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  • You will need a good understanding of corel draw.
  • You will need to have print experience.
  • Excellent communication Skils

What is a Sign Designer

Sign designers are hired to create a wide array of signage and displays for events, businesses, charities, government agencies, schools and other organizations. Work might range from a short freelance assignment for a local shop to a full-time, 40-hour per week job creating nationwide billboard campaigns. Regardless of the job's size and scope, sign designers are highly creative individuals who excel at turning a marketing need into a visual reality.

Sign Applicator installer

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Customer services person

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What Career Oppertunities are on offer?

Sign Designer is this you?

Job Duties: You must first seek to understand the needs of your client or employer through detailed discussions. Decide on the best type of sign for the job and then provide them with rough sketches that convey your ideas. Create a quote that details all costs associated with the design work. Once a basic design is selected, you will use modern computer software to produce lettering, images and layouts as part of the customized design process. Several rounds of revisions may be necessary before a final composite is approved. The final steps will then involve laying out print measurements and specifications for production and checking the printer's work for quality. Some designers at larger companies may also be responsible for creating full print production budgets, advising the sales team, selecting print materials and assisting with installation requirements. Required Skills You must be artistic, creative and have a strong eye for detail. You should have normal color vision and be knowledgeable about the effective use of typography, color and visual space. You should be able to produce quality drawings by hand and possess solid experience with graphic design programs like CorelDRAW, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Additional skills include self-motivation, an independent work ethic, strong verbal and non-verbal communication, and the ability to effectively manage time, meet deadlines and work within a budget. Many larger employers also want you to have working knowledge of internal and external sign illumination, methods of construction and types of sign support.

Sign writer, is this you?

We have a vacancy for a Sign Writer with experience for our production crew. If you are the person we’re looking for you’ll be… Enthusiastic, conscientious, & have attention to detail. You’d be described as practical, having high standards & skill level, mature & yet relaxed team player prepared to go the extra mile. Your role will be in our application & installation team, you’ll be trustworthy, punctual & have an excellent attitude towards work. You’ll apply the practical skills you already have to whatever is put in front of you, without a whole lot of instruction from us. This is a very busy work environment with tonnes of variety, so if you enjoy getting stuck into life this is the place for you. Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Sign Production Manger

This is an exciting time to join our company as we continue to grow into this market. We offer an exciting, fast-paced small team environment with a supportive and friendly culture. No day will be quite the same. About the Role We have a full-time sign writing position available. This is a newly created role designed to support the many different functions of our growing business. There are a huge variety of tasks to be involved with, giving you numerous opportunities to learn new skills, as well as expand on your existing skill base. We are looking for someone with a great personality who is easy to get along with and enjoys providing exceptional support to keep us all moving in the right direction.