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									Graphic Designer

Graphic designers produce design solutions to communicate client messages with
high visual impact working to a brief agreed with the client. They develop creative
ideas and concepts choosing the appropriate media and style to meet the client's

Typical work activities may include:

         Meeting clients or account managers to discuss the business objectives and
          requirements of the job
         Interpreting the client's business needs and developing a concept to suit their
         Developing design briefs by gathering information and data through research
         Thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts
         Using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and
         Presenting finalised ideas and concepts to clients or account managers
         Contributing ideas and design artwork to the overall brief

At UCLan, sample duties for a Graphic Designer are likely to include:

          Producing designs to finished artwork that are acceptable to customers
          Producing work for the University that conforms to the corporate image and
           work with external consultants on changes to the corporate image when
          Liaising with colleagues to resolve any issues associated with design for print

And some of the key skills/experience that may be required or would be beneficial for
those considering work in this area are:

          Experience as a graphic designer in a printing environment
          Ability to operate Apple Mac plus comprehensive knowledge of a wide range
           of software applications
          Experience of creative production of high quality designs

 To find out more about the qualifications required to work in this area, please follow
the link below:

Chartered Society of Designers:
Useful publications include:

Design Week

Creative Review

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