With a recent boom in the designing industry, graphic designing is a profession that has become quite famous among the youngsters. We tell you all about making a career in graphic designing.
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The art of conceptualizing, drawing and then breathing magic into it, with the help of technology is all about graphic designing.
Graphic designing involves working with drawn, painted, photographed or computer generated images, that make up various images, videos, books, magazines and any other form of graphics. A creative process combines to communicate ideas via imaging and typography. With a recent boom in the designing industry, graphic designing is a profession that has become quite famous among the youngsters. We tell you all about making a career in graphic designing.
Candidates who have passed or who are in the appearing batch of Higher Secondary or equivalent are eligible to apply to a Diploma in graphic designing. A number of colleges offer graduation courses in Designing. If you’re applying for an entry level and advanced position you should have a Bachelor’s degree in graphic designing. But before you apply to any of the courses or choose to pursue graphic designing as a career, it is important that you understand how highly creative you need to be to be successful in this field.
As mentioned earlier, you need to be highly creative to pursue a career in designing of any kind. To be a graphic designer you need to possess a great deal of zeal and imagination. Also you must be good at drawing and sketching and have a flair for using colors. As a graphic designer you need to be uodated on the newest trends in design and software.
What is the job like
A graphic designer is required to prpare all production art files for any product or service. Creating accurate graphics, charts, maps, images and anything that visually supports editorial stories or videos is one of the major responsibilities. Depending on the type of project, a designer may also have to work on print and three dimensional graphic design media.
The salary of a graphic designer varies from 10,000 INR to 70,000 INR depending on the stage of career you’re in. Freelance graphic designers charge according the project or company they are working for.
Pros and Cons
P: The global designing industry is huge and as an artist you have great scope in India and abroad. Apart from that, there is no such industry that does not require the use of graphic designing in today’s date.
C: Working for long hours, stressful projects, job vacancies depending on the location
Technology and media are rapidly changing the way things are communicated to consumers. If you have a strong hold in designing and computers, graphic designing is the thing for you.