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What does a Graphic Designer do?

  • Graphic designers create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers.
  • They develop the overall layout and production design for various applications such as advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports.

Qualification

The minimum qualification required is G.D.Art or B.F.A. (Applied Art)

Salary

  • A Graphic Artist / Designer earns an average salary of Rs 231,745 per year.
  • One may also register on www.freelancer.in and www.elance.com and take up projects as a freelancer and earn more.

Career Progression:

  • Senior Graphic Designer
  • Visualiser
  • Senior Visualiser
  • Creative Director
  • Art Director

Top Design Schools in India

Some of the well renowned Design Schools in India are:

  • Kala Bhavan, Shantiniketan
  • Sir J.J. Institute Of Applied Arts, Mumbai
  • L.S. Raheja School Of Arts, Mumbai
  • Abhinav Kala Mahavidyalay, Pune
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth’s College of Fine Arts, Pune

Skills

  • Creativity and originality
  • Hands on experience with Adobe Photoshop, Coreldraw, Adobe Illustrator and any other designing tool.
  • Strong visual communication
  • Excellent sketching skills
  • Understanding of colour and form

How to Apply:

  • Apply through the careers section of a company’s website.
  • You may also apply through a job portal such as Aasaanjobs

Courses:

  • Visit www.hunarr.co.in to find insitutes offering courses in Graphic Designing.
  • Certified courses make one job ready and makes it easier to get a relevant job.