The Atlanta Blaze, Atlanta’s Major League Lacrosse team, is looking for a 2016-17 Video & Graphics Assistant who will report directly to the Director of Marketing and New Media
The internship experience will allow the student an opportunity to gain valuable work experience within a professional sports organization through hands on experience. Applications will be accepted from students currently enrolled in an undergrad or masters. The is a part-time position.
The team’s front office is located in Kennesaw, Georgia.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Design a variety of projects including but not limited to digital/print/outdoor ads, programs, web/social/TV graphics, tickets sales brochures, promotional items, logos and flyers
Design ads, signage, and other materials for corporate sponsors as needed
Work with all departments to meet design and print needs such as flyers, sales materials, community event materials, brochures, etc.
Contribute to the creative development of marketing campaigns and materials
Assist with organizing and tracking projects for the department
Manage and maintain graphic files including photos, logos and art; distribute as requested
Present finalized ideas, designs and concepts to various departments and/or corporate sponsors
Maintain and grow knowledge of design and sports industry trends
Maintain and update brand guidelines, and ensuring that the club’s brand is used accurately.
Other responsibilities as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field
2-3 years of experience in a graphic design role.
Fluent in Adobe Creative SuiteSoftware (Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, and Premiere Pro) on a MAC platform.
Portfolio required (showcasing digital & print work)
Extremely detail-oriented, thorough and organized
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work in a team as well as independently
Demonstrated experience in positions requiring discretion, judgment, tact, and poise
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions:
Team-oriented and self-motivated:
Possess a positive attitude. Be highly creative with the ability to think out of the box
Willingness to work flexible hours including game days/nights
Must demonstrate an entrepreneurial attitude coupled with the ability to implement programs with a high attention to detail
Ability to lead projects to ensure effective and efficient completion
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Strong writing, editing, and proofing skills
Office: Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Must be available to work after normal work hours and on weekends, and holidays as necessary.
- A Cover Letter (Recommended but not required)
- Current Resume
- Link to portfolio (Required)
When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:
1. When can you start?
2. Do you have reliable transportation?
3. Please provide link to your portfolio.
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