Graphic Designer - Freelance (Part-Time) - Olympia Entertainment (Detroit · MI)

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Web/Creative Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Job Summary:  
The Part-Time Freelance Graphic Designer is responsible for designing innovative creative materials for Sports & Entertainment brands (Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, 313 Presents, The District Detroit) across multiple channels.

Key Responsibilities / Skill Requirements: 
  • Design and layout of projects and campaigns from beginning conceptual stages through approval, ensuring alignment with brand guidelines and on time delivery for specified medium/channel (ie - web, social, email, print, signage, out of home)
  • Develop illustrations, logos and other designs using software or by hand
  • Work with copywriters and creative team leadership to produce final design
  • Test graphics across various media
  • Ensure final graphics and layouts are visually appealing and on-brand
  • Leverage internal data & analytics tools to identify learnings related to concepts/designs/attributes that are best supporting our ability to deliver against our business objectives
  • Be up to speed on latest design trends and industry best practices
  • Be a brand steward across all properties

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Assign requests, provide input and/or approve Olympia creative requests when the production director is unavailable, or as needed
  • Provide input and/or approve creative requests when the creative director is unavailable, or as needed
  • Act as the department leader when the creative director and production director are unavailable
  • Work cross functionally with marketing, ticketing, sponsorships, and other relevant departments
Supplemental Job Functions:
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Associate degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
  • Four to six years related experience and/or training
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work 
  • Possess the highest integrity and ethical standards
  • Ability to lead projects to ensure creative requests deadlines are met.
  • Proficiency in taking direction and executing changes when necessary
  • Help maintain and improve the infrastructure of an organized archive of digital assets for the creative services department
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible to shift between projects as new priorities emerge
  • Discussion and problem-solving skills regarding department practices and procedures
  • Ability to work on collaborative projects and independently
  • Must have thorough knowledge of graphics-related Macintosh software including Adobe Creative Cloud programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat. Motion graphics, video editing, and/or 3D graphic experience a plus.

Preferred Knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Experience working in the sports and entertainment industry

Working Conditions:
  • Irregular and extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Continuous visual attention
  • Exposure to moderate noise level

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.