Graphic Designer Job in Houston, TX at FASTSIGNS #2242
As a Graphic Designer, your primary responsibility will be to create computer generated vinyl and/or full color graphics output that can be weeded, cut, and applied or printed and mounted to a substrate. Your job will involve various levels of artistic creativity and will ultimately lead to the complete or modified design for output to media, and you may interact with customers to ensure complete satisfaction with the final product. The ideal candidate is a creative, self-motivated team player who can work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment and who is determined to make every project his or her absolute best. If this sounds like you, then we encourage you to click Apply now!
FASTSIGNS® locations are independently owned and operated.
Schedules the center’s workflow
Reads and interprets Work Orders, determines best output method, and determines size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy
Works with co-workers and customers with file transfers, FTP access, photo library options, online proofs, etc.
Prepares comprehensive illustrations, sketches, layouts, and copy for print reproduction according to instructions of client or supervisor
Inspects jobs for accuracy before sending them to the plotter or printer
Provides proofs as necessary for customer approval
Performs daily/weekly computer back-ups
Maintains all equipment including computers, plotters, and printers
Maintains accurate electronic and paper records
Minimizes waste by efficiently using appropriate inventory, reporting inventory levels and stock to be reordered to the manager
Helps unload raw materials and cleans and maintains storage areas
Helps in the production area as needed
Maintains work area in a neat and organized manner
Performs other duties as needed, such as answering the phone, helping at the front counter, consulting with customers, etc.
High school diploma or GED required; advanced education degree preferred
Strong PC and Mac skills and internet, publishing software, and sign production software skills
Previous sign or print industry experience required
Previous service business experience desired
Very strong communication and interpersonal skills
Able to effectively and efficiently organize, prioritize, and manage clients, team members, and work
Able to sit and view a computer screen for long periods
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 a substrate
Able to use light power equipment
Excellent Advancement Opportunities
About the Company
Company: FASTSIGNS #2242
Company Location: Houston, TX