Mike Mannis

Michael Mannis

Graphic/Production Artist


Personal Profile

15 years of experience with graphic design and signage fabrication.

Extensive working knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, CorelDraw, Signlab and Printer Rip software. Experience with vinyl plotters, large format printers, laminating and signage substrates. Workshop tools and graphic fabrications. Naturally skilled in drawing and painting.

Seeking a full time position in graphics/production environment.


Work Experience


  • Vinyl plotting, weeding and masking
  • Large format: printing, setup, color profiles and printer maintenance
  • Print laminating
  • Applying cut vinyl and printed graphics to various substrates
  • Accurate measuring and cutting substrates for vehicle graphic installation and signage
  • Woodshop tools panel saws, drills, sanders and paint sprayers


Graphic Design:

  • Designing logos and signage
  • Creating emailing layout proofs
  • Proofing and preprint


Shop Management:

  • Speaking with customers about design and signage requirements
  • Creating workorders
  • Estimating materials and labor times
  • Schedualing coordinating job timelines
  • Ordering materials
  • Light invoicing



Relavant Prev. Employers

  • 2011-2015 Clairemont Signs (San Diego) - Jim Hahn-(858) 277-5057

  • 2007-2009 Sign Studio (San Diego) - Rich Muhr-(858) 569-7446

  • 2002-2007 Brink Designs (San Diego) - Mark Brink-(619)-884-3274

  • 2000-2001 Ultra Signs (San Diego) - Gus Hadaya-(858) 569-1400

Key Skills

  • Natural Skilled Artist
  • Creative
  • Computer literate
  • Crafty
  • Good with handling materials

Software Knowledge

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Corel Draw
  • Signlab
  • Printer Rips
  • Some HTML formating