Manager/Graphic Designer at signs (4 years) Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts. Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type. Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design. Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and Internet websites. Review final layouts and suggest improvements as needed. Prepare illustrations or rough sketches of material, discussing them with clients or supervisors and making necessary changes. Use computer software to generate new images. Key information into computer equipment to create layouts for client or supervisor. Maintain archive of images, photos, or previous work products. Prepare notes and instructions for workers who assemble and prepare final layouts for printing. Draw and print charts, graphs, illustrations, and other artwork, using computer. Study illustrations and photographs to plan presentation of materials, products, or services. Research new software or design Page1 concepts. Mark up, paste, and assemble final layouts to prepare layouts for printer. Photograph layouts, using camera, to make layout prints for supervisors or clients. Utilize design software to meet deadlines provided by customer. Navigate ideas from the client to provide a finished product. Operate large format printer, laminate, and vinyl cutter. Survey displayed area of the final print, make measunents and instructions for proper installation.