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Graphic Designer - Citi Open (Arlington · VA)

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Sports Jobs in Arlington · VA
Web/Creative Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Job Description
Graphic Designer for a newly formed holding company that will own the sports and entertainment assets of Washington, DC based entrepreneur Mark Ein including the Citi Open, a combined WTA International and ATP 500 professional tennis tournament, the Washington Justice, the newly launched Washington, DC expansion team in the Overwatch Esports League, and the Washington Kastles of World Team Tennis (WTT), the winningest team in WTT history.  This position is a core part of the Company’s marketing team responsible for developing all advertising and marketing materials, promotional collateral, signage, merchandise and digital assets for all three sports properties. 
 
Desired Experience
Candidate must have 2-4 years of graphic design experience in a professional, high volume setting, with expert-level knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, especially in (but not limited to) Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign and Microsoft Powerpoint.  Candidate should also be highly detail oriented; able to proof their own work as well as act as quality control/editor for the work of freelancers, seasonal staff and other full-time employees. In addition, the Candidate should be able handle multiple tasks with seasonal and daily deadlines. Imperative for Candidate to accept and apply constructive criticism and feedback with multiple rounds of edits required by executive management and ownership of the organization. 
                
Responsibilities

Define and implement overall artistic tone for each sport property drawing upon audience, trends and existing art and brand assets 

Translate ideas (via conversation or written instruction) into design concepts that engage and inspire the audience, maintaining campaign and brand continuity and interactive usability

Develop a full range of graphics and campaigns across all sports properties, including (but not limited to):

·       Marketing collateral for promotional distribution

·       Print and digital campaigns for media buys

·       Merchandise design

·       On-site Signage (digital and stationary) 

Oversee, manage and edit creative produced by other members of the organization’s marketing team 

Extensive experience creating and editing presentations in Microsoft Powerpoint
 
Demonstrated knowledge of typography and fonts, and ability to build text to complement images in multiple styles

Other tasks as assigned by the VP of Marketing, as well as the executive management and ownership of the organization.
 
Position is full-time, year-round. Significant weekend and evening hours will also be required, including attendance at some/all Citi Open, Washington Justice and Kastles games/matches/events. Compensation is dependent on experience and will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis. A standard benefits package and paid vacation time will be part of the compensation.
 
We accept and review applications on a rolling basis. Applications will be reviewed and decided upon as they are received. No phone calls please. EOE