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Environmental Graphic Designer I

Job Description

TITLE: Environmental Graphic Designer I

JOB CODE: 5201



EEO6 CODE: 5 = Technical/Para Professional

GRADE: Pay Grade 6

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 23,664.00
midpoint 29,142.00
maximum 34,620.00

PURPOSE: Conceptualize, prepare, and fabricate a variety of 2 and 3 dimensional graphics, maps, and signs that identify, direct, inform, interpret, and enhance the campus, using computer aided technology.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Review specifications for requested signage to ensure adherence with established branding, logo and overall design standards. Prepare for production, fabrication and installation; maintain accurate records of work in progress for billing and department records. Enhance overall campus identity and assist to improve way-finding. Review photo visualizations and mock-ups of proposed signage for placement, content and usage; work with internal resources to coordinate production of requested signage within established timetables. Review floor plans to determine most effective placement. Review construction drawings to discuss options/ideas/concepts for signage to ensure consistency with overall plans and optimal use of design elements to achieve objectives. Apply signage and graphics to a variety of interior and exterior surfaces to assist, enhance and /or increase way-finding and visual information. Design, cut, and route plastic, wood, and metal signs and environmental graphics. Support of computer-aided design to ensure visually appealing and effective communication of message, accuracy, and effectiveness of design. Operate motor vehicles to deliver and transport materials. Operate power tools, hand tools, saws, and climb ladders.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: High school graduate or equivalent.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Two (2) years experience in Architectural Signage, Environmental Graphic Design, or Graphic Design. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of sign materials and fabrication methods. Knowledge of computer-generated signage programs. Knowledge of printing procedures and requirements. Knowledge of signage standards and requirements. Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods associated with way-finding; skill in the safe and proper use of a variety of hand and power tools; skill in verbal and written communication, editing and proofreading; and skill in detain-oriented assembly and fabrication techniques. Ability to conceptualize needs and communicate university requirements. Ability to be accurate while meeting time constraints and budget limitations. Ability to design within established university graphic standard guidelines. Ability to work with blueprints, hand drawings or digital files. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Driving a UT or personally owned vehicle is an essential function of the position.Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.