Under general supervision, performs moderaterly complex assignments
pertaining to graphic production and presentation of instructional,
informational and promotional projects. Assists in analyzing project
objectives and determines graphic and production requirements. Creates
illustrations and typography for visual communications media.
1. Reviews layout, sketches of proposed illustrations and related
materials with the client and determines style, techniques and
medium best suited to produce desired effects. Coordinates project
from conception to completion.
2. Formulates concept and creates illustration and detail from
models, sketches, memory and imagination. Creates illustrations
and details by drawings, sketching, lettering or by means of
computer graphic systems.
3. Performs production activities such as compostion, layout, and
4. Designs, prepares or assembles models, three dimensional exhibits
5. Ensures adequate supplies, materials and equipment are maintained.
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in art, graphic design or illustration.
EXPERIENCE: Two years progressively responsible experience as a
General knowledge of graphic design, illustrative procedures and the
application of visual design to print and multimedia; of printing,
typography and other graphic production processes; of art reproduction
methods, of layout and design of publications. Skill in drawing,
sketching, lettering, painting and preparing exhibits and displays, in
operating standard graphic equipment, drawing and drafting materials
and instruments. Ability to coordinate graphics design projects; to
understand and to interpret information in a visual manner; to
communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to operate
computer graphic systems and software.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT