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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The GRAPHIC ARTIST 2 provides a full range of graphic artwork and related technical assistance and staff consultation for an agency.
This is the second level of a three-level series. It is distinguished from the lower level by a broader and more technical range of graphic artwork which may include color separations, calligraphy, scientific illustrations, and computer graphics. It is distinguished from the higher level by lack of budgetary, contractual, and coordinating functions involved in graphics projects/programs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Graphic Art. Typical tasks: meets with client to discuss needs; gives client cost and time estimates; designs logos, letterheads, brochures, pamphlets, and booklets; draws, paints, sketches, letters, and does calligraphy for posters, charts, graphics, tables, maps, diagrams, illustrations, covers, brochures, and flyers; prepares final designs; does layouts; prepares camera-ready artwork; may work with overhead transparencies and/or prepare 35-mm slides on a limited basis and may use computer graphics to type text, create format, code colors, select font sizes and types; draws, prints, or photographs final product.
2.Consultation. Typical tasks: provides technical assistance and consultation to staff, students, and other professionals; advises on methods of attaining a desired end in relationship to presentations, displays, mailings, and other graphic art and design; discusses illustration problems, techniques, format, style, content, color, balance, and suitable materials; schedules production with printers, typesetters, and sign painters to meet deadlines.
3.Equipment Maintenance. Typical tasks: cleans and maintains brushes, pens, lettering tools, inks and colors, and other art equipment; arranges for repairs of equipment; orders and purchases graphic arts equipment and supplies.
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class are in regular contact by telephone or in person with agency employees, college/university faculty, and students to discuss graphic arts needs and projects; with printers for printing orders and typesetting specifications; and with vendors for graphic art supplies and equipment.
Employees in this class receive general supervision from an administrative superior or academician who reviews finished work for desired results. Work must be of professional quality and meet agency rules and regulations, State rules and regulations regarding contracts, rules and laws relating to copyright, General Service rules and regulations relating to printing, and the Right to Privacy Act for photography and recording.
A Bachelor's or Associate degree in Graphic Arts may substitute for two years of experience.
A Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts with a minimum of 18 quarter (12 semester) hours of graphic arts courses may substitute for one year of the experience.
The top candidates on the list will have specialized training or experience in one or more of the following:żż color separation, calligraphy, scientific illustration, or computer graphics.
Transcripts must be submitted for all required and/or related courses.
NOTE:żż Applicants invited for an interview should be prepared to present a personal portfolio of their work for review at the time of the interview.