Graphics is based on ideas and designs that create thought and interest. It is a course that requires good drawing skills. It will teach you how to solve creative problems with flair, imagination and personal initiative.
Graphics will also enable you to work on ‘real’ projects and develop your creative skills using industry software packages.
You will develop useful communications skills as you will have to work in a team and you may have to present your ideas to the customer.
Studying graphics will open doors to many creative careers. It combines well with English, computer science, media and art and design.
Selection of jobs using the subject Graphics
- Advertising art director
- Art editor
- CAD technician
- Computer games developer
- Costume designer
- Fashion designer
- Footwear designer
- Graphic designer
- Marketing manager
- Media researcher
- Set designer
- Software developer
- Textile designer
- User Experience [UX] Designer
- Visual merchandiser
- Web designer
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Examples of apprenticeships that relate to graphics:
- Assistant technical director (visual effects) - Level:4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education). Typical length:18 months
- IT Application Specialist - Level:2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C). Typical length:12 months
- Print and Printed Packaging: Pre-Press - Level:2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C). Typical length:12 months
- Design - Level:3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E). Typical length:12 months
- Design: Design Support - Level:2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C). Typical length:12 months
- Print and Printed Packaging: Digital Pre-Press - Level:3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E). Typical length:24 months
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BBC Bitesize Career Videos
You can watch a great series of videos of young people who are working in jobs that use graphics on the BBC Bitesize website.