Similar Titles

Artist, Designer, Graphic Artist, Graphic Designer, Online Producer, Production Artist, Publications Designer

Job Description

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

Job Responsibilities
  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
  • Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.
  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts, based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.
  • Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and Web sites.
  • Use computer software to generate new images.
Technology Skills
  • Computer-aided design CAD software Hot technology — Autodesk AutoCAD Hot technology; Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D Hot technology; Autodesk Revit Hot technology; Bentley MicroStation Hot technology
  • Desktop publishing software — Adobe Systems Adobe Distiller; Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign Hot technology; Microsoft Publisher; QuarkXPress
  • Graphics or photo imaging software — Adobe Systems Adobe Creative Cloud Hot technology; Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator Hot technology; SmugMug Flickr Hot technology; Trimble SketchUp Pro Hot technology
  • Video creation and editing software — Adobe Systems Adobe After Effects Hot technology; Apple Final Cut Pro; WeVideo; YouTube Hot technology
  • Web platform development software — AJAX Hot technology; Cascading style sheets CSS Hot technology; Drupal Hot technology; Oracle JavaServer Pages JSP


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