We can not deny that there is a considerable number of innovators working in the field of graphic design, some of them are academic whereas others are far away from this specialty. The market is crowded with those who knew this field of knowledge as a result of dealing with computers and the availability of design programs that are not subject to copy rights. This enables many to practice this art without the minimum knowledge of the rules of this specialty which is considered one of the disadvantages of the unlicensed technology.
The academics who worked in this field, some of them do not hold the academic specialty, they, naturally, lack full qualification to play this role at the competency required, so, it is not enough to able to use design programs and its techniques if you are not qualified to know when and how to manage the ideas and how it could realize the desired target.
It is necessary to find a designer who know how to deal with the changes of time and its techniques besides providing him with training in what is to come in future as we see fast developments in human knowledge and the developed curricula and programs that are subject to constant development to be able to keep pace with the concept of information and knowledge technology.
The expansion of graphic design base in visual communication media determines an important characteristic for a graphic designer who should be able to acquire courage, innovation and the ability to judge and assess, combined with curiosity through the size of information, knowledge and content acquired which can not be reached unless through: − The desire of learning, curiosity and the enjoyment of expanding knowledge net. − The courage of challenging the status quo and taking intellectual risks. − Meditation and imagination in thinking of new methods to develop work mechanisms and its approaches. − The ability to assess and direct imagination to the service of the real world, human circumstances and responsibilities.
These are the goals of teaching professionalism, which call for developing the challenging ability of designers in order to find solutions to contain problems by the use of special techniques found in certain profession. Thus, the designer is able to direct and adapt his knowledge among professional barriers i.e. the importance of designer's knowledge of other specialized subject related to graphic design such as computer programming and program techniques used in the field of visual design.
The nature of graphic designer work in different from other professions not only because it is the most innovative field through the approach of dealing with a piece of information and visual communication means but also through the different standards constituting the work scene which follow a special innovation and advanced approach to realize the goals of this innovative work as well as the competence and qualification of the designer.
Graphic designer is not only an artist but also a technician who is able to make use of the available programs and their techniques in order fulfill the task he is charged with. Therefore, he is a designer who, through his imagination, reaches the crowds, promotes and presents though imagination, reaches the crowds, promotes and presents through effective implementation with little technical exaggeration to realize successful work.