We are looking for a professional Sign Installer to join our team.
Work closely with fabricators on the field;
Inspect signs for defects before shipment or installation;
Assist in surveying and preparing the installation site;
Prepare the necessary hardware and equipment for installation;
Prepare the work site by removing old signage and preparing mounting surfaces;
Perform various signage installation, such as wall-mounting, hanging, raceway installation, vinyl application or other, depending on the requirements;
Work with a variety of tools such as saws, drills and rivet guns;
Mount interior and exterior signage to wall surfaces or substrates;
Follow precise assembly and installation instructions;
Follow all safety policies and procedures in the preparation and installation phases;
Install signage in strict compliance with the work order;
Perform a quality control inspection.
Experience in sign fabrication and installation is a plus;
Ability to read and comprehend schematics and blueprints;
Ability to learn and conduct quality control checks;
Ability to work at heights;
Knowledge of electrical/wiring is preferred;
High level of attention to detail;
Experience with fabrication equipment, tools and hardware;
Physical ability to assemble and install signs;
Ability to work as an active member of the team;
Knowledge of standard safe work practices;
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Prepress Operator – Graphics Designer
Front Signs is a leading full-service sign-making company in LA. We provide a wide range of signage solutions for both commercial and residential projects. Our services range from design and manufacturing to installation. We value integrity, hard work, and we are focused on delivering excellence to our customers.
We are looking for an experienced Prepress Operator / Graphic Designer to join our team of experts.
Review electronic files that are received from clients and check them for thoroughness and completeness in advance of the print file making process;
Prepare comprehensive layouts, mockups, proofs and copy for print reproduction according to instructions from clients through the sales team;
Prepare cut files for routers, plotters and other equipment;
Perform logo modification and source high-quality digital files;
Prepare files, including adding bleeds, crop marks, die-lines, hole locations, and other finishing file layers as required, archiving files upon completion for future use;
Inspect all jobs for accuracy and quality before sending them to be produced;
Assist the production team on an as-needed basis;
Take artwork from the customer and prepare the file for printing;
Work directly with customer service representatives, customers, and production personnel as necessary to work out any problems with the job;
Prepare color proofs for customer review;
Work with various graphic layout tools to prepare proofs;
Perform all tasks under minimal supervision and guidance.
2+ years of work experience;
Expert knowledge of Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop, Corel Draw;
Basic color management skills and the ability to work with different digital file formats are required;
Knowledge of a variety of graphics programs and output devices such as vinyl plotters, large-format printers, laser engravers and CNC routers;
Good math and proof-reading skills;
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
Exceptionally detail-oriented to ensure every part of a project comes out correctly the first time.
Customer Support Representative / Inside Sales
Daily Duties of a Customer Service/ Inside Sales Rep:
As our sales representative, you will play a critical role in ensuring that our client’s orders are produced on time, on budget, and to the highest standards. You will have the opportunity to work directly within our Creative Team, as well as cross-functionally with all Advance Teams.
The right person for the Customer Service/Inside Sales position has experience and enjoys providing excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment while helping customers find the right solution for their projects.
Be the voice to our customers with a professional, upbeat attitude
Receive customer calls/email correspondence and provide the necessary information related to product selection, order status, and problem resolution
Coordinates with other departments within the company, as necessary, to assure that we are providing world-class service to our customers
Stay aligned with our company’s culture and values
Handle customer inquiries and complaints
Provide information about the products and services
Troubleshoot and resolve product issues and concerns
Document and update customer records based on interactions
Develop and maintain a knowledge base of the evolving products and services
Acts as liaison between customer, sales, and production facilities
Continuously seek to improve the efficiency of the department, making adjustments, and assigning resources as needed. Make recommendations to change processes to improve efficiencies
Oversees the production process from point of sale until final delivery of customer’s product
Develop and execute on strategic customer plans, build contract provisions, and develop sales forecasts
Generates change orders to ensure that corrections are made and additional charges are billed
Communicates the status of each project with customers and Outside Sales Representative
Performs proofing functions and interacts with the customer to obtain approvals
Closely monitors each project through the facility, ensuring that each one meets its scheduled deadline
High school diploma or GED required
At least three years in Signage or printing industry with excellent customer service experience
Experience resolving customer satisfaction issues
Proficient computer and internet skills, including Microsoft Office suite
Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to work in an energetic business environment and industry
Experience working with a team to solve problems and achieve goals
Strong organizational skills, multi-tasking skills and attention to detail
Must be passionate about advocating for the customer
Enjoys working on a variety of projects
Excellent interpersonal skills and thrives in a fast-paced environment
CNC and Laser Machine Operator
We are looking for an experienced machinist to operate CNC and laser routers to cut sign components according to layouts.
Setup and operate CNC and laser cutting and engraving machines;
Cut and engrave various materials to make signage components;
Use a variety of precision instruments and equipment;
Maintain a close check on work in process and make adjustments to equipment, programs and tooling as required;
Interpret scaled drawings and artwork to produce routed products;
Utilize CNC software to convert vector artwork into sign specific cut files;
Work cooperatively with other departments to ensure efficient production and meet deadlines;
Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work environment;
Perform other duties as assigned.
3+ years of work experience as a CNC machinist
Experience in toolpathing
Ability to operate hand tools & air powered tools
Ability to operate CNC lathes & mills
Ability to operate drill presses
Ability to follow written and oral instructions
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and work orders
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Basic computer skills
Knowledge of EnRoute
Ability to multitask in a schedule-driven environment with the ability to maintain accuracy
Attention to detail
The Sign Maker will perform a wide range of duties related to the physical production of signs.
This position is for all aspects of the physical production of signs. The ideal candidate has previous print or sign production experience and the physical ability to perform this job.
Follows production board schedule daily
Prepares substrates for application
Performs quality assurance measures pre- and post-construction
Maintains production rate consistency and meets or exceeds established minimum rates per hour
Performs other duties as assigned
The candidate must have 3+ years experience in a Sign Shop environment.
Experience in work with hands and a good understating of measuring and cutting material to exact job specifications.
A knowledge and high level of experience and attention to detail with applying graphics to substrates.
Properly prepare all kinds of signs including vehicle graphics.
Ability to mount Interior and exterior signage to wall surfaces or substrates
Ability to work with many different print and signage materials and substrates.