The Ohio State University Department of Athletics is seeking a Director, Creative Design & Branding. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, directing all design and branding efforts for Ohio State Football, including but not limited to print, web, and social media content, as well as internal football programs. Serves the football program in the area of Creative Services producing graphic and marketing communication materials that consistently identify, drive and communicate information about players and the team on a variety of platforms, including but not limited to print, web, and social media. Manages design assistant(s). Determines creative direction, plans, estimates and timetables for design & branding projects; coordinates design process including production of artwork, submitting final layouts and designs for approval, securing of production estimates and keeping projects on schedule; present on field and in locker room on game days. Work nights, weekends, holidays, and non-traditional hours. Required to work quickly, efficiently, and with adaptability under strict deadlines. Responsible for projects from start to finish. Serves as a liaison for the football program with other areas of the department and the University. Ensures compliance with NCAA, Big Ten, and University policies and procedures. Performs other related duties as they relate to daily football operations. This position works in a creative and collaborative team environment where change is embraced and innovation is encouraged.
Bachelor's Degree required. Knowledge and experience with Adobe Creative Suite required; Work experience and knowledge of design principles; Knowledge of HTML/CSS/Action Script required. Proven success designing responsive/adaptive design. Experience in other multi-media production platforms (web sites, video) desired; knowledge of professional printing standards and previous experience working with professional printers desired; Knowledge of a collegiate athletics department and the NCAA structure desired. Strong communication skills, creativity, and flexibility desired. Ability to work on multiple tasks and manage numerous deadlines effectively required.
Applications will be accepted May 11-19, 2019. All interested candidates must complete an on-line application at jobs.osu.edu to job requisition #449270. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 449270
About The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics sponsors 36 fully funded varsity teams - 17 for women, 16 for men and three co-educational. The department is committed to providing its more than 1,000 student-athletes with the finest in academic and athletics support in order to ensure a quality and life-enhancing experience. U.S. News and World Report ranks Ohio State as one of the Top 20 public universities and has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For."