Graphic Designer

By: Yudith Olguin

A day in the life.......

  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.
  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
  • Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and Internet websites.
  • Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed.
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What do I need to wear?

Graphic designers don't have to wear any professional clothing in order to do your job. All you have to do is to just wear your casual clothes, but just make sure you don't dress to casual.

Hmmm... What to do with this money??????

What will I do with my money if got paid very well. If I did get paid enough for me to be rich, I will donate it to the ones who need it. Also to those who have a illness.

What education do I need?

Education - Most of these occupations require four- bachelor's degree, but some do not.


Data base user interface and query software — FileMaker Pro software; Microsoft Access; Structured query language SQL.

Desktop publishing software — Adobe Systems Adobe Frame Maker; Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign; Adobe Systems Adobe PageMaker; QuarkXPress.

Graphics or photo imaging software — Adobe Systems Adobe After Effects; Adobe Systems Adobe FreeHand; Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator; Corel CorelDraw Graphics Suite.

Web page creation and editing software — Adobe Systems Adobe Dreamweaver; Adobe Systems Adobe Flash Player; Adobe Systems Adobe Macromedia Home Site.

Web platform development software — Adobe Systems Adobe ColdFusion; Cascading Style Sheets CSS; Hypertext markup language HTML; JavaScript


Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Operations Analysis — Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

Why I like this career?

I like this career because lets us say that I like playing videogames and I love its graphics. I always wanted to know how creators make these videogames into magic, and ever since I asked myself about this, I became interested in this job. I want to make videogames to enjoy them myself and let other people enjoy them too.