Graphic designers influence much of our visual lives even though we may not realize it. From the cereal box we used to read while having breakfast, the ads on the subway on the commute to work, to workplace branding, a graphic designer’s impact is everywhere we look.
For someone artistic and interested in visual communication and the way people think and act, a career as a graphic designer may be especially appealing. Before getting into the industry, aspiring graphic designers should know that there are many choices when it comes to their careers as well. That’s because graphic designers can work in virtually any industry and take on roles such as illustrator, brand designer, layout artist, art director, and creative designer, to name a few.
Beyond the many different career choices on offer, a graphic designer will have the opportunity to work with clients spanning many industries and choose whether they would prefer to work in an urban environment or settle in a smaller town. The choices for a dedicated student are almost unlimited.