Graphic Designer

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Graphic Designer

The most experienced and ecucation graphic designers win more money than the rookies, but as they become more acquainted with the business and get more clients, their salaries will be more competitive

A Graphic Designer need to take a degree in Fine Arts. Some colleges and universities offer Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design programs. Normally it takes four years to have a degree that prepares students with technical and artistic skills necessary to be a good employment or even higher positions in graphic design. Courses may include: Advanced graphic design; Computer-assisted design; Digital media; etc. Graphic Designer must have artistic capacity and strong verbal, visual and written communication skills.

Good Universities are:1. Stanford University2. Harvard University3. Pennsylvania University

What do you need?

A graphic designer is responsible for creating design solutions that have a high visual impact. The job involves listening to clients and understanding their needs before making decisions. Their designs are required for a huge variety of products and activities, such as websites, advertising, computer games, corporate communications and corporate identity, giving organizations a visual 'brand'.The work demands creativity and time management.

What is it?

The medium salary of a graphic designer is about 43500$ for year and 20,92$ per hour.The most a graphic designer can make is 76910$ and the lower you can make is 26200$.

The skills needed to be a good Graphic Design are: photographic post-production, digital processing of images, editorial design and pagination, advertising, microsites, interactive documents, etc. By following this career you need to have these skills, without this it will be impossible to work.

The benefit of this career is that it is a quiet, funny work, where you can express yourself by original creations.

The big drawback of this job is that is a steady job, for the reason there are many young people following this career.

Skills needed!


Work made by:Daniel GonçalvesDuarte CasanovaGonçalo VieiraJoão Santos

Graphic design is a creative work, it´s like a full day job because we can be inspired any time of the day. But for the designers that work in a firm work for 8 to 10 hours 7 days a week. The work is done inside doors.


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