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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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Build Your Future in the Shooting Sports 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 Sporting Group is the established market leader in sporting and law enforcement ammu...
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...
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...
Description St. Mary's Medical Center is a 463-bed acute-care hospital with more than 1550 employees providing medical, surgical, obstetrical, oncology, pediatric, trauma and emergency services for every stage of life, from its very beginnings through every phase of childhood and adulthood. Our combination of advanced medical technologies, highly trained personnel, and compassionate commitment ha...
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: Estimator DEPARTMENT: Estimating ABOUT JENSEN: Jensen is one of the leading providers of landscape construction and maintenance services in Northern California. For over forty-five years, Jensen has provided professional landscape services creating seamless transitions from bare ground to lush green environments for architects, owners, general contractors, and developers. Jensen is on...
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...
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...
Social Media Content Manager – Charlotte, NC Sonic Automotive, Inc. is launching a pre-owned specialty retail company as reported in Automotive News! The Social Media Content Manager will help deliver our differentiating guest experience which is at the core of our brand. The Manager will interact with retail associates and strategic partners to optimize the Company’s business presence on key soc...
CREATA USA, Inc. Digital Sculptor (contract w/benefits) Oakbrook Terrace, IL ***** Would You Like to be on the Sculpting Team for our Next Line of New Toys? WHO WE ARE… We are a global marketing, promotions, design and manufacturing agency with 16 offices around the world. Our work is committed to the “serious business of play” for global marketing leaders like McDonalds, Kellog...
Copywriter Full-time Fort Myers, FL, USA Department: Copy Reports to: Copy Director TO APPLY PLEASE EMAIL YOUR RESUME AND SAMPLES OF WRITTEN WORK Job Summary: Moore & Scarry Advertising is the premier retail automotive advertising agency in the country. With extensive experience in the field, veteran leadership, and driven creative, MSA provides a work experience like no other. After coming...
The Senior Web Designer is a new and critical role at Ingenio. This person must have strong conceptual and creative thinking. You can perform and execute all steps of the design process from ideation, concept, wireframes, several iterations to final product/assets handed off to developers. You will help design branding and all aspects of web an mobile user experience for our marketplaces. We’re lo...
CAD DESIGNER JSP Mold, a local tooling manufacturer in the Milledgeville, IL area has an immediate opening for an experienced CAD Designer to become part of our CAD department. Our parent company, JSP International Group Ltd. is a fast growing, innovative global supplier of expanded polypropylene, polyethylene products serving a diverse market base. Minimum requirements are 2-4 years? experience ...
Job Summary: The Senior Web Developer is a full-time position that participates in all phases of the project lifecycle and consistently delivers business value to customers. The Senior Web Developer advances best practices, and helps set direction for the technical aspects of the IT department, specifically web and Drupal development. The ideal candidate has a passion for the web and is a champio...
MORRIS Architects, a subsidiary of HUITT-ZOLLARS, is seeking a FT Architect Intern I for their Houston Downtown office. Must have Bachelor’s degree in Architecture with minimum 0-2 years of experience. Works with minimal supervision to prepare design and construction drawings for architectural projects, applying knowledge of design, building materials and assemblies. We offer a competitive benef...
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...
Company Confidential Dallas, TX, 75207
High End, Established Contemporary Fine Art gallery seeks a highly professional and detail oriented person to work in a busy team-oriented environment. The ideal candidate will possess a B.A. in Art History, and will have a demonstrated interest in the contemporary art world. The candidate should also have a solid working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, and have a high proficiency in Mac sy...
SEL is looking for a Video Editor/Motion Designer with strong design to drive clean, engaging, branded communications. The ideal candidate will have a deep knowledge of Adobe After Effects and color correction/grading tools to become the finishing filter for all marketing videos produced by SEL’s video production team. This position is located in Pullman, WA. The video editor and motion designer...
SUMMARY: This position is a design/technical role in the Product Design and Development department. Duties include designing core products (extrusion/die and fabrication drawings), technical support relating to products and product performance, technical product documentation and any and all technical aspects relating to product performance, testing, certification and evaluation. ESSENTIAL DUTIE...
Position: Account Director Location: Other Areas Status: Full Time Estimated Duration: Ongoing Starts: 8/18/14 Rate: Up to $120K - DOE   Job Description: Digital Account Director Position is located in Winston-Salem   Our client is an award winning full service agency that creates and produces everything from print to full online marketing campaigns. The ideal Digital Account Director ...

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