Lithographic Designer

Crayon Artist

Crayon Lithographer

Minimum Diploma in Printing Technology

Not required

The tasks a Lithographic Designer is expected to perform include:

Producing a key pattern by copying or creating original designs on the prepared medium

Producing patterns with soft greasy crayons for subsequent processing and printing

Skilled in understanding and copying designs

Skilled in creating new designs

Ability to be creative and imaginative while working

Skilled in using the tools needed, such as crayons

Ability to work on all types of media

Not Applicable




Team player




It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option maybe available

Working hours
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

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on the eyes, joint pain, back pain, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 15,000 to INR 16,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Trend of the Printing Sector in India

The Indian printing industry, growing at a rate of 12% per annum, comprises of more than 2,50,000 big, small and medium printers. The current annual turnover of the industry is more than INR 50,000 crores (USD 11 billion).The industry has undergone a revolutionary change in the last 15 years. In 1990, India initiated a process of reforms aimed at shedding protectionism and embracing liberalization of the economy. Privatization was initiated with the aim of integrating the Indian economy with the world economy. This change opened the doors to the Indian print industry and helpedmodernize it by investing in the latest of technology and machinery.In recent years, the printing industry in India has seen record levels of growth, owing to liberalized regimes, globalization and progress in automation. The industry has grown in leaps and bounds due to the latest technology and machinery, quality standards and production capacities.

The booming Indian economy, increasing consumerism, entry of global brands in to the country and opening of the sector to foreign investors is bound to offer growth opportunities to the industry. Therefore, Lithographic Designerhave a promising future in India.

Publishing houses

Government and private printing presses

Cities and towns across India