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Our purpose is to facilitate extraordinary customer experiences for our brand and designer partners, through creative design and innovative manufacturing solutions. Our success and industry recognition is the result of our team’s amazing work ethic, customer service, and relentless curiosity that drives innovation. Our work is fast-paced and our standards are high. We are many parts that work and learn together, creating forward-thinking solutions for our customers. We cultivate a work environment that is welcoming, fulfilling, personal growth-oriented, safe … and we’ve been known to have a few spontaneous BBQ’s in the parking lot.

Our mission is to use creativity, craftsmanship and exceptional service in every partnership to promote success for our customers, our people and our community.

Please browse our open positions below to find what is right for you. If you are looking for your next career move we want to hear from you!

Packaging/Shipping Associate

A Packaging/Shipping Associate is responsible for the packaging of all product, quality of goods packaged and proper documentation of what has been shipped.

Essential functions of the job:

  • Perform all duties relating to the packaging and shipping of finished product.
  • Construct boxes and securely package
  • Follow quality control procedures and report any concerns to supervisor
  • Pull all hardware and touch up paint required for shipment
  • Light assembly or painting if needed
  • Keep accurate inventory of material and supplies
  • Complete material requisition forms for hardware
  • Maintain a clean work area, keep floor clear of debris
  • Properly load truck for transport if licensed to drive the hi-lo
  • Use time wisely, remain productive
  • Other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor
  • Perform all job duties using standard safety practices and D|Fab safety standards.
  • Responsible for reporting safety concerns to supervisor
  • Responsible for following all company policies as stated in the D|Fab employee handbook
  • Good Transportation

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to use power drill, power nailer, staplers and tape gun
  • Ability to read and follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to read and understand tape measurements

A description of the physical demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 65 of material on a regular basis

Working conditions

  • This position requires some evening and weekend hours.
  • Safety glasses must be worn at all times when working with team members on the shop floor.

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

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Vinyl Graphics Applicator

The Vinyl Graphics Applicator is responsible for producing quality vinyl-based graphics and sign faces using proper layout techniques and by applying pressure sensitive vinyl or transmask.  Use of tools & equipment to produce finished products. Best match would be an experienced candidate with 2+ years of production experience, comfortable in a hands-on role and working in a deadline-oriented environment. This is a full time position.

Essential functions of the job:

  • Layout, cut, weed, tape and apply pressure sensitive vinyl to various substrates
  • Apply, prepare, and remove transmask
  • Read and interpret drawings accurately
  • Measure accurately for layouts, cutting, and application
  • Dependable, self-motivated, and organized
  • Able to work overtime with short notice
  • Maintain equipment and cleanliness of work area
  • Other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor
  • Perform all job duties using standard safety practices and D|Fab safety standards.
  • Responsible for reporting safety concerns to supervisor
  • Responsible for following all company policies as stated in the D|Fab employee handbook

Knowledge/Experience Required:

  • High school diploma required
  • Mechanical aptitude required
  • 2 years vinyl application experience preferred
  • Communicate and work well with others
  • Reliable transportation

Working conditions

  • This position requires some evening and weekend hours.
  • Safety glasses must be worn at all times when working with team members on the shop floor.

Description of Physical demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

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Spray Painter - 2nd Shift

D|Fab is seeking a Spray Painter for our 2nd shift, to manufacture product according to drawings and specifications and assuring timely delivery and quality product for our customers.

Essential functions of the job:

  • Paint letters, numbers, signs and other décor items with a hand-held pneumatic spray gun
  • Spray paint wood, metal, plastic and foam décor components
  • Use proper paint and primer for each type of material
  • Check finished product for quality before it leaves paint area
  • Maintain a clean work area, clean/change filters as needed
  • Keep floor clear of debris
  • Other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor.
  • Wears safety glasses and respirator
  • Work with team members, operation manager and purchasing to meet deadlines, determine stock requirements and inventory needs
  • Other duties assigned on an as-required basis

 Skills & Experience

  • Ability to clean and maintain spray guns
  • Ability to read and follow shop drawings and specifications
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. of material on a regular basis

Working conditions

  • This position requires some evening and weekend hours.
  • Safety glasses must be worn at all times when working with team members on the shop floor.

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

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Millworker - 1st & 2nd Shift

D|Fab is seeking to fill first and second shift Millworker positions on our team, for the production of custom signage and decor.

