Graphic Arts Technician
Nature of the work*
The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in developing and conducting technical work in the areas of applied and graphic arts.
The employee in this class of employment designs and carries out technical work, such as illustration, formatting, layout and artwork of school board publications; he or she determines the specifications and the printing methods, corrects proofs and monitors the printing quality.
He or she designs and develops Web pages or other presentations on various computer mediums, using the appropriate software. If necessary, he or she takes digital photographs or scans documents, performs computer graphics retouching and creates sound files and animation.
He or she provides advice to the staff on the artistic component of the presentations and the choice of media and computer-based support.
He or she designs and produces layouts.
In his or her work, the employee ensures that copyright and licensing rights are respected.
He or she draws plans and prepares construction specifications.
He or she uses a computer and the necessary software to perform his or her duties related to desktop publishing, drawing, graphic design, computer graphics and multimedia presentation; conducts research on the Internet and may be required to assist a staff member with software specific to his or her work.
He or she may be required to train less experienced technicians as well as coordinate the work of support staff in performing duties related to the implementation of programs involving technical operations for which he or she is responsible.
If need be, he or she performs any other related duty.
Hold a Diploma of College Studies in Graphic Design or a diploma or an attestation of studies recognized as equivalent by the competent authority.
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