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What do graphic designing jobs entail?

Graphic designing is the process of communicating ideas or information visually. It uses elements like typography, illustration, and images to convey the required idea. Graphic designing is a branch of the big tree called communication and interaction design. Increasing one’s skills in graphic designing can land you with graphic designer jobs.

Common uses of graphic designing is seen in creating identity logos, print and online advertising, illustrations, billboards, website graphics, signs, and even apparel.

As it is established that visual learning makes a stronger and greater impact on human minds than other mediums, graphic designing is becoming more and more prominent when it comes to advertising and user interaction. With the aid of graphic designing, a vendor tries to connect and interact better with their operator, making their experience easier and friendlier.

What certifications do you need to be a graphic designer?

As the world of designing is getting quite competitive, it is suggested to opt for a degree in graphic designing or art to get you a decent head start. You can also undertake certified courses on communication design or interaction design from recognized universities. Academy of Art University, California College Of The Arts, and Shillington School offer cutting-edge certification courses in visual and interaction design for those looking for professional aid in the field. Online courses offered by companies like Tuts+, Coursera, and Udemy can also be of great help to gain basic knowledge in the subject.

Apart from certificate courses in graphic designing, you can also consider opting for specialized courses on software that help in developing graphics. Some of the popular ones are Photoshop, Illustrator, Font Book, and QuarkXpress.

What is the scope for graphic designers?

Advertising and marketing have become one of the primary concerns for businesses around the world, as advertising directly affects the sale of a product or service. Hence, the market has witnessed a huge demand for graphic designers in recent years. This is mainly because advertising to a great extent depends on designing. Therefore, the better the skill and experience, the better the pay and profile.

What are the technical skill sets & qualifications required to work in this vertical?

Advertising, though being very competitive, is growing by leaps and bounds. With such a boom in advertising, there has been an exponential growth in demand for graphic designers as well. Therefore, you need a sound knowledge on the subject to thrive, even when the market saturates. The candidate should also have sound knowledge in human interaction, photography, typography, and other elements related to communication design.

Experience:
If you are looking for mid or senior level job opportunities in this field, then having an impressive portfolio showcasing your creative potential will help you break the ice. Therefore, it is advised to opt for various internships and freelance projects to gain idea and insight of working in the field. Potential graphic designers can also take aid from various online platforms to seek for freelance projects.

Technologies:
Candidates will require knowledge about the basics of human interaction apart from a sound understanding of the software that helps in creating digital art and content. Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, QuarkXpress, InDesign, and Font Book are a few examples of such software. Having extensive knowledge on working with various platforms for various operating systems will also give you an edge over your competitors.

What are the career opportunities for a graphic designer?

Though there is a huge demand for skilled graphic designers, salary and hiring vary significantly according to the skill set and industry. Nevertheless, being a designer pays off quite well. According to Salary.com’s statistics, the average annual wage for a graphic designer is $49,370. Catching up with the trend of digitization, a huge number of traditional businesses are also opting for digital and social-media advertising along with print media. This is creating even more opportunities for graphic designers, especially newcomers.

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Technical Writer

Job Reference: 17-04376 Type: Contract

Job Title:   Technical Writer    
Contract Duration:  6+ months (extendable contact)        
Location:   Hilliard, OH        
 
Job Description:
 
Plan, organize, and write business communications
- Acquire and organize source materials
- Assist with layout and document organization
- Researching and developing original writing of highly technical operations, administration, maintenance, and procedures manuals (online and print)
- Writes a variety of technical articles, reports, brochures, and/or manuals for documentation for a wide range of uses
- May be responsible for coordinating the display of graphics and the production of the document
- Prepares and/or maintains documentation pertaining to programming, systems operation and user documentation
- Translates business specifications into user documentation
- Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area
- Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager
- Experience and a high level of competence in Adobe FrameMaker
- Experience with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop is a plus. 1-5 years of experience.

Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page
 

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Interaction Designer III - Bellevue, WA

Job Reference: 17-04240 Type: Contract

Description:

  • At least 5 years relevant experience required. This position gives you the chance to innovate and design new products and services for T-Mobile USA. It is critical for candidates to work well in teams. Candidates must be able to understand the balance of user experience, business case, and time-to-market, and make trade-offs where appropriate. Define the customer experience for existing and new product applications, and handset experiences, that establish and adhere to established conventions and standards.
  • Understand customer needs, as well as business and functional requirements. Work closely with user research and product management team to define product requirements. Create user stories, detailed and comprehensive wireframes, workflows, prototypes, and requirements that effectively communicate the information design and interaction design. Work with usability engineers to gather data on the design and iterate. Collaborate with visual designers, content strategists and engineering teams to implement your designs.
  • T-Mobile Creative Studio is looking for a talented, highly-collaborative Web Designer to join the team. This position gives you the chance to shape and evolve the experience of T-Mobile’s Frontline employees. It’s also an opportunity to bring the Un-carrier strategy to life within T-Mobile, designing innovative and engaging enterprise digital products.
  • Join our team to design, evaluate, and evolve a variety of T-Mobile’s applications working with a highly diverse, collaborative and talented team of UX professionals.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Produce sketches, comps, redlines, graphic assets, HTML/CSS prototypes, design guidelines and style guides.
  • Work across functional teams to understand business and feature requirements.
  • Work with user researchers and stakeholders to understand user needs and requirements and business goals.
  • Collaborate with system architects, analysts, interaction designers and developers to understand the technical possibilities and constraints.
  • Team up with researchers and other designers to maintain consistency across the digital ecosystem and solve cross-application design challenges.
  • Ability to work with highly technical teams and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Assess and optimize the performance of new and existing features by observing usability testing and interpreting analytics data.
  • Demonstrate a high level of accountability, initiative, flexibility, and the ability to manage workload and achieve results.
  • Communicate best practices for design and reasoning behind UX decisions to key stakeholders .
  • Present work to the user experience team, product team and executives for review and feedback.
  • Develop innovative and efficient interface designs and screen layouts for software applications.
 
  • Required Qualifications:5+ years working as an interaction designer or information architect for mobile device, web or software applications.
  • Solid understanding of the fundamentals of user interface design; should have experience working through the entire product life cycle and be familiar with user-centered design methods. Knowledgeable of best practices of all major web-based interfaces.
  • A blend of big picture design ideas with detail orientation and an obsession for creativity. Proficiency with Visio, PhotoShop, Illustrator, and PowerPoint required. Clear, organized writing, communication and presentation skills. BA/BS in HCI (Human Computer-Interaction) or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, graphic design, industrial design, or related field preferred.
Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and understanding of web standards, latest trends and best practices for front-end code.
  • Be able to apply and understand web and accessibility standards.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience creating working prototypes.
  • High energy and positive attitude.
  • Able to successfully write, speak and illustrate conceptual ideas, detailed design, web standards and design rationale.
  • A strong online portfolio or alternative option to demonstrate quality of previous work.
  • Proficiency in design tools such as the Adobe Creative Cloud and diagramming tools.
  • Ability to adapt to continuous improvement and change in context.
Aditi Consulting LLC, an MBE Staffing and Consulting firm, have been recognized as Top Diversity Staffing firm 4 years in a row by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Aditi is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Your Right to Work – In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. To know more about what our employees and consultants have to say about us, visit our Glassdoor and YouTube Page
 

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