The Sign Maker for the very best in Bespoke Signs and Memorials -  Meet the Team

Meet The
Sign Maker Team

UK Sign Maker

Our main workshops and offices are in converted farm buildings, hidden away in rural North Devon. We therefore don't have the opportunity to meet many of our customers. However, we thought you might like to see the team. We are a family run sign business and our aim is to make you a quality sign just the way you want it.  Every sign is individually crafted, with care, by our team of sign makers.  If you would like to see more about where we are - have a look at this page - Caring for our Countryside

The Sign Makers

Vinyl Application Shaun operating the CNC

Shaun Price

Here's the boss - You won't find him in the office though. He is one of the main designers specialising in the stone and vinyl signage. He is also the CNC programmer  and senior vinyl applicator.

In addition he is constantly developing different signage researching new techniques and finding new materials.


Paul oiling a sign

Paul Weeks

Paul is the senior carpenter All our different timber comes to us as raw wood planks. Paul must first select a suitable plank, plane it down to a smooth finish and then create the sign  blank ready for engraving. He also makes the posts, memory crosses, frames for signs, backing boards and anything else made in wood!

Paul routering a large corian sign

Jake - The Designer

Jake Price

Jake is another of our main designers. He specialises in the vinyl signage.

He is also the chief engraver. He crafts all kind of plaques in many different materials. Some are deep engraved in the traditional way, others are laser engraved to give fine detail.

Jaker - The Engraver

Matt Barrowcliffe

Matt is started his career as a painter decorator. Now he works for The Sign Maker and spends much of his time in the spray room. He has had to learn about using all the different paints we use and all the different spraying methods.

He is also helps out with sand blasting and processing stone signage, plus helps with packing.

Graham Hand Painting Signs Matthew Olson - The Sign Maker Apprentice

Graham Larson

Graham sand-blasts the lettering into the slate and granite signs as well as hand painting lettering and packing parcels.

He also makes an excellent job of keeping the workshops clean and tidy.

Anna Skinner

Anna does the paperwork in the dispatch department, as well as helping out when needed with hand painting and oiling.

She is also a competent vinyl applicator and helps in vinyl workshop on large jobs.

Matthew Olson

Matthew is our Apprentice Carpenter and is learning all aspects of the wood workshop from our senior carpenter Paul. Matthew spends three days on site with us and two days a week training at Petroc College.

 


The Office

We have a lovely team in our offices, who will do their very best to pass your requirements on to the designers and sign makers. Every sign is different - size, shape, material, fonts and images can all change - there are literally thousands of options! The office staff can help you choose the most best material, send you links to appropriate pages on the website, generate quotes, take orders and arrange proofs. They work on a flexible system, with different people working on different days. If you would like a particular person to call you, just email them with your phone number and they will give you a ring.

Kate Clare - Office Manager, The Sign Maker

Kate Price

Kate has the responsibility of the general running of the business with all that it entails.

She also takes the photos, writes the websites and puts the latest news up on the social media.

Clare Lockwood-Lee

Clare is the Office Manager. If on the rare occasion you should encounter any problems with a sign you will more than likely speak to Clare!

She supervises all our departments and can also be found in the despatch room making sure our signs pass quality control.

Or if you prefer to contact her by email
officemanager.signmaker@gmail.com

Poppy Price

Poppy is our Assistant Office Manager, currently studying business management at Hartpury College.

She assists Clare during the holidays and manages the shopping cart information and website orders.

Laura Caroline Danielle


Laura Price

Laura has a detailed knowledge of all the signs we sell and lends a hand in all departments, writing quotes etc.

She is also a very proficient vinyl weeder and applicator and helps in vinyl workshop as often as she can



Caroline Johnson

Carloine looks after our wooden sign customers, everything from large estate signage, wooden framed hanging signs to detailed wooden memorial and crosses.

She also looks after the painted wooden signage.

woodstone.signmaker@gmail.com


Tel: 01769 571301


Danielle Pullen

Danielle looks after most of the metal house sign customers. These include the cast bronze, brass & aluminium. She is also responsible for passing customer proof changes on to our designers & approved orders onto the production team. She also looks after Cast Bronze

ds.signmaker@gmail.com

Danielle also looks after our Safety Sign department

Tel: 01769 571300


Debbie Stevens - The Sign Maker Ali Redford Kate Hudnott


Debbie Stevens


Debbie looks after our vinyl signage such as sign boards, wheel covers, hanging signs, magnetics, pub signs & notice boards.

vinyl.signmaker@gmail.com

Tel: 01769 571304


Ali Redford


Ali is one of our Sales Assistants and is one of the first people you will speak to when you call about one of our signs, she will be able to assist you with any questions you may have and ensure that you find the right sign for your needs.

Alice looks after customers requiring slate and stone signage house signs, large signage as well as memorial plaques and stone tablets.
stone.signmaker@gmail.com


Kate Hudnott

Kate is our other Sales Assistant and she will also be on the other end of the phone when you call. Advising you on what sign would be best for your requirements. She also helps out in the packing room when needed as well as producing most of the laser engraving proofs and then engraving the signs.

If you wish to email your requirements then please email either Kate or Ali our other Sales Assistant.

Kate also works alongside Ali in the slate and stone department.

Tel: 01769 571355


Lynne
 

Louise Snell

Louise who has returned to us after a few years away and is responsible for our engraved plaques and can assist you with choosing the best plaque for your situation and budget.

engraved.signmaker@gmail.com

 

Lynne Matthews

Lynne is in the accounts office and makes an excellent job of keeping all the records straight! Plus orders in alot of our stock and keeps tabs on our stock levels.

She also helps out on the website and the online shopping cart. Occasionally you may also find her on the sales phone too.

 



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