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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Web Developer/Designer - Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center (Brooklyn, NY)

I. SUMMARY

The Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center are excited to welcome a new Web Developer/Designer to their experienced, fast-paced and innovative Digital team. The incumbent will manage the day-to-day aspects of the websites - specifically, layout, new section development, content updates (pre and post game, special features, event updates, photo galleries, press releases), multimedia encoding/management.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter with an unparalleled work ethic and desire to be the best. The ideal candidate is a hardworking perfectionist, eager to grow with the organization; a creative individual focused on developing impactful content and tools for an engaged audience.

Brooklyn Nets is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Works with Director, Digital Media to ensure strong online presence and sites alignment with all organizational strategies and goals (i.e.: design, branding, sponsorship/partner opportunities, ticketing initiatives, community relations programs, media/public relations opportunities, merchandise offerings, online auctions, etc.);
  • Maintains and update team WAP site and mobile SMS updates;
  • Ensures that layout of the content is accessible and logical, as well as recommends improvements as necessary;
  • Performs maintenance and updates to existing websites;
  • Stays on top of latest trends in web development, web design, e-mail design, and social media, as well as provides recommendations regularly;
  • Creates opportunities to leverage the brand on the web using cross-promotional and content-sharing applications, both internally and externally;
  • Develops relationships and regularly communicate with team partners including NBA.com, Turner Digital, Carbon House web hosting providers and 3rd party application service providers;
  • Designs online IAB standard ad units for use on team web properties and for external media sites;
  • Additional duties may be assigned as needed.

III. QUALIFICATIONS

The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.  To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

A. Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelors degree in related field;
  • 2-3 years experience web development and web design;
  • A strong background in web design and development with high regard for usability and maintaining web standards.

B. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Must have advanced knowledge of HTML 5, CSS 3, JQuery and Javascript is required. Must be able to hand code;
  • Must have knowledge and demonstrated experience with cross-browser and cross-platform issues (i.e., Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, etc.);
  • Must possess attention to clean, efficient coding techniques and performance optimization;
  • Must be comfort in working with content management systems on a Mac Platform;
  • Must have experience working with Drupal and WordPress;
  • Must possess the ability to create and edit Facebook tabs;
  • Must be familiar with online tracking tools [Google Analytics, Dart];
  • Must have the ability to build email campaigns using tables for layout;
  • Must have some knowledge of PHP theming, MYSQL, and JS (heavy programming not required);
  • Must be skilled in use of Adobe CL – Web Premium Suite;
  • Must have expert proficiency with mobile optimization/responsive Design;
  • Must have familiarity with Bootstrap;
  • Must have experience working with third party APIs and feeds, as well as the ability to convert their data into HTML elements;
  • Must have the ability to effectively manage time and complete projects on deadline;
  • Must be an effective communicator who can work efficiently in both independent and collaborative situations in a fast-paced, creative, and frequently reactive sports marketing environment;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality and use upmost discretion when privy to sensitive information;
  • Must have truly outstanding customer service and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Must have good decision-making skills, solid judgment and interpersonal effectiveness;
  • Must be self-directed and able to work independently;
  • Must have strong teamwork skills and ability to self-motivate;
  • Must be a flexible and reliable team player, both within own department and within company as a whole;
  • Must possess strong communication skills: must be comfortable with engaging in a variety of different communicative modes (verbal, non-verbal, and written) and being attuned to others through strong active listening skills; 
  • Must be able to identify problems, their sources, and their potential solutions while continuing to successfully conduct day-to-day operations without interruption;
  • Must have a strong command of reasoned, measured decision-making based upon analyzing the pros and cons of each potential decision to be made;
  • Must have proficient knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access).

C. Certifications

None required.

IV. WORKING CONDITIONS

A.    Travel Requirements: Infrequent Traveler (<5% travel): The incumbent may be required to travel on a very limited basis. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights.   

B.     Physical Demands: This position requires the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

C.    Work Environment: The incumbent primarily works in an office environment, however, may be expected to attend Brooklyn Nets games and other Barclays Center events on evenings, weekends and holidays. 

 

 The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the associate a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position.  As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.


Note: This position was originally posted on the Brooklyn Nets employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Brooklyn Nets employment site.

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Technical Services: Photography
Fall 2015 Photography Intern - Charlotte Hornets (Charlotte, NC)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Charlotte Hornets are looking for a Photography intern. This internship offers the opportunity to work with a diverse group of experienced staff members in a fast-paced, challenging environment. We are looking for hard-working, organized, dedicated individuals with a team player attitude and the desire to proactively take on responsibility throughout the fall, spring and summer semesters of the Charlotte Hornets season. These internships are unpaid; however college credit must be earned and required to work 30-40 hours a week. Must attend some of the hornets games and arena events

INTERN DUTIES:

  • Help support the creative team in photography needs, shooting  games, products, and events

  • Help support and organize the photo archive system

  • Help out on photo shoots

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Adobe Creative Suite 6

  • Lightroom

  • MS Office: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Mac Based


Note: This position was originally posted on the Charlotte Hornets employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Charlotte Hornets employment site.

