Graphic designers work closely with product designers to help create products that grab people's attention. Graphic design students learn about color, composition, design, computer graphics, electronic imaging, production, and more. Tools used in graphic design include scanners, digital cameras, computer based hardware, and software, the latest graphics software, fonts, environmentally friendly ink, biodegradable plastic, and more. A key part of what graphic design students learn at graphic design schools is creative problem solving to develop solutions to real problems in today's business world.
Graphic design school graduates have acquired the training and portfolio needed to obtain employment are advertising agencies, design studios, publishing companies, corporate marketing departments, TV studios, and more. Graphic design careers may lead to work as production artists, graphic designers, assistant designers, assistant art directors, production coordinators, and computer artists.