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Graphic Designer

Company: AlphaGraphics
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Design Services is the system by which the customer's ideas, requirements and dreams for artwork are translated into reality. Most of the work from Offset Printing and a portion of Digital Printing flows from this department. It is essential that the Design Specialist has an eye for quality, a desire for productivity and enough creativity to meet your customers' demands.
Experience with current graphic design software programs is a must and, since this team player will be working with customers, good interpersonal skills are important too. Additionally, the Design Specialist will be responsible for creating and maintaining an ever-growing volume of originals


  • Performs efficient full-service creation of original digital files and hardcopies according to AlphaGraphics - productivity standards
  • Produces jobs in the order determined by the Production Scheduler
  • May be required to check Centre's e-mail at least twice daily
  • Rejects any orders not accompanied by an invoice or job ticket
  • Helps to ensure that design jobs are charged according to value using the Design Services Price Sheet
  • Answers all technical and design questions asked by other team members in the Centre
  • Keeps organised files and drawers in Design Services area; archives completed work from prior day
  • Maintains a work-in-progress (WIP) folder on the file server and performs daily and weekly back-ups of WIP folder
  • Adheres to legal requirements relating to duplication, printing, software and fonts
  • Completes Design Production logs
  • Follows safety/environmental rules and regulations
  • Cleans and maintains Design Services area and equipment

    • Troubleshoots equipment problems with and without the help of Support Services
    • When requested, consults with customers; schedules customer consultations on complicated design orders
    • Creates in-house artwork as assigned by Centre/General Manager
    • Assists in the training of co-workers and customers regarding digital file acceptance and other software or technical issues; helps sales team to understand Design Services products and pricing
    • Helps train the Key Operator and/or CSR on simple file output
    • Keeps abreast of new software/hardware/updates through use of manuals, tutorials and regional training resources
    • "Up sells" other AlphaGraphics products and services when there is opportunity
    • Maintains customer (ecommerce) and Centre's web sites
    • Assists at the front counter as needed

      • College/university degree preferred
      • 2+ years experience in design-for-print; both Mac and PC networked environments
      • Keyboard proficiency (40 WPM or greater)
      • Experience with Adobe Acrobat and Distiller, InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop,
        QuarkXPress, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher

        • Experience with Adobe Acrobat production plug-ins (Enfocus, ArtsPDF and Quite) a plus
        • Demonstrate a competent use of the Internet and e-mail
        • Experience with image setting and digital prepress preferred
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including grammar, spelling and punctuation
        • Ability to work in a high-production, design-for-print environment; ability to
          concentrate amid distractions

          • Ability to work flexible hours and overtime
          • Ability and willingness to learn new software and hardware technologies
          • Able to combine creativity with practical production mentality; excellent
            organisational skills

            • Good customer relations skills
              Job Type: Full-time

              Salary: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour


              • 401(k)
              • 401(k) matching
              • Dental insurance
              • Health insurance
              • Paid time off
              • Vision insurance

                • 8 hour shift

                  • Associate (Preferred)

                    • Adobe InDesign: 1 year (Preferred)
                    • Graphic Design: 3 years (Preferred)
                      Work Location: In person

                      At AlphaGraphics, we offer careers for everyone! Whether you are just starting out, looking for that next great growth opportunity, or seeking a change, we have exciting roles to suit you.

                      We pride ourselves on our training programs in management, sales, operations, print, signs, design, and marketing. Join us with or without experience, and we will succeed together as a team!

                      We invite EVERYONE to apply!

                      *AlphaGraphics centers (locations) are independently owned and operated. The posted positions are offered by individual franchisees who interview, hire, manage and pay the employees hired for positions in a specific local location (center) through their specific business.

Keywords: AlphaGraphics, Las Vegas , Graphic Designer, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Las Vegas, Nevada

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