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BG20 - Graphic Artist I

Band 3  
MinimumMidpointMaximum
$21,484$30,619$39,754

 

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Produces illustrations and visual materials for reports, presentations and educational programs.

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.)

Designs layouts, drawings, charts, posters, brochures and exhibits.
Prepares drawings and illustrations for camera cards, slides, films, props and publications.
Letters charts, graphs and slides by using mechanical and freehand lettering.
Prepares animation artwork and researches animation projects.
Prepares drawings to illustrate overhead transparencies; prints and assembles transparencies.
Develops still photography and cinematography as necessary.

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 design, layout and commercial art methods and techniques.
Knowledge of principles and practices used in the reproduction of art work by photography and duplicating methods.
Skill in the use of materials and equipment used in commercial art.
Ability to develop illustrations and design exhibits from ideas and plans and to present them in graphic form.

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 high school diploma and experience in graphics.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and two years experience in graphics.

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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