Graphic Design Jobs

Graphic Design Job Overview

Graphic Designers often play a vital role in companies' marketing departments. They use their training and artistic instinct to create projects that catch the eye and convey a message. A visually appealing newsletter, flier or banner can draw in new customers and communicate that a company is professional and trustworthy. Most graphic designers do the following regularly:
  • Communicate with clients in order to understand the goal of a project.
  • Create images, whether by hand or via technology, that fit with the overall theme of a project.
  • Design graphics for logos and websites.
  • Listen to feedback from clients and make adjustments accordingly.
  • Pay attention to details, so every project is error-free.

Graphic Design Job Education Requirements

Most graphic design jobs require that candidates have a bachelor's degree in graphic design. However, those who hold a bachelor's degree in another field may still qualify for a graphic design job if they receive the proper technical training.

To stay a step ahead of the job competition, some graphic designers choose to earn specialized certifications in graphic design software.

Artistic experience is vital for graphic designers, so some companies offer full-time Graphic Design Internships that help blossoming designers develop their skills and become familiar with the rigors of the job. Graphic designers who have worked in the field for a few years can use their expertise and pursue a job as a Creative Director or Chief Designer.

Graphic Design Job Market

The graphic design job market is a tough one. The Bureau of Labor Statistics brings out that employment for graphic designers is expected to grow only seven percent between 2012 and 2022, which is significantly slower than the average expected growth for all occupations. Many skilled people wish to pursue a career as a graphic designer, so the competition is stiff.

This does not mean, however, that all aspiring designers are in a difficult spot. Those who have flexible skills and can work with websites as well as print publications have an advantage, as do those who can craft great designs that work well on mobile devices.

Graphic Design Job Salary Information

The BLS states that in 2012, the median pay for graphic designers was about $44,000 per year, with fewer than 10 percent earning more than $77,490 per year. About one-quarter of graphic designers choose to be self-employed, and they can determine their own rate of pay.

A career as a graphic designer is a rewarding one for artistic and well-educated individuals.

