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Freelance Social Media Graphic Designer - New York Jets (Florham Park · NJ)

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Sports Jobs in Florham Park · NJ
Marketing: Social Media
Job Description:
The New York Jets are looking for a talented individual to join our Marketing Department and support the day to day creative needs of the Social Media, Content and Marketing Teams. Reporting to the Director of Creative Services, this person should have a collaborative mindset, demonstrate a strong-work ethic, and have an eye towards social-first design.
This designer will be responsible to work collaboratively across departments and help to ideate and execute compelling, dynamic, engaging, and mobile-first assets for the New York Jets digital platforms. This designer should demonstrate a strong portfolio with a focus on capturing the attention of content consumers and leveraging the most recent trends on social media platforms. This designer must have a strong knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and have a working knowledge of AfterEffects.

Requirements:
  • 1-3 years of design experience with relevant examples of digital content creation
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, & InDesign and working knowledge of Adobe AfterEffects
  • Must have experience with social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram stories
  • Ability to demonstrate high level of digital work via design portfolio
  • Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communication, or similar field
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Key Responsibilities:
  • Work collaboratively with the Marketing & Content Departments to ideate and execute design projects following the New York Jets brand and latest in digital best practices
  • Demonstrate an understanding of engaging social media content and work with social team daily
  • Develop unique and engaging content-based graphics that help drive fan engagement
  • Understand key performance indicators and adapt creative to improve performance
  • Maintain flexibility to execute a wide range of projects under short deadlines while maintaining a high level of quality control and professional standards

Core Competencies
  • Strong proficiency in the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign & working knowledge of Adobe AfterEffects
  • Strong design and composition skills with an eye to the latest social media trends
  • Excellent storytelling & visual communications skills
  • An understanding of the importance of designing vertical content for mobile screens
  • High level of organization, professionalism, and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work under tight deadlines with minimal direction
  • Experience in professional or college sports is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work well in a team and receive constructive feedback and guidance is required

In addition to the daily schedule, this individual may be asked to work remotely during and after Jets games, events and during breaking news situations to create relevant content, sometimes at night and on weekends

Examples of graphic design work are requested. Please include links to online portfolios with your resume. Note: Freelance graphic designer may be able to work remotely. Email resume and online portfolio to Jose Rey at JRey@jets.nfl.com


GENERAL INFORMATION A background check will be conducted prior to the start of the position. The New York Jets are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender nonconformity, status as a transgender individual, gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, affectional orientation, marital status, civil union status, and domestic partnership status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  The New York Jets are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities.
 
The New York Jets require a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law.

 

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