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Art DepartmentGraphic Designer

Art Department

The Graphic designer creates and produces all of the props that contain written and illustrative elements – for example, signage, newspapers, letters, maps, and so on. They must work with the art department as well as with other departments and production staff, to various briefs. They must research specific periods, characters and styles. They liaise with specialist suppliers to deliver text related property on budget and on schedule. They must work within strict health and safety guidelines to ensure everyone’s safety. On larger productions, they must delegate and communicate effectively with other team members.

Is this role right for me?

For this role, you will need:

Excellent knowledge of graphics skills and techniques and great attention to detail.

Strong understanding of the latest forms of computer image and computer drawing software.

Experience and a knowledge of what is required and where it can be sourced on time.

Great communication skills and the ability to work both alone and as part of a team.

Knowledge of period graphic design details.

Work with:

  • Production Designer
  • Art Director
  • Set Director
  • All of the Art Department
  • Specialist Suppliers

Career Path to Graphic Designer on Film:

There are no usual career paths for the Graphic Designer. A qualification in Graphic Design would be beneficial. Experience as graphic designer in any capacity is essential.