New York City FC

New York City FC

Junior Graphic Designer


Role Type



Posting Date

Apr 22, 2022

Role description

JOB TITLE:  Junior Graphic DesignerREPORTING TO: MarketingDEPARTMENT: Graphic Designer      LOCATION: New York, NYPOSITION OVERVIEW:NYCFC is currently seeking a Jr. Graphic Designer who is responsible for generating creative work for digital and print needs for New York City FC including, but not limited to, e-newsletters, email graphics, web ads, paid media ads, sales collateral pieces, social media graphics, corporate partnership collateral, merchandise and apparel. The ideal candidate has strong design skills and understanding of layout, typography and color theory, especially applied to web and digital media.WHAT YOU’LL DO:• Use Adobe Creative Cloud Design Suite to generate designs for use on social media, websites, emails and printed materials• Work with the Brand Design team and alongside the broader Marketing department to meet all visual graphic needs for the Club • Work alongside Integrated Marketing team to translate fan insights into cross-channel marketing campaigns for personalized journeys to drive fan engagement• Proof all materials in accurate manner, delivering high-quality, on-time and error-free drafts• Design and production of web-specific graphics (e.g. static and animated banners, ads, and social media) and other forms of media• Design and production of final mechanicals for creative services requests (e.g. logos, collateral print materials, advertising, web banners, multimedia, etc.)• Assist with the creative aspects for branding and marketing materials including: print, online, TV, radio, billboards, etc.• Assist with the creation, editing and printing of sales and marketing collateral pieces• Responsible for the design, layout and formatting of digital and print materials• Find graphical solutions while working through design challenges, effects and techniques• Manage large file delivery and organize a workflow environment• Match day design assistance (social templates and photo editing)• Assist with additional responsibilities as neededWHO YOU ARE:• Bachelor's degree, concentration in Graphic Design/Communication Design preferred• 2-3 years of related experience• Knowledge and understanding of Design concepts and techniques• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)• Ability to collaborate with photographers• Deadline-oriented; experience at getting projects done quickly, with high standards of quality• Ability to multi-task manage time efficiently by properly dividing time among several projects at once• Experience in production and pre-press procedures a plus; preferably in sports or event marketing• Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary• General knowledge of and passion for soccer a BIG plus • Energetic, creative and collaborative mentality• Highly organizedADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:• Applicant must be able to comply with MLS Next Safety and Well-Being policy and any other applicable child safety policies provided to applicants by NYCFC• Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary• New York City Football Club requires a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable lawWHAT WE OFFER:• Excellent health, dental vision insurance, with options to fit you and your family’s needs• Comprehensive and competitive benefit programs, including maternal paternal leave• Ancillary benefits: Commuter, pet insurance, gym membership, and Citi Bike discounts• Your health is important! Our wellness strategy focuses on mental and physical wellbeing through in-office and virtual programs• Four complementary tickets to every NYCFC home match• Team outings, happy hours, and annual staff gatherings to celebrate our co-workers• A dynamic, ambitious, and fun work environmentNEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:At New York City FC, we are in a mission to build this City into one of the soccer capitals of the world. The Club was announced as Major League Soccer’s 20th franchise and is the first and only MLS team located within the five boroughs of New York City. The Club consistently finishes at the top of the Eastern Conference and is the reigning 2021 MLS Cup Champion. The games are broadcast locally through YES Network with national television coverage through ESPN, Fox and Univision. New York City FC ranks in the top five of key commercial categories for Major League Soccer franchises: season tickets, attendance, gate receipts, partnerships and retail merchandise sales. The franchise’s social media platforms are already in the top two most-followed in MLS for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. For more information, please visit: York City FC is also one of ten clubs comprising City Football Group and counts Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC, Yokohama F-Marinos, Girona FC, Montevideo City Torque, Sichuan Jiuniu FC, Mumbai City FC, Lommel SK and Espérance Sportive Troyes AC among its sister clubs.We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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