5223 Graphic arts technicians
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Lead statementGraphic arts technicians assist in conceptualizing a project, interpreting design specifications or sketches, preparing the page make-up, lay-out and lettering, and preparing production materials for press, electronic or multimedia publishing. They are employed by publishing, communications, advertising, marketing, printing and multimedia establishments, and by television and film production companies. They may also be self-employed.
- animation painter
- graphics technician
- multimedia graphic design technician
- computer graphics technician
- animated cartoon technician
- animation camera operator
- poster painter
- A college diploma in commercial or graphic arts, computer graphics or animated design is required.
- Experience or training in multimedia design at a post-secondary, college or technical institution may be required.
- Creative ability and artistic talent, as demonstrated by a portfolio of work, are required.
- Progression to graphic designer positions is possible with experience or supplementary training.
- Camera, platemaking and other prepress occupations
- Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks
- Desktop publishing specialists
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- Graphic designers and illustrators