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Graphic arts technicians

National Occupation Code (NOC): 5223

Graphic 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.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Airbrush Artist
  • Animated Cartoon Inker
  • Animated Cartoon Painter
  • Animated Cartoon Technician
  • Animated Cartoons Inker And Painter
  • Animation Camera Operator
  • Animation Inker
  • Animation Painter
  • Apprentice Sign Painter
  • Art Work Assembler
  • Cartoon Background Artist
  • Compositor - Animation
  • Compositor - Film
  • Computer Graphics Design Technician
  • Computer Graphics Operator
  • Computer Graphics Technician
  • Design Assistant - Advertising Production
  • Digital Graphic Design Technician
  • Graphic Arts Assembler
  • Graphic Arts Copy Stylist
  • Graphic Arts Renderer
  • Graphic Arts Technician
  • Graphics Technician
  • Hand Painter - Graphic Arts
  • Lettering Artist
  • Mannequin Artist
  • Multimedia Graphic Design Technician
  • Multimedia Graphics Technician
  • Paste-up Artist
  • Photo Process Letterer - Graphic Arts
  • Photo Stencil Maker
  • Photograph Retoucher
  • Photographic Airbrush Artist
  • Photographic Colourist
  • Photography Colourist
  • Poster Layout Designer
  • Poster Painter
  • Rendering Specialist
  • Screen Stencil Cutter - Graphic Arts
  • Sign Layout Detailer
  • Sign Painter
  • Sign Writer
  • Silkscreen Stencil Cutter
  • Silkscreen Technician
  • Stencil Marker
  • Stencil Marker - Graphic Arts
  • Traffic Sign Painter
  • VFX Artist
  • Video Game Artist
  • Video Game Designer
  • Vinyl Lettering Artist
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Animated Cartoon Technician
  • Animation Painter
  • Computer Graphics Technician
  • Graphics Technician
  • Multimedia Graphic Design Technician
  • Animation Camera Operator
  • Poster Painter

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