The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The Department of Athletics is currently seeking applications for the position of Multimedia Designer.
The Multimedia Designer supports various sport programs, particularly in creating graphic designs and print materials to support recruiting prospective student-athletes. Other designs could support communications to a variety of other groups, including, but not limited to alumni, fans, donors, parents, and faculty and staff. Responsibilities include: providing exemplary customer service to internal and external constituencies; serving as an art director and graphic designer; facilitating the planning, creation and timely production of graphics for UVA athletics websites and social media, digital and print advertisements, brochures and other materials; assisting in the daily management of student interns; planning and creating designs for the communication of information to various external and internal constituencies.
*This position will work on a wide range of design projects for the Athletics department, so a diverse set of skills is highly desirable. In your applicant materials, please be sure to include samples of various types of creative work to showcase a diverse skillset.
A Bachelor's degree with a major/minor in Graphic Design, English, Journalism, Communications, or a related field; equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
With a Bachelor's degree, some professional experience in Graphic Design is also required. Without a degree, a minimum of 4 years of Graphic Design experience is required.
The ability to: utilize standard principles of professional design; demonstrate a high level of proficiency in graphic design software, sports terminology, sports writing, and photo editing; convey information, and/or plans clearly in written format; and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in interactions with all UVA and Athletics Department staff, outside community including fans, visitors, the press, prospective students, parents, and other constituencies.
Must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to supervise staff; and the ability to present a professional demeanor and maintain confidentiality while delivering a high level of internal and external customer service.
Computer Applications: Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, and other graphic design-related software
Bachelor's degree with a major/minor in Graphic Design, English, Journalism, Communications, or a related field.
Significant (4+ years) Athletics Graphic Design experience is highly preferred.
Significant experience utilizing the Adobe Suite and other graphic design software.
The deadline for applications is June 11,2021. Along with uploading both a resume and cover letter, please submit a sample of creative work with your application materials at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, requisition number R0024661. Please do not forward any applicant materials directly to Department of Athletics staff, as only applications received through this system will be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For information about the position or the application process, please contact Michele Jarman, Academic Recruiter, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary is dependent upon qualifications.
Internal Number: R0024661
About University of Virginia
The University of Virginia is a highly competitive Division I program committed to academic and athletic excellence. The University, located in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a selective public institution known for its teaching, research, and public service. The University of Virginia sponsors a twenty-seven sport intercollegiate athletics program, which includes approximately 750 student-athletes.