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Vehicle Graphics for PRETTYLITTLETHING.com

So imagine this right, one of our bright Pink vans pulling up at Malcolm Ryan studios only being told we needed to fit some graphics for the creative team at PLT. So, grabbing our kit and making our way to the stage in question, definitely looking weak pulling the huge sliding industrial door open to find…. another Pink car! This time, a stunning, absolutely breathtaking Cadillac, ready to be adorned with some high quality self adhesive vinyl 🤓

Thankfully we’ve got a skilled team of experienced fitters who have dealt with branding private jets, classic Ferraris and everything in between so this was right up our street and well the results speak for themselves – demonstrating how graphics can have such a powerful impact, especially on social media which is where this job ended up as part of PLT’s Black Friday campaign.

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Same Day Graphics for Adidas and Sports Direct Private Jet #thewarmup2

It’s not every day you see a private jet liveried with the iconic three stripes Adidas logo, but then again, it’s not everyday you can come across a reliable sign company to turn your graphics around quick, unless you’re us.

Our agency client got in touch asking us to produce these temporary graphics for the #thewarmup2 event from Stansted to Lisbon, providing visual branding for Global Reach Aviation’s Bombardier Private Jet.

The result is a stunningly easy and effective product which we’re extremely proud of. See it all below.

 

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Van Graphics – Mobile Installation for Coffee Crew Birmingham

Van Graphics on Fiat Doblo. Part wrap to sides, vinyl graphics to sides and rear. Designed, printed and installed by us. Installation in Birmingham by our mobile installation team.

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Replacement Graphics for Accident Damaged Vehicle – Same Day Turnaround

We recently produced replacement vehicle graphics for an accident damaged Vauxhall. We recreated the original artwork from a few measurements and some design skill, replicating the colours, font and layout exactly for the replacement panel. Fitting to follow.

We can offer this service to any bodyshop across the UK on a fast turnaround.

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New Vacancy: Print Production

Now in our second year of continued growth and with new premises in Essex, we are looking to grow our team at Citiprint, a multi-award Winning print and sign company. We proudly supply high quality printing, signs and workwear to over 450 businesses nationwide including Tesco, Mercedes, NHS and more.

Focusing on in house production from the start of our history has meant constant reinvestment into the latest in print technology, materials and equipment. Coupled with the launch of our mobile graphics fitting service earlier in the year, we are busier than ever and on the hunt for the right candidate to join us and become part of a fast paced and fun environment.

Job Description

Producing graphics, workwear, signs and print for some of the World’s largest brands takes skill, patience and attention to detail. It’s that same skillset we apply to every job that comes through our door, be it for sole traders, charities, schools or government organisations. In an increasingly competitive market, service and quality have to be at the forefront of any offering – we’re proud to offer the fastest turnaround in the UK with nationwide coverage but with a local feel.

We are now seeking to hire a new member to join our print production team to manage our workflow of in house production covering large format print, vinyl graphics, printed workwear and shop/fascia/vehicle signs. The right candidate will hopefully find this new opportunity a challenge to arise to, with an enthusiasm for service and product delivery at the core of day to day work. The gig economy is pushing customer demands for ‘same day’ service in almost every industry and ours is no exception; last minute events, promotions and retail displays are often confirmed last minute with big pressure on deadlines being met. As part of this, being able to work successfully under pressure is absolutely essential – liaising with couriers, suppliers and our clients is a key part of any job we take on, with communication and planning key to our success.

Role

Whilst specific experience is not absolutely essential, it would be beneficial to the successful candidate in being able to step into their new work environment and grasp how we work from day one. We currently utilise several vinyl plotters with a replacement due in early 2018 as well as new wide format printers. The ideal candidate will have experience operating at least vinyl plotters including weeding and backing graphics. We would also welcome someone with vinyl graphic fitting experience as this rapidly becoming an integral part of our business now.

The bulk of the role will be setting up plotter to cut graphics with some basic knowledge of the software and process involved, although this training can be given for the right candidate. Other tasks will entail full signage production – weeding vinyl, applying or backing it and also using clothing vinyl on orders of up to 250 garments at any one time.

Typical job turnaround is a few hours up to a full day with efficiency, minimising waste and understanding of material being key to producing a high quality result, with or without supervision. Where we are unable to produce an order in house, it may fall down to you to work with some of our approved suppliers to buy the job in, ensuring accuracy and deadlines are met.

