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What’s it like to be a Graphic Designer?
Graphic designers produce visual communications, including art and layouts of
text for reproduction in print and electronic media such as magazines,
newspapers, books and websites, as well as image designs for corporate
identity programmes, exhibitions and advertising.
Graphic designers may work as members of a design team in design studios or
advertising agencies, or alone undertaking consultancy or freelance work.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Graphic Designer earn an average of $1136 per week. The
[average annual salary for this job is $59072 excluding super.]
- creative and imaginative
- understanding of colour and form
- able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- good communication skills
- good marketing abilities
- able to work as part of a team.
This job also involves:
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
Mainly indoor work
Workers performing these jobs would usually be expected to spend more than
three-quarters of their day indoors, in an office, factory or other enclosed
area protected from the weather.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Jobs in this group usually require completion of a recognised Bachelor Degree,
or extensive relevant experience. Some jobs also require post-graduate study,
such as a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master Degree.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of ART provide a useful background to
these jobs. In some cases an art-related subject is a pre-requisite for entry
to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of COMPUTING STUDIES provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a computer studies-related subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Graphic Designer
Graphic designers may perform the following tasks:
- talk to clients to get a clear understanding of their visual communication requirements and develop design ‘roughs’ (sketches)
- prepare comprehensive layouts of the design using techniques such as photography, illustration and computer-generated imagery
- identify communication problems and develop visual solutions
- present and propose designs to clients for approval
- prepare designs for print or digital publication and signage
- design and set up exhibitions for advertising or educational purposes
- supervise all design production stages, including arranging and supervising printing.
Graphic designers may specialise in a number of fields, including brand and
identity strategy; digital and web-based design; television, film and computer
graphics; set and exhibition design; corporate design; book and magazine
design; and advertising and illustration. They may progress to positions such
as design directors, art directors or creative directors.