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

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Visual Designer Skills List in Media, Digital & Creative

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Visual Designer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Visual Designer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 32% of Visual Designer job descriptions contained graphic design as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

graphic design
32%
adobe creative suite
24%
designer
24%
indesign
24%
photoshop
20%
digital designer
16%
3d design
16%
design
16%
branding
16%
graphics
16%
illustrator
12%
print
12%
creative direction
12%
digital design
12%
retail design
12%
graphic designers
12%
ux designer
8%
designing
8%
creative
8%
ux
8%
graphic designer
8%
digital
8%
social
4%
research
4%
lifestyle
4%
strategy
4%
ui
4%
usability
4%
campaigns
4%
trade
4%
user experience
4%
user interface
4%
product design
4%
retail
4%
windows
4%
manufacturing
4%
footwear
4%
copywriting
4%
graphic design software
4%
creative work
4%
web design
4%
modelling
4%
creative solutions
4%
cad
4%
wordpress
4%
audio visual
4%
troubleshooting
4%
technology
4%
software
4%
microsoft
4%
it technician
4%
it support
4%
instillation
4%
hardware
4%
av
4%
printed materials
4%
window displays
4%
web designer
4%
ui designer
4%
signage
4%
html
4%
css
4%
after effects
4%
website design
4%
creative designer
4%
print production
4%
print marketing
4%
digital print
4%
adobe creative
4%
premiere
4%
pos
4%
photography
4%
adobe
4%
packaging
4%
consumer
4%
beauty
4%
marketing
4%
creative agency
4%
artwork
4%
adobe photoshop
4%
adobe illustrator
4%
product
4%
exhibition
4%
social designer
4%
visual concepts
4%
junior graphic designer
4%
junior digital designer
4%
junior designer
4%
figma
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.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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