Graphic Design Aspirations

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When I was younger I actually wanted to be a veterinarian. I like to observe the movements of animals and the multiple forms and colors they come in. However over the years my fascination with animal forms and colors became obstructed. Later, in my grade school year, I learned I rather create new life forms instead. But, not just animal forms, letter forms, electronics, faces, shoes, even mythical – anything that could attract the human eye. Eventually I fell into drawing digitally, having no instructor, other than, YouTube, I taught myself how to create illustrations, using the basic art skills I learned in grade school and my freshman year of high school. However I did not only want to create illustrations but patterns, and eye-popping …show more content…
Estimating that 14% of graphic designers worked in manufacturing, 10% in specialized design services( t-shirt printing, etc.), 9 % in the newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers, 8% in advertising and public relations as well 5% in wholesale trade. Most designers work independently, but when it comes to specialized design firms they work in design groups. Usually, designers will work personally with colleagues and clients to progress project output. In most scenarios, designers work in design studios, which equipped with computers with multiple design programs and specialized printers in a spacious work area. However, some chose to telecommute, preferring to control their work area. Designers commonly have a full-time schedule unless project deadlines are changed or there is an increase in …show more content…
The top 10% earned more than $ 80,570 and the lowest-paid 10% earned about $ 27,100.
[Job Outlook] According to the OOH, employment is to grow 7% percent from 2012 to 2022. Employment of graphic designers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Graphic designers will continue to play important roles in the marketing of products. Employment of graphic designers in newspaper, periodical, book and directory publishers is projected to decline 16 percent from 2012 to 2022.
However, employment of graphic designers in computer systems design and related services is projected to grow 35 percent over the same period. With the increased use of the Internet, graphic designers will be needed to create designs and images for portable devices, websites, electronic publications, and video entertainment media. Meaning graphic designers in the publishing region can train and transfer their skills to the computer generated the field.
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