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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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System Architect Grant Thornton LLP is seeking a Solution Architect in Chicago, IL with the following requirements: BS in CS, CIS, MIS, Management or a related field and 5 years prior experience. Prior exp. must include: design, develop and implement all parts of an Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) application (EPMA or classic): metadata, lists, rules, security, webforms and reports; develop Ex...
Baker, founded in 1940, provides professional engineering and consulting services for its clients worldwide. With nearly 3,000 employees in over 100 U.S. offices, Engineering News-Record consistently ranks Baker in the top 8 percent of the 500 largest U.S. engineering design firms and in the top 25 of numerous individual markets. The firm's primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defens...
Job Requisition Number:42778 San Francisco 140 Montgomery Site Manager Bloomberg's Facilities Operations Department has an open position for a Site Manager. The Site Manager will be responsible for maintaining Bloomberg's Facilities Global Standards which focus on exceptional cleanliness, maintenance neatness and pantry service, and on proactive customer service The Site Manager will be expecte...
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...
Production Artist San Francisco, CA 8-10 week assignment ASAP start to January 2015 Adecco Creative & Marketing is seeking multiple Production Artists for luxury design client located in San Francisco CA! Candidates must be available through January of 2015. Candidates with full-time availability and flexible schedules will be given priority. Job responsibilities: -The Production Artist cand...
Join Adecco and one of the web's fastest-growing and most exciting businesses, a social commerce site and design marketplace, crowd-sourcing graphic designs and art from a global design community and selling those as printed paper products. Our mission is to enable our community to provide the best and freshest design in the world to consumers. Job Experience: Description Reporting to the Manag...
Design Consultant San Francisco, CA 8 ¿ 10 week assignment ASAP start to January 2015 Adecco Creative & Marketing is seeking multiple Design Consultants for luxury design client located in San Francisco CA! Candidates must be available through January of 2015. Candidates with full-time availability and flexible schedules will be given priority. Job responsibilities: -The Print Graphic Design...
NELSON is currently seeking a Senior Designer for our Chicago, IL office. The Sr. Designer will participate as a senior team member and direct project development and design issues including creative and concept development. The Sr. Designer will also participate as required for all phases of projects meeting or exceeding the clients’ business objectives while maintaining professional alignment of...
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...
About Rogue Journals Founded in 2003, Rogue Journals designs, manufactures, and sells handmade leather writing journals. We are a small company with a solid 11 year track record of growth and a dedicated customer base. The focus of our business is to provide our customers with unique, beautifully handmade, rugged leather journals. Journal Maker Plus... Rogue Journals is seeking to fill a positi...
Paladin is a recruitment and staffing firm working with a large company in San Francisco with an immediate opening for a Production Artist or Document Specialist. You will be working as part of an in-house creative agency to assist their studio team by providing a continuous mix of work with an emphasis on building forms, fillable PDFs and collateral mechanicals. You will be working in a steady, ...
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Top fashion brand is looking for a highly creative Graphic Designer to work on an array of projects for both print and online platforms. Prior fashion industry experience is highly beneficial. The Graphic Designer will be responsible for designing print collateral, packaging, brochures/mailers, and other marketing and retail elements (signage, look books, style guides, etc) as well as new concepts...
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 ...
General Overview: The Visual Graphic Designer will provide on-brand design concepts, extensions and design refinements for all in-store graphics and private label food products; as well as core and seasonal house-ware products. He/She will be responsible for assisting the Art Director in creating compelling graphics for use in seasonal shops, as well as tracking projects making sure timelines are...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Sr. Web/Mobile Interaction Designer San Jose, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $150,000 Apply Apply Sr. Web/Mobile Interaction Designer San Jose, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $150,000 Apply Job Details Sr. Web/Mobile Interaction Designer in San Jose, CA We are a growing HR Technology resource that builds gam...
Design Associate at Minted Location: San Francisco, CA Type: Part-time, temporary Join one of the web's fastest-growing and most exciting businesses, Minted.com. Minted is a social commerce site and design marketplace, crowd-sourcing graphic designs and art from a global design community and selling those as printed paper products. Minted's mission is to enable our community to provide the best...
EveryScape is currently seeking photographers to be our Local Business Ambassadors in and around Lafayette, LA. 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. Benefits:...
Position: Digital Design Director Location: Palm Beach County Status: Freelance to Full Time Estimated Duration: Possible Full Time Starts: ASAP Rate: $70k-90k DOE Job Description: Our client a digital agency is looking for a Digital Design Director to join their team immediately. We are looking for an innovative, creative and enthusiastic Digital Design Director. This position entails cre...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Project Manager/Project Architect Oakland, CA Full-Time Unspecified Apply Apply Project Manager/Project Architect Oakland, CA Full-Time Unspecified Apply Job Details If you are a Project Manager/Project Architect with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. Informal, collabo...
We currently have an exciting career opportunity for a Graphic Designer in our Chicago, IL office. For the right candidate, we are open to having this individual sit in a local Aon office or virtual. This position will support Aon Risk Solutions’ Construction Services Group and will report through the Aon Presentation Excellence (APEx) practice. Job Overview: The Graphic Designer is responsible ...

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