A COLLABORATION BETWEEN ART & TECHNOLOGY
According to the U.S. bureau of Labor Statistics employment of graphic designers in computer systems design and related services is projected to grow. Companies are continuing to increase their digital presence, which sometimes requires graphic designers to help create visually appealing and effective layouts of websites. Graphic designers working in digital areas such as computer systems design can expect a 20 percent growth rate. Digital media will undeniably be where most work in this profession comes from in the foreseeable future.
- Median Pay: $69,000
- Top Pay: $155,00
Graphic design is on every corner, every sign post and every application or website that you open. It’s everywhere and is constantly evolving with new trends and new problems to be solved. Graphic design allows a brand to truly progress and develop.
That means a growing demand for designers who build and design web pages and apps so they're manageable, functional, targeting the right people, and saying the right thing.
The Graphic Design Field has many different Career Opportunities. Here are a few graphic design jobs:
- Visual Designer
- UX Designer
- Production Artist
- Digital Designer
- Motion Graphic Designer
- VFX Artist
- Art Director
- Advertising Art Director
- Web Designer
- Video Editor
- Creative Director
- Production Designer, theater/television/film
Graphic Arts courses are designed to prepare students for the Graphic Design Industry. Students will have the opportunity to design using the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. They will also be able to work with Graphic Arts production. Learning to vinyl cut, silk screen printing, button making, and laser engraving to expand their experiences.
Dual credit is now being offered through Harper Community College. Students who apply will be given the opportunity to receive both District 214 credit AND Harper College credit. Students who apply can receive a Harper College transcript, which can be applied to most four-year colleges.