Graphic Design Jobs Abroad

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Graphic Design Jobs Abroad


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BUNAC's Work Australia program offers you the opportunity for the trip of a lifetime. Choose from 2 support packages based on the level of support in this beautiful country. Work Australia is a program authorized by the Australian Government to allow young Americans (aged 18-30) to work in Australia for up to 12 months. Australia, one of the largest and most beautiful countries in the world,...


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China has captivated the minds of people around the world for thousands of years. There has always been a mix of awe and fascination for everything Chinese. In recent decades, China has been widely acknowledged as a global powerhouse, from cultural exports to business prowess, from the fine arts to technology. Chinese organisations have long understood the value of foreign employees for enhanci...


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Start your new career in China! Gain experience in an international environment in today’s one of fastest growing economies in the world. As The Specialist in full-time jobs in China, we will help you to find and secure a job position in China. Apart from the job placement, we prepare you for your interviews, assist you in finding a suitable accommodation, support during your visa applicati...


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The ImmerQi China Internship Program offers you the opportunity to gain international work experience in a dynamic economy, learn Mandarin and become culturally immersed in one of the most fascinating countries in the world. This is the ideal program for undergraduates looking to get international experience before graduating or recent graduates trying to get their foot in the door. You c...


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If you are currently a student or have graduated in the last 12 months and want to gain valuable international experience, then USIT’s Work In Ireland programme is definitely for you! We offer a choice of packages for you to choose from for either 4 or 12 months! If you're interested in coming to Ireland for a summer abroad, a semester-long working holiday or a gap year away USIT’s Work in Irel...


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Land a paid internship in China. Explore your options with placements offered in the following fields: - Landscape Design - PR - Communications - Interior Design - Architecture - Journalism - Sports Management - Art - TV - Media - Engineering - IT - Sales - Marketing - HR - Finance - Office Administration - Culinary - Tourism & Hotel Management Options for program ...


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Looking to intern and advance your career in the United States? You are in the right place. Cultural Vistas provides thousands of international students and professionals every year with the necessary visa sponsorship and support to enhance their skills and gain exposure to American business practices and culture through internship and training programs with U.S. organizations. In additio...


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Immerse in the culture, language, and lifestyle of Europe's coolest capital, Berlin, by becoming a Berliner. The Berliner Kickstarter is for all young people moving to Berlin, whether for work, study, start an internship or simply to experience living in a fantastic European city. The Berliner Kickstarter provides participants with a great start in Berlin – a month to enjoy the city and ...


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Job Title: Chief Stuffed Toy Designer (Plush Toys Designer) Office: Shanghai, China Report to: General Manager and the President of the company Job Responsibilities: 1) be responsible for the mainstream trend of Stuffed Toys (Plush Toys); 2) be responsible for toys artwork design, and to direct the designers; 3) be responsible for international and domestic market research, and keep communica...


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Are you aggressive to learn about Chinese market systems and success factors, Do you want to know more about how to consult and lead products into the Chinese Market without fear Do you want know more about the Chinese economy, want to gain understanding of the concepts of: Business development, Consulting International relations Engineering, Project management Logistics Supply chain A...


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Placement Italy is an Italian company with the mission of helping international students and graduates that are looking for internships and jobs in Italy. Placement Italy has partners in all the most important cities in Italy, such as Bologna, Florence, Milan, Naples, Pisa, Rome, Turin, Venice and Verona. In order to become a partner, companies have to meet Placement Italy requirements. Int...


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India is the land of cultural diversity. Being a developing country, India gives interns the opportunity to increase their professional skills from the bottom level. Step out Abroad offers internships in the design field, where candidates can work in a variety of sectors, including jewelry design, textile design, handicraft design, interior design, and mechanical design.


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My client is looking to conduct an interview session in Australia in the next couple months. I am looking for CV's for the following teachers: * Life Skills (Career Development/Guidance) * Business Studies * Science * Math * Kindergarten/ECE * Design & Technology * Creative Design & Innovation * English Salary & Benefits information * A salary up to 21,000 AED (UAE Dirham...


