Digital media expansion has provided numerous opportunities for those interested in layout, design and the overall look of visual images.

An expanding job market

Employment of graphic designers is projected to increase by 13 percent from 2010 to 2020. Typical starting jobs are in basic page layout and design at newspapers, production departments of magazines and web design at new media firms. Some graphic design majors may find other opportunities in advertising, public relations and related services.

Publishers, magazines, newspapers, graphic design firms, advertising and public relations firms as well as in-house corporate communications offices employ graphic artists.