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Social Media Illustrator - New Orleans Saints and Pelicans (Metairie · LA)

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Sports Jobs in Metairie · LA
Marketing: Consumer Marketing/Brand Management
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Overall Purpose:

The Social Media Illustrator is the visionary point on the look and feel of social content for the New Orleans Pelicans and Saints. The role collaborates with the social media team to create outstanding real-time social media illustrations and animations. Ideal candidate takes the team’s social media presence to new heights by showcasing key moments and figures throughout the year in a dynamic and scroll-stopping way.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create eye-catching and relevant illustrations and animations for the Saints and Pelicans’ social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, etc.) that engage fans, drive traffic to digital properties, stimulate follower/fan growth, and generate revenue
  • Demonstrate creativity in presenting the teams’ brand across social media while being ever mindful of internal sensitivities
  • Cover games, events, and other relevant appearances for social channels
  • Monitor the daily social conversation of our fans, other brands, teams, and influencers to gauge social media sentiment
  • Work with other departments in a coordinated effort to execute social campaigns

Required Education and/or Experience:

  • 1-3 years of proven experience working in a design or illustrator role, that includes graphic design work
  • Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts, Media Arts, Design/Graphic Design or related field

Requisite Abilities and/or Skills:

  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects.
  • Strong video editing skills and knowledge of using Premiere Pro to create social videos is helpful
  • Possess a strong understanding of existing and emerging social platforms, and the ability to use and gain insights from analytics tools to constantly measure and elevate the teams’ social and overall digital efforts
  • Outstanding communication and proof-reading skills; outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to make reasoned judgments in a timely fashion within a very subjective medium
  • Passion and understanding for football, basketball, digital and social media
  • Availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as dictated by games and the NBA and NFL schedules
  • Ability to deliver quality work in a fast-paced, high-volume, deadline-driven environment
  • The ideal candidate is upbeat, enthusiastic, committed, conscientious, and loves to learn

Applications must be submitted online. Please do not mail or email resumes to the Saints/Pelicans. All qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or by email. Please do not contact the Saints/Pelicans Human Resources or Hiring Manager to check the status of your application. When applying, please be sure your updated contact information is provided.


The New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans ("Teams") are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for candidates and employees regardless of their membership in any protected classifications. The Teams will not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, and pregnancy), religion, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and/or any other legally protected class under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This anti-discrimination policy applies with respect to all employment decisions, including but not limited to hiring, promotion, discipline, and discharge. The Teams are committed to equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in compliance with the Americans Disabilities Act and state law.  If you feel you need an accommodation for a disability, please inform us.  Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.  If you request an accommodation, it is essential that you participate fully in the interactive process.