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A Typical Day for a Graphic Designer (How Projects Get Done)

Sep 15, 2021 10:16:19 AM

Graphic designers are experts at using images to communicate ideas and solve problems.

They create logos, posters, banners, infographics, websites, game interfaces, album covers, magazines, product packaging, promotional videos, and more.

The final product needs to not only look good, but also meet specific branding and business goals.

Ultimately, a graphic designer’s job is to use visual elements to inform and inspire an audience.

But how do they go about doing that? What does a graphic designer’s daily routine look like?

In this post, we walk you through a typical workflow for a graphic design project.

Learn more about the steps designers go through and their role in project development.

Is Graphic Designer an In-Demand and Well-Paid Career?

Aug 27, 2021 9:44:07 AM

Many people seem to think that graphic design is a dying industry.

They’ve heard that print has no future. And they figure that with all the user-friendly software options out there, anyone can throw a digital design together quickly and easily, without help from a professional.

The reality is very different.

It’s true that graphic design is increasingly focused on digital media like websites, animations, television shows, and video games.

But print is still with us: think posters, album art, business cards, book covers, product packaging, etc.

And more and more companies rely on trained graphic designers’ expertise at using images to communicate ideas and inspire action (think websites and social media).

The bottom line? Skilled graphic designers are in demand, and many positions come with comfortable salaries.

Read on for all the details.

Pros & Cons of a Graphic Design Career: Should You Go For It?

Apr 30, 2019 2:42:35 PM

Updated June, 2021.

What exactly is graphic design? This might seem like a really obvious starting point to this blog post—but it's key to knowing if this career path is truly right for you.

Where Can a Graphic Design Diploma Take You? 5 Creative Career Paths

Jan 2, 2019 12:03:11 PM

Examples of student work from the Herzing College Graphic Design Program (Toronto campus)

When most people think "graphic designer", they immediately imagine someone who designs for websites, posters, or advertisements. But, the truth is, there's a whole world of other graphic design applications and career paths out there.

From film and television, to book and album covers, to public services—talented designers are wanted across industries to communicate ideas in creative and compelling ways.

5 Crucial Graphic Design Skills to Land (& Keep!) Your First Design Job

Apr 24, 2017 10:43:39 AM

Graphic design and visual content have come to play a very powerful role in marketing and advertising.

Visual content is now king. Creative, interactive graphics dominate the world of website design. Businesses and brands compete vigorously for split-second audience attention spans—and to stand out from one another in a very crowded marketplace.

What role do graphic/web designers play in helping businesses and organizations meet their goals? What skills are considered most valuable today in the world of design?

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