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Under the direction of the Director, Marketing and Promotions, the Graphic Designer will work closely with the Tulane Athletics External Units to design digital assets that promote and build a consistent, distinct brand for the Tulane University Athletic programs. The Graphic Designer will execute final concepts determined by collaborating with the creative teams. Daily projects will include designing content for social media platforms, the official Tulane Athletics website, team posters, brochures and all other marketing collateral.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Work closely with the external units of the Tulane University Athletic Department to produce all content and design layouts for all advertising, marketing & communications collateral which effectively promotes and builds a consistent, distinct brand for Tulane Athletics. Create templates for infographics, social media content, season ticket booklets, informational brochures, official Tulane Athletics website content(TulaneGreenWave.com), videoboard content, among other design needs within the department. 2. Generate overall themes and design of each season’s athletic team posters, pocket schedule and other team specific related marketing collateral. Work closely with the Head Coaches or Director of Operations for each designated sport. 3. Produce all content for advertisement buys, including but not limited to digital and print billboards, newspapers ads, web ads, and paid social media ads. 4. NCAA Related: Ensures that all Department of Athletics and University related activities operate in full compliance with university, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. Attends and participates in scheduled compliance seminars and complies with all the Athletic Department’s efforts to monitor compliance with NCAA regulations. Seeks interpretations from the compliance staff before acting when necessary. Reports potential rules violations immediately. Completes required compliance paperwork in a timely and efficient manner. Monitors all of their areas and/or programs activities closely to maintain compliance with applicable rules and regulations. 5. Perform other duties as requested or required, whether or not specifically mentioned in this job description.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in web development, graphic design, communications or a closely related field.
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in digital design or web design in athletics or corporate environment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to interact effectively with coaches, administrators, student athletes and vendors
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
Ability to apply graphic design skills to solve digital communication needs.
Excellent time management and organization skills ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; ability to prioritize work, anticipate and meet established deadlines
Solid analytical skills and attention to detail.
Availability to work flexible work schedule including nights and weekends
Thorough knowledge of NCAA and American conference rules and regulations
Only the candidates that apply for the position (IRC11698) via the Tulane University applicant system (http://www2.tulane.edu/jobs/) will be considered for the vacancy. The position closed on Sunday, June 4, 2017.
PREFERRED REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Previous experience in NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Athletics
Founded in 1834, Tulane is one of the most highly regarded and selective independent research universities in the United States. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, we take pride in being a part of this select group of 62 universities with “pre-eminent programs of graduate and professional education and scholarly research.” Our schools and colleges offer undergraduate......, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine and public health and tropical medicine. With a sixteen-sport program that competes in the American Athletic Conference, Tulane Athletics is on the rise, boasting one of the oldest and most storied athletics programs in the Southeast, and indeed the nation.