Five Sources

By: Emily Bennett, Elizabeth Banquer, Drew Pearson

Boyle, Justin. “Web Designer Salary & Career Outlook.” Schools.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Apr. 2017. <http://www.schools.com/news/web-designer-salary-career-outlook.html&gt;.

  • “According to the BLS, job opportunities for Web designers and developers are expected to grow 20 percent between 2012 and 2022, which should result in an increase of approximately 28,500 positions. Also, Web designers are likely to occupy at least some percentage of the 17,400 graphic design positions expected to open up during the same period.

Inc., MTR At CareerPlanner.com. “Graphic Designers.” Graphic Designers Jobs and Job Outlook. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Apr. 2017. <https://job-outlook.careerplanner.com/Graphic-Designers.cfm&gt;.

  • “A bachelor’s degree is required for most entry-level and advanced graphic design positions; although some entry-level technical positions may only require an associate degree. Bachelor’s degree programs in fine arts or graphic design are offered at many colleges, universities, and private design schools. Most curriculums include studio art, principles of design, computerized design, commercial graphics production, printing techniques, and Web site design.”

Heller, Steven, and Teresa Fernandes. Becoming a graphic designer: a guide to careers in design. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2010. Print.

  • provides a comprehensive survey of the graphic design market, including complete coverage of print and electronic media and the evolving digital design disciplines that offer today’s most sought-after jobs. Featuring 65 interviews with today’s leading designers, this visual guide has more than 600 illustrations and covers everything from education and training, design specialties, and work settings to preparing an effective portfolio and finding a job.

Kolowich, Lindsay. “The History of Web Design [Infographic].” HubSpot. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2017.

  • “Though there’s much more we can do with web design today, it’s fun to take a look back at where we came from. In the infographic below, AmeriCommerce takes us through the exciting history of web design from 1990 to present. Take a look at the design trends, browsers, and monitor resolutions that were prevalent at different times over the last 25 years.”

An Introduction to the History of Graphic Design. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2017.

  • This website offers numerous pages on the history of graphic design and shows the many different examples and ways it has evolved over time. It is an introduction to the history of graphic design beginning with symbols and handwriting to the origins of advertising and how graphic design played a key role in that and the modernization of communication.
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