Graphic Sign Designer

Job Description

Job Duties

  • Designs production-realistic concepts, mockups, renderings and drawings in 2D and 3D perspectives to win business, wow customers, and inform production and installation teams
  • Prepares comprehensive illustrations, sketches, layouts, and copy for print reproduction according to instructions of client or supervisor.
  • Reviews production layout and suggests improvements as needed.
  • Enters commands to arrange layout according to aesthetic standards, layout specifications, and customer requirements.
  • Prepares sample of finished layout and presents sample to supervisor for approval.
  • Creates separations, vignettes, chokes, spreads, and dropouts as required.
  • Prepare contour cut paths, design and/or create vector images
  • Alters illustrations to enlarge, reduce, or clarify image
  • Prepares notes and instructions for workers who assemble and prepare signs and graphics
  • Increases knowledge of computer graphic design through reading trade publications and independent study.
  • Process files for RIP software, navigate RIP settings
  • Design, review and generate conceptual and computer graphic designs using the Adobe Creative Cloud (i.e., Illustrator, Photoshop, In-Design, etc.) for a variety of projects, materials, and surfaces.
  • Work with client logos, create collateral, custom signage, and environmental graphics for multiple projects simultaneously

Skills and Qualifications

  • College degree in Graphic Design (specifically BS or BFA).
  • Prior graphic design experience is required. Knowledge and proven experience with current creative and production software including Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design, etc.
  • Strong conceptual design skills and sense of style.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure.
  • Strong ability to multi-task, pay attention to details, manage fluctuating priorities and work fast and efficiently.
  • Ability to tell a compelling story graphically and adhere to strict brand standards on behalf of clients.
  • Understanding of corporate brands, layout, color theory, typography (print and digital)
  • Strategic, creative thinking, ability to brainstorm.

You’ll fit our team if you have the following attributes:

  • overall personality alignment with our company values: Drive, Awareness, Responsibility, Clarity, Integrity
  • genuine and consistent positive attitude; team player
  • fascination with challenge
  • passion, vigor and openness to learning new techniques
  • receptive to feedback and criticism
  • passion to exceed expectations
  • clean driving record and reliable transportation
  • desire to contribute to organizational growth and expansion

Generous compensation and benefits package including numerous holidays, PTO, and medical benefits (for full-time employees).

Employment Type:

Full time

Job Location:

2154 N. Center St., Suite B-202

North Charleston, SC 29406

Hiring Organization:

Rise Above Sign & Graphics

Date Posted:


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We consider applications for full time, part time, as-needed, and sub-contractor status.

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