Creative Director – Graphic Design will be responsible for developing and bringing the Athletic Department's brand to life through creative executions that build brand awareness and affinity for the Zags. The Creative Director (Graphics) will ideate, design, and produce graphic materials from concept to completion. Provide oversight and strategic direction of all graphic and photography endeavors. In collaboration with creative, marketing and communication will formulate and guide the strategy and management for department's branding and social media.
3-5 years of relevant work experience.
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite with extensive experience in use of Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.
Experience in social media strategy development and management.
Knowledge of current social media trends and digital content strategies.
Demonstrated ability as a self-starter and detail oriented.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively and efficiently.
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work in a time sensitive, team-oriented, collaborative environment with irregular hours, including nights and weekends.
Ability to problem solve, think creatively and organize.
Must have a sense of urgency and work well under pressure.
Must communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Must exercise good judgment, flexibility, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
Must be detail-oriented with high degree of accuracy and able to work on several projects simultaneously, set priorities, meet deadlines, and have a customer service orientation.
At Gonzaga we don’t just state our mission. We live it every day as a Catholic, Jesuit, and humanistic University. It is the reason we exist and the foundation for our purpose: educating students for lives of leadership and service. From students to faculty and staff members, everyone here knows what we stand for – and they know how valuable our mission is to the success of our institution. Our competitive benefit packages are part of Gonzaga’s commitment to care for the whole person. Packages include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, tuition benefits, and other University-provided benefits. We also provide numerous resources which help bring balance to the complexities of work and personal life through our work/life and wellness programs.