Junior Graphic Designers are often young students fresh out of college or who are finishing up their degree and are employed through an internship. Junior designers usually require mentorship through a majority of their duties.
Designers in this position will often be considered “junior” for up to two years or longer to begin to build a portfolio.
A Junior Graphic Designer will lay out pages, draw logos, redraw logos, rework text, perform color corrections and overall take on the basic duties that help them get to know the ins and outs of graphic design. A junior designer will often work on multiple aspects of one project but will take on only one or two tasks at a time.
In general, Junior Graphic Designers have a degree in graphic design and have zero to two years’ experience. Designers in this position will often be considered “junior” for up to two years or longer to begin to build a portfolio. However, designers don’t necessarily need to move on from this position during their career.