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Securing the perfect job in a foreign country like China is no easy feat. That’s where we come in. Through our Corporate Recruitment Program, we help you navigate through the unknowns to get the job offer you deserve in your field in Beijing or Shanghai, possibly elsewhere. Our exclusive agreement with China’s largest HR service provider for foreign-based companies gives Topview Internation...


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Intern in Chengdu. Kick-Start your career with an Internship in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province and up and coming cosmopolitan city. Based on your own selection of internships we will help you secure your ideal internship in Chengdu. Besides famously known as the home of China's national icon, the giant panda, Chengdu is becoming more and more politically and economically influential. ...

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Graphic Design Jobs Abroad

You’ve always had an eye for design, particularly when it comes to digital media. Whether you already launched your career or are looking to break into the field, landing a graphic design job abroad can be a great way to take your visual communication skills to a whole new level. This type of career blends messaging with artistry, creating an industry that is integral to a number of sectors. With the rise in technology, there is also a growing need for graphic designers overseas, so if it’s a more creative spectrum you find yourself leaning towards, its time you consider pursuing this kind of international job opportunity.


Due to the overlapping nature of the graphic design field, destinations that offer graphic design jobs abroad are also varied. Responsibilities of a graphic designer may range from publishing to advertising, and even public relations, meaning that potential employees will have numerous sectors to explore job opportunities.

Perhaps life in the Oceanic region is the right fit for you, where your skills in photography will be complemented by numerous creative agencies located in Australia and New Zealand. If it’s interactive design or animation you’re more interested in pursuing, destinations like Japan and South Korea can also be great locales.

As noted earlier, the technology that enables more graphic design job opportunities is continuing to expand, particularly in places like Sweden, Iceland, and Denmark. This is due in large part to each country’s focus on education and government support of technology, which in turn allows for more companies to look to international employees in their hiring process.

It’s important to note that regardless of location, many of graphic design jobs overseas will be highly competitive, as organizations will look for an educational background and carefully consider what talents potential employee brings to the table. This is especially true for destinations in Western Europe, like Italy or Spain, where graphic designers with an interest in high fashion or art will need a well-developed professional background in order to win the dream graphic design job abroad.

Graphic designers are noted for their knack with visual communication skills, so having (or achieving) proficiency with a destination’s native language and an understanding of its culture will help guide you in determining where to work abroad. Whether its in a marketing department or a design studio, there will be plenty of graphic design job opportunities to apply for. 

Graphic Design Jobs Abroad

Design jobs abroad are particularly specialized, and interspersed with a variety of responsibilities, depending on the specific sector a designer is hoping to work in. Specifically, graphic design job roles can include working as an entry level production artist, an experienced art director, or even as a freelance designer who reports to a senior media creative. The culture of graphic design jobs overseas will vary by location and by the type of company you obtain employment with.

For graphic designers who work with organizations focused strictly on design, like a branding agency or design consultancy, hours and pay will be determined by upper level managers. For designers focused on more freelance work, which can needed across numerous sectors (even those that aren’t explicitly focused on graphic design), there is flexibility in determining wages, ideas, and working on your own terms.

While the titles a graphic designer may have vary across sectors and in different destinations, there are general design principles that remain consistent, allowing for more flexibility in where you may choose to obtain a graphic design job abroad. Other skills that may be necessary for graphic design jobs overseas include an affinity for illustration, animation, or photography.

Individuals who want to fulfill graphic design jobs abroad should also have the added ability to communicate with clients and successfully interpret and carry out instructions given to them. Being able to communicate in the local or native language is thus essential, and most organizations will seek such proficiency of international graphic designers during the hiring process. 

Benefits & Challenges

  • Rewarding. Design job opportunities abroad can be as rewarding as they are educational. Previous experience, educational background, and a well-developed portfolio are all important components in determining what level you will enter an organization at and what kind of growth will be available to you once you are hired.
  • Mid Range Salary. Regarding financial compensation, graphic design jobs abroad vary depending on the destination, living costs, and lifestyle. A graphic designer in the United States can be expected to make a median salary of $44,150 per year, while a junior graphic designer in the UK typically makes between £15,000 and £19,000 per year. The most important thing is to identify what your international budget encompasses, and this will help guide when trying to decide where to apply for a graphic design job overseas!
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