The answer to the question, What’s the difference between “digital designer” and “graphic designer” or “digital artist” and “graphic artist?” seems to depend on who’s answering it and what the person’s speciality is. Or, equally probable, the answer depends on the purpose of the end product.
Since there is/I have no definitive answer to the question, I’ll just cut to the chase and reveal that I consider myself a digital graphic designer. By way of explanation, here’s what John O’Nolan says about a related issue: “..when a designer sets out to create a new piece, they almost always have a fixed starting point, whether a message, an image, an idea or an action (The Difference Between Art and Design).
With that distinction in mind, I offer this section’s examples of messages, images, ideas, and calls to action.