By Neolite Neon
Neon Benders / Glass Benders .... we want YOU!
Ever had the desire to live in Australia .... we have the opportunity for you.
Our company has been leading the industry in Australia since it started in 1948 and has grown to become one of Australia's premier & most well respected Neon & LED Signage Companies. Providing Fabricated signs and Neon & LED components for some of the biggest & highest profile business’s in the country across artist's, corporate, fashion, consumer, automotive & the retail industry.
Being a growing signage business, we are now seeking additional glass bending staff to join the team here in Sydney, Australia.
Must be able to produce custom bent glass tube of impeccable quality, quickly and accurately. Requires the ability to work independently but as part of a tight knit team, work at a fast pace and ensure all projects are completed in a timely manner - demonstrating the passion for your craft to deliver hand crafted Neon excellence from households and corporate through to high end artworks.
Must have excellent communication skills, be a team player, positive, open to direction and constructive feedback. Impeccable attention to detail. Preferably the ability and desire to train others.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
Hand crafting amazing glass Neon tube - Bending, joining, pumping, blockout, testing Train others in the art of Neon
The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes:
Minimum 5+ years glass bending experience Ability to Train/teach others Sound knowledge of the end to end process of Neon Strong work ethic and customer solution approach - good problem solving skills Must maintain an extremely high level of product quality and craftsmanship – do it once & do it right Must be highly organised Must have ability to think laterally and be able solve complex issues
Other Must Have’s:
Strong Mindset to Maintain Health & Safety practices at all times. Desire to relocate to Sydney, Australia
This is an amazing opportunity to experience living life down under in Sydney, Australia while joining a growing business and work alongside a highly energetic and engaged team.
If this sounds like you, please send your resume now, we would love to hear from you.
By Erik Sine
Woman who designed "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign dies
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The woman who came up with a neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to "fabulous Las Vegas" since 1959 has died.
Betty Willis, credited with designing the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign, died in her Overton, Nevada, home on Sunday, according to an obituary on the Virgin Valley & Moapa Valley Mortuaries' website.
The 91-year-old artist's often-copied sign sits in a median in the middle of Las Vegas Boulevard south of the Strip.
"It's the most recognizable icon in the world," said Danielle Kelly, executive director of The Neon Museum in Las Vegas, where the signs of Sin City's past are retired and on display.
The welcome sign's design, which doesn't have a copyright owner, has become a fixture on travel tchotchkes from Vegas and everywhere else, Kelly said. She has a T-shirt from San Francisco with that city's name swapped in for Las Vegas in front of the sign's recognizable shape, she said.
"The fact that everyone loves that sign and its design after all these years is a testament to Betty's talents," Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak said. "There is probably no bigger Las Vegas icon than that sign."
In 2009, the sign was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Kelly called Willis' designs dazzling and said her personality was akin to a strong, fast-talking female lead in movies like "His Girl Friday."
"A little salty, a little irreverent," Kelly said with fondness. "I thought she was a classic broad."
Willis, born in 1923 in the small town of Overton northeast of Las Vegas, worked as a commercial artist in Los Angeles before returning to Las Vegas, where she worked for sign companies and designed the famous diamond-shaped beacon of flashing lights.
The sign has become such a popular photo backdrop that a parking lot for cars and tour buses in the middle of the street was expanded in 2012.
Willis also designed neon signs for the Moulin Rouge casino and Blue Angel motel in Las Vegas.
By Erik Sine
The Sign Syndicate "Meet & Greet" 2015 - ISA Expo
- 2012 Orlando Meet & Greet
- 2013 Las Vegas Meet & Greet
Alright, well this is the official Sign Syndicate 2015 Meet & Greet Thread.
ALL ARE WELCOME
CENTRA BAR - Luxor Hotel
APRIL 10 Friday, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00PM
Same place as our 2013 Meet & Greet, for those who showed up. The Vegas Meet is never as large as Orlando I don't expect a large crowd and that's because well.....there's just too much to do in Vegas! BUT, we'll have our annual meet at the Centra Bar Located right in the middle of the Luxor Hotel casino floor.
Look for us, Kirstie & I will be there with beverage in hand, we'll be the group with bright LED "blinkies" attached to our shirts, necks, or fingers. Come on by and introduce yourself, and of course have a beverage!
After the Meet we'll go and get into trouble somewhere, just not sure where.....but it'll happen!!!
Please chime in if you plan on stopping by so I have an idea about how many blinkies to bring with me or you can always email us email@example.com or call us 858-880-1400
Centra Bar Map, so you can find it/us!
What it looks like the last time we were there, things change!
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