Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc.
Date Posted: 3/27/2017

Graphic Designer - Components

  • Company: Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc.
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Morgan Hill, CA, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Required Exp: 2 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Do you have experience supporting teams from concept through production? Do like to get involved in rider research, mood board creation, graphic strategies, and present mock ups? Are you willing to work with product managers, industrial designers, and developers in a fast-paced deadline driven environment? Do you love to travel? If you were able to answer “yes” to these questions, we want to talk to you!

We pride ourselves on the great people and culture that have built our leading brand of exceptional products for the rider. Come join The Design Group at Specialized and work with the most talented designers in the industry at our in-house design studio. Full shop access to make your design dreams become reality- state of the art downdraft paint booth, top of the line vinyl cutting, SLA machine and much, much, more. If you can think it, we can make it, paint it and decal it. You'll be surrounded by a talented team of fellow graphic and industrial designers who work hard and play even harder.

HOW YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:
• Responsible for creation of OE and aftermarket artwork for equipment and bike components. This includes but not limited to graphics for saddles, water bottle cages, handle bars, rims, cranks, stems, seat posts, forks, shoes, apparel, etc.
• Manage the updating and maintenance of our component book, which is used widely by Product Managers, Factories, Vendors and our offices overseas. The component book references 2D renderings of all the different component colorways, along with Agile part numbers.
• Service the bike graphics teams and product management teams for equipment and component graphic needs.
• Responsible and accountable for the on time delivery of graphics for the components/equipment design team, working closely with the Component Graphics Manager and Studio Manager in tracking components from concept through delivery and sample approval.
• Knowledge and mastery of the Agile PLM system for uploading, maintaining files and graphic information.
• Work closely with the Component Graphics Manger and Graphics Director to maintain an overarching design strategy
• Possible travel to Asia once a year to meet with product teams and vendors
• Research and share inspirational relevant design trends related to color, materials, finishes, etc.

Job Requirements

WHAT YOU NEED TO WIN:
• Strong passion for cycling
• 2-3 years working in a design agency or design driven company
• Thick skin and ability to accept and implement feedback and critique for the better of the brand and the overarching brand aesthetics
• Meticulous attention to detail, exceptional communication and organizational skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite specifically adobe illustrator on mac OS
• Proven ability to work effectively within cross-departmental teams
• BFA or a Masters Degree in Graphic Design with a strong portfolio

About Specialized:
Specialized is the global leader in the designing and manufacturing of high performing technologically advanced bicycles, components and cycling apparel for world champion riders and cycling enthusiasts. Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Morgan Hill, California, Specialized is a global company with offices throughout the world.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through Malakye.com

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Date Posted: 3/27/2017

Graphic Designer - Components

  • Company: Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc.
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Morgan Hill, CA, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Required Exp:2 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

Do you have experience supporting teams from concept through production? Do like to get involved in rider research, mood board creation, graphic strategies, and present mock ups? Are you willing to work with product managers, industrial designers, and developers in a fast-paced deadline driven environment? Do you love to travel? If you were able to answer “yes” to these questions, we want to talk to you!

We pride ourselves on the great people and culture that have built our leading brand of exceptional products for the rider. Come join The Design Group at Specialized and work with the most talented designers in the industry at our in-house design studio. Full shop access to make your design dreams become reality- state of the art downdraft paint booth, top of the line vinyl cutting, SLA machine and much, much, more. If you can think it, we can make it, paint it and decal it. You'll be surrounded by a talented team of fellow graphic and industrial designers who work hard and play even harder.

HOW YOU’LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:
• Responsible for creation of OE and aftermarket artwork for equipment and bike components. This includes but not limited to graphics for saddles, water bottle cages, handle bars, rims, cranks, stems, seat posts, forks, shoes, apparel, etc.
• Manage the updating and maintenance of our component book, which is used widely by Product Managers, Factories, Vendors and our offices overseas. The component book references 2D renderings of all the different component colorways, along with Agile part numbers.
• Service the bike graphics teams and product management teams for equipment and component graphic needs.
• Responsible and accountable for the on time delivery of graphics for the components/equipment design team, working closely with the Component Graphics Manager and Studio Manager in tracking components from concept through delivery and sample approval.
• Knowledge and mastery of the Agile PLM system for uploading, maintaining files and graphic information.
• Work closely with the Component Graphics Manger and Graphics Director to maintain an overarching design strategy
• Possible travel to Asia once a year to meet with product teams and vendors
• Research and share inspirational relevant design trends related to color, materials, finishes, etc.

Job Requirements

WHAT YOU NEED TO WIN:
• Strong passion for cycling
• 2-3 years working in a design agency or design driven company
• Thick skin and ability to accept and implement feedback and critique for the better of the brand and the overarching brand aesthetics
• Meticulous attention to detail, exceptional communication and organizational skills
• Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
• Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite specifically adobe illustrator on mac OS
• Proven ability to work effectively within cross-departmental teams
• BFA or a Masters Degree in Graphic Design with a strong portfolio

About Specialized:
Specialized is the global leader in the designing and manufacturing of high performing technologically advanced bicycles, components and cycling apparel for world champion riders and cycling enthusiasts. Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Morgan Hill, California, Specialized is a global company with offices throughout the world.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through Malakye.com

Perks

Date Posted: 3/27/2017

Graphic Designer - Components

  • Company: Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc.
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Morgan Hill, CA, San Francisco Bay Area
  • Required Exp:2 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available