One of the primary functions of working in a newspaper graphics department is to create informational graphics. On a daily basis, graphic artists are working with news editors and reporters to gather data and present it in the most readable way. Solutions range from simple, small bar charts to full-page illustrated diagrams.
How to turn educational data into a visual front page package.
Concept, design, illustration and research for an informational graphic accompanying an annual bicycle race.
Team project for doubletruck graphic showcasing the brand new football stadium for the Arizona Cardinals.
Concept, design, illustration and research for a broadsheet size graphic about the solar system when Pluto was determined to no longer be a planet. The graphic was also used as a poster to be given to schools.
Detail on the location and depth of some temblors that were felt in Fresno in a 3-d cutaway style map.
Price comparison of growing your own food to buying fresh fruit and vegetables.
Print graphic highlighting phases of Loop 202 in Arizona upon completion.
Everyone would love to reduce their costs by installing solar panels. This graphic shows that the price savings is marginal when paying for the system with a loan.
Simple icons as reminders to the public on the new ordinances for dust pollution in the Phoenix metro area.
Biodiesel conversion and how it works, and a disclaimer noting that it might void your warranty or end up costing you more in maintenance.
Graphic tracks the progress of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and shows the time and date of the event he swam in and the results.
Daily duties in a newspaper graphics department involved taking basic data and making simple charts, graphics and maps.