Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer | Whitlock Ink

Average Pay Scale

$50,000 - $80,000 *This figure represents the median wage for this career in San Diego County and not the wages of any specific interviewee

Occupational Outlook


About Graphic Designer

Meet Paul Marrujo, Print Production Manager & Graphic Artist, who tells us all about his role with Whitlock Ink, a screen printing shop in Oceanside, California. A Print Production Manager & Graphic Artist is in charge of working with clients to create logos and artwork that is ready for print production, as well as creating the screens used for printing. Throughout the design and printing process, someone in this role would oversee all production. School is great to refine your skills in basic design, but an apprenticeship with a print shop is also a great pathway to the industry.

Common Skills Needed:

Active listening, critical thinking, speaking, reading comprehension, & active learning.

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Education Resources

Cal State University of San Marcos
Art, Media, and Design

MiraCosta College
Media Arts & Technologies

Palomar College
Graphic Design