Graphic designer

Graphic designer

Graphic Designers create designs and visual concepts for organisations, products and services. A typical day will include meeting with clients to understand the requirements of a project and creating and designing content such as posters, web pages and leaflets. If you love seeing your creative designs come to life, then a career as a Graphic Designer could be for you!

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Average Salary

£25,000 - £45,000

Work Location


What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Develop visual concepts and designs or a wide range of media – including print, digital, and multimedia
  • Collaborate with clients and team members
  • Manage projects
  • Stay up-to-date with design trends and technology


  • Adaptability
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Knowledge of design software
  • Project management


  • Design subjects at GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels in design or related subjects
  • Graphic Design or related Foundation Degree
  • T Level in Graphic Design or related subject
  • Level 4 NVQ, equivalent Level 5 Diploma or equivalent Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship in Graphic Design or related subject

Example Qualifications

  • Higher National Diploma
  • Level 4 NVQ
  • Level 5 Award
  • Level 5 Certificate
  • Level 5 Diploma
  • Level 5 Higher Apprenticeship


  • East Anglia: £29,975
  • East Midlands: £34,245
  • London: £33,995
  • North East: £29,524
  • North West: £24,194
  • Scotland: £44,547
  • South East: £30,346
  • South West: £29,244
  • Wales: £40,575
  • West Midlands: £25,508
  • Yorkshire The Humber £40,575

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