Career in Fine Art

What one career has a hand in virtually every place you look? Graphic design. Designers work on the websites you visit, the ads you see, the movies you watch, the games you play, and the packaging for the products you buy. And while an eye for design can’t necessarily be taught, most graphic designers have attended an art or design school to get where they are in their careers.

Jobs you get!

There is large scope in graphic designing and good career opportunities. Graphic designers are required for designing brochures, posters, various tickets, signboards, cards, covers for magazines as well as books, T-shirts, different logos, advertisement banners for web users etc. With the development of technology, the need for more effective advertisements is increasing and this is creating great opportunities to the people in the field of graphic design. Since this field is a very wide, the scope and job opportunities are very strong.

Here are just a few jobs you can get with a graphic design degree :

  • Art Director
  • Creative Director
  • Drafter(Architecture and Engineering
  • Film and Video Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Industrial/Product Designer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Multimedia Artist/Animator
  • Technical Writer
  • Web Designer

Become one
It might have been different in the past, but these days, most people who want to become graphic designers are already using computers to create their art. And if you’re not, you will, from Photoshop to Illustrator to Flash to Corel Draw and the list goes on and on. If you can use these programs to create art, then taking online classes is no big deal.

Pay
As per industry standards, the monthly salary of a graphic designer initially could go up to Rs 15,000-20,000. With experience and a superior publishing company, you might get about 40,000 a month. As you keep climbing the ladder you will see a lot of opportunity coming your way other than your regular job, from which you can make a lot of money.