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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Junior Designer - Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH)

The Junior Designer will work closely with the CGX team (Cavaliers Graphics) and be involved in the day-to-day design and brand management of all organizational properties. Project work includes the development, and presentation of creative drafts and ideas for game program publications, including Cavaliers Tip Off Tonight, Gladiators Kickoff, and Lake Erie Monsters Faceoff; logo development for seasonal campaigns, and ticket holder and promotional events; creation of schedule art and ticket sales collateral for the Canton Charge; packaging for promotional items and giveaways; apparel design for the Quicken Loans Team Shop private label; design for digital projects such as concession menu boards and outdoor billboards; and creation of arena signage and large format designs as determined throughout the year. 

The ideal candidate will contribute BIG ideas and provide creative and innovative solutions to CGX’s daily tasks; and will be a person that can take a giant leap into a creative group and feel right at home.

CGX is a team of highly motivated and talented professionals who create “wow” experiences through creativity, brand development and graphic design. CGX is obsessed with creating the most dynamic, innovative and groundbreaking content to drive branding, marketing campaigns, corporate partnership activation, ticket and retail sales efforts, and fan engagement initiatives for the Quicken Loans Arena organization.

Position Overview:

This role works in support of all organizational properties, including the Cleveland Cavaliers, Quicken Loans Arena, Lake Erie Monsters, Cleveland Gladiators, Canton Charge, and other key properties and projects as defined throughout the year.

Successful and results-driven client partnerships (internal and external) are critical.  Content that drives incredible, jaw-dropping fan engagement is Job #1.  A wildly creative vision (with a high skill set toward execution) is a must.  Flexibility… an “All for one. One for all.” approach… a contagiously positive attitude… and an over-the-top drive toward urgency and building the team to be the best is required.

Requirements:

  • Maintaining the brand for the Canton Charge and all other organizational properties.
  • Developing print timelines and delivering art files to print vendors for all game program publications.
  • Ideation of sales and marketing collateral for the Canton Charge and Cleveland Gladiators.
  • Possess knowledge of concepts, techniques and design for print in digital and press publishing.
  • Willingness and ability to see projects through to completion in order to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent proofreading skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to work as a team player and take direction from senior CGX team members.
  • Good interviewing, listening and visualization skills.
  • Ample knowledge of the creative process.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects across a variety of brands at once with revolving timelines.
  • A strong interest in designing within a sports environment.
  • Previous experience within a creative agency or marketing environment preferred, but not required.
  • An eye for emerging trends and design techniques.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

  • Provide direct creative production support for major Cavaliers organizational events, including, but not limited to, Quicken Loans Arena, Lake Erie Monsters, Cleveland Gladiators, Canton Charge, and other key organizational projects and initiatives.
  • Focus on the client experience (internal and external clients).
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Art Director and Senior Vice President of Marketing/Chief Marketing Officer.

Qualifications:

Must be incredibly open-minded, sincerely collaborative, obsessed with teamwork, flexible to change, completely organized, calm under pressure, definitive, innovative, a big thinker with actionable plans, solutions-based, positive, customer-service oriented (both internal and external customers), proactive communicator, adaptable to the game plan, willing to fail, like to have fun, and fun to be around, flexible to sports industry hours… and insanely passionate about earning the support of our fans every single day.

Computer Experience:  Expert knowledge of Adobe CC (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat) in a Mac environment.

Design, Production and Creative Experience: 

  • Must be creative and idea-oriented and possess creative and business writing abilities. 
  • Must have a proven ability to handle multiple projects on tight deadlines on a continual basis. 
  • Must have a proficient knowledge of the printing process and the ability to take a project from concept to production seamlessly. 
  • Experience in working with and maintaining strong and productive relationships with printers and vendors is key. 
  • Must have proven experience in working with large format design needs and production.

Management Skills: 

  • Must possess strong communication skills. 
  • Flexibility in adapting to changing demands and circumstances without difficulty. 

Additional Requirements:

  • Social media user and advocate. 
  • Must have the willingness and ability to work team events. 
  • The ideal candidate will possess a strong knowledge of the NBA and sports in general.

Note: This position was originally posted on the Cavs/Monsters/Charge/Gladiators/Q Arena employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Cavs/Monsters/Charge/Gladiators/Q Arena employment site.

