Graphic Artist Job Description

Graphic Artist Job Description

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Graphic artist provides advanced formatting support for PowerPoint and Word documents and Excel charting, including redesigning slides in PowerPoint.

Graphic Artist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Design and format layout of presentation materials that includes reports, proposals, videos, mailers, brochures, advertisements, banners, presentations and ideas using Infographics, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Word, PowerPoint
Design and create high-quality artistic game elements by relying on his/her expertise in standard software such as Photoshop, Illustrator
Render color ups for stats and boards using Adobe Creative Suite
Collaborate with graphic staff in the design and production of information graphics and art for use in print or on the web
Work closely with producers to design and deliver graphics needs
Create commercial and promotional digital ads for websites
Maintain department supplies and service (printer, paper)
Regularly meet with creative team members, web content coordinators, to ensure that work is consistent
Designs for print related projects on occasion
Collaborate with Marketing team to understand project vision and business goals to define the best creative solution

Graphic Artist Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Graphic Artist

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Education for Graphic Artist

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Employers hiring for the graphic artist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Graphic Design, Design, Education, Art, Illustration, Communication, Communications, Fine Arts, Computer, Animation

Skills for Graphic Artist

Desired skills for graphic artist include:

Excel
PowerPoint
MS Office
Microsoft Office Programs: Word
Photoshop
Illustrator
Adobe Creative Suite
Adobe Illustrator
After Effects
Color separation

Desired experience for graphic artist includes:

Ability to design into multiple music and artist "brands", genres and styles
Works well independently and within a group environment
Multi disciplinary experience within the luxury world of beauty, fashion and art required
US retailer business knowledge a plus
Confident working across several mediums from print design to high end packaging design
Excellent knowledge of luxury, beauty, fashion, art and design world

Graphic Artist Examples

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Graphic Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a graphic artist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for graphic artist
  • Proactively help evolve a creative culture that inspires and encourages innovation
  • Works with print vendors on pre-press and other production requirements as needed
  • Prepare template files for output, check colour, logo construction
  • Research items, timelines, events, people, relevant to the period being covered in film to provide a high level of detail and authenticity
  • Collaborate with Art Director to develop and execute seasonal deliverables
  • Interpret trend boards and design direction in order to develop graphics
  • Partner with Apparel Designers to ensure a cohesive collection for each season
  • Maintain project libraries and organize graphics by season and concept
  • It is expected that the Graphic Artist will maintain and increase knowledge in the Creative Services discipline the business on an ongoing basis
  • Utilizes research of CCO digital image library, stock photography client assets, including website, photography and logos in developing creative
Qualifications for graphic artist
  • Art/Design education required
  • Experience with broadcast graphics and animation a plus
  • Experience with VIZrt or Adobe After Effects a plus
  • Candidate should have a background in graphic design or fashion design
  • Educational background in graphic design or fashion design-BFA
  • 5 years of related experience in a medium/major market required
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Graphic Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of graphic artist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for graphic artist
  • Understand the game design documents to understand the intended user experience
  • Design and implement platform-specific user menus and interfaces and preserve the uniformity of the visual and logical aspects of the user interfaces for all platforms
  • Interact and collaborate with team members from different work units (design, art, programming)
  • Understand the implementations and respect technical constraints
  • Design user interface and HUD display systems that are visually appealing, intuitive and effective
  • Apply and maintain a consistent artistic standard for the entire interface of a project and respect brand guidelines
  • Design the functions, appearance and handling ease of the interface and prototypes by working in collaboration with game design and programming teams
  • Create models and other simple prototypes to consolidate the direction and design plans
  • Help establish current design priorities, shortcoming and find creative solutions
  • Require a highly skilled facilitator to keep a busy team focused on communicating complex concepts
Qualifications for graphic artist
  • Candidates must be experienced in non-linear editing (Avid, Final Cut Pro, Edius)
  • Proficient in Cinema 4D
  • Ability to post and create online and social content preferred
  • Videography and still photography skills preferred
  • Associate Degree in related field or comparable work experience required
  • Self motivated to improve and learn
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Graphic Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of graphic artist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for graphic artist
  • Track graphics and work in tandem with the proposal coordinator to manage team’s expectations, plan for graphics and move them through the development process
  • Compositing and animation of graphics for re-versioning of Theatrical, Trailer, Promo, VOD and Home Entertainment releases
  • Building composition projects with all the relevant source backgrounds and artwork
  • Create multiple formats for output
  • Maintaining internal schedule of all creative projects
  • R&D specific effects and fonts related to titles received, keeping up to date with latest trends and styles within the industry
  • Deliver final shots and sequences that are creatively and technically industry leading
  • Adhering to prescribed workflow procedures
  • Ability to meet daily, long term and event-driven project goals, individually and in a team environment
  • Build and troubleshoot VIZ scene and template issues in a live control room and during breaking news situations
Qualifications for graphic artist
  • High level of creativity, with expertise in layout and typography
  • Design problem solving skill
  • Mac platform experience
  • Develop graphics to illustrate and enhance television news promotions and other special station projects
  • Editing knowledge an asset
  • Execute development of initial seasonal design category in context of larger assortment and cost structure
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Graphic Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a graphic artist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for graphic artist
  • Accept orders and guarantee a secure production planning
  • Create 2D and 3D design elements
  • Securing specialized technical functions within the live graphics and postproduction workflows
  • Maintain and archive the day to day image material and templates
  • The ability to build interactive graphics with external data import would be an advantage
  • Assist in producing all “on product” materials
  • Assist in producing artwork to be used in the global seasonal catalogs, , the creation, maintenance, and distribution of CAD books when needed
  • Create content for instructional design used on a Flash platform
  • Participate in Design concept meetings at start of season
  • Keep awareness of current design trends and techniques in the marketplace
Qualifications for graphic artist
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop
  • Design problem solving skills
  • Ademo reel or portfolio demonstrating those abilities
  • Knowledgeof the Mac OS workflow
  • Mustbe highly organized and able to follow instructions completely and accurately
  • Mustbe dedicated, punctual, have a strong work ethic and willing to learn
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Graphic Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of graphic artist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for graphic artist
  • Collaborate with the Proposal Capture Managers to define conceptual art and themes from the point of Request for Proposal (RFP) release, through Final Proposal delivery
  • Work with a matrixed team of cross-functional members from numerous groups including Business Development, Operations, Contracts, Pricing, and Finance in order to facilitate timely and accurate completion and delivery of the proposal
  • Achieve familiarity with RFP, understand all requirements to be compliant
  • Develop compelling designs that convey ideas and information
  • Create vector illustrations, layouts, map overlays, posters, graphs and charts
  • Perform quality checks on all proposal artwork
  • Maintain proposal schedule and attend stand-up meetings
  • Provide guidance on graphic technology and digital conveyance
  • Create design standards and guidelines for proposal graphics
  • Research and obtain client-specific information to customize proposal graphics
Qualifications for graphic artist
  • Must have working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator's advanced capabilities such as clipping masks, compound paths, pattern tiles, gradient fills, blends, offset paths, swatch management
  • Work hours are standard with some weekend and evening work as needed
  • Demonstrated experience in graphic design, typography, logo & icon design and graphic illustration
  • Knowledge of traditional and web-based graphic production techniques, including color separations, camera-ready art, heat transfers
  • Thorough understanding of photography, typography and printing techniques
  • At least 2-3 years of graphic design experience for licensed apparel and products

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