Great Graphic Design Skills Help Startups Succeed [Infographic]

Working as a graphic design freelancer today is quite an exhausting endeavor, and you really have to be on the edge of technology to reel in the big fish. Being a designer implies you have a bunch of necessary skills in order to be able to do your work each day. You need to have good knowledge about what platforms are out there, how to plan and create dynamic and complex designs that cater to every format, and a lot more – the more the better. You need to be able to wield several different software tools in order to get anywhere at all with your work. All this knowledge that some designers have is also good for succeeding in other areas of business. Some of the latest successful online startups have great graphic design founders, which is of course quite interesting.

Companies like Pinterest, Instagram, Square, Vimeo and Tumblr, just to name a few, have all had designer co-founders. The skills that great graphic design is built upon are apparently good for creating super successful brands online as well. So what can we learn from all this? Well, according to a fresh infographic called Graphic Design Is Good For Business, there is an underlying mentality among great graphic designers that helps the successful end result of an idea. It’s much like planning and realizing a great graphic design idea.

From this infographic, we will also be able to derive a clear message about where to start looking for positions that might enhance your chances of achieving success, getting a nice salary and of course the title you might be headed towards. 26.3% of all great graphic designers are self employed, which somewhat tells us that the chance of developing something new and groundbreaking within this community is quite high. If you’re looking into starting something new, make sure you bring on a great graphic designer as co-founder (if you are not one yourself), and you will know that the design end of things will at all times be met with the greatest of care.

This infographic brought to us by InVision (design by NowSourcing) is a great example of how many skills that seem irrelevant might be just the thing that pushes your idea to the very top of things. Don’t for a second think that just because you are in a different category than the coders out there that you don’t have anything to bring to the table. It is all about success and your path to it. Usually it takes a couple of founders to really be able to iron out the kinks in a plan for world domination. Just have a look at some of the world’s most successful companies, Microsoft, Apple etc., they all had a couple of founders that together brought the company to the very top. That is something to think about, wouldn’t you say?

Great Graphic Design Is Good For Business

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