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Graphic designers use images and the arrangement of websites and printed pages to express their thoughts through art and technology. They utilise a variety of design components to generate aesthetic or decorative results. Advertising, websites, books, posters, magazines, computer games, product packaging, exhibitions and displays, corporate communications, and other products and activities are all part of a Graphic Designer’s job.

A Graphic Designer’s responsibilities include creating layouts and choosing colours, images, and typefaces to use, incorporating changes suggested by clients or art directors into final designs, creating designs using digital illustration, photo editing software, and layout software, and reviewing designs for errors (if any) before printing or publishing them.

Some of the job roles available in the market:

Logo & Brand Identity

  • Logo Design
  • Brand Style Guides
  • Business Cards & Stationery
  • Gaming

Game Art

  • Graphics for Streamers
  • Twitch Store
  • Art & Illustration

Illustration

  • Pattern Design
  • Portraits & Caricatures
  • Cartoons & Comics
  • Tattoo Design
  • Storyboards
  • Web & App Design

Website Design

  • App Design
  • UX Design
  • Landing Page Design
  • Email Design
  • Icon Design
  • Web Banners
  • Social Media

Social Media Design

  • AR Filters & Lenses
  • Packaging & Labels

Packaging Design

  • Book Design
  • Album Cover Design
  • Podcast Cover Art
  • Car Wraps
  • Visual Design

Photoshop Editing

  • Presentation Design
  • Infographic Design
  • Vector Tracing
  • Resume Design
  • Architecture & Building Design
  • Architecture & Interior Design
  • Landscape Design
  • Building Information Modeling
  • Fashion & Merchandise

Fashion Design

  • T-Shirts & Merchandise
  • Jewelry Design
  • Print Design

Flyer Design

  • Brochure Design
  • Signage Design
  • Poster Design
  • Catalog Design
  • Menu Design
  • Postcard Design
  • Invitation Design
  • Product & Characters Design

Industrial & Product Design

  • Character Modeling
  • Trade Booth Design

Responsibilities of a Graphic Designer

  • Discussing the requirements, finances, and options with the clients.
  • Advising and informing clients and organizations on design style, format, timeframes, and print production.
  • Inventive design ideas are being brainstormed.
  • Researching and preparing preliminary versions in accordance with the organization’s or client’s needs.
  • Layouts, concepts, and graphics for company logos, product illustrations, and websites are developed and designed.
  • After evaluating the final layouts, making suggestions for improvements. Assuring that deadlines are fulfilled and that high-quality printouts are available.

Required Skills

  • Creative Skills
  • Sound Communication Skills
  • IT Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving Ability
  • Time- Management
  • Eye to Details
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Photoshop etc.

Academic Background :

Graphic Designing tools must be well-understood by you. Any certification in HTML, Photoshop, CSS, or Web Design can be beneficial.

Pros :

  • Graphic designers are in high demand across a wide range of sectors. One can share his or her work online, which opens up a world of possibilities.
  • Graphic Designing allows for the expression of one’s imagination and ingenuity.
  • Every day, someone in the design business learns new skills and techniques. The work is never monotonous.

Cons:

  • Graphic designers need to be aware of and prepared for changes in business cycles and economic conditions.
  • Graphic design is a field with a lot of competition. One must constantly demonstrate a desire to learn and develop.
  • A person must continually stay up with the latest trends and the ever-changing society.

I hope this article is helpful and do share with your fellow friends and spread a word.

I will come up with something exciting next time and let me know which one did you like the most of all listed roles.

Love & Peace

Shruthi <3

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