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This is artistic and technical work in the design, illustration, and preparation of drawn, printed, and photographed materials for publication, duplication, television broadcasting, and other visual presentations.
Work involves the design, layout, organizing, and sketching of materials for display of reproduction. Employees exercise originality and creativity in design and art production. Work is reviewed for quality and printability by an administrative superior and/or departments and individuals who utilize the art service.


Creates, designs, and does finish work necessary for the preparation of arts and graphic pieces for display or reproduction, including television visuals, animations, covers, brochures, pamphlets, signs, slides, emblems, charts, graphs, maps, letterheads, certificates, and forms.

Originates ideas for art work and makes freehand sketches and designs.

Performs lettering, both freehand and with lettering guides; prepares television production cards and headlines.

Lays out posters, publications, bulletins, and pamphlets; selects and places body type, headings, photographs, and illustrations for printing layout; hand letters; makes drawings on stencils and off-set masters for reproduction.

Operates projector for enlarging or reducing prints; operates headliner machine; confers with clients who use the art service about creation, design, execution of art work, and review of completed product.

Performs related work as required.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in art and some experience in commercial or graphic art work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Considerable knowledge of art, as related to design, printing, drawing, reproduction, and visual displays.

Considerable knowledge of art materials, supplies, equipment, printing practices, and photographic equipment.

Knowledge of the layout, reproduction, assembly, binding, and distribution of booklets, pamphlets, and other printed matter.

Ability to plan, create, and design attractive art work visuals.

Ability to produce finished art creations at a professional level of competence.

Skill in lettering, drawing, and preparing materials for display or reproduction.



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