Studio Arts: Graphic Design

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Art Directors
  • Creative Manager
  • Design Director
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Developer Strategist
  • Gallery Director
  • Graphic Artist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Interactive Designer
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Multimedia Artists & Animators
  • Museum Curator
  • Non-profit Administration
  • Public Relations 
  • Publishing & Editing
  • Sales
  • Software Designer
  • Teaching/Education
  • Web Designer

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Advertising & Publishing Companies
  • Arts Agencies & Foundations
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Corporations & Consulting Firms
  • Federal & State Government
  • Independent Business
  • Museums, Galleries, & Libraries
  • Specialty Stores

Minnesota Employers

  • Art Institutes International Minnesota
  • Lifetouch
  • Minneapolis College of Art and Design
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  • Minnesota Center for Media Arts
  • Minnesota State Arts Board
  • Walker Art Center
  • Webb Company

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$29,000-$45,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Artistic ability
  • Critical thinking
  • Designing skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Fundraising skills
  • Knowledge of artistic techniques
  • Marketing skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Originality
  • Public speaking
  • Research skills
  • Time management skills
  • Work collaboratively
  • Writing skills