|SEIU White Collar Non-Exempt|
|Performs technical work providing in?house computerized desktop publishing and graphic art services for print or presentation purposes. Work is performed under the supervision of the Graphic Services Supervisor and is reviewed while in progress and upon completion for conformance with specifications and technical standards.|
|Designs and produces graphic artwork and layouts for print or presentation for all City departments and their partners and elected officials. Graphic artwork may include HTML web site graphics, logos, booklets, newsletters, posters, presentation boards, marketing brochures, charts, and pie graphs.
Provides quality desktop publishing graphic illustration layout service through the use of sophisticated computerized desktop publishing and graphic software.
Prepares highly visible printed copy and develops graphic design according to client specification through the proper selection of type styles and sizes, format arrangement and overall design characteristics to meet City standards and deadlines.
Assembles and develops printing components such as digital copy, graphics and photo inserts into final layout form. Mounts large copy, photos, etc., on foam board for displays.
Meets with clients to discuss project specifications, deadlines and printing costs, to review rough drafts/dummy sheets, and to attain approval of a finished product prior to printing.
Responsible for proofing work products for obvious errors prior to submitting to clients for review. Reviews and approves final graphic production.
Researches and plans for new opeating and production methods.
Troubleshoots system hardware and software technology problems. Maintains high techonology equipment such as laser printers, graphic workstations, laminators, scanners, and plotters.
Performs other related duties as required.
|Knowledge of production methods, techniques, equipment, design principles, and printing processes.
Knowledge of grammar.
Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with other employees.
Ability to train and command employees utilizing technological advances in graphic design.
Ability to read, use, and understand mathematical percentages to accommodate printing mediums.
Ability to develop copy points and communicate design ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment.
Skill in the operation of graphic design equipment and in the use of various graphics design software packages.
Ability to create products from concepts or ideas.
Knowledge of potographic negatives, effect reproduction, silk screening, platemaking, separations, and color calibration.
|High school graduate with two to three (2-3) years experience in graphic arts, desktop publishing and layout work and experience with high-tech graphic stations, Pagemaker, Photoshop, Corel or similar software; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
REVISED: 7/27/92 SV
New Title: 10/1/96