Interactive Designer - Temporary Freelance role 3-6 months

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

<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: Responsible for producing all digital assets for Cannondale web properties to ensure both a user-centric and brand approved experience.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>You will work closely with the Digital Brand Creative team to design on-brand promotional images across Cannondale&rsquo;s digital platforms</li> <li>You will be responsible for digital design creation post-concept, through production and execution, on both large campaigns and quick assignments</li> <li>You will be the Champion of brand consistency, ensuring that all digital promotions are consistent to each other and to the Cannondale brand standards</li> <li>You must be able to translate key photo and video assets into optimized web assets via grading, color correction, and other similar processes</li> <li>You&rsquo;ll be accountable for providing multiple digital design solutions and layouts for each assignment</li> <li>You must understand the business, our users, and promotional goals to come up with innovative digital creative solutions to complex visual problems</li> </ul> <p><u>Digital Design</u></p> <ul> <li>Focus Create designs that meet current HTML-driven web page design standards, always considering and with good understanding of usability and navigation, search engine optimization, load times, and content management systems</li> <li>Work hand in hand with our developers and content editors to provide assets and conduct QA/UAT of our digital properties</li> <li>Experience with, and understanding of, responsive web design</li> <li>Develop wireframes and interactive prototypes</li> <li>Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers</li> <li>Follow internal controls and company policies as set by company and job function.</li> <li>Contribute to the success of company by leading or assisting with other projects and tasks as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Essential Qualifications</strong></p> <ul> <li>1+ years of Digital Design Experience or related field such as Web/Graphic Design, Digital Advertising, Photography, and/or Interactive Media from either the client side or agency side&nbsp;</li> <li>College or University degree in Digital Design, Digital Media, Web/Graphic Design, or related field</li> <li>Proven examples of your digital creative work in the form of an online portfolio</li> <li>Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite to include Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign</li> <li>Strong photo augmentation, silhouetting, and color correction skills</li> <li>Basic understanding of HTML &amp; CSS</li> </ul> <p><strong>Beneficial Qualifications</strong></p> <ul> <li>Experience in bicycle or other high-end consumer goods industry</li> <li>Knowledge of Sketch and InVision highly preferred</li> <li>Strong understanding of landing page optimization best practices</li> <li>Experience working in CMS, bonus points if that CMS is Sitecore</li> </ul> <p><strong>Physical Demands</strong></p> <ul> <li>Working conditions are normal for an office environment</li> <li>Travel &ndash; none</li> </ul>