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Graphic Design

Overview 

Graphic designers are designers who use computer tools to produce visual effect. Before making design judgments, they understand their clients' wants and expectations. They work on a variety of projects and products, including websites, advertising, books, magazines, posters, computer games, product packaging, and exhibitions. Creative flair, up-to-date understanding of industry tools, and a professional commitment to time, expenses, and deadlines are all essential.

- Career Scope in Graphic Design

  • UI/UX Designers

In several IT firms, graphic designers work as UI/UX designers.

  • Web/ Game Designing Studios

Graphic designers create games and are an important element of the company's activities.

  • Online and Print Publishing Companies

UI designers are employed by both online and print publishing companies.

  • Graphic Design Studios

In graphic studios, UI designers assist graphic designers in providing the greatest possible consumer experience.

  • Corporates - Marketing/ Corporate Communication

These days, UI designers are in high demand in the corporate world.

  • Advertising Companies

Advertising agencies employ UI designers.

  • Freelancers

You can work with different companies as a freelancer.

 

- How to Opt for a Career in Graphic Design

   Options        Stream       Graduation       After Graduation   

   1   

Class XII with Any Stream (Science for some) Pursue Bachelors in Design (Graphics) for 3-4 years Pursue Masters in Design (Graphics) for 2 years

   2   

Clear Class XII with any stream Pursue Diploma in Graphic Design for 6 months to 2 years. Pursue PG Diploma in Graphic Design for 1-2 years.
3 Clear Class XII Any Stream Pursue graduation in any field. Pursue Post Graduate Diploma in Design/Graphic Design for 1-2 years

 

- Quick Facts

 

  • The candidate must have secured minimum 50% in class XII.
  • For Design courses at IIT's one must have Science with Maths in Class XII.
  • Most colleges have an age limit of 20 years.

 

- Top Graphic Design College in India

College Location
NID Ahmedabad Multiple Locations
IIT,Bombay Bombay
IIT,Guwahati Guwahati
IIT,Kanpur Kanpur
IITDM Jabalpur Jabalpur
Indian School of Design and Innovation Mumbai
UPES,Dehradun Dehradun
MIT Institute of Design Pune
Arch Academy of Design Jaipur
Symbiosis Institute of Design Pune

 

- Top Graphic Design College in the World

College Location
University of Central Lancashire England
Aalto University School Of Arts, Design and Architecture Finland
Marbella Design Academy Spain
Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti Italy
Centennial College Canada

 

- Graphic Design Entrance Exams

Undergraduate

College Tentative Date Important Elements
NID- DAT March - may Comprehension, Analysis, Reasoning, Problem Solving and Creativity
CEED January Spatial ability, logical , analytical and logical reasoning, observation and design sensitivity
ISDI December Creative Aptitude Test, Studio Test culminating into Personal Interview Portfolio Review
SET March Design aptitude, General English - Quantitative, General Awareness, Analytical & Logical Reasoning
MITID April - May Design Aptitude Test, Studio Test, Personal Interview

Postgraduate

College Tentative Date Important Elements
NID- DAT March - may Comprehension, Analysis, Reasoning, Problem Solving and Creativity
CEED January Spatial ability, logical , analytical and logical reasoning, observation and design sensitivity
ISDI December Creative Aptitude Test, Studio Test culminating into Personal Interview Portfolio Review
MITID April - May Design Aptitude Test, Studio Test, Personal Interview

 

- Job Description

  • Create graphics, logos, websites, advertising, and more by combining art and technology.
  • Recognize the client's requirements and then build designs that meet those requirements.
  • Before implementing the desired layout, talk to the art directors and clients about it.
  • Work with a variety of software programmes Make selections about the typeface, colour scheme, and other animations to make the product appealing to viewers.
  • With the client's approval, go over the designs and make any necessary changes.
  • By reaching out to the general public, an organization's agenda can be promoted.
  • Utilize one's imagination and creativity to create one-of-a-kind pictures.

 

- Pros & Cons of a Career in Graphic Design

Pros - 

  • Graphic designers work in a variety of industries, including web design, print design, and so on.
  • There is a great deal of interest. As a freelancer, you might work for a variety of firms.

Cons - 

  • It is critical to study a variety of programmes in order to be successful in the field.
  • In this industry, there is a lot of competition.
  • You must be really inventive.