Design Assistant Career Path

Are you thinking of becoming a Design Assistant or already started your career and planning the next step? Learn how to become a Design Assistant, what skills you need to succeed, how to advance your career and get promoted, and what levels of pay to expect at each step on your career path. Explore new Design Assistant job openings and options for career transitions into related roles.

Seniority Levels

L2

Assistant Designer

Alias: Designer, Associate Designer...(4)
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0 - 1Years of Experience
£26,148Avg. Annual Salary
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41% advanced to

L3

Senior Designer

Alias: Mid-level Designer, Designer III...(3)
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2 - 4Years of Experience
£32,961Avg. Annual Salary
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L4

Lead Designer

Alias: Design Leader
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5 - 7Years of Experience
£51,751Avg. Annual Salary
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Salary Trajectory

Design Assistant Career Path

£90K
£73K
£55K
£38K
£20K
L2
L4
L6
L8
Seniority Levels
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Important Skill Sets for the Design Assistant Career Path

Indesign Photoshop
AutoCAD
Adobe Creative Suite
Excellent Organizational

Design Assistant Career Transitions

Your skills as a design assistant can prepare you to transition into related roles, such as industrial designer or product designer, which could open up different career paths for you. Below are the most common design assistant career transitions, along with typical salaries and skill requirements.