There’s never been a better time to work in the creative industries, with countless career options and increasing demand for problem-solvers.
In years gone by, as a graduate, you may have been limited to just a handful of roles, but graphic design training will now set you up for all manner of jobs—from book cover designer to copywriter. Design education opens lots of doors! At Shillington, we help people from all sorts of backgrounds build the foundation for creative careers through real and relevant skills—design theory, design thinking, typography, packaging, mobile app design, branding, user experience (UX) and more.
Here we share 15 of the most unexpected occupations of graphic designers to help inspire your creative career, as told by our graduates and teachers.