Graphic Designer / Production Specialist

FASTSIGNS of Frisco #17901 - Frisco, TX

Full-time

As a Graphic Designer / Production Specialist, you will have a dual role working in graphic design and production. You will be responsible for creating computer generated vinyl and full-color graphics output that can be weeded, cut, and applied or printed and mounted to a substrate. In production, you will be responsible for all aspects of the physical construction and assembling of signs from computer cut vinyl and wide format full-color printouts, which includes proofreading and conducting quality assurance to ensure the accuracy of signs. 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 all the graphics for printed projects - from brochures to outdoor signage
  • Inspects jobs for accuracy before sending them to the plotter or printer
  • Follows a layout to place computer-generated vinyl or full-color graphic images on a pre-determined substrate or medium
  • Prepares substrates for application of vinyl to create signs
  • Performs finishing operations such as laminating, and/or mounting of printed pieces
  • Provides proofs as necessary
  • Installs simple signs or window graphics when necessary
  • Performs other duties as needed, such as answering the phone, helping at the front counter, consulting with customers, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED required; advanced education degree preferred
  • Experience as a graphic designer, sign-related computer operator, or in desktop publishing required, including an advanced level of experience using Adobe applications- printing experience a plus
  • Strong PC and Adobe skills and sign production software skills preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Able to work well under pressure to output high volume, high-quality work and have a sense of urgency
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Able to lift 50 or more pounds
  • Must have the flexibility to lean over a waist-high table and use back forth hand motions to apply vinyl letters and graphics to a substrate
  • Able to use light power equipment such as a drill

BENEFITS

  • You will be eligible for company paid holidays and earned company paid vacation.
  • FASTSIGNS training will be provided consistent with your role, interests, and career development plans.

FASTSIGNS® locations are independently owned and operated.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Graphic Design: 1 year (Preferred)

Seasonal job:

  • No