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Graphic Designer

Company: New Mexico United
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Position Summary/Objective: *

New Mexico United seeks to hire a talented, innovative, passionate and driven Graphic Designer to join our team. Under general direction and supervision of the CEO and Lead Designer, this person will be responsible for maintaining the club's creative brand strategies for all marketing pieces. The Graphic Designer will be responsible for designing merchandise, collateral for print, digital content, and other general design needs both internal and external. They will work closely with many other members of the organization to conceptualize and create designs true to New Mexico United's brand and mission. They will collaborate closely with members within the organization and outside vendors in order to meet the team's needs in an efficient and accurate manner. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, ideator, and sports marketing enthusiast capable of managing projects, advancing timelines, and collaborating with others to elevate the visual identity of New Mexico United.

*Key Responsibilities: *

* Work directly with the CEO and Lead Designer, as well as other departments, in brainstorming, developing, and executing design work for the organization, including but not limited to marketing materials, logos, signage, installations, promotional items, advertisements, brochures, flyers, and more.
* Effectively communicate and coordinate with the Lead Designer to ensure that all designs communicate the desired message and functions successfully.
* Provide creative input, ideas, and concepts for the overall marketing and brand development of the organization, including sales, marketing and merchandise.
* Identify fresh and emerging internal and external opportunities to promote the brand on multiple levels.
* Create high-end designs under tight deadlines while managing multiple job request, revisions, and keeping the project in the budget allotted.
* Assist with organizational needs on game days.
* Assist in the execution of community events hosted by New Mexico United.
* Additional duties in support of department objectives as assigned.

*Qualifications: *

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited College or University, or equivalent industry experience.
* 1-3 years' experience working in a professional capacity as a graphic designer.
* Extensive knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud.
* Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
* Experience working with producers of collateral - billboards, printed materials, merchandise, etc.
* Dedicated to excellence of craft, enthusiasm for learning, unlearning and re-learning.
* Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
* Ability to self-manage and self-motivate.
* Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
* Spanish fluency is a plus.
* Extensive soccer-specific knowledge is a plus.
* Must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment, interacting with multiple departments.
* Ability to work long, irregular hours as dictated by game scheduling.
* Available to work evenings and weekend when necessary.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year

* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Vision insurance
* 5x8
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
We work closely with government guidance and directives to ensure the safest workplace possible

* Graphic design: 1 year (Preferred)
* Adobe Creative Suite: 1 year (Preferred)
* Adobe Illustrator: 1 year (Preferred)
* Designing for Sports: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: New Mexico United, Albuquerque , Graphic Designer, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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