Signmakers will talk to clients to find out their requirements and provide digital images or miniature colour sketches if required and will select suitable materials for signs such as adhesive vinyls, LEDs and LCDs, timber, plastic, metal or glass. They will prepare surfaces (by filling any holes, sanding and cleaning) and will mix oil paint, enamel, plastic paint, poster colour or varnish. They will digitally design, sketch or draw letters and images with a template (pattern), paint the background (if required) and paint or print the sign. They will create two-dimensional or three-dimensional lettering using router, laser or rotary engraving, as well as graphics using computer-operated machinery and will design custom vehicle art, wall murals, screen prints and gold-leaf work.
Avg Salary
Australia  $47,970 AUD
United Kingdom  £22,000 GBP
United States of America  $38,317 USD
New Zealand  $50,000 NZD
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