Intermediate Sign Maker - Seasonal - Keystone Resort

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

This position runs from August 1st 2018¬ - November 30th 2018


The Intermediate Sign Maker is responsible for creating nametags, signs, price boards, trail signs, posted legalease, maps, posted menues, and ad collateral. ¬ This position would be a good fit for someone recently out of design schools, looking for an opportunity to get solid experience while working in the ski industry. There is an opportunity to network and develop relationships within the VR Marketing Departments.

Artwork is primarily supplied however, there are some in-house creative opportunities. Ideally, the Sign Maker would have experience with Mimaki large format printers and Gerber vinyl sign making equipment. The position requires a computer graphic design background and familiarity with Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office, and Composer.

This person must be self-motivated, organized, and¬ able to take direction from the Advanced Sign Maker and shop Foreman.


Essential Job Functions:


  • Design and build signs for internal and external support of resort.

  • Maintain large format printer and vinyl cutter as well as support computers.

  • Maintain stock and materials for large format printer and cutter.

  • Display consistency and accuracy in completion of daily work orders.

  • Maintain Sign Shop in a safe, clean and organized condition at all times.

  • Work with procurement systems to facilitate purchasing and necessary materials to perform tasks.

  • Ensure that proper stock of materials is maintained.



  • Familiar with Prepress computer systems

  • Familiar with Adobe Suite, Mimaki/driver, and Composer software

  • Basic bookkeeping, scheduling, and tracking skills

  • Able to give direction for more complex design

  • Carpentry, framing, and matting skills

  • 2+ years of graphic design experience

  • College degree¬ - preferred

  • Portfolio¬ - recommended

  • Experience organizing and tracking electronic files

  • Guest and customer service oriented

We're looking for team members who are passionate about their work and the world around them, who take pride in ensuring our guests receive the best possible service, and who bring a sense of self and fun to all they do. Life at 9,280 feet in the sky is a little different. With our crisp Rocky Mountain air and vast options for adventure and exploring, you can join a community who loves where they live and love what they do. Keystone will be your home away from home, with its warmth, friendliness and unequaled eye for detail. Come join our team ‚€“ where A Mountain of Possibilities awaits. www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 155090

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