Graphic Designer

Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Posted: 10/25/2018 Industry: None Job Number: 139031 Pay Rate: $12.00/hour

Graphic Designer, $12/hour - $16/hour, Grand Rapids, MI

A local Grand Rapids company that manufactures interior and exterior signage systems is actively looking for a Layout/Designer to work with the sales staff to provide creative sign concepts for clients. This role will also create detailed drawings for sign fabrication and installation, communicate project details to in-house Universal staff to ensure accurate production information, and stays current on materials, costs and best practices for sign fabrication. The candidate will be proficient with Adobe Photo Shop, Illustrator, and Flexi. You must be a team player who can work under very tight deadlines and have flexibility. Responsibilities of the job include but are not limited to the following:

- Creates drawings and presentations for Sales Staff, per their request) based on signs being approved for fabrication. Drawings may be conceptual or based off required specifications

- Schedule drawing completion based on project time frames and quick turnaround times

- Schedule design projects based on project load

- Coordinate documentation with what is required per project, for all in-house departments, Owner approval, community approval for permits, etc.

- Stay current on design industry trends, materials and "green" applications

- Recommend the best products and methods for cost efficiencies and alternates when required, Assist in cost estimating

- Train and mentor fellow Designers

- Continues to improve personal proficiency of available signage software

- Work with Purchasing on cost reduction activities for improved sourcing of materials

Benefits: Everyone employed with Workbox Staffing receives access to a personalized career consultant, healthcare, disability insurance, and advancement opportunities.

Requirements:

- Preferred sign industry experience but NOT a requirement

- Must be Mechanically Inclined with a background in Manufacturing

- Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

- Experience with Flexi Software is a plus but NOT a requirement

- Must be able to take direction and adapt to company methods

Job Order #: 139031

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