JOB TITLE: Digital Artist
DEPARTMENT: Engineering
REPORTS TO: Engineering lead
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Under minimum supervision operates a computer and peripheral equipment to process
data and complete work assignments. Lays out graphics, selects size and style of type, and enters text
and graphics into a computer to produce printed materials. Designs and prepares finished artwork
films used in screen printing and flexographic departments based on job requirements, customer
specifications, and in accordance with Work Order Package.

  • Creates and/or reviews computer-generated graphics according to customer specifications
  • Generates renderings (proofs) for customer approval based on requirements
  • Review other artists’ graphics as a second review
  • Scans artwork with an optical scanner which changes the image into a computer-readable form
  • Enters commands to position text and illustrations on page grid of computer monitor
  • Edits customer file as necessary
  • Receive customer files over the modem, convert and/or read
  • Produce artwork on a Mac, PC or CAD in accordance with customer specifications
  • Step & repeat, color separate art for film generation
  • Generate films and at times inspect films to specifications
  • Operates an Epson 7900 Film Printer.
  • Create computer-generated graphics for company identification use (on occasion)
  • Speak with customers when a customer requests to speak to an artist or has specific art
  • Every artist should have knowledge of Illustrator, Corel Draw, Quark Express, Photoshop
    AutoCAD and specialize in using Illustrator.
  • Responsible for cleanliness and organization of work area, ensuring safe and efficient use of
    materials and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot software problems
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • The minimum education required for this position is an Associate’s Degree, or certificate from
    Technical school in computer operations; or (GED) in Graphic Communication; or 5+ years of
    related experience
  • HP Digital creation experience required
  • PC Mac experience required
  • Knowledge of printing and graphics, customer service skills, scheduling, time management, and
    quality assurance experience is helpful.
  • Traveling required (occasionally)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with
  • Acute attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member of various teams and committees
  • Ability to work on complex projects with general direction and minimal guidance


  • Analytical/Problem Solving Motivation
  • Technical Skills Planning/Organizing
  • Interpersonal Skills Professionalism
  • Written/Oral Communication Quality/Quantity
  • Teamwork Safety and Security
  • Quality Management Adaptability
  • Business Acumen Attendance/Punctuality
  • Diversity/Ethics Dependability
  • Judgment Initiative

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must
be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to
finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to
stand and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and
occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate. The employee may also be exposed to heat, fumes and toxic
chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.