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    Graphic Designer

    QMB BUILDERS' MARTLagos, Nigeria20 May

    QMB BUILDERS' MART LIMITED was established in 2006 as a building materials' one-stop-shop for buy-it-your-self Developers, Builders, Professionals and ...

  • Wow Effect Communications logo

    Graphic Designer / Video Editor

    Wow Effect Communicat..Lagos, Nigeria20 May

    Wow Effects Communications is a bottom-line focused Nigerian digital marketing agency that helps organizations understand, develop and implement integrated ...

  • Bex-IT Digital Solutions logo

    UI / UX and Graphic Designer

    Bex-IT Digital Soluti..Lagos, Nigeria16 May

    Bex-IT is a cutting-edge digital solutions provider. We bring our clients' digital ideas to life by offering premium Website & Mobile application development ...

  • SmartBest Technology Limited logo

    UI/UX Designer / Graphic Designer, Product Manager, Course Instructor

    SmartBest Technology ..Lagos, Nigeria16 May

    Smartbest technology journey began in 2019 with the pursuit of excellence and a customer-centric approach to project delivery.Job Summary: Join our innovative ...

  • Ekiti State logo

    Motion Graphic Designer

    Ekiti StateEkiti, Nigeria15 May

    Ekiti State is situated entirely within the tropics. It is located between longitudes 40°51′ and ...

  • Goldstarr Group logo

    Graphic Designer

    Goldstarr GroupLagos, Nigeria15 May

    Since 2010 we started providing turn-key marketing solutions. Yup, that’s right. years of investigating & isolating business b ottlenecks. Be rest assured we ...

  • Cavista logo

    Graphic Designer

    CavistaLagos, Nigeria14 May

    At Cavista, our mission is to empower organizations with the world’s best technology solutions. We ensure the highest level of client satisfaction ...

  • Incel Tourism LLC logo

    Graphic Designer

    Incel Tourism LLCLagos, Nigeria14 May

    Incel Tourism LLC is one of the leading Destination Management Company based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with a fully-fledged office in Lagos, Nigeria to ...

  • PalmPay logo

    Senior Motion Graphic Designer

    PalmPayLagos, Nigeria14 May

    We are building an ecosystem to provide millions of customers with the best choice and value in digital and financial services. We are creating new and unique ...

  • Maurice Xandra Solutions logo

    Graphic Designer

    Maurice Xandra Soluti..Lagos, Nigeria14 May

    Maurice Xandra Solutions is a management consulting company that renders quality services in Human Resource, Management and Process improvement. MXS Limited ...

  • Rhizome Consulting logo

    Graphic Designer

    Rhizome ConsultingLagos, Nigeria13 May

    Our primary objective is to meet both the needs of our client and to exceed their expectations. We offer a broad range of services, tailored to our client ...

  • Fish Farm Lag Enterprise logo

    Graphic Designers

    Fish Farm Lag Enterpr..Lagos, Nigeria10 May

    Fish Farm Lagos was created in 2019 with the sole aim of creating a place where our customers can get all they want in one place making life simplier for them. ...

  • Project Growth logo

    Graphic Designer

    Project GrowthNigeria10 May

    Project Growth champions remote flexibility, prioritizes employee well-being, fosters inclusivity, and cultivates a culture of continuous learning and ...

  • Atlantic Exhibition Nigeria Limited logo

    Graphic Designer

    Atlantic Exhibition N..Ogun, Nigeria10 May

    Atlantic Exhibition is an international exhibition organizer, established to pioneer the fundamental principles of the exhibition sector with adequate ...

  • The People Practice logo

    Junior Graphic Designer

    The People PracticeLagos, Nigeria10 May

    The People Practice helps startups scale, and accelerate impact by providing bespoke people-centred solutions. The People Practice helps people access ...

  • Marriott International, Inc. logo

    Content Creator/Graphic Designer/ Video Editor

    Marriott Internationa..Lagos, Nigeria08 May

    Marriott International is a leading global lodging company based in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, with more than 4,100 properties in 79 countries and reported ...


Who is a graphics designer?

A graphic designer creates visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers. They work in a variety of industries, including advertising, marketing, and publishing, and use their skills to create logos, brochures, websites, packaging, and other promotional materials. Graphic designers are responsible for creating visually appealing designs that communicate a specific message or concept to the intended audience. They must also have an understanding of the latest design trends and software, as well as an ability to work collaboratively with other designers and clients.

The role of a graphic designer is essential in the creation of a brand image and the promotion of a company's products or services. They are responsible for creating designs that are not only visually appealing but also effectively communicate the intended message. Graphic designers must have a keen eye for detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines. They must also have a good understanding of colour theory, typography, and layout design to ensure that the final product is both aesthetically pleasing and functional.

What does a graphics designer do?

  • Study design briefs and determine requirements

  • Advise clients on strategies to engage target audiences

  • Identify the best ways to illustrate and communicate clients’ vision while complying with design best practices

  • Create designs using illustration, photo editing and layout software

  • Select colors, images, typography and layout for communication materials, including websites, logos, signs, books, magazine covers, annual reports, advertisements, and social media posts

  • Illustrating concepts by designing rough drafts of art arrangement, font size, and style, and submitting for approval

  • Produce drafts for client review and make revisions based on feedback received

  • Collaborate with clients, Art Directors, and creative team members such as marketing, sales, and business operations, throughout the various phases of a project to determine project scope and deliverables

  • Use digital graphic design software to create graphic images and design layouts that communicate company messaging and achieve artistic or decorative effects, including a selection of colors, images, and fonts

  • Communicate designs and concepts to clients or Art Directors before incorporating their recommended changes into revised designs

  • Testing graphics across various media

  • Amending designs based on client and stakeholder feedback

  • Ensuring final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand

  • Review final graphic designs for errors before publishing

  • Keep up-to-date with the latest design trends, tools, and technologies

Skills needed for a graphics designer 

  • Audience targeting helps to identify and analyse who the design is intended to appeal to and why. 

  • Colour theory is a series of rules and guidelines to apply to the work to create aesthetically pleasing visuals. This involves choosing an appropriate colour palette for a project and understanding how people perceive colour in various situations.

  • Communication skills help to communicate, actively listen, problem-solve, and understand what clients and stakeholders need when collaborating on a project. 

  • Computer-aided design (CAD) software helps to create complex two- and three-dimensional designs. Some computer software programs used in graphic design include Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Paintshop Pro, and Corel Graphics Suite.

  • Computerised sketching gives creative flexibility that sketching and colouring by hand cannot offer. Sketching software also allows to implementation of changes to a design quickly.

  • Layout helps to effectively manipulate the visual space of a print page or screen to attract readers or visitors.

  • Typeface design helps to tell appropriate, pleasing, and easy-to-read stories using the right font and typeface categories.

  • Website development gives the knowledge to design on various content management platforms. Although it may only sometimes be necessary, understanding multiple programming languages, such as HTML and CSS, can go far.

Common Roles for a Graphics Designer 

  1. Creative Director

  2. Art Director

  3. Art Production Manager

  4. Package Designer

  5. Brand Identity Developer

  6. Visual Image Developer

  7. Visual Journalist

  8. Broadcast Designer

  9. Logo Designer

  10. Interface Designer

  11. Web Designer

  12. Multimedia Developer Content Developer