Commercial Designer

Minimum Preferably Bachelor's degree in graphic arts or a related field

Previous relevant work experience

The tasks a Commercial Artist is expected to perform include:

Preparing designs for advertising articles

Drawing illustrations for books, magazines, posters, charts, hoardings, etc.

Studying specifications

Discussing details and cost with client

Determining subject matter in consultation

Executing approved design in required medium

Knowledge of changing trends in graphic design technology

Proficiency in attending meetings with clients or supervisors to understand project's goals and objectives, target market, budget and schedule

Ability to analyze project and develop initial concept ideas and sketches

Familiar with use a variety of materials to design product, including computer programs

Will be updated


Inventiveness and artistry

Computer skills

Attention to details

Organizational skills

Team player

Good communication

Excellent people skills

Creative thinking

Good interpersonal relationships

Organizing, planning and prioritizing work

It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling maybe a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is available

Working hours

Media and Entertainment companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Maybe

This job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 1948 (section 87)

One may develop occupational hazards like vision issues, body ache, joint pain, fatigue, stress, etc.

For candidates with up to 2 yearsexperience - to per month

For candidates with 2 to 5 yearsexperience to per month

For candidates with over 5 yearsexperience to per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Film and Television Sector in India

The Media and Entertainment industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country. The television segment in India accounts for over 40% of the revenues. It also contributes to above 35% of the revenues to the Indian advertising industry. The film industry, on the other hand, has seen a tremendous growth and has become a brand name in the recent years. This has helped it to enter the international market.

The current employment across Media & Entertainment sector is estimated to be over 1 million persons (in terms of direct employment only). The Private Final Consumption Expenditure (PFCE) on Entertainment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% to 14% between 2008 and 2022.

All these factors indicate good job prospects for Commercial Artist in the industry.

Media and entertainment companies, colleges and institutes across India

Publishing, broadcasting, film, digital design, advertising and marketing companies


Cities across India

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Degree or Diploma institutes in Graphic Art, Visual Art or Commercial Art all across India

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