Senior Graphic Designer, Creative Production

Impassioned by the goal of delivering high-performance products to both the professional athlete and the recreational cyclist, Cycling Sports Group encompasses several powerhouse Cycling brands, including Cannondale, GT, Charge, and Fabric. Cycling Sports Group is proud to present a truly unique and powerful portfolio of cycling brands to the market, continually striving to evolve through the very best products and service available today.

Wilton, CT

Cycling Sports Group

<strong>At Dorel Sports, innovation and product is at the heart of what we do. Every project, every meeting, every moment is an opportunity to create the perfect ride for millions of consumers around the world. From a Sunday family ride to the Tour de France, Dorel Sports employees are helping people find the perfect ride.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Walking the Talk.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Health insurance and a retirement savings plan is just the beginning for our employees. Our culture is as fun and lively as the lifestyle brands we represent.</strong><br /><br /><strong>STAY WELL.</strong> https://www.dorelsports.com/

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Full-Time

Overview: <p style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">The Senior Graphic Designer will play a pivotal role in bringing our brand and creative campaigns to life. Working directly with our Creative Team based in the UK, and with the local Creative Production Team based in Wilton, CT, you will take the creative to the finish line using your multiple design skills across print, web, video, video editing and environmental. </span></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Additionally, this role will work with our regional graphic designers on the implementation of our brand and creative campaigns throughout the year.</span></p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><strong><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;"><br /><br /></span></strong></p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Production design work, putting the final touches to our global creative work</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Produce our print and digital catalogues</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Produce final video edits, motion graphics from the main campaign videos produced by the Global Creative Team</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Prioritizing and time management of work queue to ensure projects are completed on time and consistently at the highest level of quality</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Works with our staff photographer and retoucher to produce studio photo assets for product marketing across various mediums</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Will also work with the regional graphic designers to ensure implementation the brand guidelines for all our brand and campaign initiatives and can offer alternative on-brand solutions when needed</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Conceptualizing skills for large scale projects, an eye for branded design, motion-graphics, sound design, layout and typography</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">An ability to listen, communicate, adapt, and deliver requirements, on a perpetual stream, while meeting time, budget and design constraints</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Able to manage production budget(s)</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Demonstrate an ability to deconstruct design and identify when a design works and when it doesn&rsquo;t</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 16px 40px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Other:</span></p> <ul style="margin-left: 40px;"> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Follows internal controls and company policies as set by company and job function.</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Contributes to the success of company by leading or assisting with other projects and tasks as assigned.</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;">&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <ul> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Media Studies or related field</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Minimum 5 years of design experience &ndash; with portfolio demonstrating video production/editing skills</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Strong capabilities in Adobe Creative Suite (including AfterEffects and Premiere Pro), Final Cut Pro and basic working knowledge of HTML and CSS</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Experience working with CMS websites and email editing programs</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Experience working with printing vendors</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Comfortable in Microsoft Office applications including PowerPoint, Excel and Word and Apple Keynote</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Knowledge of new trends/technologies in design and the digital realm</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><strong><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Beneficial Qualifications:</span></strong></p> <ul> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">A strong eye to detail is a must</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Bring creative input and value to the Global team</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Work with our Art Director, Creative Director, Marketing Director and Global Team to produce world class creative work</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">An ability to listen, communicate, adapt, and deliver requirements</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Are curious by nature, constantly researching design work across all mediums</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Proactive self-starter</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><strong><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Physical Demands:</span></strong></p> <ul> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Working conditions are normal for an office environment.</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Must be able to sit for extended periods of time</span></li> <li style="margin: 0px 0px 16px;"><span style="font-family: avenir roman,sans-serif;">Must be able to use a computer keyboard and view a monitor for extended periods of time</span></li> </ul>