Career Opportunities as a Communication Design Graduate

Career Opportunities as a Communication Design Graduate

Career Opportunities as a Communication Design Graduate

 

Communication design refers to using audio and visual elements to attract target audience so that they take the action you would like them to. Communication design encompasses graphic design, animation, communication design, and multimedia, and can be used to create brand awareness, design a cover of a book, advertisements on TV, or even video games.

 

If you are keen on pursuing communication design, here are some career options that await you:

 

1. Print Media Designer

 

A print media designer is in demand by magazines and newspaper. Such a professional is responsible for the layout of the print media so that the design elements grab attention of the reader.

 

As a print media designer, you will have to ensure that the visual appeal of the newspaper, online publication or magazines is enhanced so that it improve readability and makes the content more attractive for prospective readers. However, there are industry standards that you need to adhere to when it comes to layout and typography.

 

2. User Experience or User Interface Designer

 

Today, technology is advancing by leaps and bounds. End users want online content that is interactive, engaging, user-friendly, and easy to navigate. So, before a digital product or property is launched, organisations ensure that they keep user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) at the forefront.

 

A UX designer has to be creative to design an online product that is intuitive and interactive. It requires knowledge of research, technical structure, and testing. All design elements have to be chosen taking into consideration the end user. It should enhance user experience without having glitches.

 

A UI designer focuses more on the layout and ensures that it is user-friendly and engaging. The different visual and text elements used in the design have to be consistent and at the same time appealing to end user.

 

For both roles, you need to be well-versed in the latest software used for designing, have a keen eye, analytical, and be creative to understand what modern-day users find attractive and appealing.

 

3. Animation

 

India has been in the forefront of animation for a long time. Many animation studios have worked with major record and movie labels not just in India, but also overseas. Animation is an umbrella term that covers all motion designs, including film titles, trailers, programme openers, and bumpers.

 

As an animator, you will have to create 2D or 3D visual content that is not just appealing, but also convincing. You should be well-versed in using advanced animation and multimedia tools like Modo, Photoshop, After Effects, Maya and Nuke. In addition, you should be able to create storyboards and models, and work alongside sound engineers to ensure that motion and sound are in total harmony.

 

Places that seek animation and multimedia professionals include advertising agencies, video and film production houses, mobile tech firms, gaming companies, and graphic design studios. You need to have superior video and audio editing skills besides being creative.

 

4. Information Designer

 

Information designers work to make text, facts and figures more attractive to readers and viewers. You will be responsible for taking text, non-visual elements, and graphics and blending them in such a way that the end result is appealing as well as functional.

 

To be a sought-after information designer, you will need to master typography, be able to perform statistical analysis, and have an aesthetic bend of mind. In addition, you should also have thorough understanding of human behaviour to be able to discern how to present boring information in a more attractive manner.

 

 The Bottom Line

 

There is no dearth of opportunities as a communication design graduate. The key is to find your calling and you can do this by focusing on different elements of communication design that you like and enjoy. This way, you will be able to perfect yourself in those areas and boost your employability. So, if you planning to complete a course in communication design, don’t think twice. The world is your oyster!

 

To join the courses refer : https://www.archedu.org/b-voc-journalism.html

 

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