Graphic Arts Designer - Michigan History Center (12/6/2022)

Posted on 11/16/2022

The position provides graphic arts design, fabrication and installation services for the Michigan History Museum system. Projects include graphic panel design for temporary and permanent exhibits at the Center’s 12 museums and historic sites as well as signage for outdoor interpretive heritage trails throughout the state. The work involves analysis and organization of the work and ideas of historians and community members to create a coherent, engaging experience for visitors, as well as researching images and designing overall exhibit frameworks and illustrations. The work includes skilled digital preparation of production-ready interpretive signage; printing and mounting exhibit materials in house; working with contract fabricators to ensure accurate production and on-time delivery; ensuring adequate mounting systems or kiosks; and installing exhibitions at locations around the state.

Position Description

Required Education and Experience

Education
Two years of college (60 semester or 90 term credits) with course work in art, art education, or graphic art design.

Experience

Graphic Arts Designer 9
One year of experience in commercial art or graphic presentation.

Graphic Arts Designer 10
Two years of experience in commercial art or graphic presentation equivalent to a Graphic Arts Designer, including one year equivalent to a Graphic Arts Designer 9.

Graphic Arts Designer E11
Three years of experience in commercial art or graphic presentation equivalent to a Graphic Arts Designer, including one year equivalent to a Graphic Arts Designer 10.

Compensation: $20.55 - $33.47 Hourly

Alternate Education and Experience

Two years of commercial art or graphic presentation experience may be substituted for the education requirement.

Additional Requirements and Information

Please attach a cover letter, resume, and official college transcripts to your application. For our purposes, "Official Transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal.  

Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.  

 Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.

Applicants will be appointed only to positions in areas for which their experience and education is appropriate.

View the class specification at:
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/GraphicArtsDesigner_12702_7.pdf 



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