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Posted:
10/26/2018
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Design
Multimedia Designer for Men's Basketball Recruiting
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University of Washington | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here. As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years.

Washington Athletics aims to inspire champions in competition and in the classroom. We exist to enrich the lives of students to positively impact our community and world for generations to come. Operating with the four core values of growth mindset, committed service, humility and grit, the Huskies choose to lead by example. With over 650 student-athletes competing throughout UW's 22 sports programs, the department of Intercollegiate Athletics is committed to a leading-edge student-athlete experience, and offering student-athletes the ability to compete for NCAA, IRA, and Pac-12 championships while working toward a degree from one of the world's leading public research universities.

Intercollegiate Athletics has an outstanding opportunity for a Multimedia Designer for Men's Basketball Recruiting.

The Multimedia Designer for Men's Basketball Recruiting will be responsible for producing promotional content (video and graphic) specific to recruiting on behalf of the UW Men's Basketball program. This role includes the design and implementation of video elements for the purpose of program brand marketing, recruiting and player specific elements within the Creative Services Team for the Men's Basketball program.

The Graphic Designer for Men's Basketball Recruiting will work collaboratively with the Director of Operations, the Chief Administrative Officer, and members of the Creative Marketing Team on the development and production of content for recruiting purposes. Create a detailed promotional plan for recruiting for the men's basketball program including a detailed thematic outlook and strategic goals. Produce team video integration pieces including player and coach features, team introductions and other elements. Produce videos geared at promoting the men's basketball program and coaching staff for recruiting.

Devise a schedule of specialty content to be created throughout the season. Spearhead specialty projects for the Men's Basketball program such as special webcasts, advertising spots, and other live/live to tape broadcasts of Husky basketball events. Create branded items to be used in the recruiting process of the Men's Basketball program.

Manage content of UW Men's Basketball recruiting social media accounts including posts and updates on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Create a consistent brand and personality for social media accounts. Update as needed. Design graphics and other elements for dissemination on social media platforms. Provide support to the coaching staff in use of social media on multiple platforms by updating and posting in sync with the Men's Basketball brand.

Coordinate with other members of the Creative Services and Marketing Teams to ensure branding and artistic style are consistent across all design mediums and consistent with approved content.

Other duties as assigned.

Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the PAC-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University. The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations. As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in graphic design, art, communications, business, public relations or a related field. Professional experience may substitute for stated educational requirements. A minimum two years of experience in video and/or multimedia production. Proficient in video editing programs, technical use of video cameras, and possess superior organizational skills in order to coordinate several major video projects simultaneously. Ability to consistently lift and carry at least 40 pounds.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Desired:

Master's degree and knowledge of collegiate athletics helpful, but not required.

Application Process:

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

About University of Washington

Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the Pacific coast. The Seattle-based university has earned an international reputation for research, and its graduate programs are some of the most highly rated in the nation. It is a leader in such fields as drama, dentistry, medicine, nursing, health services, astronomy, computer science, molecular biotechnology, oceanography, biostatistics, physics, physiology, pharmacology, geography, sociology, and social work. The university currently enrolls 35,000 students.