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Employers of Graphic Design & Commercial Art majors in PA

Graphic designers create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers. They develop the overall layout and production design for advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports. Many of these workers are employed in specialized design services, publishing, or advertising, public relations, and related services industries. In 2012, about 24 percent of 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 $44,150 in May 2012. Employment of graphic designers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Graphic designers are expected to face strong competition for available positions.

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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Thomas J. Paul, Inc.
PAUL, THOMAS J. BUILDING
Off The Wall Company, LLC (otw)
Nesbitt Graphics, Inc
Bluecadet LLC
Amatech, Inc.
North Market Street Graphics Inc
Archetype
Ace Designs, Inc.
Ace
Bentley Graphic Communications, Inc.
Triangle Printing Company, Incorporated
Triangle Printing & Packg Co
Crk, LLC
Innovative Packaging Solutions
Thoughtform Inc.
J.P. Enterprises Unlimited, Inc.
Creative Graphics Inc
Quantapoint, Inc.
Outsourcing Usa, LLC
National Retail Operations, Inc.
The Bailey Group Inc
Intuitive Company
Inventure Group Inc
Kampus Klothes, Inc.
Ithen Printing Services
Ithen Global
William Fox Munroe, Inc
Depersico's Inc
Rpw Group Inc
Eastern Standard, LLC
Zoltun Studios Inc.
Zoltun Design
Mangos Graphics, Inc.
Mangos
T C B Displays, Inc.
Walcor Industries Inc
H2 Communication
Vance Wright Adams & Associates, Inc.
D S C Advertising
Munroe Design Group, Inc.
Munroe Creative Partners
Precise Graphix, LLC
Advanced Web Hosting & Design Corp
Webreseller.net
Manchester-Bidwell Corporation
Dynamic Graphic Engraving, Inc
Sposto Productions LLC
Sposto Interactive
Barton, Denmarsh & Esteban Inc
B D & E
Rhoads Press Inc
Fear Not Printworks & Art
Action Screen Printing Inc
Logodesignguru.com, Inc.
Screen Gems Inc.
Adcomm, Inc
Strassheim Graphic Design and Press Corp.
Marathon Printing Inc
Mail Center At Marathon Prtg
Gecko Graphics, Inc.
Gecko Group
Azuna, LLC
Wall-To-Wall Studios, Inc.
Art 270
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