Graphic design is the process of visual communication and problem solving using photography, iconography, typography and illustration - across different mediums including print and digital.
A graphic designer uses graphic design principles to create corporate brand design, marketing material, web page design, logo design, banner design, magazine design etc. depending on the industry.
A graphic designer requires problem-solving skills, creative skills, communication skills and time management skills. Graphic designer use various tools and software to aid in graphic design. Most popular among the tools are Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Sketch.
Since graphic design is a creative and visual field, graphic designers are expected to maintain a portfolio of their work which they can showcase during the interview process.