Graphic Designer l


About microSHIFT:

microSHIFT makes shifters, derailleurs, and cassettes for bikes, but our real focus is on improving people’s riding experience. We treat every product we make like it’s top of the line because we believe every rider deserves an awesome bike. Every part of our business from marketing to manufacturing is aligned with this common goal: make it easy to have fun on your bike!

Position Details

Graphic Designer l
Twin Cities Metro
Bloomington, MN

microSHIFT is looking for a versatile and detail-oriented graphic designer to support our brand. This person will be responsible for doing a variety of digital design work, from conception and creation to producing final digital files. Every part of the brand from the website to advertisements to packaging involves design decisions, and we’re looking for someone who is excited to jump in with both feet and explore. Experience in front-end web design is a plus!

This person reports to the brand manager. The role will be focused on applying existing style guidelines to a variety of media but will also have the opportunity to contribute new design ideas that fit the direction of the brand.

What you will be accountable for:

We are seeking a graphic designer with fundamental knowledge of the creative process, Adobe Suite, and experience in producing excellent digital graphic files from concept to completion. You will primarily support our brand and marketing departments, creating content for the product, print, digital and environmental communications.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with the brand manager to develop art for packaging, print collateral, product graphics, and digital channels 
  • Page layout for sales materials and potentially web mockups 
  • Utilize the creative brief to guide design decisions 
  • Communicate effectively with team members about design objectives and solutions

* Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned

Key Characteristics:

  • Detail-oriented and organized 
  • Able to translate brand design goals into creative work 
  • A basic understanding of the visual language of cycling culture 
  • Gives and receives respectful feedback 
  • Comfortable with revisions and learning 
  • Takes the initiative and can work effectively without close supervision

What you need to succeed:

  • 1+ years of experience working as a graphic designer or similar role 
  • An inspiring and strong portfolio showing strategic, conceptual, and creative design work 
  • Fundamental knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Macintosh OS 
  • Able to balance multiple concurrent jobs and work effectively under pressure 
  • Demonstrates keen attention to detail 
  • Experience in designing content for digital, traditional, social, and mobile media 
  • Able to use a computer extensively and learn new software quickly 
  • Must be able to work at a desk for extended periods of time 
  • Hybrid work arrangements possible

All candidates are subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. Some applicants may be subject to a credit check as well.

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