Graphic Design Assistant
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JOB SUMMARY: The Kansas City Chiefs are seeking a creative and qualified Graphic Design Assistant to work alongside our Creative Services Manager on all creative projects and services as a part-time employee.  Applicant must have a degree in Graphic Design or a design related field, any additional years of experience are recommended.  Must understand branding and be able to work with a strict style guide.  Applicant must be able to work as a team in a fast-paced environment.  Must possess strong organization skills, attention to detail, spacing, hierarchy, and should be able to work under pressure on a multitude of tasks.  All candidates must have a substantial knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite Programs, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.  Some After Effects knowledge is a plus.  Candidate must be proactive, creative and have a passion for design and sports.       

ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  1. Designing promotional material (posters, print ads, postcards, brochures).
  2. Produce web graphics, email marketing, ads, website backgrounds.
  3. Brand Management; understanding how to work within a style guide.
  4. Event support (invitations, signage, credentials, t-shirts)
  5. Assist with photo editing and manipulation of graphics for sponsor and marketing needs.
  6. Manage graphic design requests from across the Kansas City Chiefs organization from start to finish.
  7. Assist Graphic Designer as needed.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES:

  1. Qualified candidates must possess superior organizational skills and be able to function in a fast-paced, multi-task setting.
  2. Must have strong conceptual skills and creativity.
  3. Individuals must possess excellent oral, written and visual communication skills.
  4. Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  5. Plan, organize, and implement projects and tasks within an allotted timeframe.
  6. Work with others in a professional manner while achieving a common goal.
  7. Must have a substantial knowledge of the following Adobe Creative Suites and Microsoft Office programs: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Light office duties and activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS):

  1. Undergraduate Degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
  2. A portfolio is required in order to be considered for this opportunity.  Please submit past and current work in either a PDF document or provide a link to your website.  Online portfolio is strongly preferred. 
  3. Housing available in the Kansas City area.
  4. Must know Adobe Creative Suite (CS5 or above), strong skills in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Adobe Acrobat are required.  Ability to work on Macintosh and Windows computers. 
  5. A good understanding of design methodologies, branding strategies, marketing, advertising, social media, typography, and copy writing.
  6. Comfortable working on multiple projects with tight deadlines in a fast-pace team environment.
  7. Great organizational skills, a keen attention to detail with the ability to work well under tight deadlines.

HOURS REQUIRED:  

This position is for someone who is willing to work part-time 4-5 days a week. 

If you wish to become a part of this exciting, fast paced organization AND you meet the requirements listed above, please apply now.

 

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