AMB Sports & Entertainment is a subsidiary of AMB Group LLC, and is comprised of the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons, Major League Soccer’s Atlanta United FC and Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
The Atlanta Falcons are a professional American football club and member of the National Football League (NFL). The team’s headquarters and practice facility are located on a 50-acre site in Flowery Branch, Georgia. The Falcons’ NFL expansion franchise was awarded in 1965 and acquired by current owner Arthur Blank, co-founder of Home Depot, in 2002. Under Blank’s leadership, the Falcons have become one of the League’s premier teams on and off the field.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium is the new home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United and opened for its first events in August 2017. The stadium is also host of numerous other sports and entertainment events. The multi-purpose venue features flexible capacity that can expand to up to 83,000 seats; a retractable roof structure inspired by the oculus in the ancient Rome Pantheon; views of the Atlanta skyline; a 360-degree HD video halo board that, at nearly six stories tall and 1,100 linear feet in diameter, is the largest in the NFL and the world; an exterior fan plaza that provides fans with pre- and post-game entertainment; and a host of bars, restaurants and unique gathering destinations offering fans an unparalleled game day experience. Mercedes-Benz Stadium is part of AMB Sports & Entertainment, which also includes the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United.
Atlanta United joined Major League Soccer in 2017 and won the 2018 MLS Cup in just its second season of existence, the earliest an expansion team has won the title since 1998. During its inaugural season, Atlanta became just the fourth team in league history to qualify for MLS Cup Playoffs in its first year. The club has set multiple league records including season tickets sales (36,000-plus), single-game attendance (72,243), single-season average (53,002) and total home attendance (901,033). Owned by one of the city’s most influential businessmen and philanthropists, Arthur M. Blank, and led by club President Darren Eales, Atlanta United plays its home matches at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For more information about Atlanta United, including how to purchase season tickets, visit: www.atlutd.com, and follow @ATLUTD.
Who we are
We use our core values as a compass to guide our decisions because they are our North Star. If we live our core values daily, we know everything else will take care of itself. We enjoy a culture rooted in giving back to others through our time, talents, labor, and financial commitment. We are successful when we collaborate with and value each other like family, maintain a hunger to delight guests and continuously innovate, listen closely for even the smallest need for improvement, stand up for convictions, and genuinely own our responsibilities as if our name is on the outside of the building.
Our Ideal Candidates
Actively Listen – Take an active role in listening by being present in the moment, using healthy body language, and ensuring joint understanding. When we read between the lines and hear what others are saying and what they are not saying, we encounter amazing opportunities to go the extra mile in serving them.
Collaborate – Realize that we are better together than we are alone. We achieve much better results when others have the opportunity to add their diverse perspectives. Be open to feedback and actively seek input from a variety of people at varying levels because the best ideas come from those who are closest to those we serve.
Engage in Servant Leadership – Put others ahead of yourself even when it’s difficult. Find opportunities to lead by example in the way you pitch in and help others. Giving back to others is at the heart of what we do.
Build Relationships – Cultivate trust in relationships by showing respect and sensitivity. Invest time in helping others to continuously improve by listening to their ideas and helping them to continuously improve.
Own Results – Own issues you encounter even when they are outside of your area of responsibility by taking action or seeking out the needed resolution. You are empowered and expected to take risks aimed at exceeding the expectations of our guests. Take advantage of this rare opportunity by utilizing available resources.
The Corporate Partnerships Junior Graphic Designer will assist with the design and customization of digital and print presentations for the Corporate Partnerships Team. This role will be assigned projects and tasks that include translating ideas, conceptualizing, and creating sales presentations that create interest with simple and intricate visuals. Additional responsibilities include prioritizing rapid response requests and executing production design for the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United and Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Corporate Partnerships Junior Graphic Designer should be a forward-thinking storyteller who creates graphic solutions that maintain the continuity of the team’s brand across both traditional and interactive mediums. This position balances strategic thinking, great initiative, and high-volume design in a fast-paced environment.
Roles and Responsibilities
Design and execution of rapid response projects
Conceptualize and build custom creative concepts for sales pitches and client presentations that bring the story to life
Assist the Corporate Partnerships team with production design including mockups, presentation design, brand assets, and other visual media
Apply best practices for visual storytelling, understanding cadence and information flow
Strong collaboration with the creative and photography team
Design of infographics and data visualization
Adaptation of design elements to carry out the continuity of the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United and Mercedes-Benz brand standards
Coordination of print production for presentation materials
Organized file storage process for ease of locating past and present files and presentations
Attention to detail, including proofing for accuracy and grammar
Manage workflow in an organized manor, at times managing multiple projects simultaneously
Qualifications and Requirements
1-3 years of active employment as a graphic designer/creative professional; experience with agency and/or sports & entertainment a plus
Must present a portfolio of works that represents a diverse creative skill set including:
Presentation design showcasing understanding of page layout and content hierarchy
Data visualization / Infographics
Sports themed designs
Photo editing and compositing
Basic video composition is a plus, but not required
Mastery of PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or InDesign; deep understanding of advanced PowerPoint design required
Excellent design sense; thorough understanding of design theory including principles such as typography, hierarchy, and composition
Great understanding of clients’ preferences and meeting deadlines
General business acumen, with knowledge of the sports/entertainment sponsorship space preferred
This is a full-time position located at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA
Action-oriented and able to work independently, as well as within a team
Comfortable yet energetic in the creative process
Team player who understands the importance of communication and adhering to deadlines
Capable of working on multiple design projects at a given time and executing quickly
Detail & priority oriented, especially under deadline pressure
Emphasis on strategic thinking and conceptual storytelling
Basic knowledge and understanding of the sports sponsorship landscape
Highly creative, with a balance of strategic vision and day-to-day productivity
Versatile design skillset
Able to navigate in pre-existing files and brand resources
Excellent verbal and written skills
Highly organized and communicative
Ability to adhere to and interpret brand standards
Positive, can-do attitude