Graphic Designer Job Description

Graphic Designer job description will consist of the role, responsibilities, qualifications and technical or soft skills required

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Role

A graphic designer is a specialist who employs their artistic skills to help clients and their businesses communicate ideas visually. In order to support their company's design process and make communications simpler to understand for all audiences, graphic designers utilise colour, text, images, and symbols.

Responsibilities

  • Presenting thoughts, ideas, and design options to different stakeholders and taking their comments into account when creating the final product
  • Ensuring that all deliverables accurately communicate the information by gathering all pertinent information for each project
  • Work with the Sales & Marketing team to craft wireframes, landing pages and updates needed to drive website interactions.
  • Working together with other designers to establish fresh strategies for producing graphics for the organisation that are more expressive
  • Work alongside the Web Development team to hand off design and asset files for development
  • Managing a number of projects while adhering to budget and design limits
  • Designing a variety of visuals and layouts for websites, business logos, and product illustration to improve various aspects of online presence
  • Ensuring the final designs and layouts are eye-catching and consistent with your brand

Requirements

  • Prior experience as a Graphic Designer or similar
  • Proven proficiency with design software such as Illustrator, InDesign, Quark, Sketch, Photoshop and Dreamweaver
  • A strong portfolio of relevant web and mobile designs (preferably accompanied by a Dribbble account)
  • Basic knowledge of marketing, website design, advertising, product packaging, multimedia design etc.

Soft Skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Effective time management skills

Bonus

  • UX research case studies
  • Knowledge or experience in HTML/CSS/Javascript

Promotion Stage

Senior Designer, Art Director, Creative Director, Head of Design

Salary Range (in USD)

$33,000 - $76,000 per year

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, Design or related field
  • Certified as a Graphic Designer

Reports To

Senior Designer/Art Director, Product/Project Manager

Key Skills

Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Figma, Sketch

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