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Career change in 2018 - what about a rewarding and creative career as a Graphic Designer? You will find the right courses in Waterford with Pitman Training to help you take the right step

Graphic Design is a great career choice for job seekers or career changers in Waterford for 2018

Graphic Design presents ideas through visual and textual content. It is a form of communication that includes images, photos, words, shapes or graphics and can be in physical printed form or online. A Graphic Designer produces manual drawing and manipulates computer software programs to send out these images. You see the work of graphic designers every day when you view online or print advertisement, read a magazine or brochure or review the menu at your favourite restaurant.

The role of a Graphic Designer

To learn more about a graphic design role let's take a look some content from current job announcements with Indeed.com:
  • "Advanced knowledge of Adobe Illustrator CC, InDesign CCPhotoshop CCFlash CC and Creative Suite (Adobe)"
  • "Lay out newspaper using Adobe InDesign while following company's design guidelines"
  • "Create accurate graphics, charts and maps that visually support and supplement editorial stories"
  • "Knowledge of Microsoft Office"
  • "Good interpersonal skills, verbal, written and face to face"

Training Requirements

Organisations look for professional training in Graphic Design with either 3rd level, industry approved training or that they can demonstrate creative industry work experience. 

What Personal Characteristics work well with this career?

  • "Creative thinker who is able to pay close attention to detail"
  • "Self starter who is passionate about design and media"
  • "Ability to prioritise workloads and work well under pressure and to tight deadlines"
  • "Take direction from creative services manager and senior graphic designer to complete design briefs as instructed"
So if you have natural and creative flair and are thinking about applying that to your career, becoming a Graphic Designer would be a great way to use your abilities.

Learn this essential training for a career as a Graphic Designer with Pitman Training Waterford

All training courses are flexi-study and can be studied part time or full time in-centre or via our Distance Learning Campus system so that you can fit your studies around your existing work and life commitments.

In less than 6 weeks you could be walking away with the Pitman Training Graphic Design Diploma professional industry recognised certification and applying for a Junior Graphic Designer role and then progress to Graphic Designer, Art worker and Digital Designer positions.

A rewarding well-paid creative career is just around the corner for you!

To see what our past Waterford students say click here to read about their training course experiences.

To find out more about this course in Waterford or our wide range of career-based training courses visit Pitman Training Waterford and chat to one of our friendly tutors.

Phone 051 574 136 Freefone 1800 532 632, email waterford@pitman-training.ie or WhatsApp 087 396 0854

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