Graphic Design Manager

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.

Woudenberg, Netherlands

Cycling Sports Group

<p><strong>Big companies don&rsquo;t make great bikes. Great people do.</strong></p> <p>Here at Dorel Sports, we help people from all walks of life make the most of their bike ride by creating some of the most innovative, easy to enjoy, and best performing bicycle products across multiple brands.</p> <p>From Schwinn, to GT, Fabric and Cannondale we make cycling products for everyone &ndash; and as cycling develops and grows internationally, we&rsquo;re looking for more great people to join us. If you enjoy working with a challenging, inspiring and forward-thinking team of likeminded people, then we may just have something for you.</p> <p>Our offices are located in various cities across the world, health insurance and personal welfare are taken care of, and positivity is most definitely encouraged. If you love riding bikes as much as we do, then we&rsquo;re already off to a good start. Let&rsquo;s see what we can create together.</p>

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Overview: As Graphic Design Manager, you will be the driving force behind the development of our creative European design assets. You lead the art direction and delivery of final art for all key marketing design initiatives, while following the global brand guidelines.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Responsible for the accurate release of final mechanicals and digital files to agency vendors by the agreed deadline;</li> <li>Responsible for producing accurate, error-free printed and digital output;</li> <li>Organizes the creative workflow and production with the marketing team, agencies, printers, and freelancers;</li> <li>Accurately and consistently reports all project status to the manager;</li> <li>Contributes to the development of concepts through brainstorm meetings, critiques and sketches, in collaboration with the global design team;</li> <li>Proactively recommends improvements of art standards, printing and productivity and style guides;</li> <li>Remains up-to-date on the latest developments in software applications, printing techniques, and production and digital technologies;</li> <li>Responsible for leading trade show booths, display designs, and merchandising materials.</li> <li>Responsible to work with the team to stay within brand guidelines.</li> <li>Working with the Digital Marketing Manager, you will collaboratively create a digital design for social media and banner advertising.</li> <li>Other duties as may be assigned throughout the year</li> <li>Follow internal controls and company policies as set by CSG and job function.</li> <li>Contribute to the success of CSG by leading or assisting with other projects and tasks as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Graphic Art background required, to include a bachelor&rsquo;s degree or Technical Degree with 5+ years&rsquo; experience in graphic design with bicycle industry project to include product graphic design, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.</li> <li>Proficient experience with Illustrator, InDesign, Quark, Photoshop and/or other related programs required.</li> <li>Must be familiar with Macintosh computer systems.</li> <li>Knowledge of basic marketing principles is required.</li> <li>Ability to work in a team environment.</li> <li>Possess a keen attention to detail.</li> <li>Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines.</li> <li>Strong project management, organizational, decision-making and problem-solving skills</li> <li>Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work across cultures and functions.</li> <li>Strong communication, presentation and relationship-building skills.</li> </ul> Beneficial Qualifications:<br /> <ul> <li>Prior experience working for a global brand and multi-national business.</li> <li>A passion for mountain and road bikes, actions sports, and/or outdoor lifestyle.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Physical Demands:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Working conditions are normal for an office environment.</li> <li>Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.</li> <li>Must be able to use a computer keyboard and view a monitor for extended periods of time.</li> <li>Must be able to travel internationally for business.</li> </ul> <p>To learn more about Dorel Sport&rsquo;s privacy policy, please click here: <u><a href=""></a></u></p> <p>An applicant's personal information will be shared in accordance with our privacy policy; by applying for a position, you are accepting the terms of our policy.&nbsp;</p>