Graphic Designer/Sign Production Tampa, FL

Graphic Designer/Sign Production

Full Time • Tampa, FL

We are hiring! Fastsigns Tampa, located in the heart of the Kennedy Blvd business district, is experiencing very strong growth and is in need of additional production/installation support. As the largest sign and printing franchise in Tampa Bay, we would like to add team members in the following areas:

Sign Designer/Sign Production - Pay starts at $15 and varies based on skill level and experience.

We are in search for someone who is able to do both Sign Graphic Design and Sign Production.  Days would be divided up between both departments as needed.  

A graphic designer who possesses the maturity, passion, and energy to collaborate with others on the team. We need someone who can see beyond what is presented and design something that excites and inspires but can appreciate there is also a place for simple, clean, and eye-catching. 

A sign maker who is is responsible for all aspects of the physical production of signs. Sign assembly includes preparing substrates and applying vinyl according to written instructions. Must also mount and/or laminate prints including operating and setting-up the laminator for over-laminating, encapsulation, or mounting of digital imaged products. This position must proofread signs and conduct quality assurance to ensure the efficient production of quality, accurate signs.

• Follow a layout to place computer-generated vinyl or full color graphic image(s) on a predetermined substrate or medium.
• Prepare substrates for vinyl application. This may include cutting, painting, laminating, cleaning and maintaining the substrates for vinyl application.
• Weed excess vinyl from computer cut images. Weeding techniques vary with size, type of vinyl and complexity of image.
• Perform quality assurance measures pre- and post-production by accurately reading and interpreting a Work Order and then proofing for errors or unacceptable standards.
• Perform finishing operations such as laminating, encapsulating, and/or mounting of printed pieces.
• Communicate with other employees and customers in a calm and professional manner.
• Report inventory levels and stock to be reordered to the center manager/production manager or franchise partner.
• Help unload and store raw materials; clean and maintain storage areas.
• Work on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes.

• Prioritize each day to efficiently and cost-effectively schedule the workflow.
• Determine the best output method based on the customer’s need.
• Read and interpret a Work Order, according to written instructions.
• Provide proofs as necessary for customer approval.
• Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy.
• Prepare comprehensive illustrations, sketches, layouts, and copy for print reproduction according to instructions of client or supervisor.
• Inspect jobs for accuracy before sending them to the plotter or printer. Ensure correct material is used for all jobs and output device settings are accurate.
• Process re-cuts and reprints as necessary.
• Communicate with other employees and customers: Sales/Service members on job requirements, timing, and special needs; Sign Maker(s) on job input and output; Production Manager/Center Manager on inventory needs for computer supplies; Customers and outside vendors on file conversion needs.
• Work on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Adhere to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes.
• Ability to work under pressure to output high volume, high quality work.

FASTSIGNS® is much more than just selling signs. We are brand ambassadors and marketing experts who understand that our success only comes from our client’s success. We pinpoint the gaps in our client’s business strategies and offer unique and creative ways to help them reach their goals faster or solve the challenges that take their focus away from their objectives. Our product offerings are wide and vast, including everything from a simple point-of-purchase display to a fully interactive digital experience that leaves our customers saying "WOW!"

We are located at 3901 W Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33609. We are open Monday-Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm.

Pay starts at $15 and varies based on skill level and experience.

Benefits offered:
• Paid vacation time (1 week after 1 year. 2 weeks after 2 years), paid major holidays
• 50% paid health insurance on our group plan
• Team building outings
• In-house staff and birthday lunches.

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This franchise is independently owned and operated by a franchisee. Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this franchisee. All inquiries about employment at this franchisee should be made directly to the franchise location, and not to FASTSIGNS Corporate.

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Typically Monday through Friday business hours
Fast growing industry
Opportunity to work in a variety of roles