Trademark Visual is seeking a qualified sign designer/detailer to complement our creative and project management teams.
Candidate must have a minimum of 4 years of demonstrated experience in technical design and detailing of medium to large sign and/or construction projects. A minimum of five years of experience in the Sign industry specifically designing and detailing signs is required. The emphasis of this position will be on creating detailed construction drawings for signs that already have a design intent. However, creative design from scratch will occasionally come into play.
The environment for this position is largely an office environment, but will involve manufacturing plant walkthroughs. Candidate must be able to work independently and take action as required by the duties and responsibilities given to them. This position will report to the Creative Director.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Proficient in the use of Adobe Illustrator and/or CorelDraw (latest versions).
Understanding of sign construction projects, workflows, and terminology.
Solid grasp of design mechanics.
Knowledge and understanding of sign manufacturing and installation basics.
High attention to detail and accuracy.
Excellent communication, problem solving, and analytical skills.
Dependable, self-motivated and organized.
Ability to provide customer solutions and meet deadlines.
Ability to read and understand blueprints and plans.
Ability to perform take-offs from blueprints and plans.
Ability to understand structural requirements as provided by engineers.
Ability to read and understand municipal codes and permitting procedures.
Required Duties and Responsibilites
Create detailed construction drawings based on existing design intent drawings.
Design high profile sign manufacturing and installation projects within the prescribed scope.
Design and document environmental graphic, signage and wayfinding packages for interior and exterior architecturally based projects from design intent through to construction drawings.
Develop signage programming and prepare message schedules.
Make required revisions to existing drawings as specified by the client, salesperson or project manager.
Work with in-house project management admin to ensure all required project information and documentation is clearly provided on drawing sets.
Work with sales and project management teams to ensure accurate drawings are produced.
Work with engineers to obtain and/or render required structural engineering.
Work with in-house manufacturing team and routinely conduct quality checks of in progress projects.
Resolve any design issues/solve problems throughout the project life cycle.
Other duties as assigned.
Additional Experience Appreciated
Proficiency using Adobe InDesign. Familiarity with Adobe PhotoShop. Familiarity with 3D modeling programs such as Trimble SketchUp. Familiarity with 3D rendering Experience in 3D printing Experience designing Comprehensive Sign Plans.