Jefferson County Public Schools
This Graphic Design position is “on call” as needed, but may be full-time hours during the summer.
Scope of Responsibilities
Utilizes graphics/design computer software to communicate the vision of the District through the design of a wide variety of documents produced under tight deadlines; consults with personnel to determine design and printing needs and to maintain customer satisfaction; works closely with editing and printing departments to produce accurate, high-quality documents; assists in writing printing specifications and works with commercial printers on jobs that must be done outside the District. Performance Responsibilities Utilizes the computer and graphics software packages to create visually pleasing designs for various documents. Communicates with personnel regarding jobs to ensure customer satisfaction and communicates printing instructions working closely with staff to help ensure a quality finished product. Learns new software as needed to widen the scope of graphics capabilities; initiates new design techniques. Understands all proofreader’s marks to make accurate revisions of documents utilizing software’s text editing functions. Consults with personnel and the graphics supervisor regarding design/printing needs and develops appropriate production plans based on budgets and time restraints. Ensures that jobs are finished accurately and on time, coordinating own work and sharing expertise with others within the department and across the District. Assists in writing printing specifications, collecting estimates, and coordinating the printing of jobs. Maintains a backup of current work on an external drive, and when jobs are finished, backs them up on the server. Operates and helps with the maintenance of graphics equipment. Performs other duties as assigned by the Supervisor Graphic Arts.
- Associate degree or certificate/diploma in graphic design or commercial art or high school diploma/GED with two (2) years of experience in graphics design
- Demonstrated typing proficiency
- Working knowledge of design principles and printing techniques
Pay: $15.53 per hour
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