Sign Maker / Production Coordinator

Hours and Location: Part-time leading to full-time, Permanent – Stratford, PEI

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: The Sign Maker / Sign Production Coordinator will be responsible for developing and executing a high-quality sign production work flow for a fast-growing, fast-paced sign company.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Interpret customer requirements to provide consultative input regarding appropriate media/output methods
  • Image sourcing: locate stock photos, understand copyright laws.
  • Digital graphic manipulation using Adobe Creative Suite and other graphic design programs
  • Follows a layout to place computer-generated vinyl or full color graphic images on a pre-determined sign material or medium
  • Prepares sign materials for application, which may include cutting, painting, laminating, cleaning, and maintaining the sign material for vinyl application
  • Weeds excess vinyl from computer cut images
  • Proofread and inspect jobs for accuracy prior to sending to production.
  • Performs finishing operations such as laminating, encapsulating, and/or mounting of printed pieces
  • Provide proofs to customers as necessary and own responsibility for on-time production
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Reports inventory levels and stock to be reordered to the center manager/production manager
  • Helps unload raw materials and cleans and maintains storage areas
  • Maintain all production equipment: computer, printers, cutter, laminator etc., and perform routine machine maintenance and minor repairs when necessary
  • Establishes and maintains effective team relationships with all support departments
  • Follows all company policies, procedures, and business ethics codes
  • Maintain accurate records of work in progress and completed jobs
  • Minimize waste through efficient use of using ink, substrates and vinyl.
  • Signage installation

Job Qualifications:

  • MUST have previous sign making/sign industry experience
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite and other graphic design programs
  • Passion for providing exceptional customer service and for efficient process capability
  • High school diploma or GED required; advanced education degree preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work well under pressure to output high volume, high quality work
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and 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 sign material.