Reporting to the Director of Graphic Design, the Graphic Designer will create graphics for Temple Athletics social platforms and in-house video board content. Incumbent will elevate the Temple Athletics brand in the digital space through compelling graphic design while collaborating with Temple Athletics external staff to fulfill production requests, and assist in building high quality graphics for social media to engage the Athletics social media fan base. The Graphic Designer will also perform other duties as assigned.
Collaborate on and create dynamic, engaging graphic designs and layout elements for social media/motion graphics utilizing Adobe Creative Suite products and other programs
Develop visually compelling content that supports marketing goals
Create designs and new creative for Temple Athletics that enhance and elevate the brand’s level of excellence
Collaborate on and contribute to the creative development process as a member of the Digital team, consistently partnering with other creative areas within the organization and working with external agencies as applicable
Assist in development of brand imaging standards for social channels ensuring look and feel consistency
Maintain working knowledge of social media trends and participate in ideation, strategic planning and creation of social media content for all Temple Athletics social platforms
Design and deliver ads for various digital spaces
Work with other areas to organize and maintain creative assets for use within the organization
Ensure quality control, including proofing, reviewing, and evaluating creative output
Motion graphics/photography experience a plus but not required
Performs other duties as assigned
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related creative field. Minimum of two years’ experience working in graphics design. Preferred experience implementing branding and marketing online campaigns. Preferred experience with social media communications in a collegiate environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Proven graphic design technical abilities with a strong understanding of layout, color theory and typography in both print and digital media.
Strong knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
Demonstrated creative mindset with a passion about excellent creative execution.
Strong design style, including creative design solutions.
Ability to take constructive input/critique from others.
Understanding of college athletics, social media, and fast-paced environment.
Ability to manage multiple collaborative projects and systems in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work independently and as a team player.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently and efficiently.
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
Proven ability to coordinate multiple projects with competing deadlines.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Knowledge of NCAA and conference regulations.
In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.