STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B18

Class No. 1812

CREATIVE MEDIA DESIGNER II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly complex (senior-level) graphics and multi-media design, production, and consultation work.  Work involves coordinating the design, illustration, and production of graphics and interactive media materials using computer software and/or non-computer-based graphic methods.  May supervise the work of others.  Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

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

Coordinates graphic and/or multi-media design needs with agency staff and provides technical graphics and/or multi-media advice.

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

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.

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

Prepares operating and production procedures and reports.

Reviews and approves production proofs.

Researches, plans, and implements new operating and production methods.

Serves as a liaison with contractors, printers, and suppliers on media projects and the procurement of materials and supplies.

Troubleshoots system hardware and software problems.

May supervise the work of others.

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 design projects, to design and produce graphics and interactive media materials, to communicate effectively, and to supervise the work of others.


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Revised 9-1-17