Graphic Designer

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KEY SKILLS

  • Creativity

  • Communication

  • Typography

  • Adobe’s creative apps

  • Interactive media

  • Presentations

  • Design Principles

  • Ideation

  • Branding

  • Strategy

  • Problem Solving

  • Visuals

PROS

  • You get to see your work going on live

  • It allows you to explore your creative side and the analytical bit too 

  • You can run your own studio

  • There is a huge client base looking for designers

  • Being a graphic designer will allow you to branch off into other skill sets easily which can drastically increase your freelance or business growth potential

  • A graphic designer is needed in every company

  • The demand for graphic designers is increasing

CONS

  • Under pressure to complete work within tight deadlines

  • A lot of time is spent in front of the computer

  • Dealing with criticism and demanding clients can be a task

  • The reality may not always be at par with the expectations

  • You need to make sure you separate your self-worth from the work you create

  • Deadlines can interfere with creativity.

  • Edits can become overwhelming without good boundaries.

  • Graphic design can be a competitive market to break into.

OPPORTUNITY TYPES

GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

  • Freelancer 

  • Companies

  • Agencies

  • Studios 

  • Even .5 mm spaces matter to you.

  • You notice each hoarding, logo, and any clever design in daily life.

  • When triangles, squares, and circles become elementary of each design algorithm.

  • You are in love with designing.

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Interesting Facts about the career


  •  The graphic design began with the Sumerian pictographs and Egyptian Hieroglyphics from 2500 BC to 1400 BC.

  • In the 18th century, letters were designed on the basis of the mathematical drafting principles. Ornamental typography also started in the 1800s. The first sans-serif font was introduced. 

  • In the late 1800s, Art Nouveau emerged as an international art style and soon took the world of graphic design by storm. 

  • Pop Art and Psychedelia became popular graphic design styles between the 1960s and 1970s. 

  • In the mid-1970s, designers paid more attention to word spacing, distorting type, typewriter type, and collage.

  • The font used in the Coca-Cola logo was not made from a typeface but was originally prepared using a handwritten style which is now known as Spencerian Script.

  • Nike ‘swoosh’ logo was designed by a graphic student at Portland University named Carolyn Davidson for only $35.


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