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$1,346 per week


Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators design information for visual and audio communication, publication and display using print, film, electronic, digital and other forms of visual and audio media.


  • determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • undertaking research and analysing functional communication requirements
  • formulating design concepts for the subject to be communicated
  • preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations and layouts to communicate design concepts
  • negotiating design solutions with clients, management, sales and production staff
  • selecting, specifying or recommending functional and aesthetic materials and media for publication, delivery or display
  • detailing and documenting the selected design for production
  • supervising or carrying out production in the chosen media
  • may archive information for future client use.

To become a Graphic and Web Designer, and Illustrator

  • You usually need a bachelor degree or a diploma in graphic design, graphic arts, web design, communications and media studies or another related field to work as a Graphic or Web Designer, or Illustrator.

    Take a Diploma of Graphic Design

    Take a Diploma of Visual Arts

  • Interested in developing your digital skills? Try one of 2000 free online courses at

    SkillFinder is a project funded by the Australian Government, through the Digital Skills Platform Program.

Skills employers are looking for

  • Graphic Design

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Adobe Indesign

  • Communication Skills

  • Website Production

  • Brand Design

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