Essential functions of the job:

  • Measure raw materials for the construction of retail signage and décor items.
  • Glue, fit, clamp parts and subassemblies together to form complete units that are square.
  • Install hardware and check for fit.
  • Ability to spray glue, apply laminate, veneer and file product.
  • Use of power/driver drill, power nailer, staplers, miter saw and jig saw to perform duties.
  • Maintain a clean work area, keep floor clear of debris.
  • Other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor.
  • Perform all job duties using standard safety practices and D|Fab safety standards.
  • Responsible for following all company policies as stated in the D|Fab employee handbook.
  • Willingness to work flexible and overtime hours as needed.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of measuring tools such as tape measure, ruler and meter gauges.
  • Basic knowledge of hand carpentry tools.
  • Ability to read and follow written directions and basic shop drawings.
  • Have a general understanding of signage and graphics materials, substrates and manufacturing processes.
  • Measure and cut raw materials such as plywood, particle board, MDF, sheet plastic, various hardwoods.
  • Ability to identify woods by species (or variety).
  • Understanding of quality control and time management
  • A comprehensive knowledge and use of routers, table saw and sliding table saw.
  • Ability to prepare cut lists.
  • Can perform basic maintenance on hand tools and glue pots.

A description of physical demands:

Ability to lift up to 65 pounds of material on a regular basis.

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

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CNC Operator - 1st & 2nd Shift

D|Fab is looking to hire for first & second shift CNC Operators to join our team for the production of  custom signage and decor.

Essential functions of the job:

  • Operate one CNC router table at production quotas.
  • Maintain a clean work area, keep floor clear of debris.
  • Use time wisely and remain productive.
  • Other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor.
  • Perform all job duties using standard safety practices and D|Fab safety standards.
  • Responsible for following all company policies as stated in the D|Fab employee handbook.
  • Willingness to work flexible and overtime hours as needed.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of computer operations including CAD/CAM software (Min 2 years exp).
  • Basic knowledge of measuring tools such as tape measure, ruler and meter gauges.
  • Ability to read and follow written directions and basic shop drawings.
  • Have a general understanding of signage and graphics materials, substrates and manufacturing processes.

A description of physical demands:

 

  • Ability to lift up to 80 pounds of material on a regular basis

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

Submit Resume

Design Project Manager

D|Fab is looking to hire a Design Project Manager to join our team for the production of  custom signage and decor.

Overall Position Description With General Areas Of Responsibility:
The primary function of a Design Project Manager is to manage a client’s portfolio of projects by successfully meeting client program goals, and maintaining design responsibility for all program aspects. This role is directly involved in the design and manufacturing of products and is the primary link between D|fab, the Account Executive, and the client regarding design and responsible for design efficiencies. Our DPM’s should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, and need to show confidence in their work, yet work with creative and constructive review. Must be proficient in 3D modeling and rendering software. Knowledge in AutoCAD (required), SketchUp, Illustrator or Corel is needed.

Essential functions of the job:

• Communicate directly with clients, architects, and contractors as required, as a project
evolves
• Oversee design standards on multiple individual but related design/décor projects within
the client’s program.
• Work with Project Manager to bring projects in on time, to cost, to specifications, and to
client’s quality expectations
• Define and discuss project scopes with program teams
• Brainstorm / collaborate / problem-solve in a team effort or individually
• Work with Studio Management to facilitate the coordination of other program needs with
available resources.
• Review or initiate and check décor write-ups for estimating department to use for quoting
product. Discussing the scope of work for project w/ Account Executive.
• Communicate with the account executive, and act as an in-house design liaison for account
executive and client
• Interpret client’s established décor package(s) on a store-by-store basis and make design
decisions that stay within the recognized guidelines
• Expand shop drawing details or generate new details in Corel as deemed necessary for
manufacturing on a store-by-store basis
• Prepare conceptual, construction & shop drawings, finish boards, specifications, etc. as
needed for presentation to client
• Generate take-off quantities and lineal feet of product required
• Communicate concerns and questions to the client relative to maintaining the design intent
of an established décor package
• Assist PM, OPM and Installation manager as needed during install phase (ex. review site
photos of problems, work out problems w/ installers via phone calls)
• Work directly with manufacturing to adjust / modify designs as required once they are in
production, and maintain design intent / integrity
• Maintain and regularly update client’s décor book(s) as revisions occur
• Other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor
• A sense of humor and zest for life is an additional plus.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

