This position will start on 7/31/23 and run through 8/14/24.
A quick summary about the Graphic Production Graduate associate role:
The Graphic Production Graduate associate will focus on supporting the Orlando Magic Graphic Production team by assisting in the design, development and production of creative projects and services, while adhering to the high standards of the Orlando Magic brand as a graphic designer.
What the Graphic Production Graduate associate will be responsible for:
Craft unrivaled and exciting graphics to promote the Orlando Magic brand.
Design and layout a wide variety of print materials such as magazine advertisements, event signage, flyers, brochures, posters, direct mail pieces, billboards, banners, invitations, etc.
Prepare files for print vendors.
File management: archiving, manipulating and distributing Magic art files.
Prepare and print jobs for proofs and final outputs.
Assist Graphic Production team with photo research, photography of elements, etc.
Research and review promotional strategies of other organizations and participate in brainstorming sessions and production meetings.
Work with the Assistant Director of Graphic Production in reviewing proofs, as well as attending press checks and graphic installations to ensure proper production of creative materials.
Work creatively as a brand ambassador for the organization and representative of the graphic production department
All other duties as assigned.
What the Graphic Production Graduate associate needs to have:
Post Grad (recent college graduates within 24 months of graduation) or graduate-level college students required.
Degree in Graphic Design required.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator in a MAC environment required.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other related computer skills required.
Excellent design skills and creativity required.
Color correction and photo editing basic knowledge required.
Knowledge of basketball or real passion for sports preferred.
Experience working with print production, including pre-press preferred.
Knowledge of still photography and an eye for photographic shots that will convey necessary messages of the design.
Excellent grammatical, spelling and proofreading abilities preferred.
Highly organized, motivated and able to prioritize and handle multiple projects.
Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality
Willingness to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary based on the changing priorities of the department.
What we offer you:
Compensation and Benefits:
$15/hour plus overtime
5 days of PLT
Game tickets during Magic season (as available)
40% discount on Orlando Magic merchandise
Medical coverage option
Relocation and housing expenses are the responsibility of the Graduate Associate (Please note that while we have a hybrid work model, this does require you to live and work out of the Orlando, Florida area.)
Reliable transportation is also needed
Office Hours - M-F, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Based on role determines in office and remote working by the manager
Most Associates work all game nights (44 home games + playoffs and finals) including weekends and holidays
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If this opportunity is a job you're passionate about and it fits with your skills and experience, then we welcome you to take the next step and apply!
All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of our pre-employment screenings, that may include a background check and drug screen.
Please note that this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.
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