Career Field: Arts, Communications, Media and Design
Enlisted i Enlisted service members make up the majority of the Military and perform much of the hands-on work. Graphic Designers
OverviewThe Military produces many publications, such as training manuals, newspapers, reports and promotional materials. Graphic artwork is used in these publications and for signs, charts, posters and TV and motion picture productions. Graphic designers and illustrators produce graphic artwork, drawings, web pages and other visual displays.
Service BranchesThe following Services offer this career:
Work EnvironmentGraphic designers and illustrators usually work in offices on land or aboard ships.
Military TrainingJob training consists of classroom instruction, including practice in preparing graphic designs and illustrations. Further training occurs on the job. Course content typically includes:
- Introduction to graphics, lettering, drawing and layout techniques
- Illustration and television graphic techniques
- Theory and use of color
Other careers in this field
Officer i Officers are the managers of the Military, planning and directing operations or acting in professional roles in fields such as law and medicine.
Enlisted i Enlisted service members make up the majority of the Military and perform much of the hands-on work.
Related Civilian Careers
- Graphic Designers
- Graphic Arts Technicians
- Commercial Artists