Charlotte, North Carolina / Perform Group
Posted: Jul 24, 2017
JOB PURPOSE (SO WHAT'S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?)
We are looking for a Designer to become part of the Experience Design (XD) Department to assist in progressing the Sporting News brand through dynamic, engaging creative solutions, while driving engagement through a variety of platforms.
To succeed in this multifaceted role, you need to be a versatile digital designer working across Marketing, Commercial and Brand design. The ability to lead creative campaigns and take ownership of any task briefed into you, whilst also creating standards across a wide range of products and environments is essential.
You will be working closely with 2 other designers in Charlotte, along with a wider global team that make up the XD Design Team.
KEYÂ DELIVERABLESÂ (WHATÂ WILLÂ YOUÂ DOÂ INÂ YOURÂ NEWÂ ROLE?)%Â ofÂ role
Creating compellingÂ graphics that engage our social media audience and build brand presence.60%
ProactiveÂ andÂ wellÂ organised. EffectiveÂ multi-taskingÂ and ability to prioritise work based on potential impact and urgency.20%
Lead conversations withÂ excellent communication skills. Speaking to other departments in order to establish goals, upcoming tasks and priorities.15%
Present workÂ back to key stakeholders, explain difficult design decisions and sell your creative vision.5%
ESSENTIALÂ REQUIREMENTSÂ (DOÂ YOUÂ HAVEÂ THESEÂ ESSENTIALSÂ TOÂ BEÂ CONSIDEREDÂ FORÂ ANÂ INTERVIEW?)
Strong portfolioÂ showcasing creative personality and ability.
HighlyÂ talentedÂ GraphicÂ DesignerÂ withÂ strongÂ ideasÂ andÂ creativity.
ExcellentÂ communicationÂ andÂ interpersonalÂ skills and the ability toÂ self-manageÂ workload between multiple teams.
MethodicalÂ andÂ efficientÂ workingÂ styleÂ withÂ realÂ attentionÂ toÂ detailÂ
HighÂ competencyÂ inÂ allÂ areasÂ ofÂ AdobeÂ CreativeÂ Suite
Exceptional knowledge ofÂ digital design trendsÂ and patterns
ConfidenceÂ inÂ presentingÂ andÂ showcasingÂ conceptsÂ andÂ visualsÂ toÂ stakeholders
AbilityÂ toÂ contributeÂ toÂ aÂ designÂ teamÂ culture
DESIRABLEÂ REQUIREMENTSÂ (DOÂ YOUÂ HAVEÂ THESEÂ DESIRABLES?)
Ability toÂ deliverÂ creativeÂ acrossÂ multipleÂ platforms
Experience engaging with a social audience
AbilityÂ toÂ workÂ within andÂ developÂ BrandÂ Guidelines
Design-basedÂ educationÂ orÂ equivalentÂ industryÂ experience
Knowledge of motion design software
An interest inÂ sports
THESEÂ AREÂ THEÂ PERFORMÂ COMPETENCIESÂ YOU'LLÂ NEEDÂ TOÂ SUCCEEDÂ INÂ YOURÂ ROLE....
CommunicatingÂ withÂ ImpactÂ ?Â Communicates openly and inclusively with both internal teams and external partners and clients.
CreativityÂ &Â InnovationÂ ?Â Tries new approaches when problem solving, seeking ideas or suggestions from others as appropriate.
Planning & OrganisationÂ ?Â Sets daily & weekly priorities to ensure own workload is delivered and communicates progress, issues and risks.
Drive & EnergyÂ ? Willingly puts in extra time and effort in crisis situations; goes the "extra mile" to ensure the goal is met.
Self-AwarenessÂ ? Has a good understanding of their own personal characteristics, strengths and weaknesses.
IF YOU HAVEN'T YET GOT A FEEL FOR THE CULTURE AT PERFORM, THEN READ ON...
Here at Perform we like to consider ourselves aÂ progressive,Â dynamic,Â funÂ andÂ fast-paced global sports media broadcastingÂ company. We areÂ passionateÂ about what we do and reallyÂ good at it too!!
Here areÂ someÂ of the things you can expectÂ working at Perform;Â collaboration,Â innovation,Â ever changing, empowerment, work hard and personal development.
You'll receive up toÂ 15 daysÂ of Paid Time OFF (from the start),Â 9 paidÂ holidays,Â Affordable Health BenefitsÂ (dental and vision included), GenerousÂ Sick Timepackage, Competitive Parental Leave , Short and long term disability paid by the company, Basic termÂ life insuranceÂ andÂ personal accident insuranceÂ paid by the company, 401(k),Â Flexible work environment
And there's more......Â You'll have access to theÂ PerformÂ online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of ourÂ Career Deal,Â which aims to support yourcontinued professionalÂ development. We also have aÂ structured management development programmeÂ and aÂ financially rewarding Refer a FriendÂ scheme.Â If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!
Find out more aboutÂ what we do!
Now that you've made the effort to read about this great opportunity ?Â click apply!!Â Remember to review more fantastic opportunities on our careers page and start your adventure at Perform!