High Plains Library District
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Graphics Technician

Full-Time Position High Plains Library District Greeley, Colorado
Graphics Technician

Role: Designs and produces high quality, professional materials

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

45% – GRAPHIC DESIGN – Designs, updates, and creates newsletters, forms, signage, brochures, web graphics, banners, ads, and other print materials as needed in order to create visually appealing materials.

20% – PRODUCTION & PRINTING – Prints designs by using large format and other various printers in order to create materials; uses various graphics equipment and machinery to process printings such as graphics equipment, hydraulic paper cutter, power paper drill, folder, collator, copy machine, velo-binder, laminator, vinyl plotter and power stapler.

25% – SIGNAGE – Creates and maintains library signage by evaluating needs and requests, creating designs and printing, fabricating and installing signage.

10% – SUPPLIES – Orders and maintains supplies, does routine maintenance and schedule maintenance for equipment, and assists the Supervisor in order to complete the job successfully and ensure the smooth operation of the department.

This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and responsibilities comprising this position.

REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Requirements:
Associates Degree or equivalent experience
Two years of related experience
Skill in graphic design and signage production
Fluency in English and Spanish languages (preferred)

District Success Factors:
Focuses on the customer
Initiative
Contributes to a positive work environment
Strategic thinking
Pursues personal development
Continuous improvement
Takes pride in the workplace
Emotionally intelligent
Tactful
Creativity

Job Success Factors:
Ability to create and communicate effective messaging within print materials
Create trouble free graphics for both on and off-site printing
Knowledge of public library operations
Able to consistently apply and maintain brand standards
Awareness of color theory and application through spot, CMYK and RGB color models
Ability to perform light repair and paper, etc on large format printer
Skill in customer/supplier relations
Skill in Windows, Word, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite CS2 or Above, Publisher, Photoshop, and PageMaker
Skill in creating vinyl lettering and signs
Skill in using printing and graphic design equipment and programs
Skill in proofreading
Skill in inspecting for proper length, width and shape of graphics
Able to write using correct grammar and punctuation
Able to operate various office equipment including copiers, plotters, and printers and scanners
Able to read, write, and speak English and Spanish fluently
Able to use a ladder
Able to use hand tools
Able to lift and carry up to 35 lbs.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit our website at www.MyLibrary.us to submit an electronic application along with a current resume and cover letter. Finalists will be asked to provide their portfolio of work.

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