Job Summary: The Assistant Director of Graphic Design is responsible for supporting TCU Athletics marketing, communications, and creative content. This position is responsible for developing, overseeing, and maintaining all design projects for TCU Athletics resulting in an integrated strategy to advance the TCU Athletics brand. This person oversees and manages the strategy and production of all graphic assets for athletic digital use on all platforms and within key athletic venues.
Duties & Essential Job Functions: 1. Designs and produces materials to increase TCU Athletics’ profile by developing concepts/designs for posters, logos, and a variety of other marketing print and collateral materials. Applies designs to the web, social media, and other electronic media. 2. Maintains TCU brand and logo direction by communicating best practices and supplying graphics that support the visual standards. 3. Works with the marketing, communications, and creative content staff, providing clear communication, and following up to ensure quality and direction are on brand strategy. 4. Monitors the graphic design work of other departments to ensure it adheres to the basic rules of design. 5. Assists in the development and management of student interns; provides instruction and direction to students to further promote the athletic department's brand. 6. Designs, develops and delivers graphics, visual text, and imagery for social media and marketing content. 7. Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Valid Texas Driver’s License. • Must be insurable under the University motor vehicle requirements. • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Microsoft Office Suite, and video meeting software such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams
• Adobe After Effects, HTML, CSS, and other web-based programming languages, tools, and technologies
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Knowledge of design management and workflow. • Knowledge of photography and illustration. • Knowledge of design principles/techniques, color theory, and printing procedures. • Knowledge of web technologies and online dissemination of news and information. • Knowledge to troubleshoot and recommend improvements in operations. • Knowledge of customer relations techniques. • Skill in integrating electronic communications and marketing. • Skill in Adobe CS software. • Skill in written and oral communication. • Ability to provide creative direction. • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects. • Ability to train and lead team members. • Ability to adapt and learn new skills as technology advances. • Ability to work independently as well as on a team. • Ability to manage internal or outside vendors including printers, photographers, and other professionals involved in related projects.
As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
NOTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH NCAA REGULATIONS:
This job description includes the expectation of compliance with NCAA regulations. An institutional staff member who is found in violation of NCAA regulations shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations