The METRO is seeking a Graphic Artist to provide design for print, online media and passenger amenities across a variety of communications projects, including advertising, customer communications, information design, mapping and motion graphics. The successful candidate must be a conceptually-minded, creative designer who is highly-organized, detail-oriented, collaborative and proactive. Daily job functions include design, illustration, layout, art preparation, printing, specifications, presentations, photography, etc.
Qualifications: The Graphic Artist should have a BA degree in commercial art or graphic design plus 2 years work experience. Advanced education from a technical school or college with major coursework in graphic design/commercial art may be substituted for degree requirements. Must have thorough knowledge of techniques, equipment, materials and processes required to perform graphic support with proficiency in using Macintosh operating system, PC and current versions of Adobe CS (Photoshop, In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver) QuarkXPress, PowerPoint and Microsoft Office. Must have photography experience and strong writing skills. This position requires good interpersonal skills, organizational skills and a demonstrated ability to work under pressure and in a team environment. Must be able to multi-task, be a self-starter and work with minimal supervision.
To Apply: Submit application/resume by June 1, 2012 plus work samples and three professional references to: KCATA, 1200 E. 18th Street, KCMO 64108. Detailed job description and application may be downloaded at www.kcata.org. EEO/AA