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Sedgwick County* Graphic Artist in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11403844 Graphic ArtistDate: Feb 12, 2021Location: Wichita, KS, USCompany: Sedgwick CountyDepartment: Zoo Pay: $15.40 per hour Work Schedule: 40 hours per week Performs technical artwork for experiential graphic and exhibit installation elements. Develops elements from concept through production, which are 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional, realistic and decorative, for educational, experience enhancing, wayfinding, and promotional purposes. Research, designs, writes, illustrates, fabricates, and maintains these elements, in all relevant media. Participates in all the above as a departmental team member and as requested by customer. Design & Fabricate Graphic and Exhibit ElementsCreates interpretive and non-interpretive art and design solutions for exhibits, guest interactions and amenities, and staff support.Demonstrates and develops skills to work proficiently with traditional and innovative artist media, electronic media, and cameras to generate: realistic and decorative illustration and sculpture; graphic design; spatial design; experiential design using dimensional construction, audio, video, and other sensory elements; and presentations.Collaborates with team members, using verbal and rapid-sketch communication, and the work request system.Follows proofing procedures for customer satisfaction.Researches data and develops interpretive messages and objectives that are in-line with the mission. Researches materials and equipment, and develops design solutions to achieve determined objectives that are within budget to build and maintain.Assists with proposals for permanent and temporary installations.Procures and uses materials for fabrication of installations.Produces installation elements, within scope of department's ability. Coordinates production of designed elements with other staff and outside companies, as directed.Assists with the development of project budgets.Works on more than one project at a time and keeps projects within specified timelines.Maintains Graphics and Exhibit ElementsEnsures all installation elements are current and in good repair.Develops and implements long-range and short-term plans to maintain installations.Manages seasonally changed displays.Completes routine site reviews to inspect departmental responsibilities on grounds.Utilizes the work request system.Responds to customers in a timely fashion to keep installations in good condition.Troubleshoots repair issues and procures and uses materials to conduct maintenance or installations.Manages Files, Materials, and EquipmentParticipates in the usage, maintenance, and storage of shared project assets, such as images and other computer files, raw materials, and products like signage and props.Keeps assets organized, clean, and up-to-date.Notifies supervisor of needed computer hardware repairs and software updates.Keeps equipment well maintained and accessible.Shares with departmental staff tips and skills for equipment, software, and traditional art and design techniques.Trains interdepartmental staff in the use of equipment, materials, and systems.Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Art, Design, or related field. Two years' experience in art, design, or related field. Valid State of Kansas Driver's License. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Art, Design, or related field and the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, and portfolio. Three Five years' experience in art, design, or related field. It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to t he general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

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