Graphic Designer

FASTSIGNS #627 - Dania, FL

Full-time
Position also known as: Creative Director

Are you highly motivated, detail oriented, and creative? Are you up for a challenge, eager to learn, and passionate about design? Do you want to put your artistic skills to work for an established and fast-growing company? If so, we’re looking for talented and inspired candidates who are focused on teamwork, task completion, and customer satisfaction. If you are looking for a rewarding career in graphic design, not just another job, then come join our team as a Graphic Designer!

As a Graphic Designer, your primary responsibility will be to create computer generated vinyl and/or full color graphics output that can be weeded, cut, and applied or printed and mounted to a substrate. You will work closely with customers to ensure complete satisfaction with the final product. The ideal candidate is a creative, self-motivated team player who can work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and who is determined to make every project his or her absolute best.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Designs artwork for signage and print
Schedules the center's workflow
Works with co-workers and customers with file transfers, FTP access, photo library options, online proofs, etc.
Prepares comprehensive illustrations, sketches, layouts, and copy for print reproduction according to instructions of client or supervisor
Inspects jobs for accuracy before sending them to the plotter or printer
Performs customer logo maintenance and sourcing
Creates proofs and sends to customers using the online proofing system
Performs daily/weekly computer back-ups
Maintains all equipment including computers, plotters, and printers
Maintains accurate electronic and paper records
Helps unload raw materials and cleans and maintains storage areas
Works on different projects simultaneously
Helps in the production area as needed
Loads materials on/into printer and/or laminator, which may require some heavy lifting
Establishes and maintains effective team relationships with all support departments
Follows all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes

QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or GED required; advanced education degree preferred
Strong PC and Mac skills and internet, publishing software, and sign production software skills
Previous sign or print industry experience required
Previous service business experience desired
Very strong communication and interpersonal skills
Able to effectively and efficiently organize, prioritize, and manage clients, team members, and work

BENEFITS
Excellent Advancement Opportunities
Business Cards
Casual and creative work environment
Free Parking
Direct Deposit
Holidays
Paid Vacation
Sick Time
Uniforms Provided