Graphic Design - Career Pathways

Graphic Design and Web Design Careers

Translate your talent into a future in design!

Graphic & Web Design CareersThe Graphic Communications program of study was developed to allow students to pursue a career pathway in graphic design for print or web design and interactive media.

Deliver the presence of your brand!

Learn to plan, design, and develop visual elements that will effectively communicate a clear message through printed publications or through an online presence.

Average Graphic Design Salary in Iowa.


Average Art Director Salary in Iowa.


Graphic Designer
A graphic designer uses visual elements to communicate messages through print.
Student designers design and publish ads, brochures, logos, magazine covers, newsletters, packaging, posters, vehicle wraps, and much more.
Graphic Design Careers
Advertising designer
Art director
Art production manager
Brand identity designer
Broadcast designer
Corporate identity designer
Creative director
Freelance designer
Image acquisition artist
Interface designer
Interactive media designer
Layout artist
Logo designer
Magazine publication designer
Newspaper publication designer
Package designer
Photo manipulation artist
Photo shoot director
Pre-press technician
Video advertising artist

Average Web Designer Salary in Iowa.


Average Photographer Salary in Iowa.


Web Designer
A web designer uses visual elements to communicate messages through the Web.
Student designers design and develop responsive and interactive web sites served to mobile, tablet, and desktop devices.
Web Design Careers
Content Management System developer
Content Management System theme designer
CSS coder
Flash animator
Freelance web designer
HTML coder
Information architect
Layout artist
Mockup artist
Motion graphics artist
Project manger
Prototype developer
Responsive web designer
Responsive web developer
Search Engine optimizer
Style guide artist
Usability accessibility technician
User Experience designer
User Interface artist
Web page graphics artist
Website maintenance technician

Job outlook in Iowa

Projected growth by occupation 2014-2022.
20% – Web Designer
11% – Graphic Designer
04% – Photographer

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Iowa Workforce Development.,. ‘IWIN Wages And Income’. N.p., 2015. Web. 4 Apr. 2015.

United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.,. ‘Iowa – May 2014 OES State Occupational Employment And Wage Estimates’. N.p., 2015. Web. 4 Apr. 2015.