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CWS Graphic Artist - South Campus

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

NOTE: Only work-study students who have an active award and are registered for the minimum of 6 credit hours for the Fall Semester may apply for this position.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title CWS Graphic Artist - South Campus
Bargaining Unit PT AFSCME 975 (2172.16)
Assignment Location South Campus
Job Function

Provide technical assistance on a wide variety of computer graphics and design projects for the Graphics & Publications Department.

Essential Duties Summary

- Framing, matting, mounting, laminating and sign production.
- Construction and design of display materials including installation at display site on – and off-campus locations.
- Daily maintenance of equipment and supplies.
- May assist others on various jobs as required.
- Independently initiates design concepts working directly with clients under the supervision of the Manager and/or other senior artists to create flyers, brochures and other graphics projects.
- Works with full- and part-time artists on all publication productions.
-Teams with full-time staff to provide extensive graphic support i.e. photo scanning, retouching, and developing design concepts, as needed.
-May be required to perform press checks on externally printed projects.
-Web site support and conversion of various publications for web use.
-Under the direction of the manager, uses good judgement in selection paper type, ink color and layout elements when designing projects.
-Required to operate various equipment, including 35mm/digital camera, Macintosh graphics system, Dolev 2dry direct-to plate film system, high-end B&W and color proofing devices.
-Perform regular optimizing maintenance on system hardware and software under the direction of the manager or senior artists.
-Provide website support and conversion on all documents.
-Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Manager of Graphics and Production Services. May take direction from other Senior Graphics staff.

SUPERVISION GIVEN: Provide direction to other part-time staff as assigned.

Preliminary Qualifications

EDUCATION: High school graduate or GED equivalent. Two college courses in either PageMaker, Quark Express, Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator or Freehand.

EXPERIENCE: One-year graphic arts experience in a professional setting or related experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Demonstratable creative ability and sense of good design. Must be able to work independently. May be required to use a drawing table or computer. Must have framing and matting skills and knowledge of the lamination process. Must be able to produce various types of signage. Must have knowledge of photographic principles. Must have knowledge of legibility and size standards in art reproductions. Must have applied knowledge of desktop publishing equipment, software, file conversion software, and standards, as well as knowledge of printing principles and standards. Requires good interpersonal skills, ability to deal effectively with people on a one-to-one basis, taking a proactive position in guiding clients toward an effective on-time quality product design.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Work Hours To be determined. Work hours will be based on college work-study funding. Scheduled work hours may not conflict with class hours. Hours may not exceed 30 per week.
Position Level 3
Salary $11.2156-$14.7482 per hour (2017-18 salary range)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Code PS328P
Open Date 08/28/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

NOTE: Only work-study students who have an active award and are registered for the minimum of 6 credit hours for the Fall Semester may apply for this position.

EEO Statement

As an equal opportunity employer and learning institution, Macomb Community College recruits, hires and promotes for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or handicap. All employment decisions are based on the qualifications of each individual. No person shall be denied equal treatment as a result of a College practice or policy. The College is committed to racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Michigan Relay Center 1.800.649.3777 (Voice and TDD).

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current Macomb student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a work study award?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you registered for a minimum of 6 credit hours?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document1
  2. Other Document2
  3. Other Document3