Graphic Designers :

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $41,550.00
Average Time to Fill 31 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 4,566
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 4.42 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Creativity
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Adaptability
Technology and Tool Usage
Professionalism
Written Communication
Organization
Integrity
Decision-making

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Create website
Develop web content
Design merchandise or product displays
Draw design, letter, or line graphics or illustrations
Design layout of art or product exhibits, displays, or promotional materials
Set page layout or composition
Design decorative displays
Draw subject or item sketches
Create artistic objects, materials, or renderings
Achieve special camera effects
Tell stories through musical, visual, or dramatic arts
Prepare artwork for camera or press
Create computer graphics, animation, objects, or images
Develop graphic art
Develop graphic designs or models
Design marketing and support materials
Write advertising copy
Design advertising layout
Design interior space to meet customer specifications
Capture photographs digitally or on film


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Visual Design
Project Management
Marketing Materials
Print Production
Adobe Dreamweaver
Art Direction
Digital Design



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