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Graphic Designer and Production Specialist

Alexandria, VA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description
FASTSIGNS #30601 is hiring for a Full-time Graphic Designer and Production Specialist to join our team!
Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5:00pm, No Weekends, Paid Training, Paid Vacation, and Paid Holidays. Rewarding job creating media that inspires people!

We are seeking a skilled and talented graphic designer and Production Specialist to join our creative team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for design, a strong portfolio of work, and the ability to work collaboratively with others. If you are a creative thinker, enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, and have a keen eye for detail, then we want to hear from you!

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  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Vacation and Holiday
  • Performance Bonus
  • Ongoing Training Opportunities

A Successful FASTSIGNS Graphic Designer and Production Specialist Will:

  • Create computer-generated full-color graphics and/or vinyl output that can be printed and mounted to a substrate or weeded, cut and applied
  • Complete or modify designs from customer drawings, files, or exact output of customer-provided design for output to media
  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, select style and size of type, and arrange layout based upon available space, aesthetic design, and production requirements.
  • Inspect jobs for accuracy before sending them to output. Ensure correct material is used for each job and output device settings are accurate
  • Maintain customer logo library; convert graphic files
  • Follow a layout to place computer-cut vinyl or full-color graphic image(s) on a predetermined substrate or medium
  • Prepare substrates for vinyl application to include cutting, painting, laminating, cleaning, etc
  • Weed excess vinyl from computer-cut images. Weeding techniques vary with size, type of vinyl, and complexity of images
  • Operate and maintain printer(s) and laminator(s)
  • 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 and/or mounting of printed pieces
  • Report inventory levels and stock to be reordered to the center manager/production manager or franchisee
  • Clean and maintain storage areas

Ideal Qualifications for FASTSIGNS Graphic Designer:

  • 1-3 years of graphic design experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Proficient in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.)
  • Ability to prioritize jobs, multi-task, and work autonomously
  • Determine the best output method based on the customers needs
  • Sit and view a computer screen for long periods (4 hours or more)
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (4 hours or more)
  • Ability to lift 50 or more pounds
  • Flexibility to lean over a waist-high table and use back and forth hand motion to apply vinyl letters and graphics to a substrate
  • Ability to use light power equipment
  • Ability to work under pressure to output high volume, high-quality work

Do you enjoy working with people? Do you enjoy helping people solve problems by offering advice and consultation? Are you looking for a job that offers constant learning, skills growth and a career path? If so, we are looking for employees just like you in the ever-changing Sign Industry. Apply today!



Alexandria, VA
22306 USA


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