• Excellent client verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to project manage and be detailed-oriented
• Ability to demonstrate a high-level of organization
• Ability to demonstrate prioritization and problem-solving skills
• Practical knowledge of retail design and architecture, and creative skill set to develop
directional signage, graphics and themed interiors
• Ability to read and understand architectural drawings
• Basic graphics & signage material knowledge
• A keen mind that pays strong attention to detail and has the ability to design for
manufacturing across a diverse set of projects
• Strong sensitivity to aesthetics and design intent
• A compelling interest in manufacturing processes and continuous improvement.
• Familiarity with precision metal fabrication, extrusions, composites, and woodworking, and
acrylics.
• Knowledge of décor and millwork manufacturing and fabrication techniques, tools and
materials preferred
• Knowledge of graphics production processes preferred
• 3D design (Corel or Adobe Illustrator): 3 years Preferred
• Adobe Creative Cloud/Creative Suite: 3 years Required
• AutoCAD: 3 years Required

Site Visits – (may be required)

• Field survey existing space, gather reference photos, critical dimensions, etc.
• Possible site visits on local projects during construction to address problem issues as they
arise
• Evaluation of space after Décor is installed, including final walkthrough for punch list items,
finish photos, etc.

Working conditions
• This position requires some evening and weekend hours.
• Safety glasses must be worn at all times when working with team members on the shop
floor.

Direct reports
• None

 

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

Submit Resume

Design Leader

D|Fab is looking to hire a Design Leader to join our team for the production of  custom signage and decor.

Overall Position Description With General Areas Of Responsibility:
The primary function of a Design Leader is to support Design Project Managers in executing CAD drawings and project tasks, while beginning to manage a client’s portfolio of projects by successfully meeting client program goals, and maintaining design responsibility for all program aspects. This role is directly involved in the design and manufacturing of products and begins to be the primary link between D|fab, the Account Executive, and the client regarding design and responsible for design efficiencies. Our DL’s should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, and need to show confidence in their work, yet work with creative and constructive review. Must be proficient in 3D modeling and rendering software. Knowledge in AutoCAD(required), SketchUp, Illustrator or Corel is needed.

Essential functions of the job:

• Use D|FAB drawing standards and processes
• Develop décor write-up for estimating projects
• Communicate directly with clients, architects, and contractors as required, as a project
evolves.
• Oversee multiple individual but related design/décor projects within the client’s program.
• Begin to strategically plan, manage, develop, implement and oversee projects, deadlines
and priorities to ensure timely completion.
• Meet deadlines given to you by DPM or other management team members, and to
communicate fully when deadlines may not be met. Plan for solutions.
• Brainstorm / collaborate / problem-solve in a team effort or individually
• Review or initiate and check décor write-ups for estimating department to use for quoting
product. Discussing the scope of work for project w/ Account Executive.
• Interpret client’s established décor package(s) on a store-by-store basis and make design
decisions that stay within the recognized guidelines
• Expand shop drawing details or generate new details in Corel as deemed necessary for
manufacturing on a store-by-store basis
• Prepare conceptual, construction & shop drawings, finish boards, specifications, etc. as
needed for presentation to client
• Generate take-off quantities and lineal feet of product required
• Communicate concerns and questions to the client relative to maintaining the design intent
of an established décor package
• Work directly with manufacturing to adjust / modify designs as required once they are in
production, and maintain design intent / integrity
• Maintain and regularly update client’s décor book(s) as revisions occur
• Other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

•• Developed client verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to be detailed-oriented
• Ability to demonstrate a high-level of organization
• Ability to demonstrate prioritization and problem-solving skills
• Practical knowledge of retail design and architecture, and creative skill set to develop
directional signage, graphics and themed interiors
• Ability to read and understand architectural drawings
• Basic graphics & signage material knowledge
• A keen mind that pays strong attention to detail and has the ability to design for
manufacturing across a diverse set of projects
• Strong sensitivity to aesthetics and design intent
• A compelling interest in manufacturing processes and continuous improvement.
• Familiarity with precision metal fabrication, extrusions, composites, and woodworking, and
acrylics.
• Knowledge of décor and millwork manufacturing and fabrication techniques, tools and
materials preferred
• Knowledge of graphics production processes preferred
• 3D design (Corel or Adobe Illustrator): 3 years Preferred
• Adobe Creative Cloud/Creative Suite: 3 years Preferred
• AutoCAD: 3 years Required

Site Visits – (may be required)

• Field survey existing space, gather reference photos, critical dimensions, etc.
• Possible site visits on local projects during construction to address problem issues as they
arise
• Evaluation of space after Décor is installed, including final walkthrough for punch list items,
finish photos, etc.

