Want to become a visual designer?

Are you thinking of becoming a visual designer? Find out if visual designer is the right job for you. Get answers to the following questions: What does a visual designer do? What personality traits do visual designers have? Will robots replace visual designers? How much does a visual designer earn and is it a job in high demand?

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What does a visual designer do?

A visual designer finds out what clients want and takes user-friendliness into account. This forms the starting point for the eventual design. Sometimes, the term visual designer is used for graphic designer. Nowadays, a visual designer is particularly viewed as someone who designs the look & feel of an interactive media application. For a lot of online media, it's important that this service is properly designed and matches the experience this application is intended to provide. Particularly for applications for specific target audiences, such as children or people with a visual or mental handicap. As a visual designer, you ensure that this process runs smoothly and that the visuals of an application contribute to a positive user experience. Sometimes, a visual designer is asked to help with designing physical products.


What personality traits do visual designers have?

There are two characteristics many visual designers have in common. Visual designers are often process-oriented (score highly in the CONVENTIONAL category) and creative (score highly in the ARTISTIC category). Do you have the same personality? Perhaps the profession of visual designer would suit you.

Curious which professions are characterised by the same two personality traits as visual designers? Go to the career choice profiles. Here you can find professions with the same profile. But you can also find professions with other characteristics. Which professions do you like and which professions don’t appeal?



Will robots replace visual designers?

Many jobs will be replaced by robots. How robot-proof are visual designers? The chances of robotisation of a visual designer’s activities amount to 8%. This means that there is a LOW CHANCE that the tasks and activities performed by visual designers will be taken over by robots and smart software within the next 20 years.


Visual Designer Vacancies and Salary

Want to find out what you can expect from your next career move as a visual designer? How much does a visual designer earn and is it a job in high demand? You can find out the average annual salary and current vacancies at Adzuna. Adzuna collects all the vacancies for visual designers in one place and has the largest collection of live salary data.

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Go to Jooble for jobs as visual designer all over the world.

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