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Graphic Design Degrees and Careers.

DESIGN GRAPHIC Desion DESIGN DEGREES AND OCAREERS. O Snjoy ereolivity . WHAT DOES Graphic designers are artists who THE JOB work with visual mediums to communicate to audiences in print and electronic media, using colour, type, illustration, photography, animation and various print, digital and layout techniques. ENTAIL? Graphic Designers Develop the overall layout and production design of MAGAZINES NEWSPAPERS JOURNALS CORPORATE REPORTS PROMOTIONAL DISPLAY MARKETING BROCHURES DISTINCTIVE LOGOS INTERNET WEB PAGES INTERACTIVE MEDIA EDUCATION AND TRAINING A Bachelors degree in graphic design is usually required by most companies Other skills employers look for include familiarity with computer graphics and design software, creativity,communication and problem solving skills Having an Associate's degree in graphic design normally allows candidates to qualify for graphic design assistant positions Graphic designers must keep up-to-date with new and updated computer graphic design software Designers are required to show their portfolio (a collection of their best work) during interviews. This is one of the main factors in judging a designer's skill set. Beginning graphic designers typically need one to three years of working experience before they advance to higher positions. 1-3 years TYPES OF DEGREES • Bachelor (BFA) - Digital Design • Master of Science in Instructional Design • Bachelor of Fine Arts Media Production • Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design • Bachelor Digital Media Design • Bachelor of Science in 3D Imaging & Animation • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Web Development Bachelor - Multimedia Design and Development: Graphic and Multimedia Design AREAS OF STUDY IN GRAPHIC DESIGN AND MULTIMEDIA • WEB DESIGN • DESIGN AND COLOR • 3D ANIMATION • ART HISTORY • DRAWING • GRAPHIC DESIGN HISTORY • DIGITAL PRODUCTION • PAINTING • ADVERTISING HOW TO LEARN KEY SKILLS THE FIELD IN 2014 eel 8.5 BACHELORS DECREE 7.5 7.0 Typography 64% 6.5 6.0 Colour Theory 51% Page Layout 42% School ea e ntermships Graphic Desien WHICH TOOLS MASTER Adobe Illustrator 9.4 Adobe Photoshop 9.1 Adobe InDesign 8.5 Adobe AfterEffect 5.4 Adobe Dreamweaver 8.5 Adobe Lightroom 4.6 Autodesk Maya 3.6 Autodesk 3ds Max 3.7 Adobe Flash 4.4 CAREERS FOR GRAPHIC DESIGN AND MULTIMEDIA PROFESSIONALS • GRAPHIC DESIGNERS • WEB DESIGNERS • PRODUCTION ARTISTS •LAYOUT ARTISTS • ART DIRECTORS • ILLUSTRATORS • MARKETING PROFESSIONALS • LOGO DESIGNERS CAREER FACTS 2014 MEDIAN PAY $44,150 PER YEAR $21.22 PER HOUR ENTRY-LEVEL EDUCATION BACHELOR'S DEGREE WORK EXPERIENCE IN A RELATED OCCUPATION NONE WORK EXPERIENCE IN A RELATED OCCUPATION NONE ON-THE-JOB TRAINING 259,500 NUMBER OF JOBS, 2014JOB OUTLOOK, 2014-24 7% (SLOWER THAN AVERAGE) EMPLOYMENT CHANGE, 2014-24 17,400 AVERAGE SALARY 80000 70000 60000 50000 40000 30000 20000 10000 BROUGHT TO YOU BY A TOP RAPHICdesign SCHOOLS

Graphic Design Degrees and Careers.

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Graphic design is one of the fastest growing industries in the country. Because the internet has allowed for more media rich video and photographic content on business' webpages and in advertising eff...


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