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graphic artist

Graphic Artist


Department: Community Resources Bureau

Reports to: Coordinator of Community Resources Bureau

Salary Track: D

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

Rate:

SUMMARY:

Responsible for communicating Library District information through visual means and participating in development of District publications and graphics. Assists with layout and design of brochures, schedules, fliers, posters, calendar of events, and newsletters. Advises of dynamic ways to enhance the library image and market library services and materials.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Design, produce, and update information for the Library District Internet Home Pages.
  2. Assist with publicity on library services, events and materials.
  3. Design, write, edit, and publish a variety of regular publications such as program calendars, newsletters relating to special library services, summer reading program materials, annual report, newspaper ads, and special printing projects.
  4. Prepare bids for printing projects and work with printer to produce quality projects at reasonable costs to the District.

GENERAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Occasional clerical duties related to bulk mailing account, folding and addressing bulk mail.
  2. Assist with community events including Friends of the Library annual bookfair, community receptions, and displays for community programs.
  3. Troubleshoot computer glitches and recommend purchase of new equipment and software.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Personal computer, laser printer, 35mm camera, digital camera, scanner and other electronic desktop publishing equipment needed to produce District projects.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Required: Strong verbal and written communication skills. High school graduate with an associates degree in commercial art, graphic design, or a related field. (2 years of work experience can be substituted for each year of college.)

Knowledge of standard word processing packages, desktop publishing software, such as Pagemaker and Corel Draw, and desktop publishing equipment. Knowledge of HTML programming for Internet Home Pages.

(Approved 2/12/96)