Any graphic fitting work will take place either on site at our secure unit in Essex or around the country. On site work will also require a good competence in basic Health and Safety when working around vehicles on a busy industrial estate with care for customer’s vehicles and staff at the core of working principles.

Experience

Whilst experience is not absolutely essential, it would strongly benefit the successful candidate in settling in fast within the company. We welcome applications from those with none or limited experience also, stressing that a good grasp of IT, time management and organisation are essential. Full training can be provided for the right candidate.

The important bits

Please email CV and covering letter to careers@citiprint.co.uk – Please include a contact number so we can reach you.

  • Start date January 2018
  • Salary TBC – FT/PT Options (above min. wage for hourly rate)
  • Location – CO6, Essex
  • Closing date: 20th December 2017

 

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Van Graphics – Fiat Doblo for GB Slipform

Today we completed a fast turnaround graphics installation job for GB Slipform on site in Bedfordshire. Working on a fast turnaround, we produced printed and matt laminated graphics to provide a hard wearing and durable finish.

Fitting on site is part of our nationwide mobile service for all types of graphics and signs including exhibitions. We are available 24/7 including accident repair graphics and reflective/Chapter 8 kits. Get a quote here

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Range Rover Graphics for River Island Christmas

Recently completed vehicle graphics printed and fitted for the River Island Christmas event in London.

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Fleet Livery – Dunt Barn Trailers

We recently branded several Brian James race transporter trailers for Dunt Barn.

For this we used Rosso 5yr vinyl and Cast Matt Black for lettering. The graphics were designed and cut in house then fitted on site for our customer on a tight turnaround.

For any vehicle graphic or fleet branding enquiries, please call us on 0203 167 0400.

 

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Piaggio Ape – Printed Graphics and Signwriting Essex

Quirky vehicle’s are no stranger to us but this little Piaggio is quite smart. Our customer has converted it to a coffee stall and wanted his new branding on to replace the previous vinyl signwriting.

We printed and installed in Essex on a 24 hour turnaround.

For all your print, graphic, signwriting and workwear needs, please call us on 0203 167 0400.

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5 Reasons why you should signwrite your vehicle

It’s often the first thing we see in most instances – British Gas pulling up on the drive in a blue livery van, the distinct yellow and black of the AA arriving on the hard shoulder and the commonly used hazard chevrons on maintenance vehicles. Whichever way you look at it, you see a sign written vehicle every day. That makes you just one of around 3,000 people who will see that vehicle per hour.

Many businesses may opt for the discreet look and keep their brands completely unbranded – normally for security purposes but if it’s for lack of wanting to spend out, let us give you some pointers.

 

  • Brand Recognition – keeping your brand image consistent with print, signage and vehicle graphics creates a strong brand image which helps customers recall said brand and gives them trust and faith. If a gas engineer arrives on your doorstep and has a sign written vehicle parked up, you’re more likely to trust that person and find them credible.
  • Cost Effectiveness – sign writing a medium-large size van is often around £300+vat, which compared to other advertising mediums is very effective as it’s a one time cost. We sit down with you and design the graphics to ensure you get the maximum exposure. To put the cost into perspective, radio advertising typically costs upwards of £150/day with no visual brand image and a very short time to get your message across.
  • Paintwork Protection – if you opt for a partial or full vehicle wrap, your paintwork underneath will be protected from keying, scratches and paint fade. This is great for leased vehicles where the paint is inspected at the end of the lease term. We also offer a de-wrap service at the end of your lease.
  • Leads and Free Advertising – having your company’s services advertised on your vehicle is in effect free advertising and great for lead generations. Builders will often acquire work from people nearby to a job they’re working on through van signage.
  • Reputation – having a branded vehicle shows you’re proud to have your company shown to the public. Large vehicle fleets like Eddie Stobart’s for example have become an icon on the roads and instantly recognisable. If you opt for something a bit out of the box with your wrap or graphics, you’re bound to be noticed and photographed – getting your company details onto every photo shared.

 

Our vehicle sign writing starts from just £35+vat for small graphics. We can fit and install any graphics at our unit in Welham Green, Hertfordshire and cut vinyl graphics in house for a Same Day service when you need it. To get a quote or to speak to us about the design process, click here to email us or call 0843 289 4819 or visit us at Unit 6, AL9 7HB.

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