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Graphic Design Technology

Graphic Design Technology in action

Combining the skills of design, art, typography, typesetting, illustration, printing, and publishing to create graphic designs for both online and printed publications.

Graphic Design Technology could be for you if you like:

  • Being creative
  • Complex problems
  • Using computers

More about Graphic Design Technology

Graphic Design Technology can employ a variety of specialists within a single team, which might include a graphic designer, graphic artist, prepress operator, typographer, typesetter, type designer, image manipulation specialist, illustrator, art director, production manager, digital printer, information designer, publisher, or packaging specialist.

They work closely with clients from the research and planning stage, through all aspects of the production and printing process, to create a strong visual identity.

Why choose Graphic Design Technology?

Learning skills has changed my whole story. Thanks to my skills and my experience in WorldSkills, I received many job offers and through these jobs I became a better professional and person.
— Ricardo Vivian, Competitor at WorldSkills Leipzig 2013

Recent medallists in Graphic Design Technology

WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition

  • Photo of Emmanuel YOUNG

    Emmanuel YOUNG


  • Photo of Tobias Bez Masotti

    Tobias Bez Masotti

    South Tyrol, Italy

  • Photo of YU-ZHI LIN


    Chinese Taipei

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Occupational Standard

The WorldSkills Occupational Standard specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.

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