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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Jr. Web Developer - Cleveland Cavaliers (Cleveland, OH)

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of the SharePoint Administrator, the Jr. Web Developer will maintain and assist with developing and designing content of the company SharePoint intranet site. Looking for a developer 2+ years’ experience with Web technologies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in designing and developing intranet content
  • Design, code, deploy and test new features and design elements
  • Manage the day-to-day information submission and updating activities on the intranet
  • Ensure the quality and integrity of the documents published
  • Identify, troubleshoot and resolve SharePoint application issues
  • Create technical specifications and test plans
  • Assist technical support with client issues
  • Collaborate with clients and Product Manager on all product issues and feature requests.
  • Ensure the submission/delivery of documents to the knowledge management system by team members
  • Experience with SharePoint Designer 2010 Workflows a plus
  • Ensure linked information resources are kept relevant, appropriate, etc.
  • Experience with InfoPath 2010 forms development a plus
  • Assist in developing business dashboards
  • Experience with Nintex Forms and Workflows a plus
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript,  programming a plus

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates should have a Bachelor of Arts or currently be pursuing a college degree in web design or development; Should exhibit a quick approach to learning concepts, with superior attention to detail; Must be driven to complete tasks with an emphasis on quality. Must have high creativity skills, multitasking skills, and solid understanding of web base solutions and technologies.  Experience with SharePoint 2010 a plus.

Required Qualifications:

  • Expert level HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Understanding of HTML5, CSS3
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate degree in computer science or related degree
  • Working experience with HTML5, JS, CSS3, .NET(C#,VB),IIS, XML, XAML,
  • Strong object-oriented design and programing skills
  • Experience resolving highly technical complex issues.
  • Excellent conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • SharePoint development experience preferred
  • Experience with Business Intelligence (BI) tools, including Performance Point and Power Pivot preferred
  • Experience with InfoPath forms preferred
  • Experience with Nintex Forms and Workflows preferred

Note: This position was originally posted on the Cavs/Monsters/Charge/Gladiators/Q Arena employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Cavs/Monsters/Charge/Gladiators/Q Arena employment site.

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Technical Services: Producer
Producer/Editor - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)

Position Purpose

The Producer/Editor is primarily focused on generating video content for use in television productions, event presentation, and for fedexforum.com / grizzlies.com.  The position also helps provide additional video support for internal departments such as Ticket Sales and Service, Marketing Partnerships, and Community Engagement. The Producer/Editor is also responsible for turning around short form video clips in one day for both broadcast and internet: creating, editing, and monitoring all video content specific but not limited to Grizzlies and FedExForum news, press conferences, organizational events, and community activities while obtaining the ability to positively support the growth of the Grizzlies and FedExForum brands thru video content.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act as lead and secondary ENG camera operator for video productions as assigned, with an ability to self-produce as a photo-journalist or work under guidance of a director/producer

  • Capture footage during events and games, for use in features for television, game presentation and on fedexforum.com / grizzlies.com

  • Capture feature type footage in non-game settings, including behind the scenes content with players and community appearances involving team personnel. Must have a working knowledge of wireless audio.

  • Lighting skills for shooting feature interviews and production elements such as still photographs and memorabilia.

  • Capture footage for in-game presentation, such as FedExForum events & amenities, mascot skits and sponsor presentations.

  • Edits fully produced television features for use during game broadcasts and shoulder-programming, maintaining acceptable production standards and video quality

  • Edits video content for use on in-arena video board and the internet, including player videos, community engagement pieces, sponsorship and promotional messaging

  • Actively participates with other members of production team to develop story ideas for all of the above

  • Acts as internal creative and production resource for all business groups, working to develop concepts that support the initiatives of Event Presentation, FedExForum, Community Engagement, Marketing Partnerships and Ticket Sales and Service.

  • Other related duties as required.

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities

  • Post secondary training in the area of video production

  • 3-5 years proven experience as ENG camera operator in a professional environment

  • 2-3 years experience as non-linear editor in a professional environment, working on Avid Media Composer or similar

  • Ability and willingness to take direction on projects and also self-produce as needed

  • Ability to effectively manage time and remain organized while working on multiple projects with aggressive deadlines

  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.

  • Must Provide link to Demo Reel to be considered

  • Valid U.S. Driver's license, and reliable means of transportation

  • Ability to lift/carry 40-50lbs

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time

  • Knowledge of and passion for NBA basketball

Preferred

  • Experience in television news, production house, or sports team environment

  • Knowledge and experience with Sony FS-7, XDCam, EX-3, and Canon DSLR Cameras

  • Knowledge and experience with Avid software

  • Proficiency with both PC and Mac OS

  • Strong computer skills with a knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and After Effects

  • Overall knowledge of broadcast technology, including various file types, tape formats, and digital workflows


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Animator - Part Time/Event Staff - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Description of the Position
Functions as visual effects animator for the AmericanAirlines Arena's various Digital Signage and LED Systems. Produces and executes the integration of live-action footage, generated graphics, text, still imagery and sound to create 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional motion graphic animations and execute contractual corporate commitments for digital signage systems.

