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

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Graphic Designer Skills List in Media, Digital & Creative

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Graphic Designer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Graphic Designer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 47% of Graphic Designer job descriptions contained graphic design as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

graphic design
47%
creative
27%
digital designer
20%
illustrator
20%
adobe photoshop
20%
graphic designer
20%
adobe
20%
design
14%
digital design
14%
print
14%
indesign
14%
creative designer
14%
adobe creative suite
14%
designer
14%
animation
7%
coordinator
7%
marketing agency
7%
branding
7%
executive
7%
photographer
7%
photography
7%
artistic eye
7%
adaptability
7%
motion
7%
flair
7%
adobe illustrator
7%
ui/ux
7%
time management
7%
xd
7%
communication skills
7%
digital assets
7%
visualisation skills
7%
graphic designers
7%
architecture
7%
microsoft office
7%
graphic
7%
planning and design consultancy
7%
marketing
7%
media
7%
social media
7%
assistant
7%
web designer
7%

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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