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Job Description:

  • 1) Designs art and copy layouts for material to be presented by visual communications media such as books, magazines, newspapers, television, and packaging: Studies illustrations and photographs to plan presentation of material, product, or service.

  • 2) Determines size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, selects style and size of type, and arranges layout based upon available space, knowledge of layout principles, and esthetic design concepts.

  • 3) Draws sample of finished layout and presents sample to ART DIRECTOR for approval.

  • 4) Prepares notes and instructions for workers who assemble and prepare final layouts for printing.

  • 5) Reviews final layout and suggests improvements as needed.

  • 6) May prepare illustrations or rough sketches of material according to instructions of client or supervisor.

  • 7) May prepare series of drawings to illustrate sequence and timing of story development for television production.

  • 8) May mark up, paste, and assemble final layouts to prepare layouts for printer.

  • 9) May specialize in particular field, medium, or type of layout.

  • 10) May produce still and animated graphic formats for on-air and taped portions of television news broadcasts, using electronic video equipment.

  • 11) May photograph layouts, using camera, to make layout prints for supervisor or client.

  • 12) May develop negatives and prints, using negative and print developing equipment, tools and work aids to produce layout photographs for client or supervisor.

  • 13) May key information into computer equipment to create layouts for client or supervisor.




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DOT:   141.061-018

Job Number: 4634