Print Production Specialist in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 11/9/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused – on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It’s always a GOOD day in SoCal!


This position requires that candidates provide proof of full prior to their start date. “Fully vaccinated” means that at least two weeks have passed since you received 1) your second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 2) one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Goodwill seeks an experienced Graphic Installation Specialist to support the layout, development, and production of graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, packaging, and other mediums. Primary responsibilities include wrapping vehicles, application of fleet graphics, wall murals, banners, rigid panel signs, and other signage including mounting and/or lamination of prints while ensuring the efficient production of quality, accurate graphics. The Graphic Installation specialist also completes graphic installations on windows, walls and vehicles, both in-house and at Goodwill locations throughout the Sothern California area. Per government requirements, this role required to be fully COVID- 19 vaccinated.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Completes installs efficiently without sacrificing quality of work; Makes precise cuts with knife in vinyl without damaging surfaces.
  • Trains others in full vehicle wraps. (Box Trucks, Trailers, Small Trucks or Vans, and Passenger vehicles.) Provides team leadership and guidance.
  • Completes layout for graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, websites, packaging and other mediums.
  • Assists with setting production work schedule for processing requests. Able to plan and coordinate, on short notice, printing of rush jobs.
  • Operates printing production equipment as needed. Properly sets up various types of print jobs.
  • Prepares layout of digital print-ready files; determines media types, weights, finishes, and sizes for project application
  • Coordinates with Print Shop Manager for preparing job cost estimates and job specifics.
  • Develops Digital Printing Career Training Program for certification, and fulfills role of instructor.
  • Complies and ensures adherence to project requirements. Maintains a safe working environment through inspections and training.
  • Submits post-production and activity reports for graphic installation jobs and assists with the related expense data tracking and capture.
  • This position requires a flexible schedule with some weekend work and local travel (30%+).

Education & Experience

  • 3+ years of directly related installation experience and prior vehicle wrapping of a minimum of 30 vehicles required.
  • Team Lead experience required.
  • Some college in graphics design preferred.
  • Experience with installation of wide-format vinyl prints on windows, walls, posts, ground surfaces, vehicles, and hang sign panels, as well as interior and exterior graphics and letters required.
  • Certifications and/or training (3M, PDAA, Fellers, etc.) preferred.
  • Valid CA driver's license and state-required auto insurance required. Driving records must be acceptable by company’s insurance vendor.
  • Experience with light-duty hand tools, drills, saws, tape measures and be comfortable working on a ladder at heights required.
  • Strong communication, both oral and written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced skill in application of cut vinyl to various substrates.
  • Abilities to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong creative thinking skills.
  • Spanish / English bilingual preferred.
  • Adheres to Goodwill’s values of Respect, Integrity, Service, & Excellence.


Goodwill seeks an experienced Graphic Installation Specialist to support the layout, development, and production of graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, packaging, and other mediums. Primary responsibilities include wrapping vehicles, application of fleet graphics, wall murals, banners, rigid panel signs, and other signage including mounting and/or lamination of prints while ensuring the efficient production of quality, accurate graphics. The Graphic Installation specialist also completes graphic installations on windows, walls and vehicles, both in-house and at Goodwill locations throughout the Sothern California area.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Completes installs efficiently without sacrificing quality of work; Makes precise cuts with knife in vinyl without damaging surfaces.
  • Trains others in full vehicle wraps. (Box Trucks, Trailers, Small Trucks or Vans, and Passenger vehicles.) Provides team leadership and guidance.
  • Completes layout for graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, websites, packaging and other mediums.
  • Assists with setting production work schedule for processing requests. Able to plan and coordinate, on short notice, printing of rush jobs.
  • Operates printing production equipment as needed. Properly sets up various types of print jobs.
  • Prepares layout of digital print-ready files; determines media types, weights, finishes, and sizes for project application
  • Coordinates with Print Shop Manager for preparing job cost estimates and job specifics.
  • Develops Digital Printing Career Training Program for certification, and fulfills role of instructor.
  • Complies and ensures adherence to project requirements. Maintains a safe working environment through inspections and training.
  • Submits post-production and activity reports for graphic installation jobs and assists with the related expense data tracking and capture.
  • This position requires a flexible schedule with some weekend work and local travel (30%+).
Education & Experience

  • 3+ years of directly related installation experience and prior vehicle wrapping of a minimum of 30 vehicles required.
  • Team Lead experience required.
  • Some college in graphics design preferred.
  • Experience with installation of wide-format vinyl prints on windows, walls, posts, ground surfaces, vehicles, and hang sign panels, as well as interior and exterior graphics and letters required.
  • Certifications and/or training (3M, PDAA, Fellers, etc.) preferred.
  • Valid CA driver's license and state-required auto insurance required. Driving records must be acceptable by company’s insurance vendor.
  • Experience with light-duty hand tools, drills, saws, tape measures and be comfortable working on a ladder at heights required.
  • Strong communication, both oral and written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced skill in application of cut vinyl to various substrates.
  • Abilities to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.