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Job listing closed on 21 Oct 2023

Graphic Designer

🇺🇸 Las Vegas, NV, USA
Full Time
0+ years exp.

Who We Are:

UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization (MMA), with more than 688 million fans and 211 million social media followers. The organization produces more than 40 live events annually in some of the most prestigious arenas around the world, while broadcasting to nearly 900 million TV households across more than 170 countries. UFC’s athlete roster features the world’s best MMA athletes representing more than 75 countries. The organization’s digital offerings include UFC FIGHT PASS®, one of the world’s leading streaming services for combat sports. UFC is owned by global entertainment, sports and content company Endeavor, and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information, visit UFC.com and follow UFC at Facebook.com/UFC, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and TikTok: @UFC.Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation, sports operations & advisory, event & experiences management, media production & distribution, experiential marketing and brand licensing.

The Role and What You’ll Do:

UFC is seeking a talented and innovative Graphic Designer to join our team, with a primary focus on designing graphics and visual assets for UFC Fight Pass. As a UFC Graphic Designer, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the visual experience of our audience by creating captivating designs that align with the UFC brand and engage fans worldwide. You have a deep understanding of design whether that is creating ads that make people want to click or social content that make people want to follow. You can interpret the creative brief and bring ideas to life that help drive results.

  • Work with UFC Art Director to lead, develop, and maintain a consistent visual identity and brand guidelines across all digital and print materials.
  • Collaborate with UFC Fight Pass teams (US + Brazil) to conceptualize and create eye-catching designs for various marketing campaigns, including social media, email marketing, website banners, and print materials.
  • Create compelling graphics, illustrations, and layouts that effectively communicate key messages and enhance the overall user experience.
  • Ensure all designs align with UFC Fight Pass visual identity and positioning.
  • Localize creative for key international markets.
  • Stay up to date with the latest design trends and industry best practices to ensure our designs are innovative and visually impactful.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including marketing, content, and development, to ensure design deliverables align with project goals and objectives.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of the UFC brand and UFC Fight Pass plus their target audiences to create designs that resonate with fans.

You Have These:

  • Proven experience as a Graphic Designer, preferably in the sports, entertainment, or streaming/OTT industry.
  • Expertise in Photoshop/Illustrator and working knowledge of programs such as After Effects/Premiere Pro
  • Strong portfolio showcasing a range of design work, including digital, print, and animated material.
  • Solid understanding of design principles, typography, and color theory.
  • Excellent visual and conceptual skills, with the ability to translate ideas into compelling designs.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively present and explain design concepts to team members.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a proactive and positive attitude.
  • Knowledge of MMA/UFC and its history is a plus
  • Bilingual Portuguese + English is a plus
  • Must be able to work in office at UFC HQ

How we work:

Endeavor is at the center of sports, media, entertainment, and fashion and is a largely relationship-based business. To foster an environment of collaboration, develop our future talent, and build on relationships across leadership, peers, and teams, we work from the office 5 days per week. We see immeasurable value internally and throughout the core of the businesses we support.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Endeavor unites and brings people together in our love of sport, culture, and entertainment. We understand this can only be accomplished when we lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we strive to reflect the world’s diverse voices.  Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.