Desktop Publishers


Format typescript and graphic elements using computer software to produce publication-ready material.
Also called: Art Director, Computer Typesetter, Electronic Console Display Operator

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
  • design
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Communications
  • multimedia

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Ideas and Logic
  • order or arrange things
  • come up with lots of ideas
    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • listen and understand what people say
    Visual Understanding
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things
  • see hidden patterns

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation
  • Dependability
  • Innovation
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Initiative

Technology:

    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Visio
    Desktop publishing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign
  • Microsoft Publisher
    Data conversion software
  • AlgoLab Raster to Vector Conversion Toolkit
  • GTX RastorCAD

Education:

    associate's degree
    bachelor's degree
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