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Graphic Design Careers
Graphic designers have a passion for art, design, and high-impact visual communication. They also have excellent computer skills. Businesses and organizations depend on effective brand and marketing communications, including logos, signage, brochures, packaging, advertising, and website design.
Career opportunities include graphic designers and graphic artists with advertising agencies, printing companies, corporate marketing departments, publishers, and public relations firms. Opportunities also exist in web and app design. Some graphic designers work as freelancers. Your earning potential increases with extended and varied work experience.
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Graphic Design Programs
This program prepares students who are interested in a professional career in a variety of challenging areas for print media. The major career opportunities are graphic designer, production artist, or illustrator. Jobs are in advertising agencies, publishing companies, art studios, and advertising and art departments within companies. Graduates can also work as freelance artists. Some aptitudes necessary for success include aesthetic appreciation and creative imagination, visual acuity, attentiveness to detail, a willingness to complete tasks according to technical requirements, and an ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
|Graphic Design||Part of a Career Pathway||Program Transfers||Offered completely online||Shared Program|
|CVTC||Graphic Design at CVTC|
|Madison College||Graphic Design at Madison College|
|Milwaukee Area||Graphic Design at Milwaukee Area|
|Northwood Tech||Graphic Design at Northwood Tech|
|Waukesha County||Graphic Design at Waukesha County|
|Western||Graphic Design at Western|