Graphic designers, create and edit visual messages in an attempt to gain more exposure for a company or an individual so as to increase their sales. Responsibilities include creating product catalogs for sales, designing rotating homepage & social media graphics for websites, and maintaining archival system for files.
Common skills include creativity, self motivation, specialized software expertise (i.e. Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator), attention to details, deadline orientation, and good communication skills. A degree in graphic or digital design is common, although many clients choose contractors by portfolio and experience.
Estimated U.S. wage range:
$30 - $100 an hour
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