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Employers of Graphic Design & Commercial Art majors in KY

Graphic Designers

Graphic designers create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers. They develop the overall layout and production design for various applications such as advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports. They design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects. Many of these workers are employed in specialized design services, publishing, or advertising, public relations, and related services industries. In 2016, about 1 in 5 graphic designers were self-employed. Graphic designers usually need a bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field. Candidates for graphic design positions should demonstrate their creativity and originality through a professional portfolio that features their best designs. The median annual wage for graphic designers was $48,700 in May 2017. Employment of graphic designers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2016 to 2026, slower than the average for all occupations. Graphic designers are expected to face strong competition for available positions.

Desktop Publishers

Desktop publishers use computer software to design page layouts for newspapers, books, brochures, and other items that are printed or published online. Many desktop publishers work full time, and they may need to work additional hours to meet publication deadlines. Desktop publishers typically need an associate’s degree. They also receive short-term on-the-job training lasting about 1 month. The median annual wage for desktop publishers was $42,350 in May 2017. Employment of desktop publishers is projected to decline 14 percent from 2016 to 2026. Companies are expected to hire fewer desktop publishers as other types of workers—such as graphic designers, web designers, and editors—increasingly perform desktop-publishing tasks.

Multimedia Artists and Animators

Multimedia artists and animators create animation and visual effects for television, movies, video games, and other forms of media. Many artists and animators work in offices; others work from home. Most multimedia artists and animators need a bachelor’s degree in computer graphics, art, or a related field to develop both an impressive portfolio of work and the strong technical skills that many employers prefer. The median annual wage for multimedia artists and animators was $70,530 in May 2017. Employment of multimedia artists and animators is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Projected growth will be due to increased demand for animation and visual effects in video games, movies, and television.

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Arandell Kentucky, LLC
Southern Graphics, Inc.
Mailwise Solutions
Flexicon Corporation
Crux Roadboardz Graphics
Now Sourcing, Inc.
Historical Medical Art LLC
Hartstone LLC
Icon Marketing Communications, Inc
Madison Design Group Inc
Signpros
Leisure Hut Etc Inc
Simon Signs, Inc
Rauscher Design, Inc
Route 8
New Image Graphics, LLC
Troutman Sign Graphics Inc
Kirby Stephens Design, Inc.
Coral Graphics
Solid Light Inc
Black & White Design Inc
Trapp Communications, LLC
Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc.
Multi Packaging Solutions
Fearless Designs Inc
Audience Program Guide Prfrmng
Kertis Creative LLC
Lexington Printing Co, Inc
Graphics Unlimited
Gals Publishing and Web Design
Creative Services Inc.
Auto Trim Design Elizabethtown
Precision Graphics Inc
Tuckers Vinyl Graphics
Logoart LLC
Blake and Others LLC
Art Schubert Design Inc
Horlander Graphic Design, LLC
H & H Sign Supply, Inc.
Lynett C White
Cue Data Typesetting
Ken Bickel Graphics
Stevenson Color Inc
Sexton Web Design
Zebra Graphics, Inc
Plow LLC
Plow Studio
Print Graphics
Cross Creek Design Group L.L.C.
Crosscreek Design Group
Tbd Design, Inc.
Tbd Design
Lopez-Bonilla Resources LLC
Lexington Graphics, LLC
Cosmic Communications
Balance Creative, LLC
Bldg, LLC
Eclectic Studios Inc
Stablemate Creative LLC
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