Graphics Technician

Job description

Nature of Work

At the University of West Georgia, we’re in the business of transforming lives and changing perspectives. From success in the classroom and chosen career fields to success on the athletic field and the total college experience, UWG has more than 1100 full-time faculty and staff members dedicated to helping you succeed. Over 13,000 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees attend UWG presently.

Additionally, UWG is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See for more information.

The Graphics Technician prepares graphic design files for offset and digital printing; designs and prints full color, large format wall art, signs and banners; collaborates with closely-related work areas including duplicating and student printing; and must be proficient with a variety of design and pre-press software to prep files for trouble free printing.

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma and 3 years experience in computer-based graphic design OR a Bachelor’s degree and 1 (or more) years of experience in computer based graphic design OR a combination of education and experience. Must be proficient with current Adobe Creative Suite. General knowledge of file prep requirements for duplicating and offset printing.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree; experience with HP large-format printers and with equipment and software used to create banners, signs, posters, and wall art. Experience in working with design files for printing and ability to correct issues that prevent trouble free offset and digital printing.

Salary $14.95 minimum - $19.99 midpoint (hourly) Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to work and navigate in a fast-paced production environment, ability to lift up to 30 lbs. to load substrate into printing equipment

Notice to Applicants

Please be advised that should you be recommended for a position, University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires the completion of a background check as a prior condition of employment.

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.





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Posted: 1/7/2019
Application Due: 1/18/2019
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