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Nail art video content
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 2 minutes ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

Less than 1 month
Duration

Intermediate
Experience Level

Create pre planned nail art short videos for general consumer

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Small Logo Trunk/Bush Branch Enhancement
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 4 minutes ago

$250
Fixed Price

Intermediate
Experience Level

I have a logo & I like the placement of the bush parts. I want the trunk branches to look better. I also want the main stem going up t…

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Ad banner design for client SP
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 5 minutes ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

1 to 3 months
Duration

Intermediate
Experience Level

We have a client in the property who needs ad banners and social graphics for marketing funnel. I'm looking for a quality designer for…

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Rebrand our company documents in Google Docs
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 7 minutes ago

$1,000
Fixed Price

Intermediate
Experience Level

Our company’s documents were designed in previous versions of our brand. They need to be visually updated to be consistent with our new…

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Need thumbnail makere for my upcoming video
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 15 minutes ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

1 to 3 months
Duration

Expert
Experience Level

I am looking for an Thumbnail design for a Youtube Video PSD FILE NEEDS TO BE INCLUDED. I have attached some thumbnails that are simi…

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Personal VISUAL artist assistant
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 3 minutes ago

Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

1 to 3 months
Duration

Intermediate
Experience Level

Fix All paperwork and Archives Taking good photos of artworks Fill open calls and art residency forms Time Management Flexible wi…

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Re-design a book cover
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 4 minutes ago

$100
Fixed Price

Intermediate
Experience Level

We are looking to have someone either re-format our current book cover so that it fits within the parameters of Amazon’s creatspace for…

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$25
Fixed Price

Entry
Experience Level

We are having baby #5. We would like to do a cool image/logo that is a play of words between the names of our kids. The names are Ale…

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Fence company business card design
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 12 minutes ago

$10
Fixed Price

Entry
Experience Level

Hi! I just need a business card made with my information and company logo. I would like it to be nice and pop. i will also need it to b…

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Map designer
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 15 minutes ago

$100
Fixed Price

Intermediate
Experience Level

I am a sociologist and I am looking for some expert who can help me do spacial analysis map to express the comprehension of some space.…

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Graphic Designers on Upwork
can earn $40–$75/hr.
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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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