The average salary for a Mid-Career Production Designer with Adobe InDesign skills is $48,412.
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Job Description for Production Designer
Production designers must have creative minds, as they are responsible for creating a variety of marketing and graphic designs. Responsibilities may also include the marketing of web pages, banner ads, e-mail campaigns, and other promotional media outlets. Production designers must execute these tasks from conception to completion with near-perfect results in a campaign. The work is mostly mental, as it depends heavily on creative solutions. A production designer must have core fundamental and …Read more
Production Designer Tasks
- Edit, format, lay out, design and produce online or physical marketing materials.
- Create and disseminate proofs, ensuring version control.
- Edit graphics, photographs and other visuals.
- Utilize, update and create templates and follow branding policies and style guides.
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Popular Skills for Production Designer
Skills in Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator, Project Management and Design are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Production Designer
An entry-level Production Designer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,414 based on 10 salaries. An early career Production Designer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,893 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Production Designer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,471 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $57,931.
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Employees with Production Designer in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 15.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (7.0% less) and New York, New York (3.9% less).
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