Month: January 2020


Sign Designer

Posted on Monday, January 20, 2020

Our team needs to add a sign designer with solid graphic design and technical drafting skills and the talent to create concepts and develop production-ready drawings for a wide variety of signs using FlexiSign/LXI, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Please understand that a background and interest in graphic / web / print design only is generally insufficient. A strong understanding of materials and mechanical assemblies, architectural drafting, or industrial design, and a minimum of 3 years of sign industry experience is required. You must be familiar with sign construction techniques and communicate easily with our sales people, production team or permitting specialist. Experience with FlexiSign/LXI software, wide-format printers and vinyl cutters and routers is a prerequisite for success in this position. Hands-on ability to apply vinyl lettering and graphics is a definite plus!
If you love to see your concepts turned into real products almost overnight, send us your resume along with a portfolio of some of your work.
We are a Drug Free workplace. Screening is required upon hiring. You must have dependable attendance records and references.
We offer competitive wages and a package of benefits including health insurance, vacation, paid time off, a retirement plan, and more. Most of all, we offer steady, year-round full time employment in a strong, well-established 20-year old Naples company with a great atmosphere! Call Chris at 239-594-8494 or stop by today for an immediate response.

Welder (aluminum)

Posted on Monday, January 20, 2020

We urgently need a competent welder capable of repairing and producing custom aluminum mailboxes and street signs. You must be skilled with MIG, knowledgeable in reading technical drawings, accurate in dimensions, able to produce high quality welds and fabricated assemblies, as well as operate and maintain customary metal fabrication shop equipment properly and safely. This is a great position for someone with at least one year of full-time welding experience in a metal shop environment and who is looking to grow. Your primary responsibility will be to evaluate what’s needed to repair damaged mailboxes and street signs, provide the list of parts to our office staff, and complete the repairs. Additionally, you may participate in production of new mailboxes, street signs and other products. You will be part of a multi-ethnic workshop team and must be either English speaking or fluently bilingual English/Spanish.
A competency test will be required – bring your welding PPE!
We are a Drug Free workplace. Screening is required upon hiring. You must have dependable attendance records and references.
We offer competitive wages and a package of benefits including health insurance, vacation, paid time off, a retirement plan, and more. Most of all, we offer steady, year-round full time employment in a strong, well-established 20-year old Naples company with a great atmosphere! Call Chris at 239-594-8494 or stop by today for an immediate response.

Lykins-Signtek acquires SignMasters in Nokomis, FL

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2020

Under its new ownership, our company is seeking to expand its geographical reach and strengthen its presence in Charlotte, Sarasota, and Manatee counties. We are pleased to announce the acquisition of SignMasters of Nokomis, FL. SignMasters, also doing business as Artisan Signs, has provided signage to the local community in Nokomis, Venice, Siesta Key and Sarasota County for over 30 years. Following this acquisition, Lykins-Signtek will greatly enhance the product offerings of SignMasters with its own capabilities, including electrical signs, pylon signs, street signs, residential and commercial mailboxes, and much more, while clients will continue to enjoy easy, local access to sales, design, and existing production resources.
SignMasters’ former owner, Jon Priestap, will stay on for the near term to help ensure a smooth transition. We are also excited that Dan Godlewski, a Nokomis resident. has agreed to join us in a Sales and Business Development role. Dan can be reached at dan@lykins-signtek.com.
We welcome the team at SignMasters into our company and look forward to the opportunity to meet its clients.