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Graphic Design / Sign Project Coordinator Graphic Design / Mundelein, IL

The right candidate will work closely with coworkers to plan, design, and produce artwork to meet customer requirements. This position will facilitate professional growth both inside the design arena as well as general business experience.

 A typical day for our designer is spent preparing files on the computer, consulting with customers, providing proofs and sending files to production. Other activities are permitting, contractor selection, sign project coordination.  In addition, performing customer service duties such as answering phones and providing quotes. Because our operation is a small business, candidate must be self-starter, willing to jump in and pull their share of the load at whatever task is required and be able to work under pressure. This position requires a unique combination of office skills, creative design skills and good communication skills. The preferred candidate will be experienced with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat. Sign project coordination experience is a plus.


Activities will include, but not limited to:

  • Working with Adobe Creative Cloud to design and produce customer materials
  • Print Design
  • Sign Design
  • Sign Permitting
  • Identifying sign subcontract vendors
  • Sign project coordination
  • Marketing Product Design
  • Designing materials based on customer consultations
  • Manipulating customer supplied art
  • Print & Sign production layout
  • Opportunities to work on store’s self-promotional materials
  • Although graphic design & sign project coordination is the focus of the position, candidates should understand that there are additional responsibilities. Please note additional production and customer service responsibilities below. 


Customer Service Activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Responding to incoming calls and emails
  • Providing quotes
  • Handling routine questions and requests by customers
  • Following up on work being produced to ensure accurate and timely production
  • Handling customer concerns and facilitating satisfactory resolutions
  • Interacting with venders
  • Additional duties and projects as assigned by management.


What are we looking for?

  • Be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is required and candidates must have the ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Must be persuasive and goal driven
  • Friendly personality and good attitude with a commitment to provide a high level of customer service
  • Communicate well orally and in writing
  • Creative thinker who can bring customer projects to life from concept to copy
  • Must be able to manage electronic communications and instructions
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills
  • Must have a keen eye for color
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record required


What's in it for you?

  • Compensation $16.00 - $20.00 per hour
  • Paid vacation time after three months of employment


Education and Experience: 

  • College degree preferred but not required.
  • Experience in the printing or design field is preferred but not required.
  • Experience in sign project coordination is preferred.


Schedule:  

Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Job Applicants must be able to fulfill the physical requirements of the job which will include lifting boxes. Training on products, services, estimating software, equipment, and prepress specifics will be provided.

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Location

316 Washington St.
Mundelein, IL 60060

Contact

Kevin Donovan


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