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Graphic Designer with Connecticut Sun & New England Black Wolves in Uncasville · CT

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Web/Creative Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
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Position Summary:
This position is responsible for designing graphics/animation for marketing and sales materials, merchandise, broadcast and in-game use. Projects will incorporate Sun and Black Wolves players/coaches/fans, as well as sponsors. The Graphic Designer may be asked to assist with other production duties including producing, writing, video production/elements and other creative duties as assigned. He or she will also be responsible for supporting and helping shape the development of concepts, designs and production of a variety of projects including print, online, broadcast, social media, logos, presentations and more.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: includes but not limited to:
  • Designs motion graphics and titles utilizing After Effects, Illustrator and/or Photoshop (Adobe Suite)
  • Edits video features utilizing Adobe Premiere as assigned for The Connecticut Sun and Black Wolves
  • Works with agency to assist in the creation of all graphics, collateral, images and other projects
  • Assists in updating website graphics, including banners, cover photos, web ads, etc. for both teams

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Video editing and production
  • Photography 

Minimum Education and Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Film, Communications, Art or a related field
  • Proficiency with Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe InDesign CC, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of basic computing equipment and software typical in a modern office environment (Mac and Windows)
  • Previous experience with FTP and file sharing websites both in software and web interfaces
  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail
  • Three years of experience working with a collegiate or professional sports team in a game entertainment or operations capacity
  • In lieu of a Degree and previously mentioned experience, six years of experience working with a collegiate or professional sports team in a game entertainment or operations capacity may be considered

Competencies:  Incumbent will master the following competencies while in this position:
  • Creative development and the execution of promotions
  • Ability to brainstorm and collaborate on creative ideas with staff
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently without supervision, is self-directed and demonstrates initiative
  • Able to offer creative ideas and suggestions
  • Understanding of advertising and the use of social media

Training Requirements:
  • Knowledge of all programs and applications related to video editing and web development

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift and move equipment, bags and supplies that may be in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work various shifts and flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, requirements, or working conditions associated with this job.  Connecticut Sun reserves the right to make changes to the above job description whenever necessary.
 

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