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What’s it like to be an Illustrator?
Illustrators create drawings and designs for books and magazines,
advertisements, film, television and multimedia. Illustrators work on paper,
and two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) models. They may use
traditional or computer-based techniques, or a combination of both.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Illustrator earn an average of $1136 per week. The [average
annual salary for this job is $59072 excluding super.]
- high level of drawing skill
- strong drive to succeed
- ability to see a project through to completion
- problem-solving skills
- excellent listening skills
- willingness to experiment with different techniques
- able to work to the client brief
- a feeling for movement and timing
- aptitude for working with computers
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.
School subjects that include some aspect of the PERFORMING ARTS provide a
useful background to these jobs. In some cases a performing arts subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of an Illustrator
Illustrators may perform the following tasks:
- study the project brief (instructions) and select an appropriate style, technique and medium to use
- research a topic by looking at photographs, artworks, advertisements and books, and by observing people, animals and plants
- prepare sketches, layouts and storyboards to try out different ideas
- create illustrations using charcoal, pen, ink, paint, photography and computer graphics software
- create and model creatures, characters, environments and interiors for 2D and 3D computer animations
- discuss the project with clients and the production team, making changes as requested.
Illustrators can specialise in illustrations for websites, phone apps,
augmented reality development, magazines, children’s books, scientific work,
technical manuals, fashion and product packaging. Many work as freelancers.
They may have to work very long hours when a deadline has to be met.
An animator creates models or draws characters and objects in a sequence of
different positions to give the illusion of movement. They synchronise lip
movements with words, and actions with music and sound effects. Animators can
use a range of traditional and digital techniques, including cell animation,
claymation, motion graphics, rendering and morphing.
A cartoonist conceives and develops ideas for cartoons, using illustrations
and words. Cartoonists may also submit designs and rough drawings to editors
for approval, prepare notes and instructions for finishing and layout,
supervise a final layout and suggest improvements and supervise photography of