Graphic Designer

Job Description

Graphic designers/artists design graphics for use in media products such as magazines, labels, advertising and signage.

Working from agreed design briefs, graphic designers use text and images to communicate information and ideas.

The Job Scope

  • Liaising with clients to determine their requirements and budget
  • Managing client proposals from typesetting through to design, print and production
  • Working with clients, briefing and advising them with regard to design style, format, print production and timescales
  • Developing concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and websites
  • Preparing rough drafts of material based on an agreed brief
  • Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements if required
  • Liaising with external printers on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality

Skills Required

Excellent IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software

Exceptional creativity and innovation

Excellent time management and organizational skills

Accuracy and attention to detail

An understanding of the latest trends and their role within a commercial environment

Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines

Academic Requirement

Degree in Graphic Design

  • A-Level
    Minimum 2Es; or
  • STPM
    Minimum 2Cs; or
  • Diploma
    Minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Foundation in Arts or Graphic Design
    Minimum CGPA of 2.00

Salary Range

    A Graphic Designer with less than two years of experience makes approximately 2,489 MYR per month.
    While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 3,412 MYR per month.
    An experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 4,305 MYR per month
    More than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 7,551 MYR per month.