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Hillsborough County Government

Graphics Artist (#GRPARTGENK) GENK
$15.15-$24.06 Hourly / $2,626.00-$4,170.40 Monthly / $31,512.00-$50,044.80 Yearly


Performs duties planning, designing, and preparing a variety of graphics and art work for publications, presentations, and exhibits. May oversee the work of subordinate staff.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two years experience as a graphics commercial artist; or
Successful completion of a formal, recognized, commercial art school.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of the design, layout, and preparation of graphic art work.
  • Skill and creativity in drawing, painting, and lettering using free hand and mechanical methods.
  • Ability to plan and design displays and exhibits.
  • Ability to use a variety of artistic media and methods.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Designs and prepares illustrative materials for brochures, reports, pamphlets, posters, display panels, presentations, maps, charts, diagrams, and other publication and display materials.
  • Uses a variety of freehand and mechanical methods in the development of artwork, employing pastels, water colors, pencil and ink.
  • Plans, designs and lays out art work; develops original concepts and ideas; prepares detailed reproductions from photographs and objects; prepares perspective renderings.
  • Plans, designs, and constructs museum exhibits and displays; paints exhibit backgrounds; sculpts and molds various media in the preparation of exhibit components.
  • Assists in the reproduction of graphic materials using photographic and duplicating processes.
  • Assigns projects to subordinate personnel, supervising their activities and judging the artistic value of their work.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: GRPARTGENK; EST: 9/26/1990; REV: 2/9/2012;