How to make a career in advertising, design, and digital-communication?

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Do you want to come around as one of the best professionals in the digital media industry, especially in advertisement, design, and digital communication?

If yes, then you are on the right page.

Standing as one of the best colleges offering a remarkable range of design courses including Master in Advertising, Digital and Design Communication, JS Institute of Design extends this blog on how to make a career in advertising.

Start reading to have a clear view of digital communication and why and how to make a career.

Masters in Advertising, Design, and Digital Communication Offered at JS Institute of Design:

Firstly, get to know about the remarkable master’s diploma course equivalent to degree in advertising that we offer at JS Institute of Design.

Course NameMasters in Advertising, Design and Digital Communication
Course DescriptionA post-graduate diploma course called Masters in Advertising, creative & Digital Communication is available to students interested in digital advertisements. It equips them with digital and creative abilities that are specifically focused on the advertising sector.
This course prepares students for a successful career in the advertising sector. The intricacies and subtleties of the digital design components of advertising will be covered in this course on digital advertising.
Level Postgraduate level 
Duration 2 years
Eligibility CriteriaThe basic eligibility criteria to pursue a Masters in Advertising, Design & Digital Communication at JS Institute of Design is graduation with a bachelor’s degree in any relevant field.
Candidates with prior experience in design and digital communications can also opt for this course to gain academic exposure.
Admission ProcedureStep 1: Fill in the online application form.
Step 2: Submit all the required documents including graduation certificate and address proof.
Step 3: Pay the application fee and complete the application.
Step 4: Attend the Creative Aptitude Test and Personal Interview with your creative portfolio.
Based on the test and interview performance, candidates will be offered admission at the JS Institute of Design.

On getting to know about the digital communication program in advertising that we offer at JS Institute of Design, it is time for you to know why to chose it as a career.

Also Read: Why Choose a Master in Advertising, Design & Digital Communication?

Why should one choose a career in advertising, design, and digital communication?

The most significant reason for taking up a career in advertising is the career scope and value.

In the business sector, advertising is seen as an essential component and has a large investment potential. According to data, the market value of the worldwide advertising industry is projected to reach USD 615.2 billion by 2022. 

Source: Oracle Blogs

Yet beyond, looking into the Indian Advertising Industry value, it is also showing a great career scope with its increasing market value.

Source: Statista

As we see the scope in advertising sector is massive which is a significant persuading factor for students to take up a career in the field of digital communication.

A wide range of career options await under the umbrella of scope advertising bay.

But, how to make your career in advertising? Find it below.

Guide to make a career in advertising, design and digital communication:

Here is the step-by-step guide on how to make career in advertising, design and digital communications.

Step 1: Relevant Education 

The first step is to get relevant education for a careerin your chosen field. So, pursue a relevant course in advertising, marketing, communications, or a related field at top college as ours, JS Institute of Design.

Step 2: Develop Relevant Skills

With mere education nothing works. So, take your step towards developing the relevant skills.

Here are some skills you would require for job in design and advertising.

  • Copywriting
  • Campaign planning
  • Analytical skills
  • Creative skills
  • Technical skills
  • Content creation
  • Social media management
  • Leadership skills
  • Team management
  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Strategic thinking

Step 3: Gain Experience

With education and skills, move on to gain relevant experience. Here are some suggestions to gain experience.

  • Take up internship at advertising agencies, design studios, or digital marketing firms to gain practical experience and industry connections.
  • Take on freelance projects to build your portfolio and gain real-world experience. 
  • Create your own projects or collaborate with peers to develop your skills and showcase your creativity.

Step 4: Create your portfolio

With all knowledge gained, skills developed, and experience acquired, it is time for you to showcase them in a professional format and portfolio.

Create a portfolio that describes all your best works in the best way possible which can influence and convince the hiring bodies to consider you as a worthy candidate for a career in advertising.

Step 5: Establish Networks

Now, you are ready for a career in advertising, so start finding one. One of the best ways to find a job is to establish networks connecting you to the most suitable job.

Here are some suggestions to establish networks.

  • Join professional organizations like the American Advertising Federation (AAF), AIGA (the professional association for design), or the Digital Marketing Association.
  • Attend industry conferences, workshops, and seminars to meet professionals and stay updated on industry trends.
  • Take up digital space as well. Create a strong LinkedIn profile to connect with industry professionals and potential employers.

Step 6: Search and land in jobs

Finally, you can also take steps to find your own job by searching online or by registering on authorized career platforms.

Atten interviews, showcase your capacity, and grab your opportunities.


With all ideas on how to make a career in advertising, design, and digital communication now it is time for you to take your first step. Take up your course at a renowned institution like ours and start now.


  1. How to become an advertising designer?

 One can become an advertising designer by taking up professional courses on advertising, design, and digital communication. 

  1. How much does advertising design pay?

A career in advertising design pays an average of INR 4 LPA to INR 7 LPA in India.

  1. Is digital designing a good career?

Yes, digital designing is a good career as the industry is developing rapidly to reach a global value of more than USD 1,000 billion by 204, thus extending great career opportunities.

  1. Which design field has the highest salary?

The digital design field especially in the advertising sector holds the highest salary of around INR 11 LPA.

  1. What is the highest-paying job in communication?

Communication Director is the highest paying job in communication with an average salary of INR 11 LPA.