Careers in Computer Graphic Design



Careers in graphic design are expected to be one of the largest and fastest growing job markets through 2014. Most careers will be in computer graphic design, website design, and computer animation design. Competition will continue to be steep, even though a lot of jobs are available for someone pursuing a career in computer graphic design. This is because computer graphic design is a popular area of study, and many people pursue computer graphic design as either a career, a hobby, or a part time freelancing gig.

Careers in computer graphic design require a four year college degree, or Bachelor's Degree. Some technical positions can be obtained with only a two year college degree, or Associate's Degree. However, these computer graphic design careers will not go far without further education. It is important to understand the need for formal education if you want to pursue a career in computer graphic design.

About thirty percent of those in a computer graphic design career work independently as freelancers. About have of computer graphic design career seekers who work as freelancers are also holding steady jobs in computer graphic design or other computer related careers. Freelancing is definitely a viable option for those pursuing a career in computer graphic design, as small businesses and individuals continue to have more need for computer graphic design services, but cannot afford the rates of computer graphic design firms.

There are many other careers in computer graphic design. You can seek a career in computer graphic design in print or audio advertising, television or film media, and book or magazine publishing. You can seek a career in computer graphic design in large or small computer graphic design firms, giving you a wider variety of work, but a steady stream of work. Or, you can seek a career in computer graphic design as a freelancer, giving you a wider variety of work, but the need to work hard to keep clients coming so that you have a steady stream of work.

If you wish to pursue a career in computer graphic design, a college degree, desire, and knowing where you want to go is not enough. You need to develop skills in computer graphic design software and other computer related skills. You will also need to develop a portfolio, which is a collection of your best computer graphic design work. These computer graphic design portfolios are often the deciding factor on who gets a job and who is still waiting to start their computer graphic design career.

Once you have completed your education and you know where you are going, the next step in your pursuit of a career in computer graphic design is to find that first, entry level job. Computer graphic design jobs can be found through online job boards, classified ads both in print and online, and through your college or universities job placement center. Freelance computer graphic design jobs can be found through online job boards, classifieds, and work for hire job boards. Work for hire job boards work much better for computer graphic design careers than other careers, because everyone understands that computer graphic design is an expensive endeavor.

Good luck in your computer graphic design career!



Menu


ARTICLES

Medical Graphic Design -A Specialty That Covers A Lot Of Territory
How To Develop A Graphic Design Portfolio
All About Cyprus Graphic Design
Creating A Perfect Graphic Design Resume
Where To Find Graphic Design Jobs
Relationship Building To Market Your Graphic Design Studio
All About Graphic Design Companies
Available Graphic Design Books
Graphic Design Firms Can Make A Difference
Choosing A Jacksonville Graphic Design Firm
Graphic Design That Sparkles
History Of Graphic Design
Finding A Kansas Graphic Design Firm
How Can I Be Sure I'm Hiring A Professional Graphic Design Firm?
Graphic Design Networking In Boston
Graphic Design Software - The Battle For King Of The Mountain
Careers In Computer Graphic Design
Why Graphic Design Resumes Get Tossed
Doing Pro Bono Graphic Website Design
Which Of The Many Graphic Design Studios Is A Fit For My Firm?
Popular Graphic Design Magazines
Making Your Graphic Designs Stand Out And Shout
About Graphic Design Schools
Getting Into A Graphic Design Firm
Austin Area Graphic Design Freelancer Resources






ARTICLES


Creating A Perfect Graphic Design Resume In addition to your graphic design portfolio, you will..


How Can I Be Sure I'm Hiring A Professional Graphic Design Firm? "I need a professional graphic design firm to do my logos, stationery, web..


All About Cyprus Graphic Design Cyprus graphic design is becoming increasingly popular in the graphic..


Austin Area Graphic Design Freelancer Resources Working as a freelancer in graphic design can be very challenging...



Related Videos:

Related News:

 
Graphic Design Work of Stonehill Seniors on Display at Carole Calo Gallery - Stonehill.edu

    

Stonehill.edu

Graphic Design Work of Stonehill Seniors on Display at Carole Calo Gallery
Stonehill.edu
The Graphic Design Annual 2014 features the work of the following members of the Class of 2014: Jorden Campbell, Tara Hurley, Kat Kaasila, Jacqueline Kolgraf, Avonlea Mayne, Michelle Montinieri, Shannon O'Neill, Burke Oppenheim, Meghan Pascarella, ...




interview with graphic design studio europa - Designboom

    

Designboom

interview with graphic design studio europa
Designboom
europa is a graphic design studio formed in 2007 and based in london. it is run by mia frostner, robert sollis and paul tisdell, (paul currently lives in australia and is a sleeping partner for time being). for the past six years europa have been ...