Graphic Design Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Media, Digital & Creative

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Graphic Design Skills List in Media, Digital & Creative

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Graphic Design role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Graphic Design job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 60% of Graphic Design job descriptions contained graphic design as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

graphic design
60%
adobe creative suite
40%
indesign
24%
photoshop
20%
graphic designer
20%
illustrator
14%
designer
14%
graphics
10%
creative
10%
adobe
10%
web design
10%
digital designer
10%
branding
10%
3d design
10%
print
10%
graphic designers
7%
retail design
7%
digital assets
7%
newsletters
7%
social media
7%
creative direction
7%
wordpress
7%
graphic
7%
design
7%
digital design
7%
marketing
7%
web designer
7%
signage
7%
after effects
7%
junior graphic designer
7%
html
7%
creative agency
4%
brand awareness
4%
adobe suite
4%
3d
4%
analytical
4%
video editing
4%
digital media
4%
pos
4%
interior design
4%
microsoft office
4%
presentation design
4%
graduate level
4%
elementor
4%
digital agency
4%
senior
4%
ux/ui
4%
powerpoint
4%
illustration
4%
digital design executive
4%
design technician
4%
design assistant
4%
autodesk innovator
4%
bank
4%
window displays
4%
creative designer
4%
css
4%
figma
4%
junior designer
4%
junior digital designer
4%
ui designer
4%
ux designer
4%
ecommerce
4%
fmcg
4%
mid-level graphic designer
4%
senior graphic designer
4%
creative work
4%
exhibition
4%
banking
4%
financial services
4%
adobe creative cloud
4%
creative artwork
4%
design specialist
4%
infographics
4%
adobe illustrator
4%
adobe photoshop
4%
artwork
4%
product design
4%
fashion
4%
publishing
4%
sports marketing
4%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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