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This is highly technical and creative work in the design and preparation of computer aided graphics artwork.
An employee allocated to this class of work performs duties involving the creation and design of complex graphics. Work requires the operation of computer systems involving the use of extensive hardware and software which aid in the creation and revision of artwork at the pixel level. This is highly creative work with only a small amount being originated within furnished templates. Work is performed with considerable independence and the incumbent may serve as a supervisor on projects.


Supervises, coordinates, and participates in design and preparation of computer aided graphic artwork.

Consults with clients, administrative and professional personnel on various phases of work to determine format of final product.

Manages computer files of materials which are complete and in program.

Supervises and participates in the design of layouts; selects typeface and formats for text materials.

Plans work and production schedules for graphics design and computer publishing activities.

Creates computer generated artwork, graphic symbols, still media and animation.

Operates a digital camera and related equipment.

Creates media for use in a variety of formats including transfer to videotape, slide, overhead, printed page, and other formats.

Operates a variety of hardware and software to design, create, and alter media images.

Performs related work as required.


Graduation from an accredited college or art school with an emphasis in art and graphics, supplemented by course work in computer studies; or any combination of training and experience.


Considerable knowledge of computer assisted graphics and associated peripherals, digital cameras and related equipment.

Considerable knowledge of artistic and graphics layout techniques and art as it is related to rendering in a digital format.

Skill in the creation of media images.

Skill in analyzing and determining the best media for communication of ideas described.

Ability to assist in the supervision and coordination of duties assigned to other computer graphics personnel.

Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with clients and to establish a stable working relationship with clients and co-workers.

Ability to communicate effective, both orally and writing.



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