Illustrators produce drawings for printed materials, digital media, and various commercial products. Possible areas of work include advertisements, editorials, fashion, corporate materials, merchandising, and multimedia. They also need to network with clients and discuss job requirements.
Common skills include creativity, artistic skills, self motivation, attention to details, communication, time management and computer competencies. Some illustrators usually hold a degree in fine arts or a similar field.
Estimated U.S. wage range:
$30 - $75 an hour
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