Junior Graphic Designer
Sacramento KingsSacramento, CA
Full Time Job
The Sacramento Kings organization is an engaging, fast-paced, and fun Sports and Entertainment Franchise. As a member of our team, you'll be given the opportunity to impact the Sacramento region both on and off the court. Combining a collaborative and innovative work environment with a talented and diverse staff, we've created a workforce in which every team member has the tools to reach their full potential.
The Sacramento Kings are looking for a Junior Graphic Designer to join our award-winning creative team! This role is ideal for a team player who will bring their own unique form of creativity while thinking big picture, who can offer inventive ways to engage our fans, and who is passionate about basketball and making Sacramento Proud.
This role will report to the Art Director and will work alongside the Kings creative team to develop the brand's content across all channels including digital, social, broadcast, print and whatever comes next. The Jr. Graphic Designer plays a key role in production design for the Sacramento Kings, Stockton Kings, Golden 1 Center and Kings Guard Gaming.
This person should have a strong design portfolio and be able to speak clearly to their role in the examples of work provided. A minimum of 2 years' experience working as a graphic designer is preferred, agency or prior team experience is highly preferred. The ability to meet challenging deadlines and work with a sense of urgency while staying cool under pressure is required.
What you will get to do: Collaborate with creative, marketing, and other internal groups to bring stories and concepts to life. Conceptualize, create storyboards, and design using different styles and approaches for deliverables as needed. Develop well-conceived creative work that implements the business strategy and engages fans.
Requirements & Qualifications:
• 2-3 years' experience working as a graphic designer either in team sports, in-house or with an agency.
• Strong knowledge of industry standard software: Adobe Creative Suite¬–Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
• Familiarity with the Kings brand and team history is a big plus
• Strong graphic design abilities with understanding of executing designs & guidelines across the brand and its platforms
• Strong sense of timing and storytelling
• Ability to work individually or in a team setting
• Ability to quickly shift from one project to another and manage projects through to delivery
• Strong foundation in typography
BA or BS in graphic design or related.
*Must submit a portfolio that clearly demonstrates design work.
*Show proficiency in design through a design assignment.
The Sacramento Kings Organization is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital/familial status or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law. The Sacramento Kings organization also complies with all provisions of the U.S. Government's Executive Order 11246 dated September 24, 1965 and the rules, regulations and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor.