Graphic Designer Jobs

How to Enter

In most cases, to secure a job as a Graphic Designer in New Zealand, you will usually need a tertiary qualification in Graphic Design, Media Arts or Visual Communication. You will also need a portfolio of work to show prospective employers during a job interviews.

 

Many New Zealand employers are also asking for the following personal requirements when looking for a Graphic Designer:

  • Motivated
  • Organised
  • Creative
  • Able to accept criticism
  • Accurate with a good eye for detail
  • Great at problem-solving
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadline
  • Great communicator
  • Can work well in a team

 

Typical Responsibilities

Graphic Designers may be expected to do some or all of the following:

  • Analysing the design briefs and brainstorming ideas with other designers or client
  • Preparing concepts and design layout diagrams for approval
  • Researching and advising production methods, materials and costs
  • Presenting final product to client
  • Implementing feedback and altering work accordingly

 

Progression

An experienced Graphic Designer can progress into a management role, become a self-employed contractor or start their own graphic design business. Additionally, Graphic Designers can also specialise in areas such as Illustration, Print Publishing, Web Design, Advertising, Corporate Design and Animation.

 

Salary Range

Entry: 32K – 65K per annum NZD

Experienced (5+ years): 65K – 85K per annum NZD

 

To view our latest Graphic Designer jobs throughout New Zealand, click here

Wellington

Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955

reception@roblawmax.co.nz

 

Auckland

Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street,
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011

 

Christchurch

Physical Address:
Level 1, Kensington House
185 Manchester Street
Christchurch, 8011
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436

 

Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
Office T43
477 Boundary Street
Springhill
Brisbane
QLD 4000
Australia
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427

 

South West, United Kingdom

Abbey Manor Business Centre
Preston Road
Yeovil
Somerset, BA20 2EN
United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 203 934 6389