Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
96550 04 ST B1 B 999-99 06/27/2017

09/01/1970 96550


DEFINITION: This is skilled work in the preparation of a variety of art projects.

An employee in this class uses different art media to prepare art work to promote such agency programs as training, education, recruitment, or publicity. Work involves rendering simple illustrations, mechanical or freehand lettering, layout, and other visual aide materials, preparing floor plans for state office buildings, and laying out forms from rough drafts. Work any include meeting with program personnel to discuss and determine project objectives, designate project methods, and assure desired results. Employees receive assignments from an administrative or technical superior or program personnel in the form of rough drafts verbal instructions. Employees work independently using ideas and program knowledge in preparing the requested art work. Supervision is received from an administrative or technical superior who assigns work, and reviews completed projects for adherence to established standards.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED: Renders simple illustrations, mechanical, or freehand lettering, layouts, designs, and formats for publications, posters, flyers, displays, and other visual aid materials.

Prepares charts and graphs to be included in various statistical reports.

Analyzes copy and prepares layouts of office forms for departmental use.

Uses pen and ink, pencil, or airbrush to illustrate projects, draw in lines for forms, and do layouts for publications.

Conducts limited research for information to be used either for art work, or for charts and graphs.

Meets with personnel to discuss and determine project objectives, designate project methods, and assure desired results.

Reproduces basic floor plans for state office buildings from an architectural drawing.

Selects the type font to be used in publications.

Operates lettering devices to prepare headings in large or unusual type.

Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Considerable knowledge of the principles and techniques of illustration and typographic design.

Considerable knowledge of the methods, techniques, and operations involved in the preparation of copy for publication and exhibition.

Knowledge of the methods, techniques, and operations used to produce the desired visual effect and to conform with the specified printing method.

Skill in the use of tools used in illustration, layout, and design work.

Ability to create effective and artistic formats for publications.

Ability to illustrate text matter with appropriate drawings, sketches, and graphs.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: One year of technical art experience in preparing illustrations or general display and exhibits work; and two years of formal training of fine arts or design. Appropriate art experience may be substituted for the required training on a year-for-year basis.