Visual Communications

The Job Market

With the certificate or AA degree, students can gain entry-to intermediate level employment in a variety of design jobs, with an emphasis in web or print production. All students can improve their communications skills and transition into careers in marketing, senior level design positions, and many other media-related careers such as animation and packaging design. Many students who plan a career in visual communications continue on for a Bachelor’s degree.

Below are several links to local designer's work, design organizations and employment refererence sites:

Employment information:

  • (hires local designers and has research on national salaries, positions)
  • Craigslist (employment resource for Bay Area designers)

Several local design sites:

Professional Organizations and meeting sites


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Page last modified: May 31, 2009