Graphic Artist Nicole Cifuentes
Education Required • Four-year degree in graphic design required • Proficiency in standard suite of graphics/drawing programs, presentation programs, and an understanding of multimedia and web authoring programs • 1 year in college towards graphic design or the equivalent professional experience preferred (For some industries)
Abilities Required • Be proactive in understanding all materials associated with the project; its intended use, target audience, and final deliverable. • Follow through to the end; making sure the project exceeds expectations • Design screens, layouts and graphics associated with a variety of projects • Create logos/type treatments, identity systems, print, web and screen layouts • Produce attract screens for interactive projects, navigational controls, and other graphic elements as required • Maintain consistency and continuity of creative concepts and project details while delivering finished product on schedule, on budget, and with quality • Layout and produce print, slide, web, environmental/large scale graphics, and other component materials as required • Attend press checks as required
Salary • Writers • the average full-time writer or author earns an annual salary of $55,420. • Pay Levels • The highest paid writers work for movie and video production companies. These writers earn an annual average salary of $100,060. • Editors • The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average full-time editor in the U.S. earns an annual salary of $51,470. • Wage Levels • As with writers, editors employed by movie and video production companies are the highest paid, with average annual salaries of $71,730
Location • Anywhere possible • Main cities around the US • Outside the country • Los Angeles • New York
Availability • Typical office work environment. • The job requires the employee to be seated at a desk • Work at a computer station for extended periods during a 40 hour work week. • Cubicle office environment. • Must be able to work in close quarters with other employees. • A few hours of overtime may be required to finish the schedule periodically throughout the year.
Works Cited • http://work.chron.com/salary-fulltime-writer-editor-1955.html • http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Anode,-Inc./jobs/Graphic-Artist-9cb968d243f6ee9b • http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-a-graphic-artist.htm