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Employment Outlook

Junior Digital Content Artist

A Junior Digital Content Artist assists a wider design team in order to produce images and video for use in documents, film, television, computer games, and online.


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Employment Levels

Around 49,400 people are currently employed as Junior Digital Content Artists in Australia. This is set to increase slightly to 58,600 people by 2019, according to the Department of Employment.

Employment by State

35.1% of all Junior Digital Content Artists are employed in VIC. The area with the lowest number of Junior Digital Content Artists is NT, with only 0.3%.

Gender Split

This is a slightly female dominated industry with 47.6% of Junior Digital Content Artists being male and 52.4% female.

Age Brackets

The most popular age for people working as Junior Digital Content Artists is 25-34 years old, with 39.5%. A small percentage (2.2%) of people get into this career path younger, aged 15-19. There is also a number of people who enjoy a career as Junior Digital Content Artists, with 9.9% aged 20-24.

Hours Worked

Junior Digital Content Artists work an average of 40.1 hours a week which is 0.8 hours lower than the average for all occupations.

Education Level

The majority of Junior Digital Content Artists have a Bachelor Degree qualification (41.2%) or are at a Advanced Diploma/Diploma level (25.1%). 87% of people have a Cert III or higher, whilst 13% have a qualification which is Year 12 or lower.

Junior Digital Content Artist Duties & Tasks

  • Develop and suggest design concepts.
  • Understand the problem outlined in the project brief and the proposed solution.
  • Create drafts of concepts for approval.
  • Create images that meet the design brief.
  • Make sure that images are in the best possible format for display.
  • Take photos or refresh stock photos for use.
  • Perform revision of work as needed.



*The information provided on this page is from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website. All salary ranges are from Payscale. Where jobs are not exact matches, job areas have been used. This information is to be used as a guide only.