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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: March 21, 2019
Departmental Overview The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking a Graphic Designer.
Plans, analyzes, and creates intercollegiate athletics specific visual solutions to communications problems in support of the operational and strategic aspects of the intercollegiate student athlete program.
Finds the most effective way to get intercollegiate athletics' messages across in print and electronic media using color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and various print and layout techniques
Work directly with other department units as assigned for their graphic design needs for marketing, fund raising, operational, and other design projects.
Ensures all materials adhere to brand identity and guidelines of Cal Athletics.
Ensures accuracy and quality of print publication by working with our preferred printers and other vendors.
Other as assigned, including professional development.
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Working knowledge of production processes and vendor requirements for a variety of products.
Working knowledge of applicable creative software applications including the Adobe Creative Suite.
Working knowledge to maintain files and image storage.
Skills to effectively produce visual materials that meet and satisfy the needs of the client.
Ability to manage projects from concept to creation.
Interpersonal communications skills to interact effectively with a variety of clients, support staff and vendors.
Ability to accept feedback as part of the creative process and educate clients on design theory and/or using that feedback to make work stronger.
Skills in collaboration to best meet goals and objectives of clients.
Must maintain current knowledge of applicable rules and standards of the Pacific-12 Conference, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), as well as other associations and agencies to which the Berkeley campus of the University of California adheres, and, at all times avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.
Experience with motion graphic design
Experience working in the sports industry
Experience working with HTML/CSS
Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
Salary & Benefits For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
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