Employer paid relocation, employer paid insurance plan, employer paid cell phone plan and hybrid work schedule.
4 Year Degree
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
The Sun Belt Conference is hiring a Director of Graphic Design. This position will report to the Senior Associate Commissioner/Chief Communications and Branding Officer for the conference, headquartered in New Orleans, La., at the Superdome. The Director of Graphic Design will collaborate with the Communications & Branding department and the conference office staff to develop, maintain and enhance the Sun Belt Conference's brand identity through original and creative design work. Areas of focus will include, but are not limited to, social media & video board graphics, website content, marketing collateral and print materials.
Serve as the primary graphic designer for the Sun Belt Conference, providing conceptual ideation andcreative direction for various visual materials for branding purposes, such as social media & video boardgraphics, website content, marketing collateral and print materials.
Produce original and creative design work, including both still and motion graphics.
Execute a wide range of design projects across multiple platforms.
Work closely with the Communications & Branding department & the Director of Creative Video to maintainand enhance the Sun Belt Conference's brand identity and ensure brand cohesion and consistency.
Create social media graphics for newsworthy events on tight deadlines.
Assist in overall communications and social media strategy.
Travel to Sun Belt Conference Championship events as assigned.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in graphic design, communications or a related field.
1-3 years of related experience.
Experience in collegiate or professional sports preferred.
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite—After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.
Knowledge of current social and digital media trends.
Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and manage concurrent projects.
Excellent communications skills with internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to uphold a high degree of discretion dealing with confidential information.
Willingness to travel and work extended hours (nights and weekends) as necessary.
The Sun Belt Conference is made up of 14 members: App State, Arkansas State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia Southern, Georgia State, James Madison, Louisiana, ULM, Marshall, Old Dominion, South Alabama, Southern Miss, Texas State and Troy.