Updated November 2022
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.