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Graphic Designer Supervisor Duties and Responsibilities

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Purpose of Classification:

Prepares a variety of skilled graphic design and layout work in preparation of various posters, exhibits, advertisements, slides, brochures, books, newsletters and flyers using various production techniques which may include computer graphic systems and software.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This classification is fourth in a series of four and is distinguished from the third level in that incumbents oversee the activities of Graphics Artists, Graphic Designers and Graphic Designer, Seniors. Incumbents in this classification work within established deadlines inherent to the graphic design industry.

Examples of Duties:

  • Creates and designs graphics for layout of all forms of printed matter including comprehensive campaigns featuring booklets, brochures, newsletters, posters, flyers, maps, logos as well as supporting materials such as slides and computer-based presentations; uses traditional and computer graphic methods of preparing layouts of camera-ready artwork; may design books as a staff member of a publishing house.
  • Monitors activities of subordinates to ensure policies and procedures are being followed and makes recommendations in policy and employee performance matters.
  • Operates various graphic design equipment such a space design, “paint” and animation computer software and hardware, cameras and lettering equipment.
  • Confers with clients, writers, editors, marketing staff and others regarding project specifications such as paper stock, graphic content, layout and media requirements; may create composites and develop concepts depending on needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Writes bid specifications for jobs assigned to outside vendors; coordinates production of material with outside vendors by monitoring jobs in progress, resolving technical problems, proofing material and ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Creates and designs technical drawings and illustrations.
  • Designs and constructs visual displays and exhibits; determines materials and equipment best suited for the job.
  • Prepares cost estimates for persons requesting graphic design services; oversees graphic arts supply inventory and maintains department filing systems for completed artwork and archival computer files.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and skill in design, layout and illustration.
  • Knowledge of typography and statistical data display and design.
  • Knowledge and skill in typing and basic personal computer operations.
  • Knowledge of photography and photo processing techniques.
  • Skill in coordinating the work of others.
  • Skill in both oral and written communications.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or equivalent AND four years experience in graphic design, which includes one year experience at the Graphic Designer, Senior level; OR, Eight years experience in graphic design which includes one year experience at the Graphic Designer, Senior level; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by the Human Resources Department.


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