Designers are increasingly looking for jobs in graphic design, a growing field with a growing number of job openings across the globe.
It is a growing industry that employs a huge number of people across the world, and as many as 40 per cent of all graphic designers earn less than $30,000 a year.
As with many fields of work, there are pros and cons to being a graphic designer.
A graphic designer needs to be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, be able work in the digital space, be comfortable with a diverse range of subject matter, and have an ability to adapt to changing technologies.
To make sure you are taking the right path, the Globe and Mail spoke with a number of professionals in the industry to learn more about what it takes to make a career as a graphic design professional.