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Graphic Designer / Production Output Specialist

Location: Apopka, FL, United States
Job # 11466917
POSITION DESCRIPTION
Under general direction, the Graphic Designer/Production Output Specialist has a dual role working in the computer room and production room.
In the computer room, this position is responsible for creating computer generated vinyl and/or full color graphics output that can be weeded, cut and applied or printed and mounted to a substrate.
This may involve various levels of artistic creativity, including original design work and will ultimately lead to the complete or modified design from customer drawings, files, or exact output of customer-provided design for output to media.
In the production room, this position is responsible for all aspects of the physical construction and assembling of signs from computer cut vinyl and wide format full color printouts. Sign assembly includes preparing substrates and applying vinyl or other media according to written instructions.
Also, mounting and/or laminating prints and operating and setting up the laminator for over-laminating, encapsulation, or mounting of digital image products is required. Proofreading signs and conducting quality assurance to ensure the accuracy of signs is required.
QUALIFICATIONS
● High school diploma or GED required; advanced education degree preferred.
● 3-5 years sign shop, agency or in-house experience with print production and graphic design.
● Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, especially in Photoshop and Illustrator is a must.
● Knowledge of G Suite and Office 365.
● Strong PC and Mac skills.
● Knowledge of the following equipment is preferred but not required: Epson Sure Color S60600 Large Format Printer, Seiko Color Painter M-64s Large Format Printer, HP Scitex FB500 Flatbed Printer, ONYX RIP Software, laminating equipment, Mimaki CG-160 FXII Plotter, ZUND Cutter G3, Composer Software, Gerber Saber Router, and ULS Engraver.
● 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.
● Strong typography and layout skills, and strict attention to detail.
● Able to work extended hours when necessary.
● Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
● Must be process-oriented self-starters.
 
Starting Salary $14 - $18 / hour
 
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