Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators


Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators design information for visual and audio communication, publication and display using print, film, electronic, digital and other forms of visual and audio media.

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Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators
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  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Above average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Very strong growth
This career is suited to
The Techie
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The Designer
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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • undertaking research and analysing functional communication requirements
  • formulating design concepts for the subject to be communicated
  • preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations and layouts to communicate design concepts
  • negotiating design solutions with clients, management, sales and production staff
  • selecting, specifying or recommending functional and aesthetic materials and media for publication, delivery or display
  • detailing and documenting the selected design for production
  • supervising or carrying out production in the chosen mediamay archive information for future client use.

Job Titles

  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Web Designer

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate IV in Design - Graphic Design
  • Diploma of Graphic Design *
  • Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design


  • Bachelor of Digital Media
  • Bachelor of Creative Media - Graphic Design

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Job Vacancies

  • Wed 24 Jun , 2020
  • Aldinga, South Australia
  • Wed 10 Jun , 2020
  • Katamatite East, Victoria
  • Wed 10 Jun , 2020
  • Katamatite East, Victoria
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