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Producer Logo
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 15 hours ago

$10
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

Need a talented individual to create a new logo for a UK hip hop producer - Wizardry Will send previous samples, message if intereste…

Graphic Design Illustration Adobe Illustrator Logo Design
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$250
Fixed-price

Expert
Experience level

We are looking for someone who can create high quality product image/graphic content for our brand website for our company. With a del…

Graphic Design Adobe Photoshop Photo Editing
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AI Duding service needed
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 15 hours ago

$20
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

I've some video in Italian that need to be Dub in English. If someone is expert in AI and dubbing project then please place your bid o…

Graphic Design Film Dubbing
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CV creation
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 15 hours ago

$15
Fixed-price

Expert
Experience level

Description: Hello Upwork Talent, We are seeking a skilled freelancer to create a highly professional CV based on my LinkedIn profile…

Graphic Design English Content Writing CV Resume Writing
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Refine new logo
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 15 hours ago

Hours to be determined
Hours needed

Less than 1 month
Duration

Entry
Experience level

Refine the ai generated logo to seamlessly match what we are looking for. Shouldn't take more than an hour for a professional. See att…

Graphic Design Contemporary Style Adobe Photoshop Brand Identity & Guidelines Minimalist Logo Design
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Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

1 to 3 months
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

Overview: GIWA Agency, a pioneering marketing and recruitment agency launching in June 2024, seeks a skilled Freelance Portfolio Design…

Graphic Design Adobe InDesign Adobe After Effects Illustration Logo Design Adobe Photoshop Informational Infographic Brand Identity & Guidelines
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Design a Story Board for a motion
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 15 hours ago

$80
Fixed-price

Expert
Experience level

In total, we're developing 3 animations to cover 3 different topics for the client. These 3 animations are part of the same family, so…

Graphic Design Adobe Illustrator
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Need a Graphics Design for Tourism Industry
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 15 hours ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

1 to 3 months
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

Greetings! I need a graphics designer to work with us on a project. You will design packages, services & informative posts for a trave…

Graphic Design Hospitality & Tourism Brand Identity & Guidelines Social Media Imagery Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Canva
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Freelance Floor Marketing Specialist
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 15 hours ago

30+ hrs/week
Hours needed

1 to 3 months
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

Seeking an experienced freelancer with an IT background for a floor marketing project in Saudi Arabia. The ideal candidate will have a…

Graphic Design Facebook Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator
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Graphic Designer for Pet Collagen Supplement Business
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 15 hours ago

$500
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

We are looking for a talented graphic designer to create a visually appealing brand identity for our pet collagen supplement business.…

Graphic Design Logo Design Facebook Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop
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Graphic Designers on Upwork
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How to become a freelance Graphic Designer

Are you a creative visual communicator who loves helping others find new ways to express their vision through graphics, typography, and color? You may have what it takes to become a freelance graphic designer on Upwork.

What does a graphic designer do?

Graphic designers are the visual communicators of a business. They project a company’s mission and vision and draw in new stakeholders and consumers by utilizing various media forms. They can paint new identities and brands through advertising and promotional work.

Whether it’s a new business launching its first storefront or a widely recognized company that requires a brand refresh—graphic designers must be able to collaborate across various departments of a business to convey these company goals.

What skills do you need to become a graphic designer?

The minimum qualification to become a graphic designer is typically a bachelor’s degree in graphic design or similar creative subject. However, it’s important that you have a strong portfolio to showcase your best work to potential clients. Common skills a graphic designer should have include:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Creativity in various media forms
  • User experience and website design fundamentals
  • Storyboarding
  • Desktop publishing
  • Composition
  • Image editing
  • Proficiency with design programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW, and GIMP

Should I get a graphic design certification?

In addition to developing your skills, obtaining a professional certification may help your Upwork profile stand out. Some examples of popular graphic designer certifications include:

  • Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)
  • Advertising Design Certification
  • Adobe InDesign (Certified)

These certifications will provide you with a strong foundation to begin your graphic design career.

What are the job responsibilities of a graphic designer?

Typical graphic designer responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with advertising directors, brand consultants, marketers, and other departments to create new media and artwork
  • Designing new media using graphic design software and tools
  • Creating a package of new fonts, colors, and other design elements to tie together brand packages
  • Translate a company’s goals and needs into promotional design strategies
  • Pitching new design concepts to advertising teams

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