We are always striving to enhance our reputation as the best college athletics department in the country. Our teams have won an unparalleled 23 consecutive Learfield Directors' Cups as the best athletics department in the country and we are equally proud of our department-wide 98% graduation rate. We strive to make our department efficient, innovative and high performing. We hold our staff and coaches to the highest standards in order to continue to maintain our high levels of success.
Stanford's Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) supports the nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on the 36 intercollegiate athletic teams sponsored by the university. It also supports the campus physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Stanford's intercollegiate athletics department is seen as the premier athletic program in the country, achieving the highest levels of success both in the classroom and on the field. The core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, The DAPER Way are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage, and Work Cohesively. All department actions and employees are guided by these principles.
The Stanford University Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) is currently accepting applications for a Graphic Designer. Reporting to the Assistant Athletics Director, Marketing, this position will support all Stanford Athletics efforts to build brand affinity for Stanford Athletics' programs, generate revenue, and increase attendance. This position will focus on the creation of social motion and still graphics to tell stories, in addition to supporting other digital and printed materials for all 36 varsity sports. Successful execution of this role will enhance and protect the Stanford Athletics brand and result in additional support and affinity for Stanford Athletics. This is a full-time, exempt position.
Summary of essential job functions: ? Produce still and motion graphics for digital platforms including, but not limited to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to tell stories and highlight successes of Stanford Athletics. ? Create graphics and images for use on GoStanford.com and other owned-digital platforms. ? Support in the creation of designs for a variety of mediums, including posters, flyers, postcards, and email etc., within the established look-and-feel. ? Work closely with the digital, video and communications teams and other departments on design assignments, from initial concept to completion. ? Collaborate with other groups within the department to maintain a consistent look-and-feel. ? Provide design support to all groups within the Athletics department. ? Maintain quality control of content, and support design strategy and execution. ? Inspect proofs for accuracy and adherence to appropriate production standards. ? Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: ? Bachelor's degree preferred. ? 1-2 years of relevant work experience with demonstrated understanding of design principles. ? Proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, InDesign, and Illustrator required. ? Ability to produce high volumes of graphics, while maintaining a strong quality of work. ? Comfortability with tight deadlines and the ability to answer to multiple constituents and prioritize projects, including working on multiple projects simultaneously. ? Ability to take and incorporate feedback to improve designs and adapt to changing priorities. ? Self-motivated individual who takes initiative on new projects is preferred. ? Anticipates and/or responds effectively to changing trends and circumstances, welcomes fresh perspectives, and learns from past mistakes and adjusts accordingly. ? Strong organizational and communication (both written and verbal) skills. ? Ability to perform detailed work with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. ? Team player who can effectively work with others and is willing to help out when needed.
Visual acuity including color vision. * - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu. This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford's intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for ensuring that his/her involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University's reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and PAC-12 rules and regulations.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.
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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.Stanford University is an eq...ual opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.