Graphic Designer

  • Interact with clients to determine and analyze the scope of a project
  • Review final layouts to make needed suggestions for improvement
  • Recommend to clients strategies to reach a certain audience
  • Design graphics that identify a product or communicate an idea
  • Determine colors, images, text style, and shapes to create layout
  • Act as instructor to team of workers that arrange and prepare layout for printing
  • Create electronic version of designs using computer software
  • Study information and materials to plan concepts for design
  • Perform administrative duties, such as managing information and assigning tasks to subordinates
  • Prepare rough draft of material based on agreed brief of client or art director
  • Relate with external printers or contractors on a regular basis to ensure highest quality and deadline are met
  • Proofread designs for errors before final printing or publishing
  • Perform research for new software or design tools
  • Develop new business idea and contacts
  • Conduct research on competitors and market trends
  • Incorporate recommended changes by the clients into the final design
  • Create an interactive design
  • Work as part of a team with stylists, photographers, illustrators, copywriters, web developers, and other specialists
  • Commission other artists