Under the general direction of the Director of Video Services the Multimedia Designer will create graphics for Wisconsin Athletics in venue video displays and social media channels.
- Design and build high-end graphics for in-venue video board productions, digital displays and social;
- Use tools available to composite, stylize and create visually impressive elements showcasing players, games statistics and integrating corporate partners;
- Collaborate with creative team on how to further the Wisconsin brand and engage fans;
- Follow current trends and forecast new techniques to conceptualize creative ideas;
- Communicate with outside vendors about logistics, resources, timelines and expectations;
- Train and guide students and staff on use of Adobe Creative Cloud software.
Qualifications: Preferred Bachelor's Degree in graphic design or related field
3+ years working in Adobe Creative Cloud software, including Photoshop/Illustrator to create graphics;
Proven artistic skills and creativity;
Knowledge of After Effects and motion graphic design;
Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a time sensitive, fast-paced environment;
Effective oral and written communication skills;
Extensive sports knowledge
Conditions of Appointment: This is a 100% Academic Staff appointment. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55 pm CDT, on the assured consideration date. To apply, please complete the online application here: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/514223/multimedia-designer and attach a cover letter referencing your qualifications and experience, a comprehensive resume as well as the current contact information for three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.
NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
The Division of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison dedicates itself to the mission of providing athletic opportunities to a wide range of students in an environment in which all student-athletes can achieve their academic and competitive goals. The Division strives to provide equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and fosters the principles of sportsmanship, respect and fair play on the field of play. The Division sponsors teams in 23 sports (12 women, 11 men) competing under the regulatory guidelines established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Big Ten Conference, the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) and the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA).
UW-Madison is located in the heart of Madison which is the state capital and the state's second largest city. Madison has a solid and long standing national reputation as a vibrant and thriving city.