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Now Hiring: Careers in Signs Are More Than Meets the Eye

Author: Jayme Nelson

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There are five main disciplines each of us use one or more of in our everyday activities, from weekend hobbies to our careers: science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM). Ever wonder what a career at FASTSIGNS might look like? It might surprise you. There is much more than meets the eyes and it is nothing short of these five STEAM skill sets.


Scientists aren’t the only ones who gather and process data. An inside or outside sales person, gathers data from different industries to identify common business challenges and needs. Once a customer’s needs have been identified, they work with a collaborative team to find a solution that’s fit for the customer.


Always ‘in the know’ on the latest cutting edge technology? Production specialists bring designs to life by finding new ways to be efficient and resourceful with materials while learning about the latest print technology.


Maybe you’re a problem solver and can think quickly on your feet. Installers, as well as the production team, are constantly engineering ways that signs and graphics can be installed safely and visibly.


From crafting signs to customizing vehicle graphics and digital sign content, graphic designers walk with a customer from concept to completion. By creating eye-catching imagery unique to any brand, designers help build brands, increase awareness and help a business get their message out.


Careful calculations span every role at a FASTSIGNS center. From designing a sign that perfectly fits a space to measuring an area for installation, mathematics are important in getting things right.

Open You Mind to a Career in Signs

To shine a spotlight on the opportunities available in this dynamic industry, FASTSIGNS held a webinar titled, “Open Your Mind to a Career in Signs.” The panelists participating in the webinar represented many different positions and covered some of the day-to-day routines and responsibilities. One thing they all agreed on? Every day brings a new challenge and a new chance to be creative.

Whether you have been working for several years or are part of the next generation, consider a career in the sign and graphics industry. Many FASTSIGNS centers around the country are now hiring qualified individuals for their teams. Looking for a sign job near you? To learn more and to begin the journey in finding a career path that is right for you in visual communications, visit

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