Salt Lake City

  • GRAPHIC DESIGN TECHNICIAN

    Requisition ID
    2018-3667
    Department
    COMMUNITY AND NEIGHBORHOODS
    Minimum Salary
    USD $14.42/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $18.95/Hr.
    Post End Date
    7/30/2018
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    This position is located in Salt Lake City's Planning division.

     

    Incumbent performs duties with a primary focus on creating graphics for inclusion in informational brochures, displays, presentations slides, manuals and similar graphic applications. Utilizes a wide variety of digital media, graphics production equipment, web tools and supplies including a personal computer and desktop publishing/graphics software. Assists multiple teams on various projects to create documents that visually convey information to the public, applicants and elected/appointed officials.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for providing graphics for various projects within the Division. Translates information and concepts into high-impact visual pieces and computer generated illustrations, including but not limited to print and digital versions of Department master plan concepts, zoning regulations, logos, pamphlets, posters, graphic interpretations of statistical data, a variety of collateral materials, web graphics, etc.  Remains abreast of latest graphic design concepts and techniques.  .
    • Collaborates with director, management staff and others, as necessary to identify graphic needs for various types of projects and identify ideas on how to prepare the necessary graphics. Engages in creative collaboration to establish and promote Information in a visual format.  Relies on established guidelines and standards that ensure consistent branding and corporate identity throughout Division information materials and the website.
    • Provides backup duties in answering telephones and personal inquiries. Routes visitors and individuals with appointments to the appropriate staff person. Provides information and referral to employees and the general public.
    • Performs other related duties as necessary.

    Qualifications

    • Associates degree plus one to two years of relevant work experience including a demonstrated proficiency with the use of current graphic, design and art techniques and technologies including Adobe Creative Suite, (In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator) and Sketch-up. Up to two years of directly related work experience may be substituted for required education.
    • Demonstrated ability using graphic design skills to develop compelling print and online materials. 
    • Work effectively with diverse clients, interpreting client needs to fit existing graphic design in both print and online formats.
    • Ability to work on and complete multiple projects from start to finish.
    • Must be experienced in managing multiple projects effectively; strong ability to prioritize.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficiency in Mac, MS Office, Windows environments.
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license or Utah driving privilege card.
    • Ability to relate well with co-workers, supervisors, other employees and the general public.
    • Ability to attend night meetings in order to assist in setting up the meeting and provide assistance at the meeting for project planners.

    DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Experience will web technologies such as Word Press, Drupal and Microsoft Expressions.
    • Experience with social media platforms, e.g., Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Skype, and their integration into graphic needs.

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