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Job Opening: Sign Maker / Production and Design Manager


Position: Sign Maker / Production and Design Manager
Company: Craft Signworks
Location: San Mateo CA US

Are you a gifted sign maker looking for a unique opportunity at a startup sign shop in the Bay Area? We’re not a franchise; we’re home grown and looking for someone who wants to grow with us.

What will you do?

  • Prepare substrates for application, which may include cutting, painting, laminating, cleaning, and maintaining the substrates for vinyl application
  • Perform finishing operations such as laminating, encapsulating, and/or mounting of printed pieces
  • Report inventory levels and stock to be reordered to the owner
  • Help unload raw materials, maintains storage areas and keeps workplace safe, clean and organized
  • Perform routine machine maintenance and minor repairs when necessary
  • Install signs when necessary
  • Work directly with both customers and subcontractors

Experience and skills needed

  • 2+ years sign industry experience
  • Strong computer and file management skills including experience and knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop and Onyx. Experience with sign industry Corebridge software would be a plus
  • Background in vinyl creation, application and large format digital printing including weeding, laminating and installation
  • Basic math skills (adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing whole numbers and fractions and converting fractions to decimals and vice versa)
  • Possesses a sharp eye for quality control
  • Solid track record of accurately estimating and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to manage time effectively and hold yourself accountable
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work well under pressure to output high volume, high quality work
  • Able to stand for long periods of time, lift 50 or more pounds and 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
  • Experience applying vehicle graphics and wraps a plus
  • Must have valid driver’s license

To be considered, you must have sign industry-specific experience in both design and production. Serious candidates only, please. Indicate your availability for both full time and/or part time and your desired compensation when submitting your resume.

Job Type: Full-time


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