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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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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 ...
Position: Graphic Designer Location: Houston Status: Freelance Estimated Duration: Months Starts: Within the Week Rate: up to $28 an hour Job Description: Our client, a global company, based in the Woodlands area has an immediate need for a Graphic Designer. This is an on-site freelance 40 hour a week position scheduled to last 8 weeks. Your primary responsibility is to revamp all the bran...
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...
Graphic Designer (Houston, TX) Create highly usable & visually engaging dsgn templates across all content mgmt systems & devices, while staying in line with project scope, billable time, expectations & goals. Create wireframes based on sitemap provided by mktg team. Dsgn custom interfaces based on project scope & client expectations. Enhance existing interfaces with new layouts, photos, graphics, ...
Graphic Designer 2-Redmond, WA-12 Month Contract Did you know that CompuCom's employee benefits start on the first day of employment? Join CompuCom and enjoy our generous, DayOne Benefits(SM)! Job Description / Skills * Design of "look and feel" of software applications, websites / applications and print media. * Development of integrated brand strategy, visual design concepts, product attribu...
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. We are a diverse company, including individuals with expertise in science, research, engineering, construction, and information technology. Our strength is in collectively providing integrated services—delivering the best solutions to meet our clients' needs. With more than 14,000 employees, 350 offices ...
Position: UX Designer Location: Houston Status: Freelance/ possible Full Time Estimated Duration: Possible Full Time Starts: Interviewing Now Rate: up to $22/hour DOE Job Description: Our client, a company located in West Houston, is looking for a UX Designer. This is a contract position with a strong possibility to go full time. The UX Designer will use research from analysts and their ow...
Position: Prezi Designer Location: Houston Status: Freelance Estimated Duration: Ongoing Starts: Within the Week Rate: D.O.E Job Description: Our client is a large utility company and they are presently looking for a freelance Prezi Designer for a project. Looking for a strong Prezi Designer who has done high end projects and knows how to incorporate lots of video components into it. Must ...
Architect: Fentress Architects is an international design studio and ranks among the Top 25 Green Design Firms in the US. Founded by Curtis W. Fentress in 1980, the firm passionately pursues the creation of iconic public architecture. Today the firm maintains offices in Denver, Washington D.C., San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles and London. As a testament to the Fentress solution-driven and cre...
Overall Purpose: Create graphic designs for web, mobile, tablet and interactive products. This is a junior level individual contributor job that requires moderate supervision and work direction. Key Roles and Responsibilities: Typical activities include: managing a single brief or portions of larger briefs and allocating the relevant amount of time according to the value of the job; meeting client...
For all other states, use job key 40491805. Overall Purpose: Applies human performance factors principles and methodologies to conduct research studies to determine best approach for system and applications designs for human-machine systems and products. Key Roles and Responsibilities: At a senior analyst level, performs a particular aspect of user experience development for a project. Responsible...
Amplify Learning is seeking a Senior User Experience Designer ( UX ) / Sr. UX Designer to create intuitive and innovative user experiences for next generation educational applications. We’re looking for creative leaders interested in contributing to a variety of interactive and mobile based initiatives. UX Designers at Amplify will work across the user experience domain, including research (user i...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply UI/UX Designer (iOS/Android) San Francisco, CA Full-Time $110,000 - $150,000 Apply Apply UI/UX Designer (iOS/Android) San Francisco, CA Full-Time $110,000 - $150,000 Apply Job Details We are a market leader in Healthcare IT solutions. We cater to 2.5 million + users with our unique applications ...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply UX/UI South San Francisco, CA Full-Time $85,000 - $100,000 Apply Apply UX/UI South San Francisco, CA Full-Time $85,000 - $100,000 Apply Job Details Based in South San Francisco, CA, we are a leader in online Legal Marketing. Looking to add a key member to our marketing design team, that will be ...
EveryScape is currently seeking photographers to be our Local Business Ambassadors in and around San Antonio, TX. Local Business Ambassadors are our "assignment photographers" who help us by capturing panoramic interior images of local businesses for use on the web. This opportunity is ideal for amateur and professional photographers looking for additional experience and paid assignments. Benefit...
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...
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...
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...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply UX Designer (iOS/Android) San Francisco, CA Full-Time $110,000 - $150,000 Apply Apply UX Designer (iOS/Android) San Francisco, CA Full-Time $110,000 - $150,000 Apply Job Details We are a market leader in Healthcare IT solutions. We cater to 2.5 million + users with our unique applications for he...

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