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Graphic Designer

Company: Xenith
Location: Detroit
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Minimum Qualifications* 4 years of professional experience* Design portfolio that demonstrates your ability to design and deliver captivating stories visually through engaging and compelling branded graphic collateral* Expert knowledge of the Adobe Suite* Strong sense of composition* Experience developing and executing creative ideas in all areas of graphic production* Passion for sport and desire to be a part of a fast-paced and exciting work environment* Ability and willingness to travel for larger meetings situationally is a mustPreferred Qualifications* Passion for and ability to present work in a group critique atmosphere with confidence and humility* Strong communication skills* Experience working in the Sports Design and Product Sales realms* Capacity to own and comfort driving motion/video assets for and within our brand* Organized multitasker, self-motivated and quick problem solver who can work comfortably tackle multiple projects at different stages in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment* Motion graphics/video experience a plusJob SummaryAs a Graphic Designer at Xenith, you will be an integral creative responsible for leading the development, storyboarding, and execution of design strategies in harmony with project goals, organizational brand guidelines, content marketing plans and sponsorship activation strategies. Your passion for sports and design will drive the art you create to communicate with athletes and those in their ecosystem. To drive effectiveness and efficiency, you will need to identify and implement best practice design tools, templates, and technologies. Candidates must showcase a strong sense of design with a proven ability to develop and execute creative ideas in all areas of graphic production (both print and digital). You will organize and maintain your graphic elements library to ensure projects are appropriately archived.As a largely remote job, the candidate should be comfortable using Zoom and available for meetings/project deadlines on a Detroit (EST) timeline.This exciting role gives you the opportunity is to help us make impactful, captivating art with amazing people and contribute to the one-of-a-kind Xenith culture and community.Responsibilities* Collaborate and align within the design team to help create branded assets* Remain current on Sports Marketing visual trends and practices and strategize how to integrate them into our branded deliverables* Learn our file saving system and create/maintain a digital library of assets for use among other designers* Craft and maintain templates that will be used to train other designers/interns* Communicate proactively with other designers, project managers, and stakeholders on projects to complete projects on time* Exhibit Purpose, Pride and Passion in your work and interactions with teammates across the Xenith Circle of LifeWho We AreWe are a team of designers and engineers, players and parents, dreamers and doers. We care about athletes' success in sport and life, and we're uncompromising when it comes to our protective gear's design, fit, feel and performance. Every helmet we make achieves top safety ratings, so every athlete takes the field with the confidence to play at their best.Our athlete-centric philosophy doesn't stop at safety. We design for needs that transcend protection, pushing the boundaries of fit, feel, comfort, durability, performance and style. We stay ahead of the game with a tireless work ethic and nonstop drive to innovate for football's fast-changing landscape.DisclaimerThis is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

Keywords: Xenith, Detroit , Graphic Designer, Design, Graphic Design & CAD , Detroit, Michigan

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