Full Time Estimated Duration: Full Time Starts: August Rate: Up to $80,000 DOE   Job Description: Our client, a Dallas based retailer, is looking for a Sr. Copywriter. This is a full time position beginning in August. The ideal candidate is a Sr. Copywriter with 5+ years of agency and/or in-house luxury retail experience. Must have an OUTSTAND...
Private Label Associate Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We're looking...
Private Label Associate Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We're looking...
The Graphic Designer will design marketing pieces – both electronic (email and microsites) as well as printed direct mailers. This position also helps launch email campaigns via an email engine. The Designer will use InDesign, Photoshop, and use HTML coding. Illustrator knowledge would be a bonus. The position is fast-paced and the Graphic Designer can expect to work on numerous projects at one ti...
Private Label Associate Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We're looking...
10919900 / 3990042 Presentation Design Specialist 12 month contract Beaverton, OR REQUIRED: 2 years work experience Presentation Design is the most critical component, including ability to infuse Brand ethos into presentations Take handwritten & whiteboard info & create "brand-right" presentations Ability / patience to iterate Collaborate with design team to have timely / relevant imagery & conten...
Description: Job Purpose: Prepares visual presentations by designing art and copy layouts. Duties: * Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials. * Plans concept by studying information and materials. * Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts. * Obtains approval of con...
BASIC PURPOSE Work within the Corporate Communications Division. Responsible for maintaining and updating the Bank's internal and external websites. Produce design and graphics projects. Create and edit content for websites. Advise on social media trends and assist in establishing and maintaining social media sites. Help guide digital marketing stategy (Web, email, SEO, google analytics). PRIMARY...
Position: Digital PM w/ UX / BA - Offsite freelance Location: New Jersey - North Status: Freelance Estimated Duration: 4 Months Starts: 1 - 2 Weeks Rate: DOE Job Description: Our client has a digital initiative they need help with. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience working to produce and manage digital deliverables through completion of digital / mobile products. In this role you w...
Position: Web Designer (fashion) - Central NJ Location: New Jersey - North Status: Freelance to Full Time Estimated Duration: Possible Full Time Starts: 1 week Rate: DOE Job Description: Our client, a well known brand, is seeking an experienced web designer to add to their team. The ideal candidate will have 4+ years experience and full hands on proficiency with Adobe CS. Must have fashion experie...
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