11. Juli 2022

Graphic Designer Mountainbikes, Components & Accesories (f/m/d)

In addition to the pure design language, the product’s appearance has got aesthetic and symbolic value for consumers, communicates functional characteristics and gives a quality impression.

As a Graphic Designer, you work together with a world class product development team to create forward thinking color and decal concepts for bicycles frames, components and accessory products. In this position you are in charge of color trend research and concept planning, color design refinement, and production support. You should have exceptional design, problem solving, communication and visualization skills, and excel in a multifunctional team culture. Experience with Adobe systems are highly appreciated – awesome visual communication skills are a necessity.

YOUR MISSION:

  • Follow the Product Development process

  • Develop color and decal concepts for all YT Bikes and Parts

  • Prepare and present new color and decal concepts, internally and externally

  • Prepare mood charts, color and trend research

  • Create and communicate production relevant documents to international suppliers

  • Maintain a working knowledge of material and process technologies applicable to new product developments

  • Communicate effectively with teammates, internal and external resources to ensure new product developments are successful

WHAT YOU BRING IN:

  • BA or MA in Graphic design or comparable education

  • 3+ years professional graphic design experience

  • Proficiency in all phases of product development: research, ideation, sketching, concept refinement

  • Proficiency with 2d & 3d rendering software to quickly create photo realistic imagery (f.e. Key shot)

  • Proficiency with Adobe CS Suite and MS Office

  • Proficiency with 3d CAD software & surface modelling is a benefit

  • Self-motivated, with strong problem-solving skills, a keen design and color sensibility, and a high attention to detail

  • Highly organized: Ability to deliver top quality work in a fast-paced, open team environment, while working on multiple projects in varying levels of development

  • Flexibility: Able to work on projects that may change scope or parameters and still meet deadlines

  • Excellent judgement and taste, elevated design aesthetic

  • High sense of responsibility

  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Flexible remote working options (up to 50%)

  • An open minded family culture

  • Training possibilities in the company's own gym

  • After-work rides with your YT family and legendary company parties

  • Flat organizational structure and individual development possibilities

  • Discount on YT bikes, service & repairs, apparel, and accessories

  • With the Franconian Switzerland one of the most beautiful bike regions, directly in front of the door