Working conditions
• This position requires some evening and weekend hours.
• Safety glasses must be worn at all times when working with team members on the shop
floor.

Direct reports
• None

 

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

Submit Resume

Design Coordinator

D|Fab is looking to hire a Design Coordinator to join our team for the production of  custom signage and decor.

Overall Position Description With General Areas Of Responsibility:

D|Fab is a leader in the design & décor fabrication industry, built by innovative and passionate people. Our customers are the focus of everything we do and we take pride in our unconditional customer service, design talent, and quality décor product. Our team consists of designers and craftspeople with a strong work ethic and a willingness to learn and grow. We know that D|Fab’s success is due to the dedication of our employees, and reward their efforts with competitive wages, benefits, paid holiday and vacation days, as well as job training.

If you are looking for your next move and possess the qualities we seek, we want to hear from you!

The primary functions of a design coordinator are to support Design Project Managers in executing project tasks, and to develop knowledge of manufacturing, materials and write-ups.

Essential functions of the job:

Assist Design Staff w/ tasks

  • Request or Assign Job #’s
  • Create Design Quotes
  • Email Design Quotes and Scope Questions to client PM, request Sitefolio or comparable access
  • Retrieve Scope Information and enter it into schedules (excel & google doc or comparable)
  • Update and maintain project schedules throughout the design process to help prioritize design projects and forecast for production
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings
  • Set up project folders on our client drive, maintain template changes
  • Download drawings from Sitefolio
  • Pull files from DFab Archive
  • Make job folders (hardcopy)
  • File distributions into job folders (hardcopy)
  • Pull design hours in QuickBase when needed for quoting
  • Send revised design quotes when projects are deleted or scope changes
  • Enter contractors’ hours into QuickBase
  • Scan documents/redlines to send to contract employees
  • Confirm redlines are documented in system and picked up locally.
  • Potential Future Tasks depending on their skill set and experience:
    • Post Drawings to Sitefolio
    • Schedule Review Calls
    • Take-off’s
    • Write-Up’s
    • Possibilities for future advancement to OPM or Process Administrator

Computer Skill Development

  • Increase knowledge of drafting, graphic and office software suites
  • Adjustment of redlined drawings

Develop knowledge of Manufacturing Processes & Materials

  • Learn to use D|FAB drawing standards and processes
  • Develop décor write-up for estimating projects
  • Expand details or generate new details as necessary for manufacturing on a store-by-store basis
  • Prepare master detail drawings for roll-out programs
  • Learn to handle roll out programs to assist sales staff with processing orders.

Introduction to Design

  • Development of concept presentations and quote write-ups for signage and small retail spaces, including elevations.
  • Communicate w/ sales staff to execute design and presentation.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Proficient using the Microsoft Office Suite software (excel, word)
  • Ability to navigate project folders on our network
  • QuickBase
  • Ability to multitask
  • Experience in an office environment

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401K Benefits
  • Expense reimbursement
  • Medical benefits
  • Holidays, vacation, personal time
  • Growth opportunities
  • Relaxed, open working environment

Submit Resume

Contract & Freelance Opportunities

We are proactive about building a network of trusted and reliable contract designers.

Our network is comprised of professionals with interior design, architecture and graphic design backgrounds. Qualified candidates possess the required CAD skill set, demonstrate high-level communication and respect deadlines.

Work Type

  • Roll-out Contractor Bid Sets and Décor Drawings (CAD elevations & plans)
  • Interior Design – interior finish selection, lighting, millwork detailing
  • Environmental / Graphic Design

Compatible software

  • Software knowledge required includes Autocad and/or Revit
  • Graphics software (such as CorelDraw or Adobe Illustrator) and 3D (such as SketchUp)
  • (contract employees must have own professional software licenses)

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