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BG13 - Graphics Manager II

Band 6  
MinimumMidpointMaximum
$38,703$55,155$71,608

 

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Directs the graphics production activities of the South Carolina Wildlife magazine.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Oversees the day-to-day graphics production of each magazine issue.
Develops graphic designs to complement manuscripts scheduled for publication.
Confers with editorial and photographic staff to communicate deadlines and to ensure the quality and accuracy of visual interpretations.
Formulates and submits graphics budget proposals.
Develops professional presentations and displays for the magazine.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of the principles and techniques of graphic arts applicable to magazine publications.
Knowledge of graphic design, layout and printing processes.
Ability to communicate information with effectively designed graphic presentations.
Ability to evaluate art and photographs for the accurate interpretation of editorial content.
Ability to supervise the work of a creative production staff.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A bachelor's degree in graphic arts or art and work experience in graphic arts for print media publications.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

An bachelor's degree in graphic arts or art and three years work experience in graphics arts for print media publications.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Frequent)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Frequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry objects, weights up to 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to carry objects, weights up to 30 lbs., a distance of 30 feet, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)
Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in isolated areas, i.e. darkrooms. (Frequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Computer proficiency.
Ability to work overtime when required.
Ability to work in a "self-paced" atmosphere.

 

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