If your company is looking to redesign their website or marketing and branding materials, you may be one of the 3,500 companies currently recruiting for Graphic Designers. Despite about 29% of graphic designers being self-employed in the US, many companies are looking to bring these positions internal so their efforts are a priority. Over the past 30 days, more than 13,000 jobs advertised online for Graphic Designers in the United States, a 12% increase compared to the same 30 day period last year. The 5 cities with the most demand for Graphic Designers were New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington DC.
Hiring Demand for Graphic Designers – 5 Metro Areas with Most Demand
The most commonly required skills in job ads for Graphic Designers include:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Graphical User Interface design (UI)
- Adobe InDesign
- Detail oriented
- Adobe Creative Suite
- Hypertext markup language (HTML)
- Website development
- Microsoft Office
- Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Adobe Dreamweaver
- Adobe Illustrator
- Organizational skills
For our previous reports on hiring demand for Graphic Designers, read Picture This: Jobs for Graphic Designers Grow.
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