Graphic Designer Job Description
A graphic designer should communicate effectively to his client in order to get a complete overview of what is his requirement. There are a few elements that make a designer effective in his work, such as his imagination capacity, proficiency in the latest software packages and visual arts and also the cautiousness about the current trend and fashion.
Creativity of the designer determines his USP (unique selling proportion). The designer should think creatively and generate new ideas to facilitate the work efficiently. Interpreting the clients’ needs into visual solutions is not an easy task. The designer must make the visual do all the taking for which his creativity in should be sky high. The designer must be in regular touch with the client in order to make sure that the design satisfies the client.
Innovation is another aspect that makes the work of a designer unique. Creativity and innovation go hand in hand. Innovation in the work of a designer will have a serious impact on time and cost. It is very important that a designer is innovative in the way he works. An innovative designer will be able to communicate effectively through his graphic design.
Multi tasking is again a quality of a designer that differentiates him from the rest. It also has an effect in increasing the efficiency and timely completion of the work. Working on more than one design at a time proves to be handy and it provides option for the designer. This is the quality the clients are looking for.
The usage of appropriate tools to make an attractive design is very important. Media tools such as photography and other computer aids must be made use to a good effect. Showing quality in usage of appropriate media tools is a sign of a good designer. The designer must keep a check in the latest technology and update them to his library.
The designer must possess a good interpersonal skill to get along with the team members and enable effective co-ordination. Communication skill is another important ingredient to make a designer a comprehensive package. The designer’s ability to handle other peripherals such as printers, copywriters and scanners adds colors to his cap.
The designer must produce consistent results. His accuracy level must be spot on and the quality of his work should satisfy the client without any compromise. The visual artwork of the design must be catchy and attractive that it makes the viewers impressed and impacts on the sales of the product.
By far the most important quality of a designer is to meet deadlines and timely completion of the work. The designer should deliver his best even if he is asked to meet tight deadlines with superior quality.
The designer should communicate the client at every stage of the design to avoid rework.