STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B16

Class No. 1810

CREATIVE MEDIA DESIGNER I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs complex (journey-level) graphics and multi-media design, production, and consultation work. Work involves designing, illustrating, and producing graphics and interactive media materials using computer software and/or non-computer-based graphic methods; consulting with clients on communications needs; and coordinating with related businesses on printing and supply needs. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Designs and produces graphics and interactive media materials using computer-based and non-computer-based methods.

Conducts or participates in the planning, design, development, and production of graphics and interactive media materials using traditional and new creative options as part of a comprehensive communications effort.

Consults with agency staff and provides technical creative multi-media advice.

Coordinates printing needs with printers to ensure quality and cost-effective printing.

Maintains electronic design programs and graphics design system components, such as laser printers, scanners, disk drives, and modems.

Maintains design programs and graphics equipment, such as reproduction cameras, laminators, and copiers.

Maintains archive of electronic production files, artwork, and images.

Presents mockups for approval, and formally presents final products to agency staff.

Troubleshoots system hardware and software problems.

May make presentations to staff or the public on the development of agency creative interactive media materials.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in graphic arts and multi-media production. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in communication design, fine arts, graphics design, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of computer-based design workstations and their design capabilities; of non-computer-based and new media graphics production methods, techniques, and equipment; of design principles; and of printing processes.

Skill in the use of graphics design software and multi-media packages.

Ability to plan the preparation of graphics design and multi-media projects, to design and produce graphics and interactive media materials, and to communicate effectively.


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Revised 9-1-17