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Graphic Designers

Graphic designers use illustrative, sound, visual and multimedia techniques to convey a message for information, entertainment, advertising, promotion or publicity purposes, and create special visual effects and animations for computer games, film, interactive and other media.

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About this Career

£21,941

Average salary

New workers start around £15,171.67. Normal pay is £21,941 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £44,860.97.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Produces or oversees creation of the final product.
  • Liaises with other parts of the production team to ensure graphic design fits with other elements, processes and timescales.
  • Prepares specification and instructions for realisation of the project.
  • Prepares sketches, scale drawings, models, colour schemes and other mock-ups to show clients and discusses any required alterations.
  • Undertakes research into project, considers previous related projects and compares costs of using different processes.
  • Liaises with client to clarify aims of project brief, discusses media, software and technology to be used, establishes timetable for project and defines budgetary constraints.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

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Active Listening
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Critical Thinking
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Speaking
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Reading Comprehension
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Writing
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Active Learning
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Monitoring
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Learning Strategies
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Mathematics
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Science
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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