JOBS

Here at Specialized Signs, every role matters. We are proud of the work that we do and it wouldn’t be successful without our passionate team of dedicated people.

As we grow, we are always looking for skilled, multi-talented people to join our team from all cultures and backgrounds, who are as keen as us to innovate, excite and make a real difference. Additionally, you will have a positive attitude, be flexible, and be able to work individually as well as part of a team.

Working on big projects with a small turnaround time, we need people who can handle large jobs with speed, efficiency and creative flair.

Are you thinking what we’re thinking?

Then send your CV and covering letter to admin@specializedsigns.co.uk, explaining why you would like to work with us and we’ll let you know if we’d like to get you in for a chat.

 

AVAILABLE POSITIONS:

 
 

 

Graphic Designer


Specialized Signs is Edinburgh’s fastest growing and leading sign company. We now have openings for full time Graphic Designers. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the motivation and desire to work in a friendly, fast paced environment. We work with a wide range of signs and graphics including: - 3D built up letters, Vehicle wrapping and Graphics, LEDs & Neon, Site Hoardings, Shop Fascia and much more including some very Bespoke Signage contracts.

ROLE:


• Liaising with clients to determine their requirements and budget.
• Working closely with the project managers to produce designs for our extensive client base which includes high profile brands. These designs must look aesthetically pleasing and be functionally designed in order to reproduce them in large scale 3D illuminated signage.
• Preparing finished artwork files for production, ready to send to our various in-house manufacturing machines.
• Managing client proposals from typesetting through to design, print and production.
• Working with clients, briefing and advising them regarding design style, format, print production and timescales.
• Developing concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, etc.
• Determining size and arrangement of illustrative material, copy, font style and size.
• Preparing rough drafts of material based on an agreed brief.
• Reviewing final layouts and suggesting improvements if required.
• Liaising with external printers on a regular basis to ensure deadlines are met and material is printed to the highest quality.

SKILLS:


• Passion and enthusiasm for design, with a creative flair;
• A flexible approach when working in a team;
• Excellent communication skills to interpret and negotiate briefs with clients;
• Good presentation skills and the confidence to explain and sell ideas to clients and colleagues;
• Time management skills and the ability to cope with several projects at a time;
• Accuracy and attention to detail when finalising designs;
• Being open to feedback and willing to make changes to your designs;
• Required experience: 3 years in Graphic Design with a signage company preferred but not essential as training can be given.

Salary: £22,000 - £26,000 (Dependant on experience)
Job Type: Full-time
Hours – Monday – Thursday 8.30am to 5.30pm, Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm and every fourth Saturday morning on a rota basis.

Please sent your CV and cover letter at admin@specializedsigns.co.uk
 

Project Manager – Signage, wraps and graphics

Specialized Signs Ltd is an established and innovative Signage, Wraps & Graphics company specializing in a variety of sectors. We work with a wide range of products including: - built up letters, vinyl graphics, hoardings, shop fascia’s and much more including some very bespoke signage and wraps. Some of our clients include Jewson, Scotmid, Graham Construction, Marriott, Sheraton, Tennent’s and many other leading brands.
 
We are looking for a high-performing Project Manager to deal with our ever-grown existing customer base. The day to day duties of this role are to deal with our existing customers requirements. The project manager will be the first point of contact for our clients, they will arrange and carry out site meetings to find out there needs as well as taking photographs and sizes so that accurate proofs can be made by our in-house design team. The PM will then price all jobs using our internal systems and then follow each project from start to completion working closely with our clients, suppliers and internal teams to meet the required deadlines and high-quality products and service our customers demand.
 
This role would ideally suit project managers from the construction industry or account managers from the design or print industry or similar roles.
 

 Responsibilities: -

  • Manage a large portfolio of accounts
  • Implement our strategic business plan as per senior management
  • Build and promote strong, long-lasting customer relationships
  • Present sales, revenue and expenses reports and realistic forecasts to the management team
  • Identify emerging markets and market shifts
  • Manage key relationships within the team to provide a seamless delivery of services
  • Visit prospective and existing clients to build network
 

Requirements:-

  • Proven ability to fully manage projects
  • Strong business sense and commercial awareness
  • Successful previous experience as a manager, consistently meeting or exceeding targets
  • 3 years’ experience in the signage, print, design, advertising or marketing Industry preferred but not essential
 
 

The successful candidate will be skilled in the following Key competencies: -

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Planning & organizing
  • Decision-making
  • Communication Skill
  • Delegation
  • Team Work
  • Adaptability
  • Essential – Full clean driver’s license
Salary £28,000 - £ 35,000
Benefits: Company Car, Mobile phone
Job Type: Full-time
Workplace Pension
Please sent your CV and cover letter at admin@specializedsigns.co.uk
 
 
 

EXPERIENCED SIGN MAKER

Salary: Depending on Experience
Job Type: Permanent

We are looking to recruit a fully trained and experienced sign maker with a minimum of 5 years experience.

Essential:

      • Full clean UK Driver’s Licence
     • 5 years of minimum experience
     • Professional and adaptable attitude.
     • You must be able to manage projects independently from start to finish as well as collaborating with the team on larger projects

Desirable but not essential:
IPAF, PASMA, CSCS, Asbestos and First Aid Cards.

Please sent your CV and cover letter at admin@specializedsigns.co.uk
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SIGN MAKER / FABRICATOR

Salary: Depending on Experience
Job Type: Permanent

We require a new team member to join us in fabricating a wide range of signs in our well equipped workshop. You will be using machines such as: CNC router, bench saws, sanders, pillar drills etc. Cutting sheet material, assembling, gluing, sanding and finishing acrylic, metal and wood. Candidates must have experience in a similar environment and be able to work unsupervised. The candidate must have a minimum of 2 years experience operating a CNC router.

You must be enthusiastic with a ‘can do’ attitude, a good team player with ability to work independently and as a part of a team, be well organised with excellent time management skills, focused on attention to detail and highly confident.

Job Duties: 

     • Previous work experience in a fabrication environment.
     • To be able to work with rapid change within the workshop
     • A sound work history in a fast paced and production driven fabrication, manufacturing company.
     • Experience operating CNC router
     • Planning stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock;
     • Loading feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
     • Maintaining specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.
     • Maintaining equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

Main Activities will be to:

     • Assist in production work.
     • Liaise with other departments to ensure deadlines are met.
     • Assist in ensuring that the department is running efficiently and to optimum production.
     • Check and maintain a high level of housekeeping within the department.
     • Adhere to all company’s health & safety procedures.
     • Provide technical assistance/support where required.

It would be advantageous to have a full driving licence to drive to various locations to carry out work using company vehicles. It would also be beneficial to have experience in all areas of general sign making, such as: cutting, weeding and printing vinyl, various vinyl application techniques on substrates and vehicles, and on-site installation of signage and vinyl products. 

Please sent your CV and cover letter at admin@specializedsigns.co.uk