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Graphic Artist
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Graphic Artist
**Open Date** 05/15/2018
**Requisition Number** PRN17198B
**Job Title** Graphic Artist
**Working Title** Graphic Artist
**Job Grade** C
**FLSA Code** Nonexempt
**Patient Sensitive Job Code?** No
**Standard Hours per Week** 40
**Full Time or Part Time?** Full Time
**Shift** Day
**Work Schedule Summary**
**VP Area** President
**Department** 00429 - University Print & Mail Srvs.
**Location** Campus
**City** Salt Lake City, UT
**Type of Recruitment** External Posting
**Pay Rate Range** 12.02 to 16.30
**Close Date** 08/15/2018
**Open Until Filled** No
**Job Summary**
o Preflight incoming customer files to ensure that all components are correct and ready for print ready offset, digital and wide format printing.
o Quality check press form layouts before they are sent to plating/printing
o Quality check customer proofs before they are sent out to customer
o Provide department support and other duties as necessary.
o Apply knowledge of imposition, color separation, and trapping for press
o Understand job ticket information to determine quantity, special work instructions, and any other special customer requirements
o Interact with customer service, external customers and other business leaders regarding the status of jobs and in problem-solving scenarios
o Play an active role in the maintenance of computer-to- plate system and proofing devices
o Understand department communication systems, schedules, time/attendance system and job reporting requirements
o Generate digital and hard copy proofs
o Output plates and film
o Create die-lines
o Various other tasks as assigned by Manager
o This

job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

**Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required**

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

**Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required**

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

**Minimum Qualifications**

Associate's degree in a related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education) required. Two years professional graphics experience (or equivalency) and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or Illustration or a related field preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


o Have the ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressured environment without sacrificing attention to detail.

o Have a working knowledge of variable data printing.

o Be highly organized and able to balance/prioritize work/tasks.

o Have excellent interpersonal skills, be friendly, approachable and enthusiastic with a positive and professional attitude.

o Work with the Macintosh platforms utilizing Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design and AcrobatPDFfiles

**Type** Benefited Staff

**Special Instructions Summary**

**Additional Information**

_The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran's status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law._

_To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/_ _TDD_ _), email: ._

_The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the_ _URS_ _retirement plan and other employees with prior_ _URS_ _service, may elect to enroll in the_ _URS_ _within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from_ _URS_ _must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University's Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information._

_This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen._

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