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Create product mockup for amazon and label on top of it
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 15 hours ago

$10
Fixed-price

Expert
Experience level

I need to create a product mockup (stand up Pouch black colour with its labels back and front) for amazon and website

Graphic Design Adobe Photoshop Illustration Label & Packaging Design Adobe Illustrator
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Designer
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 15 hours ago

$120
Fixed-price

Expert
Experience level

I hope this message finds you well. I'm reaching out to discuss a compelling logo design project. Your portfolio caught my eye, and I b…

Graphic Design English Logo Design
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Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

Less than 1 month
Duration

Entry
Experience level

Tell you the dream in your heart! You must not miss my recruitment Work cycle: long term (short term) Working hours: Arrange by yoursel…

Graphic Design MarvelousDesigner Google Web Designer File Maintenance Virtual Assistance Sales & Marketing Label & Packaging Design Affinity Designer
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Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

Less than 1 month
Duration

Entry
Experience level

Tell you the dream in your heart! You must not miss my recruitment Work cycle: long term (short term) Working hours: Arrange by yoursel…

Graphic Design Small Business Administration Management Accounting Managed Services eBay Listing Virtual Assistance AliExpress BigCommerce Shopify
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Logo Designer for Branding
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 14 hours ago

$350
Fixed-price

Entry
Experience level

We are looking for a talented Logo Designer to join our team. As a Logo Designer, you will be responsible for creating unique and visua…

Graphic Design Branding Adobe Photoshop Logo Design Adobe Illustrator
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Overview of State of the Art
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 15 hours ago

$100
Fixed-price

Intermediate
Experience level

Prepare the state of the art on the use of mechanical pulmonary ventilation in home care (10-15pages). Focus on referring patients who…

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Concept Graphic Design For a Video Game in 3D
New
Hourly ‐ Posted 14 hours ago

30+ hrs/week
Hours needed

3 to 6 months
Duration

Expert
Experience level

We are working on a Video Game project. We are looking for a 3D graphic designer to design initial Concept work for this game to build…

Graphic Design Illustration Adobe Illustrator Game Design 3D Rendering Character Design Adobe Photoshop 3D Design 3D Modeling
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Less than 30 hrs/week
Hours needed

Less than 1 month
Duration

Intermediate
Experience level

I have a rough template for four banners - including final text, final images, and a rough layout. I am looking for someone to turn the…

Graphic Design Corporate Style Brand Identity & Guidelines Layout Design Print Design Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator Poster
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Design multiple logos for company
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 14 hours ago

$500
Fixed-price

Entry
Experience level

We are looking for a talented Logo Designer to create multiple unique logos for our company. The logos should be visually appealing, pr…

Graphic Design Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Brand Identity & Guidelines Logo Design
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Merge AI Generated Images
New
Fixed-price ‐ Posted 14 hours ago

$200
Fixed-price

Expert
Experience level

I'm trying to create a very specific image of a primary character for a video game/story: The attached image of the red-haired model i…

Graphic Design Visualization
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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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