Computer Graphics Artist Duties
This is highly technical and creative work involved in the
design and preparation of computer aided graphic art work.
An employee allocated to this class of work performs duties
involving the creation and design of original graphics. Work
requires the operation of computer systems which contain
extensive hardware and software that aid in the creation and
alteration of art work at the pixel level. The work is highly
creative with only a small amount being originated within
furnished templates. Work is performed independently under the
general direction of an administrative superior.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Operates various types of computers and associated peripherals
to produce designs for printed materials.
Operates a variety of hardware and software to design, create,
and alter media images.
Creates computer generated art work, graphic symbols, still
media, and animation.
Designs layouts, selects typeface and formats for text
Creates media for use in a variety of formats including transfer
to videotape, slide, overhead, printed page, and other formats.
Plans work and production schedules for graphics design and
computer publishing activities.
Manages computer files of materials which are complete and in
Operates a digital camera and related equipment.
Consults with clients to determine final product format.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or art school with an
emphasis in art and graphics, supplemented by course work in
computer studies; or any equivalent combination of training and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of computer assisted graphics and
associate peripherals, digital cameras, and related equipment.
Considerable knowledge of artistic and graphic layout techniques
and art as it is related to rendering in a digital format.
Skill in analyzing and determining the most appropriate media
for creation of graphics images.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working
relationship with clients and co-workers.
Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with clients.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.