| Description: CU Boulder Athletics Department is now accepting applications for a Graphic Designer. The role of this position is to assist the Creative Service Manager with graphic design needs for the Athletic Department. Will work closely with the Creative Service Manager to execute all activities, timelines and deliverables to successfully complete a wide range of incoming requests and will ensure a consistent identity and tone. This position is responsible for the conceptualization, design and production of communication materials such as print collateral, signage, advertising, environmental graphics and digital and interactive media. This position will also assist in a brand management capacity helping ensure all designed materials for the department adhere to established brand guidelines. There will be opportunity to assist with marketing related photo shoots. |
Print and Digital Graphic Design:
•Work with Creative Service Manager on assigned projects and requests from the point of inception through the final delivery to ensure creative concepts are adhered to and schedules/deadlines are met. •Create effective print and digital design pieces to support CU Athletic departments/teams which include: print collateral, promotional items, logos, newspaper ads, billboards, flyers, t-shirts, presentations, wraps, internal and external emails, website ads, social media graphics, etc. •Ensure that all digital and printed materials are consistent with the Athletic Department brand and graphic standards utilizing approved elements and assets. •Properly prepare for print or web all offset and digital print jobs utilizing bleeds, CMYK or RGB images, approved fonts, process and Pantone colors. •Work with internal and external departments/vendors to ensure standards of excellence are met (i.e. quality, content, pricing and turnaround). •Work closely with Creative Service manager to provide weekly job status updates to the Assistant AD of Marketing and the requesting departments to ensure timely communications on upcoming and current planned jobs.
•Ensure that all athletic department designed materials adhere to established department brand guidelines. •Work with Creative Service Manager, CMO, and Director of Licensing on establishment and modifications of CU Athletics related brand guidelines. •Serve as a department resource for all questions related to design execution of our brand guidelines.
•Work with Creative Service Manger to determine photography needs for the department as it relates to marketing. •Assist with marketing related photo shoots.
•Serve as a point of contact for assigned projects and work with staff members to open up creative jobs, proactively discuss scope and expectations of each project, and communicate with these internal customers on the status of their projects through completion. •May work with outside production vendors to get quotes, production timelines, and proper delivery of art files seeing projects through to completion and delivery.
•Maintain an effective job list process that tracks the status of all projects in process. •Manage and maintain an organized digital asset library. •Archive all completed creative projects.