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Assistant or Associate Director of Graphic Design

Company: Ncaa
Location: Norman
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:


Posted: 14-Aug-23

Location: Norman, Oklahoma

Type: Full-time

Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Executive - Associate Athletics Director

Collegiate Sports

Required Education:
4 Year Degree

Internal Number: 232003

Job Description

The Associate/Assistant Director of Graphic Design contributes to the overall vision and goals of Oklahoma Athletics by creating compelling, story-focused, and engaging content and narratives through multimedia. For assigned sports and functions, the Associate/Assistant Director of Graphic Design formulates design concepts, templates, and other collateral that consistently maintains and elevates the Oklahoma Athletics brand from initial concept to final execution.

Essential Functions:

  • Organize and manage multiple design projects in various stages of progress
  • Formulate design concepts, presentations, templates, layouts, merchandise, signage, and other collateral from initial idea to final execution while meeting self-imposed and external deadlines
  • Design promotional materials for both print and digital platforms for all athletics-related departments and teams as assigned using Adobe programs
  • Creative Cloud (primarily but not limited to Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator)
  • Formulate graphic concepts and templates that can be distributed and deployed by others' use within the department
  • Participate in content development and idea generation to help drive the brand and narrative of Oklahoma Athletics
  • Collaborate with photographers to develop creative direction and assist in its execution with student-athletes at photoshoots
  • Collaborate with departmental stakeholders including but not limited to Communications, Marketing, SoonerVision, and coaching staffs to continually align and elevate departmental initiatives Job Requirements

    Required Education:Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Art, Fine Arts, Marketing, or related field,AND
    • 12 months in photography, photo editing skills,andmanagerial experience. Equivalency/Substitution:Will accept 48 months of related experience in lieu of the Bachelor's Degree for a total of 60 months of related experience.

      • Artistic vision
      • Must know design programs on Mac operating system, including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat and font management
      • Excellent attention to detail
      • Ability to develop good rapport with coaches maintain cross-departmental relationships
      • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
      • Practice a professional attitude when working with outside sources (ie. publications, print partners, creative agencies, vendors)
      • Ability to work independently and as a team
      • Comfortable working on multiple projects with tight deadlines Departmental Preference:
        • Writing and communication background
        • Knowledgeable of workflow in a Macintosh environment, primarily Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom (or similar software)
        • Work closely with supervisors to ensure a cohesive message and look across all design projects and materials
        • Adherence to University, Big 12 and NCAA rules
        • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
        • Bachelor's Degree in design or similar major and/or relevant experience
        • 1-2 years of graphic design experience for a creative firm, professional team, or collegiate athletics department Physical Requirements:
          • Ability to engage in repetitive motions. Certifications/Licensures:
            • None Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit

              Diversity Statement: The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission.

              Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to,admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

              Hiring contingent upon a Background Check? :Yes
              Special Indications :Hiring contingent upon police records check, Hiring contingent upon driver's license check

Keywords: Ncaa, Norman , Assistant or Associate Director of Graphic Design, Executive , Norman, Oklahoma

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