Graphic Designer in San Diego, CA, USA

Posted 10-03-2014, wanted

Electra Bicycle Company is seeking an experienced Graphic Designer to become part of their accomplished in-house creative team. Designer will be responsible for creating innovative design solutions for color and graphic design on bicycles, as well as Marketing, Sales and Product Development materials (annual catalog, packaging, POP and in-store graphics, advertising, web design/graphics, email blasts, etc.) Maintain design integrity with an understanding of overall brand direction, positioning, strategies and objectives. A high level of design and production capability and communication skills is essential. Must work well in a collaborative, team environment and be a motivated, self-starter with the ability to meet deadlines. Telecommuters, freelancers and agencies need not apply.


-3 years of experience
-Strong sense of design, color and typography and ability to maintain highly conceptual, fresh creative excellence
-Ensure the brand guidelines are adhered to and well maintained and create designs with a focus on accuracy, product, copy and brand consistency
-Ability to use color and graphics strategically on 3-dimensional product and knowledge of paint and decal processes preferred
-Print design experience; including catalog layouts and other printed materials, retail signage, POP, special project mock-ups and trade show graphics
-Work closely with Product Development team to concept, design and create designs and feedback for bikes, apparel, accessories and packaging for new products
-Resizing and/or preparation of files for final print and ensuring quality of printed materials and communicating with outside vendors
-Create, update, and manage graphic and project files and revisions for production
-Must have color correction, press check and sample review experience
-Ability to prioritize and meet aggressive deadlines
-Strong multi-tasking and problem-solving abilities and the ability to work independently as well as work well in a team environment
-Flexible, positive attitude and the ability to accept constructive feedback
-Proficient in Adobe CS, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Understanding of HTML5 and Flash a plus
-Experience working with cross-functional teams
-Strong verbal, organizational, presentation and time management skills
-Experience with cross cultural supplier communication a plus
-Ability to understand technical and CAD drawings and international measurement standards preferred
-BA in Graphics Arts, or equivalent combination of experience and education
-To be considered, please send a cover letter, resume, salary history and link to online portfolio to No phone calls or emails please, thank you

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