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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!

HR Specialist

D|Fab is seeking an HR Specialist to join our team and help us grow our company. The primary functions of the position include talent management – attracting and retaining high-quality employees, as well as other organization initiatives, performance management, screening, on-boarding, employee development and other tasks as assigned. A resourceful, solution-oriented attitude is key to success in this position, along with good interpersonal and communication skills.

Essential functions of an HR Specialist:

  • Talent management (recruiting, reviewing resumes, interviewing, orientation and continual employee development) for all aspects of D|Fab’s business including office, administration, design and shop employees
  • Develops and administers policies, resources and programs to build and maintain D|Fab’s culture and promote employee retention
  • Supports the creation and implementation of initiatives
  • Coordinates and promotes ongoing employee development and engagement
  • Conducts regular safety training programs that are OSHA compliant
  • Conducts orientation sessions and arranges on-the-job training for new hires
  • Engage in social media to post and publish for recruiting, monitoring reviews and crafting responses as required

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Labor Relations, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or a related field
  • At least 5+ years’ experience delivering results within HR, talent management and acquisition/people and culture programs, preferred
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to develop and implement processes, guides, and tools
  • Embraces and utilizes technology to improve efficiency and communication channels for employees
  • Strategic thinker with ability to develop, implement and manage initiatives that contribute to Company’s growth – while representing and maintaining our Company image and culture
  • Excellent time management, communications, decision-making and organizational skills
  • Able to work collaboratively as a team member and independently
  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor

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Design Project Manager

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 design project manager:

  • 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

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

Client Meetings & Site Visits – (may be required)

  • Client meetings to present design and decor solutions, remote and in-person
  • 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 walk through for punch list items, finish photos, etc.

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Design Assistant

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

Essential functions of Design Assistant:

  • Interpret client’s established décor package(s) on a store-by-store basis and make design decisions that stay within the recognized guidelines
  • Assist designers with conceptual drawings, finish boards, specifications, etc. as needed for presentation to client
  • Develop complete drawing sets to include:
    • Cover sheets with décor materials list and color key
    • Interior elevations with décor, finish notes and details as required
    • Develop plans for overhead décor, flooring, lighting and soffits
    • Building & décor section cuts as required
  • Generate take-off quantities and lineal feet of product required
  • Color boards and presentation materials
  • Assist designers with color matching
  • Assist designers with copies, distribution of production drawings, and errands as required
  • Coordinate product/material request forms, and send them to clients

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:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a high-level of organization
  • Ability to demonstrate prioritization and problem-solving skills
  • Practical knowledge of retail/interior/commercial design and architecture, and creative skill set to develop directional signage, graphics and themed interiors
  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of décor and millwork manufacturing and fabrication techniques, tools and materials Preferred
  • Knowledge of graphics production processes Preferred
  • Adobe Creative Cloud/Creative Suite & Sketchup: some knowledge Preferred
  • AutoCAD: proficient knowledge Required

Site Visits – (may be required)

  • Client Meetings and field surveys for existing spaces, gather reference photos, critical dimensions, etc.
  • Possible site visits on local projects during construction to address problem issues as they arise
  • Evaluation of local space after Décor is installed, including final walk through for punch list items, finish photos, etc.

BENEFITS:

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

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Shipping Associate

A 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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Welder / Custom Fabricator

D|Fab is seeking a Welder / Custom Fabricator to manufacture product according to drawings and specifications provided to assure timely delivery and quality product for our customers.

Essential functions of the job:

  • Engineer, cut, weld and inspect custom retail signage and décor interior components
  • Weld flat, vertical and overhead
  • Maintains a safe, organized and clean working environment
  • Perform Quality Control checks and determine proper fabrication requirements
  • Instruct others in the metal department and communicate stages and completion of metal product with other departments
  • 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

  • 1-3 years of experience fabricating custom aluminum and steel components with mig and tig welders
  • Ability to read and follow shop drawings and specifications
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions

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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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 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

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Janitor

We are seeking a full-time, reliable Custodian Janitor responsible for sanitizing and disinfecting our offices and industrial shop facility, as well as standard janitorial duties and recycling. The ideal candidate is open to learning and growing with D|Fab and takes pride in their work to create a professional, safe and clean environment.

Essential functions of the job:

  • Responsible for daily cleaning and sanitizing of restrooms, cafeteria/kitchen, floors, industrial shop and other common areas
  • Responsible for trash and recycling collection from office
  • Dusting, vacuuming and mopping on a provided schedule
  • Assist shop with maintaining a clean work area, keep floor clear of debris
  • Watering office plants
  • 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 handbook policies
  • Must have reliable transportation

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of materials, equipment and methods commonly used in cleaning operations
  • Knowledge of proper use of cleaning equipment
  • Ability to work effectively with little to no supervision
  • Must be self-motivated and reliable
  • Ability to perform physical labor required for cleaning duties including relatively long hours while standing
  • Ability to follow simple oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work effectively with staff
  • Ability to lift and carry minimum of 25 lbs.
  • Licensed for hi-lo driving is a plus
  • Drug Screen and Criminal Background Check will be required

Working conditions

  • This position requires some evening and weekend hours.
  • Safety glasses must be worn at all times when working 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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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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