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Job Description - Sign Maker/Production Artist


Using industry standard software design tools will layout, design, and produce signs and related advertising media. Will work from sketches, customer drawings, and sales quotes to produce effective signage to meet customers needs and desires. The Production Artist will design signs using standard text, clip art, customer provided logo/graphic files and occasionally create original graphics. Using a computer driven vinyl cutter these design will be produced in vinyl films, stencils, or other media. Will also edit, design, and prepare digital graphics files for output to wide format printers. As necessary, will assist in the preparation of the vinyl films for application to sign surface.

The position will also be responsible for working with clients on the telephone and in person. This will consist of answering questions and generating estimates, invoices and proofs.

The applicant should be familiar with and skillful in one or more of the following application programs (listed in order of preference) FlexiSign, Adobe Illustrator, and/or Photoshop. This is a fast paced production sign shop, we make signs / advertising, not art--speed and accuracy is of the utmost importance. Applicant should have above average written and verbal communication skills and above average spelling skills. Knowledge and experience in color correction and color profiles and experience with vehicle wrap design is also highly desirable.

Wage commensurate with experience and ability. Paid time off for holidays, vacation and sick days (pro-rated for part-time positions).

If you would like to apply for this position, fax your resume to (408) 956-8274, E-mail it, or send it to us. No phone calls or agencies, individuals only please.

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