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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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Multimedia Designer Helmerich & Payne, Inc., a financially strong NYSE-listed contract drilling company, has an immediate opening for a Multimedia Designer at their Houston, TX location. The Multimedia Designer will be responsible the realization of media for E-Learning projects and must have an extensive portfolio graphic design, preferably technical illustration that demonstrates maste...
URBAN PLANNING ASSOCIATE Company Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP Location San Francisco, CA Position Type Full Time Experience See details below Education See details below Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP seeks Urban Planning Associate in San Francisco office. Design, promote, or administer government plans or policies affecting land use, zoning, public utilities, community facilities, housing...
We have an immediate need for a K-12 Market Segment Leader COMPANY PROFILE: •Join a team with EXCELLENCE, LOYALTY and INTEGRITY! •Forbes.com named CDI as one of the Most Trustworthy Companies in the United States. (2008) •CDI-M&T Company, LLC is a division of CDI Government Services and a leader in providing our clients with high quality, cost effective engineering, design and logistics ...
Build Your Future in the Shooting Sports the power of passion ATK Sporting Group is a company that proudly serves the law enforcement, military/government, international and sport shooting markets. As a manufacturer of ammunition, optics, reloading equipment and shooting accessories—as well as a leading producer of tactical gear—ATK Sporting Group meets the needs of its customers by offering tec...
Job Title: System Engineer/Architect Need Date: ASAP Job Grade: Eng V ATK is an aerospace, defense, and commercial products company with operations in 21 states, Puerto Rico, and internationally. ATK delivers affordable innovation in developing and manufacturing highly engineered products and solutions to our customers around the world. ATK Aerospace Group is the world?s top producer of solid ro...
Boutique High-End Design Firm is seeking an experienced Auto CAD Operator to create construction document sets for residential renovation and new-construction projects. Position assumes a support role to the Head of Design and Senior Project Manager in notation, translation, and input of design specifications into professional-level set. Salary range is determined based on applicable experience an...
Job Summary: Under limited supervision, uses knowledge of current graphic design software to conceptualize and develop high quality, creative and professional-looking marketing and public relations materials. At times, the senior designer may direct the work of interns and/or graphic designers. Essential Job Duties: 1. Designs and produces marketing materials including flyers, offering memorand...
Please Read the requirement before applying. EMC Storage Enterprise Experience Required. Opportunity of advancement within 1 year. Senior Account Manager, Enterprise Acordis is experiencing significant growth in our sales organization. This opportunity is ideal for a proven sales professional with a hunter mentality and direct contacts and experience in the enterprise account space. This indi...
PURPOSE The goal of the Design Consultant is to suggest design ideas that incorporate functionality and aesthetics. He/she will assist customers in selecting tile, wood and stone products of various colors, textures, patterns and designs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Meet with customers to determine preferences, purpose, function, types of materials and budget when planning interior and exterior environ...
Position Overview The Colorist is part of a highly creative team and drives process and procedure for color service in order to ensure Brand consistency of color for company-wide divisions and product classifications. Scope and Purpose of Job Responsible for color approval of all lab dips. Responsible for color approval of all bulk production. Responsible for development of all new color stan...
POSITION: Estimator DEPARTMENT: Estimating POSITION BENEFITS: Our company offers a very competitive salary DOE with a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Bonus, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, 401(k) Plan, PTO and more. To learn more about Jensen, please visit our website: www.jensencorp.com. ABOUT JENSEN: Jensen is a premier provider of landscape services in Northern Cal...
Graphic Artist The Fremont Tribune has an immediate opening for an entry level Graphic Artist in our Advertising Department. Duties include designing and composing newspaper advertising and special projects, pagination of daily paper and trafficking and archiving of advertisements. The ideal candidate must be creative, organized and have experience in using Quark and Adobe Creative Suite, and othe...
Videography Producer/Director Ohio Wesleyan University, Office of University Communications. For a complete list of job responsibilities, requirements and instructions on how to apply, please visit our website at http://jobs.owu.edu/ This listing brought to you by The Columbus Dispatch and www.columbusjobs.com/monster....
The West Valley Staffing Group Recruitment team is currently seeking a Production Associate for our client in San Francisco, CA. THIS IS A TEMPORARY CONTRACT POSITION. Our client is the world’s premier marketplace for independent design. Our client’s mission is to find exceptional artists and designers all over the world and bring their work to consumers who appreciate great design. The Product...
Franklin Templeton Investments is a leading global investment management organization due to the efforts of our greatest assets - our employees. We have over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world, servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. We believe in our corporate values of putting clients first, building relationships, achieving quality results,...
Position: Graphic Designer - Offsite Location: Houston Status: Freelance Estimated Duration: Ongoing Starts: Within a Couple Weeks Rate: up to $27 hourly D.O.E Job Description: Our client is a fun and exciting place to work! They are looking for 3 graphic designers they can tap into roughly 10 times a year to support pattern and print development. This is an ongoing offsite contract assig...
Job Description: Our Client, a leader in global manufacturer and supply of medium/heavy duty mechanical and air suspensions, supplier of medium- and heavy-duty mechanical, and other components to the global commercial transportation industry is seeking 4 CAD Designers with Unigraphics (UG) or ProE experience. Client would also be interested in Entry-Level candidates. If this sounds like the oppor...
We are seeking and experienced Designer who is both highly creative and technically detailed. Knowledge of the sign industry would be beneficial. To be successful in this position you would need to perform complex design investigation, analysis, feasibility and CAD Design for new and/or existing customers. Develop and create sign package design and placement for use in; production, permit acquisit...
Work directly with a major retail client to develop Master Prototype Documents for use by internal and external partners. Applicant must be able to create complex details with minimal Design Direction. Must be able to think through the technical aspects of detail creation as it applied to Master Prototype Documents for interior and/or exterior type projects. Team player/leader with good technical ...
Serves as primary point of contact for project - develops and maintains excellent relationship with client. Coordinates the project schedule and the "real estate deal" aspects of projects all the way to Construction Administration, manages geotechnical, environmental, traffic and civil consultants, and is responsible for site assessment investigations, jurisdictional wetlands approvals and site ac...

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