Graphic Design Contractor - AMBSE Creative Services (Atlanta · GA)

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AMB Sports & Entertainment is part of the Blank Family of Businesses comprised of the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons, Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United FC, Mercedes-Benz Stadium and PGA TOUR Superstore. 

 Atlanta Falcons 
The Atlanta Falcons are a professional American football club and member of the National Football League (NFL).  The team’s headquarters and practice facility are located on a 50-acre site in Flowery Branch, Georgia.  The Falcons’ NFL expansion franchise was awarded in 1965 and acquired by current owner Arthur Blank, co-founder of Home Depot, in 2002.  Under Blank’s leadership, the Falcons have become one of the League’s premier teams on and off the field. 


 Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Opened in August 2017, Mercedes-Benz Stadium is a world-class sports and entertainment venue in downtown Atlanta and home to the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons and Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United. The multi-purpose stadium was named the 2019 Sports Facility of the Year and is host to major sports and entertainment events, including the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship, Super Bowl LIII and the NCAA Final Four in 2020. Mercedes-Benz Stadium is the first professional sports stadium in North America to achieve LEED Platinum Certification by the United States Green Building Council. Mercedes-Benz Stadium is proud to be collaborating with naming rights partner Mercedes-Benz and twelve founding partners, which include Coca-Cola, Equifax, The Home Depot, NCR, Novelis, SCANA Energy, SunTrust, IBM, Georgia Power and American Family Insurance.

 Atlanta United 
Atlanta United joined Major League Soccer in 2017 and won the 2018 MLS Cup in just its second season, the earliest an expansion team has won the title since 1998.  The club has set multiple league records including season tickets sales (36,000-plus), single-game attendance (72,548), single-season average (53,002) and total home attendance (901,033). Owned by Arthur M. Blank, and led by club President Darren Eales, Atlanta United plays its home matches at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For more information about Atlanta United, visit: www.atlutd.com, and follow @ATLUTD.
 
Who we are  
We use our core values as a compass to guide our decisions because they are our North Star.  If we live our core values daily, we know everything else will take care of itself.  We enjoy a culture rooted in giving back to others through our time, talents, labor, and financial commitment.  We are successful when we collaborate with and value each other like family, maintain a hunger to delight guests and continuously innovate, listen closely for even the smallest need for improvement, stand up for convictions, and genuinely own our responsibilities as if our name is on the outside of the building. 
 
 Our Ideal Candidates
Actively Listen – Take an active role in listening by being present in the moment, using healthy body language, and ensuring joint understanding.  When we read between the lines and hear what others are saying and what they are not saying, we encounter amazing opportunities to go the extra mile in serving them.  

Collaborate – Realize that we are better together than we are alone.  We achieve much better results when others have the opportunity to add their diverse perspectives.  Be open to feedback and actively seek input from a variety of people at varying levels because the best ideas come from those who are closest to those we serve. 
 
Engage in Servant Leadership – Put others ahead of yourself even when it’s difficult.  Find opportunities to lead by example in the way you pitch in and help others.  Giving back to others is at the heart of what we do.  
 
Build Relationships – Cultivate trust in relationships by showing respect and sensitivity.  Invest time in helping others to continuously improve by listening to their ideas and helping them to continuously improve.  
 
Own Results – Own issues you encounter even when they are outside of your area of responsibility by taking action or seeking out the needed resolution. You are empowered and expected to take risks aimed at exceeding the expectations of our guests.  Take advantage of this rare opportunity by utilizing available resources.     
 

Position Summary
As a contracted team Designer, you will be responsible for developing and executing all creative campaigns across all channels and working closely with the AMBSE team to initiate and produce innovative concepts. The ideal candidate is a creative strategic thinker, organized, innovative, can clearly articulate and must enjoy a fast-paced environment. This assignment will run through December 2021.

The Designer will be responsible for layout, design, and production on multiple projects, applying individual talent and collaborating with other designers.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Crafting innovative and compelling design solutions across a number of mediums, and supporting our senior design team
  • Developing ideas/concepts for key campaigns and all elements that support our marketing and visual efforts to bring those campaigns to life across all channels

 Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • 2 to 4 years of graphic design experience preferred
  • Graphic Design degree preferred
  • Must present a portfolio of work that represents a diverse creative skill set
  • Must be able to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Flexible schedule and willing to work overtime if needed
  • Must feel comfortable presenting and getting the idea across
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to meet deadlines and plan efficiently
  • Strong understanding of sports and our brands is preferred

 Required Skills
  • Strong listening and interpersonal skills; must demonstrate strong verbal, written, and visual communication skills
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously - prioritize and complete requests in an efficient manner
  • Excellent skills in Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop; After-effects (motion) is preferred
  • Analytical: demonstrate strong conceptual and creative thinking skills


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.