Reporting to the Assistant Athletics Director for Branding & Digital Strategy, the Director of Graphic Design will provide oversight of all graphics produced by Temple Athletics across all platforms. Incumbent will elevate the Temple Athletics brand in the digital space through compelling graphic design while collaborating with Temple Athletics external staff to fulfill production requests and assist in building high quality graphics for social media to engage the Athletics social media fan base. The Director of Graphic Design will also perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related creative field. Minimum of two years’ experience working in graphics design. Preferred experience implementing branding and marketing online campaigns. Preferred experience with social media communications in a collegiate environment. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Motion graphics/photography experience
Required Skills and Abilities:
Proven graphic design technical abilities with a strong understanding of layout, color theory and typography in both print and digital media
Strong knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Suite
Demonstrated creative mindset with a passion about excellent creative execution
Strong design style, including creative design solutions
Ability to take constructive input/critique from others
Understanding of college athletics, social media, and fast-paced environment
Ability to manage multiple collaborative projects and systems in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently and as a team player
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently and efficiently
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Proven ability to coordinate multiple projects with competing deadlines
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office
Strong integrity and character who shares a commitment for knowing and complying with NCAA, Conference and University rules
In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.