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Director of Art and Design, Michigan State University

Company: NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

The Director of Art & Design is responsible for the visual brand and the development of the creative strategy for Michigan State Athletics through the creation of individual sport and departmental design projects, including, but not limited to, graphics for social media and videoboard, marketing collateral, publications, and print pieces. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as a graphic and motion graphic designer for Michigan State Athletics
  • Work closely with Athletic Communications to design graphic templates (digital and print)
  • Create content with other creative staff members that spans social media, in-venue, post-production, and print
  • Collaborate with multiple internal partners such as marketing, fundraising, communications, and event management -
  • Integrate photos and video into creative workflow that promotes and archives the success of student-athletes and teams
  • Continue to define the strategy and goals to achieve success in engaging fans and moving the Michigan State Athletics brand forward
  • Assist in ensuring brand standards compliance across the department
  • Assistant in the education of department employees on brand
  • Assist producers in creating and distributing content for Michigan State Athletics' various entities
  • Contribute to training students to work with content creation
  • Ensure consistent and appropriate use of the Michigan State Athletic brand, and adhere to the Big Ten Conference ancillary media rights agreement Qualifications Required:
    • Highly motivated individual with professional and personal goals
    • Someone seeking to work in a team environment to build something bigger and better
    • A bachelor's or fine arts degree with at least three years of related experience in sports and marketing/design
    • Highly skillful in the Adobe Creative Suite with particular emphasis in After Effects, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro
    • A portfolio that demonstrates masterful skill in creating still and motion graphics
    • Knowledge of design trends and legal responsibilities related to content creation
    • Excellent spelling and communication skills
    • PC Proficient
    • Able to take and give tangible feedback
    • Lead projects from concept to completion
    • Superb asset and project management skills
    • Must be willing to work a standard and non-standard schedule Desired:
      • Experience taking photos
      • Someone that can have fun while making mistakes and learn from them
      • Knowledge of typography, understands when Comic Sans should be used
      • Social media and/or marketing experience
      • Growth oriented individual To apply, please visit , search for posting 770040 and follow the application process. - -

Keywords: NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association), East Lansing , Director of Art and Design, Michigan State University, Executive , East Lansing, Michigan

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