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Senior Graphic Designer - Utah Jazz (Salt Lake City · UT)

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JOB SUMMARY:

The Utah Jazz are looking for a Senior Graphic Designer with a love of basketball and typography to join their creative team. As a senior designer at the Jazz you'll take charge concepting & executing brand materials and campaigns for use across all touch points of the brand, including on the court, in & outside the arena, social channels, and more. You will collaborate with and lead other members of the creative team to create both printed & digital assets for use throughout the season & offseason. Your portfolio should show capability within multiple design disciplines as well as varying visual directions.

*APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A PORTFOLIO WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED*

*All full-time and part-employees of the Utah Jazz are required to be fully vaccinated (fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after your final dose). Mandatory vaccinations support our commitment to making our workplace and public facilities as safe and welcoming as possible. Reasonable accommodations will be made for individuals who are not able to get the vaccine due to qualifying personal, medical or religious reasons.*

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Concept and execute designs & guidelines for use across the brand & it's platforms
  • Help to develop & work within the brand language, while simultaneously pushing the guidelines when & where it's appropriate
  • Work closely with the Art Director & other designers to develop & implement new ideas
  • Lead a small team of designers
  • Create reusable solutions for repeated design needs
  • Identify gaps in current assets, and suggest alternatives
  • Manage your projects through to delivery
  • Engage with the full creative team to share research & new ideas
  • Keep up to date on current design trends
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3-5 years of previous experience as a Graphic Designer, or a body of work that reflects an equivalent experience
  • Bachelor's Degree is preferred, but not required
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign is required
  • Multi-disciplinary, comfortable working within various print & digital formats
  • Strong foundation in typography
  • Capable of executing visual direction from the Art Director and/or Creative Director, as well as giving direction to other designers, motion designers, editors, and videographers
  • Detail oriented, and capable of executing quickly under tight deadlines
  • Comfortable multi-tasking and pushing multiple projects forward simultaneously
  • Maintain a flexible work schedule to account for games on nights & weekends
  • Experience leading and managing a team is a plus
  • Motion Design experience with After Effects, Cinema4D, etc. is a plus
  • Knowledge of basketball and the NBA is a plus

COMPETENCIES:

  • Cultivates Innovation – Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.
  • Manages Complexity – Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Action Oriented – Taking on new opportunities and rough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Drives Results – Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Manages Ambiguity – Operating effectively, even when things are not certain, or the way forward is not clear.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • This person must be able to communicate and express themselves both written and verbally.
  • This person must be able to observe, inspect, estimate and assess.
  • This person must be able to sit, stand, bend, walk, and climb stairs for long periods of time.
  • This person must be able to lift 20 lbs.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and SEG reserves the right to do so at any time. Employees shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description.

Experience

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