Website athletxsg Athletx Sports Group

Position Title: Graphic Designer
Brand(s): All Athletx Sports Group Brands
Location: Louisville, KY
Job Type: Full-Time, Salary + Benefits

COMPANY BACKGROUND
Athletx Sports Group is a national events producer and media company focused on youth baseball and girls fastpitch softball. Athletx maintains offices in Louisville, KY (headquarters), Naperville, IL and Carmel, IN and currently directs 600+ team events and 50+ individual player events all over the nation through its subsidiary brands: Youth Baseball Nationals, Youth Softball Nationals, Baseball Youth, Softball Youth, Game Day USA, Youth World Series, VERSUS, Pastime Tournaments, Mid-America Baseball, TravelBall Select and Net Elite. These events reach nearly 14,000 teams, 175,000 athletes, 35,000 coaches and more than 350,000 fans annually. Athletx and its brands have a total social media reach of over 700,000 followers.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Athletx has an immediate opening for a Graphic Designer with experience in both print and electronic media. We’re looking for someone who can take direction from written or spoken ideas and convert them seamlessly into images, layouts and other designs. We work in a fast-paced environment, so the ideal Graphic Designer will be able to hit the ground running. Applicants with sports-related design experience and/or designing in a collaborative environment will be given prime consideration.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Utilize Adobe Creative Suite – mainly but not limited to Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Ability to effectively use all tools and layer masks
  • Understanding of file requirements for production with raster and vector art
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team as well as independently within the scope of an assignment
  • Ability to interact/maintain/create new relationships with printers/vendors
  • Strong attention to detail, time management and organizational skills
  • Utilize a customer-oriented approach, with a positive “can do” attitude
  • Maintain daily design log, and contribute to team success

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong professionalism
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Active listening and problem resolution skills
  • Ability to adapt to all internal company styles
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Prioritization skills
  • Detail oriented, with ability to produce error free work product
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Excellent attendance, and punctuality
  • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision
  • Experience in MailChimp a plus

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of college or art school with degree in graphic design or related field
2+ years of related work experience and/or strong portfolio


TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, Google Docs

CONTACT
Send resume and materials to Bill Hammond at bhammond@athletx.com

To apply for this job email your details to bhammond@athletx.com