Design graphics for today’s technology.

INTRODUCTION

Commercial artists use a variety of computer software and design skills to create art that meets a visual needs. Commercial artists are responsible for the layout and design of magazines, newspapers, journals and other publications. Commercial artists enjoy creating graphics for television, social, digital and other computer generated media.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Web Designer
  • Sign Designer
  • Editorial Designer
  • Studio Artist/Production Assistant
  • Illustrator
  • TV Graphic Designer
  • Corporate Identity Designer

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK

Employment for graphic designers in the advertising and commercial art industry is projected to grow 21% through the year 2024. Demand for commercial artists should remain strong as producers of information goods and services put increasing emphasis on visual appeal in product design, advertising, marketing, and television.

SALARY

The average wage for this career is $21.55 hourly, or $44,830 annually.