Educational: A bachelor's degree in graphic design or fine
arts is usually required for most entry-level and advanced graphic design
positions. Bachelor's degree programs in fine arts or graphic design are offered
at many colleges, universities, and private design schools. Bachelor course is
of 3 years duration and eligibility is 10+2 with a creative bent of mind. There
is 1 year Diploma in Visual Communication. There are also 2 years and 1 year
program for the candidates who have attained 18 years and with 10+2 education.
Personal attributes: Creativity is very important factor
for a career in design. The more creative a person is, the farther they will go
in this field. Graphic designers must possess a combination of skills, including
technical, computer and design skills, and the ability to detain
audience. The abilities to work independently and under pressure are
equally important traits.They must also have visual problem solving
ability. Graphic designers must be open to new ideas and influences, and quick
to react to changing trends.