Vivid Bristol Reception Sign

Junior Sign Maker

Salary: Dependant on experience.


Location: Bristol


Working Hours: This is a full-time, permanent position, working Monday-Friday 08.00am – 4.30pm


Come and learn an exciting trade, working for the UK’s largest signs and graphics network, Signs Express. You will be working in our busy, friendly production centre in Bristol, culture and career choice are at the heart of everything we do.


About the role

Signs Express Bristol is looking to expand our existing team and are now recruiting for a Junior Designer/Sign Maker.

You will be learning a highly skilled trade – on the design side, you will be working with Adobe packages, while a sign maker contributes to the manufacture and installation of a variety of signs including interior signs, exterior signs, vehicle graphics, window graphics, shop signage, exhibition displays and digital signage.


Roles and Responsibilities:

Producing rough sketches or computer visuals to show to the client, use specialist computer design software to prepare designs, prepare detailed final working drawings/plans for manufacturing.

You will also learn and be involved in the production and installation aspects of the business. Day to day duties will include setting up files for vinyl cutting, preparation of vinyl graphics and application to a wide variety of substrates to include panels, vans and cars. Other duties may include measuring and calculating signage sizes, preparing surfaces and installing signs on site.


Full training will be given in all aspects of the role.


Key Requirements:

Ideally you will be computer literate with the equivalent of GCSEs Grade C/4 or above.

Some experience of Adobe programs would be an advantage.

You will have good DIY experience.

You need to be imaginative with an eye for detail, hardworking and enthusiastic with a willingness to learn and progress within the trade.

A driving license is essential.


A little bit about us

  • Signs Express is based in Bristol and part of the UK’s largest signage network.
  • We are an experienced business founded on cultivating a good working environment and support network
  • We have a great team and work with great clients
  • We rarely work weekends and shut for Christmas and New Year to give you time with family and friends

We’d love to hear from you

If you would like to make a career in signage, we want to hear from you!


Please apply to join our amazing team by sending your CV along with an introductory covering letter telling us all about yourself to