Graphics Technician Duties
This is technical work in the design and preparation of printed,
drawn, and photographed materials for duplicating.
Work includes negative stripping and plate making as well as the
design, layout, arrangement, and sketching of materials for
reproduction. Work is reviewed for printability and quality of
results by departments and individuals who utilize graphic and
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Creates, designs, and does finish work necessary for the
preparation of graphic pieces for reproduction, including
charts, graphs, and other graphic copy.
Makes dummies; prepares photo proofs for photographing; strips
in halftones as required.
Burns, develops, and gums plates.
Performs lettering, both freehand and with lettering guides.
Operates copy cameras, enlargers, developers, and other printing
and photographic equipment, and makes adjustments and minor
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school, supplemented by courses
in printing and graphic arts and technical experience in graphic
arts work; or any equivalent combination of training and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of printing, reproduction, and graphic
Considerable knowledge of common printing shop and photographic
Ability to plan, design, and lay out graphic art pieces.
Skill in lettering, drawing, and preparing a wide variety of
materials for reproduction.