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Sign & Graphics Production / Installer - art / media / design - job...

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City: Chicago
Date: 29 Feb 2020
Category: Art / Media / Design

Summary of Position:
The Production Specialist is responsible for preparing substrates/media and producing all graphic / signage jobs according to work order specifications within the stated timeline. In addition, this team member is responsible for specified graphic / signage installations in house and at the client’s site, as well as, specified sign order deliveries. Additionally, the Production Specialist will assist with on-site signage inspection and sign measuring tasks. This person serves as backup to the Production Manager and assists with walk-in clients, answering phones and inventory management. The Production Specialist is responsible for maintaining a neat, organized and safe work area.

Qualifications & Skills:
• Knowledge of sign industry substrates, media, products a plus
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with both clients and team members
• Professional, upbeat, positive attitude.
• Sharp attention to detail in design work, constructing signs and proofing of others work.
• Able to manage workload, prioritize multiple projects and streamline the production flow
• Strong computer skills (must be comfortable navigating a computer on a daily basis)
• 1+ years experience installing all types signs indoor and outdoor is a plus but not required
• Working knowledge of sign making and production in order to best determine install methods for various signs preferred.
• Comfortable with and ability to use simple hand tools such as drills, screwdrivers, heat guns, etc..
• Comfortable with and ability to work with tall ladders and dig post holes occasionally
• Previous carpentry, construction or handy-person experience is a plus
• Current driver’s license with clean driver record
• Ability to work independently and as an integral team member driven to produce high quality products
• Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with diverse customer/prospect base.

Experience in the following a definite plus but not mandatory:
• Previous experience in the sign / graphic industry.
• Previous experience installing Vehicle Graphics and Vehicle Wraps
• Knowledge of sign / graphic industry substrates, media, and products.
• Design software applications:
• Microsoft Office – current version (Word, Excel, Power Point)
• Adobe Illustrator – current version
• Adobe Photoshop – current version
• Adobe Acrobat Professional – current version
• Wide-format printer, vinyl plotter, laminator and/or Onyx RIP operation.
• Color management concepts and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:
Customer Service: as necessary
• Work with clients in a consultative manner to understand their needs and provide guidance for best solution.
• Promote Image360 in a professional manner while on client site for installation, sign delivery and/or site inspection/ sign measuring tasks.

Operation and Maintenance of Equipment:
• Operate plotter, laminator, wide-format equipment to produce client jobs.
• Operate desktop computers and/or copier scanners as needed.
• Operate sign cutters, saws, drills and other sign building equipment as needed
• Maintain cleanliness and operation of sign building equipment to ensure efficiency in production

Quality
• Maintain superior quality on all individual work.
• Work with team members to ensure superior quality on all jobs produced.

Installation:
• Signage installations both in house and at client's site
• Must be able to climb a ladder
• Able to lift 50 lbs

Inventory:
• Monitor sign substrate / material inventory and report to management in timely manner to ensure consistency in production flow and avoid production shut downs.


General:
• Participate in daily production meetings.
• Work with management to reschedule workloads as necessary to meet promised due dates.
• Maintain clean and organized work area.
• Abide by center policies/procedures as outlined.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed. You will be expected to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested by your supervisor.
This is a Full-time position. We will provide extensive training to the right candidate. Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications

Experience:
• relevant: 2 years (Preferred)
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