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Now Seeking Candidates For The Following: Graphic design & digital coordinator REFERENCE JOB#: MO-2250 POSTED: 10/07/14 CLOSES: When Filled APPLICATION PROCESS: See bottom of ad America’s Car Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer FLSA Class:Exempt FTE Status:1.0 (Full-time) Reports to: Marketing & Communications Manager Driving Class:Required Supervises: N/A Benefits:Eligible Salary...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Graphic Designer San Francisco, CA Contract Unspecified Apply Apply Graphic Designer San Francisco, CA Contract Unspecified Apply Job Details We are leading lifestyle and apparel company that has been featured in retail stores including Fred Segal and Henri Bendel. We have an immediate need for ...
Newsmax TV channel provides the latest news, expert views and live programming from Newsmax studios. Your favorite TV hosts and A-list opinion makers are always on — ready when you are. Newsmax TV delivers the news of the day and sharp and opinionated commentary. You'll also find exclusive finance, health, and wellness videos from a select panel of experts. This Full Time job is based in Boynton ...
Graphic Design & Media Specialist Serves as United Way’s in-house creative professional and helping to facilitate all aspects of graphic and digital marketing and communications ensuring consistent messaging, visual imagery, and branding across all communication channels. Bachelor’s Degree in related field plus a minimum of two years’ experience in graphic design, creating social media and web co...
POSITION DESCRIPTION Position Title: Marketing Assistant / Graphic Design Reports to: Marketing Manager Department: Marketing ­­­­­­­­­­­ POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for graphic design and production of KCI promotional materials and web/Internet marketing. Assists Marketing Manager with coordination of monthly promotional events. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Maintains confide...
The Graphic Design Specialist is a mid-level position requiring current knowledge in the Graphic Design field. Position is responsible for the layout, design and development of all Papyrus products, from printed to embellished cards, stationery, bags, gift items and more through final vendor file preparation and delivery, using a wide variety of techniques, styles, and subject matter. Specialist ...
Position Summary: In this role, the Creative/Social Media Coordinator will support Accor’s E-Commerce activities in North America (US, Canada, Mexico, Panama, Guatemala and Caribbean) including creative design, content management, social media, display campaigns, etc. The E-Commerce Coordinator will also collaborate with other teams including Global Sales, corporate marketing, and communications...
OVERVIEW: Successful mid-sized commercial design/build construction company located in the Northern Suburbs seeks a dynamic, hands-on, self-starting, results-oriented Graphic Design/Marketing Coordinator with a positive attitude and strong work ethic. The ideal candidate will have strong computer-based graphic design skills, experience creating electronic and printed advertising/marketing materi...
Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand in emerging economies, for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. Saint-Gobain is a welcoming, solid, open-minded company that offers long-term career opportunities. Saint-Gobain ADFORS is a division of...
Job Description: Great company looking for Graphic Design person for 3 weeks. MUST HAVE experience with Whitepages, brochures and Web! Resumes will only be accepted from candidates who are able to "show their work". Looking to start person immediately! We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran st...
Randall Burkey Co., Inc. is currently searching for a highly creative Graphic Design/ Marketing Specialist. In this position, you will collaborate with our management and sales teams, to help develop print and web-based materials for a wide variety of projects. Responsibilities include: Help define and execute marketing campaigns and promotions Design print materials including catalogs, brochur...
Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operatio...
Graphic Design Prepress Specialist An exciting opportunity is now available to join a forward thinking, dynamic in-house design team. TM International is the largest manufacturer of temporary tattoos in the world. Our fun and unique products are created in-house, under the brand name SAVVi, and sold at all major retail locations. We have a highly imaginative product development team, design studi...
Internship assignments are designed as real-world, real-contribution experiences. This is an excellent opportunity for college students! If you’re ready for the brightest career future, join us in this excellent opportunity to showcase your talents. We are currently seeking an experienced Graphic Design Intern (College Undergrad)for our Communications department. Our Communications department is...
Graphic Design/ Marketing Specialist Vertical Endeavors, Inc. and Nicros, Inc. are currently searching for a highly creative Graphic Design/ Marketing Specialist. In this position, you will collaborate with our Management Team and Sales Team, under direction of the Marketing Manager to help develop and produce print and web-based materials. You will serve as the design point person to fulfill ass...
THE COMPANY Bentley/Rolls-Royce/Lamborghini Long Island is located in the heart of Long Island in Jericho, NY. We are the only Authorized Bentley/Rolls-Royce/Lamborghini dealer in Long Island. Over the years, we have grown to become one of the largest luxury automotive dealers in the nation, specializing in new & pre-owned Bentleys, Lamborghinis and Rolls-Royces, as well as other pre-owned luxury...
GRAPHIC DESIGN Wind Gap based technology company seeking qualified individual for in-house Graphic Design. Must have knowledge of Adobe Suite, MS Office, Flash, and Quicktime. Experience with large scale vinyl printing / Laminating a plus. 3+ yrs experience in Graphic Design / Multimedia required. Team-oriented environment. Full Time position. Competitive salary with paid healthcare benefits and 4...
Interactive Graphic Design Coordinator Pittsburgh, PA At Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, working together - to serve clients and to serve each other - is what we're all about. Our Firm has multiple offices in Florida, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, as well as offices in California, Delaware, North Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C.; we are always looking for talented professionals ...
With deep experience and more than 600 customers managing over 10 million identities, Courion is the market leader in Identity and Access Management (IAM), from provisioning to governance to Identity and Access Intelligence (IAI). Courion provides insight from analyzing the big data generated by an organization’s identity and access relationships so users can efficiently and accurately provision, ...
We are seeking a talented and collaborative Graphic Designer to join our UConn Communications team. From strategy to layout, you will interact with other designers and writers to help shape the UConn story. Under the direction of the Director of Strategic Marketing, the Graphic Designer will collaborate in the strategy, conception, and design of UConn Magazine and other high-profile institutional ...

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