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Graphic Designer

Graphic designers use illustrative, sound, visual and multimedia techniques to convey a message for information, entertainment, advertising, promotion or publicity purposes, and create special visual effects and animations for computer games, film, interactive and other media.

Tasks

  • Produces or oversees creation of the final product.
  • Liaises with other parts of the production team to ensure graphic design fits with other elements, processes and timescales.
  • Prepares specification and instructions for realisation of the project.
  • Prepares sketches, scale drawings, models, colour schemes and other mock-ups to show clients and discusses any required alterations.
  • Undertakes research into project, considers previous related projects and compares costs of using different processes.
  • Liaises with client to clarify aims of project brief, discusses media, software and technology to be used, establishes timetable for project and defines budgetary constraints.

Typical Education Level

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 5% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* This is not likely to lead to a great demand for new workers due to retirement

*This is based on national data

£21,941

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for graphic designer is £21,941

2,139 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 2,139. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for graphic designer roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £21,941 per year. That is about £1,828 per month or £11.25 per hour. New workers generally start on £15,172, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £44,861

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 2,139 people are employed in the region.

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