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Graphic Design Technology

Combining the skills of design, art, typography, typesetting, illustration, printing, and publishing to create graphic designs for both online and printed publications.

Graphic Design Technology could be for you if you like:

  • Being creative
  • Complex problems
  • Using computers

More about this skill

Graphic Design Technology can employ a variety of specialists within a single team, which might include a graphic designer, graphic artist, prepress operator, typographer, typesetter, type designer, image manipulation specialist, illustrator, art director, production manager, digital printer, information designer, publisher, or packaging specialist.

They work closely with clients from the research and planning stage, through all aspects of the production and printing process, to create a strong visual identity.


Medallists

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

  • Photo of YU-ZHEN HUANG

    YU-ZHEN HUANG

    Chinese Taipei
    Gold

  • Photo of Yuezhi Fang

    Yuezhi Fang

    China
    Silver

  • Photo of Deborah Psenner

    Deborah Psenner

    South Tyrol, Italy
    Bronze

WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

  • Photo of Franziska Matzneller

    Franziska Matzneller

    South Tyrol, Italy
    Gold

  • Photo of YIN-LING WANG

    YIN-LING WANG

    Chinese Taipei
    Silver

  • Photo of Carlos Eduardo Camargo

    Carlos Eduardo Camargo

    Brazil
    Silver

WorldSkills Leipzig 2013

  • Photo of Ricardo Vivian

    Ricardo Vivian

    Brazil
    Gold

  • Photo of Ganjar Satrio

    Ganjar Satrio

    Indonesia
    Gold

  • Photo of CHIAO-JU HSIAO

    CHIAO-JU HSIAO

    Chinese Taipei
    Bronze


Standards Specification

The WorldSkills Standards Specification specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.