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

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Illustrator Skills List in Media, Digital & Creative

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Illustrator role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Illustrator job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 58% of Illustrator job descriptions contained graphic design as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

graphic design
58%
indesign
43%
photoshop
37%
graphic designer
32%
adobe
27%
illustrator
27%
art worker
22%
adobe creative suite
16%
design
16%
graduate designer
11%
adobe photoshop
11%
illustration
11%
video editing
11%
wordpress
11%
adobe illustrator
11%
graphics
11%
autodesk innovator
11%
design assistant
11%
web design
11%
design technician
11%
digital design executive
11%
html
6%
traditional media
6%
infographics
6%
microsoft word
6%
design specialist
6%
adobe creative
6%
powerpoint
6%
react
6%
designer
6%
web development
6%
digital print
6%
videography
6%
after effects
6%
adobe indesign
6%
graphic
6%
adobe xd
6%
print marketing
6%
junior graphic designer
6%
figma
6%
print production
6%
mid-level graphic designer
6%
imagery
6%
adobecs
6%
printed materials
6%
senior graphic designer
6%
resorts
6%
website design
6%
adobe creative cloud
6%
storyboarding
6%
bank
6%
video production
6%
artworking
6%
banking
6%
artwork
6%
creative artwork
6%
branding
6%
financial services
6%
digital media
6%
adobe acrobat
6%

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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