Graphic Artist/Illustrator

According to the Department of Education and the Federal Work-Study Program, there must be a written job description on file for each work-study position. Please be clear and specific when writing your job description(s), as they must accurately reflect the tasks and nature of the work your student employee(s) will complete.

Position Classification Title: Graphic Artist/Illustrator

Assist departments and agencies with a variety of creative artwork, designs, and publicity materials. Some duties may require specialized experience and/or knowledge. Duties may include; drawing, painting, arranging, lettering, illustrating, charts of layouts, maintaining equipment and supplies, photography, brochure design. May also be required to operate an Omnigraf II, sign laminator, Kroy 80K computer lettering machine, desktop publication systems, Compu-graphic 7500 edit writer, computerized slide camera, etc… Performs related tasks as assigned.

Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of development opportunities, training and work experience, student employees will be able to:

  • Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts
  • Prepare illustrations or rough sketches, discuss them with clients/supervisors
  • Constructively receive and apply professional feedback
  • Clarify academic focus and career goals by applying classroom knowledge to work situations
Position Classification # FWS Pay Rate Classification Summary
GAI 1 $8.00//hour No experience
GAI 2 $9.00/hour Some experience
GAI 3 $10.00/hour Vast experience and/or specialized skills/training