To communicate ideas and information visually, graphic designers use computers or hand-held tools to create posters, websites, logos, brochures, magazines and many other materials. Graphic designers communicate about layout and design with customers, creating a wide range of graphics and layouts for software such as photoshop, product illustrations, company logos, and websites.
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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
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.
GOT WHAT IT TAKES?
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.
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.