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Graphic Design course- The trending career option

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The visual content created by professionals to communicate their ideas and messages to the general public at large is called Graphic designing. An individual needs to be creative and the one who can communicate/interact with people easily can get a green signal for a Graphic Design course

Types of Graphic design

We see a variety of designs in our day to day life, the broad categories are as follow:

  • Web design
  • Video games
  • Advertising
  • Interfaces
  • Signage
  • Production design
  • Product design 

Skills needed to be a Graphic Designer

  • Creativity- it is one of the most important skills needed if you are to pursue a Graphic Design course
  • Communication- The second most important skill needed to be a graphic designer and the key to creating some amazing outputs
  • Branding
  • Coding
  • Interactive media
  • Typography
  • Presentations

Usage of Graphic Design

Graphic designs are used and seen on a number of things which includes:

  • T-Shirts
  • Video games
  • Logos
  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Album covers
  • Printed materials ( books, magazines, newspapers etc.)
  • Banners
  • Apps / Websites
  • Blogs
  • Packaging
  • Signage
  • Films

Fundamentals of Graphic designing

  • Alignment
  • Proximity
  • Space
  • Contrast
  • Repetition

Elements of Graphic Designing course

  • Shape
  • Space
  • Line
  • Texture
  • Colour
  • Form
  • Value

Principles of Graphic design

  • Balance
  • Contrast
  • Movement
  • Unity
  • Scale
  • Pattern
  • Emphasis

Entrance exams for Graphic Design course

There are few exams which should be cleared to get entry into the Graphic design course. They are:

  • PAF Entrance Test
  • National Institute of Design- Design Aptitude Test (NID-DAT)
  • Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination for Design (UCEED)
  • All India Entrance Examination for Design (AIEED)
  • NIFT Entrance Exam
  • TDV Entrance Exam
  • IIAD Entrance Exam

Eligibility Criteria for Graphic Design course

To be eligible to apply for the course, you need to fulfil the criteria given below

  • Candidates need to clear 10+2 from any stream (Science/ Commerce/ Arts) from a recognised university/ institute.
  • To pursue a Graphic Design course at the postgraduate level, a candidate should have a bachelor's degree in designing
  • Some popular colleges let students seek admission only if they have completed their education from a recognised board

Preparation for Graphic Design course

Preparing for any exam is a very crucial part for clearing it. Proper preparation before the exam is half battle won. All you need to do is:

  • Syllabus- First of all you need to know the syllabus of any entrance exam that you are planning to give
  • Previous years papers- Solving as many papers as you can, it will help you know your areas of strengths and weaknesses. Once you know your strengths you can count on it. The weak areas can be worked upon if you have sufficient time. Always remember that the weak topic should not be touched a day before the exam.
  • Mock tests- it is a great way to know your strengths and weaknesses, you will have sufficient time to work on your weak topics and concepts that are not clear
  • Revision- Revise,Revise,Revise is all you need 

Syllabus

The syllabus for Graphic Design courses varies from one institute to the other and from one course to the other. Some of the important subjects are listed below:

  • Introduction to Graphic Designing
  • Graphic Designing Softwares & Tools
  • InDesign
  • Image Layout & Effects
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Corel Draw
  • Typography
  • Illustrator
  • Adobe Flash
  • Javascript
  • Adobe Audition
  • Photoshop
  • Shaping, Design & Illustration
  • Art & Visual Perception
  • HTML

Graphic Design Certificate Syllabus

Few of the important subjects covered under this course are given below:

  • Fundamentals of Typography
  • Fundamentals of Shape and Colour
  • Early Mass Marketing
  • Graphic Design Radicalism
  • Fundamentals of Image making
  • Fundamentals of Composition

Graphic Design course Syllabus for UG courses

BA (Hons) Graphic Design Syllabus

  • Design Studies
  • Typography and Principles of Visual Communication
  • Positioning and Presenting your Design practice
  • Process and Purpose
  • Visual Vocabularies
  • Communication and Context
  • Concept and Challenge
  • Design Interactions and Innovations
  • Critical Issues in Graphic Design: Research and Practice
  • Design Directions
  • Image & Text - Communication Design History for Graphic Design
  • Exploring Practices, Process, Materials and Techniques
  • Dissertation: Research and Reflection
  • Historical and Contextual Methods

Types of Designer you could be

A candidate completing a Graphic Design course could be either one of the many stated below:

  • Game Designer
  • Web designer
  • Interaction Designer
  • Experiential Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • User Interface Designer
  • Information Designer
  • User Experience designer

 Common Jobs after you complete Graphic Design course

  • Web Designer
  • Brand Identity Designer
  • Art Director
  • Layout Artist
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Logo Designer
  • Flash Designer
  • Photoshop Artist

Top Recruiters

You can explore some of the top rated companies which hire graphic designers

  • Freelancer
  • TCS
  • Deloitte
  • Accenture
  • AffinityX
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Google
  • Amazon
  • Infosys
  • Wipro
  • HCL Technologies
  • BYJU’s
  • Flipkart
  • Myntra
  • Vista

Salary Package after Graphic Design course
Category Approx Salary in INR annually
3D Designer 1 lakh to 9 lakhs
Application developer 4 lakhs to 8 lakhs
Art director 4 lakhs to 18 lakhs
Concept artist 1 lakh to 15 lakhs
Creative director 6 lakhs to 17 lakhs
Creative manager 5 lakhs to 20 lakhs
Design technologist 2 lakhs to 29 lakhs
Front end developer 1 lakh to 29 lakhs
Industrial designer 2 lakhs to 18 lakhs
Product designer 2 lakhs to 27 lakhs
Senior designer 8 lakhs to 19 lakhs
Video game Designer 2 lakhs to 6 lakhs
Visual designer 3 lakhs to 5 lakhs

Demand for Graphic Designers

There is a huge demand for Graphic designers in various and almost every field in today's world. Every visual content that we see today over the television has graphics in it. The most in demand is Artificial Intelligence which needs Graphic designing. The posters and banners that we see along the roadside or when travelling to places, graphics are in them too. To name a few:

  • Artificial Intelligence Companies
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Creative agencies
  • E- Commerce platforms
  • Automotive Industry
  • Marketing Firms
  • Digital Journalism Organisation

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