Overview of Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  1. Produce and create graphic animations for the AmericanAirlines Arena’s various Digital Signage systems including MiamiMediaMesh, LED ribbon boards, HEATv, Ad Blaster, Ziris Canvas monitor walls, 3-story projection walls, Way-finding displays and Channel 1/Harris
  2. Conceptualize, design and transform scripts and visualizations into fluid, highly effective motion graphic animations
  3. Produce and create graphic elements that effectively promote upcoming shows, as well as utilize all aspects of Digital Signage to greatly enhance the theme of the event
  4. Model, texture, animate and render computer-generated graphics, particle effects, digital sets and backgrounds for use in digital signage production
  5. Assist in the execution of the HEAT Group's contractual commitments of Digital Signage programming and advertisement sales for all arena events
  6. Design and create graphic elements for use in other media presentations, including Broadcast, Marketing, Internet Services and Corporate Sales
  7. Assist in the choreography and set-up of pre-production/chroma key shoots
  8. Generate accurate affidavit reports on a daily basis for the departments various Digital Signage Systems
  9. Research and recommend software/hardware technology needed to design, develop and assemble motion graphics and animations
  10. Operate LED and/or MiamiMediaMesh systems during live concerts and arena events
  11. Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) or Industry Equivalent in Visual Effects/Motion Graphics and/or minimum 3 years' experience in professional motion graphics design/animation.

Software Skills

Maxon Cinema 4D, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Premiere, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Macromedia Flash & Flash ActionScript is a PLUS. In order to be considered you must submit a link to your demo reel.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. EOE & DFWP

 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you available to work nights/weekends, if necessary? (Yes/No)
2. Please provide the link to your demo reel here.


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Internet Services Coordinator- Full Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Description of the Position

Overview of the Job: Creation of pages using HTML and/or CSS when needed. Translation of articles as needed. Daily maintenance, updating and policing of HEAT Message Boards.  Strengthen content on the boards as delivered to HEAT.com and AAArena.com Daily/Weekly compilation of statistics from Omniture. Daily updating of HEAT Mobile App using our content management system.Daily updating of CoachSpo.com using our Word Press content management system. Assist with submission forms needed for HEAT.com and AAArena.com ads, contests and sweepstakes. Management of interns for graphics, video and copy to be placed on HEAT.com AAArena.com.

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or equivalent. A minimum of two years experience required.  Expertise in HTML, CSS, Adobe Photoshop. Experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript and JS frameworks such as jQuery.  Experience with responsive development frameworks, preferably Bootstrap. Experience with a CMS, preferably with Drupal and/or Wordpress. Cross browser development, cross-platform compatible solutions. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator for web production(e.g. cropping, masks, image optimization, layer comps) Excellent communication and problem solving skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. EOE & DFWP

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. (Yes/No) Are you proficient in HTML, Adobe Photoshop, JavaScript, and Microsoft Office programs?
2. (Yes/No) Are you able to work extended hours including nights as needed?


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Technical Services: Web Programming
.NET Developer / Programmer Analyst- Full Time - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

About Our Information Technology Team

We are a team of creative & collaborative thinkers whose reputation as innovators and industry experts is widely recognized. We are a highly motivated team of IT professionals who enjoy creating leading-edge business solutions for the Sports and Entertainment business. The Information Technology (IT) team's role is to enhance the organization's competitive edge by overseeing the integration of today's ever-changing technology into every aspect of the organization. This includes, but is not limited to, data networks, ticketing systems; retail and restaurant/food service point-of-sale systems and telecommunication system services for television and radio broadcasters, print media, photographers, promoters, ATM's, and cell phone communication sites.

Description

The Application Development team is tasked with designing and implementing cutting-edge solutions to improve and enhance our enterprise software. Our enterprise software is surprisingly complex, difficult to get right, and at the same time a lot of fun to work on. We hire people who are considered “Programmer”, “Software Engineer” and “Software Architect” at other companies. Titles are not as important to us as the quality of the people we work with and the opportunity to be productive. This is an exciting and challenging job position for a hardworking and creative professional with lots of exposure to new technologies and the freedom to think out of the box.

Required Technical Skills

·         Solid database design, development & administration experience using SQL Server 2008, 2012 or 2014

·         Thorough understanding of Object Oriented Programming principles

·         Experience developing with C# -(Windows and ASP.NET 3.5+ (Webforms and MVC)

·         Experience with Client/Server and SOA architectures

·         Experience with Web Services, WCF

·         Experience with HTML5, AJAX, JQuery & Javascript

Professional Skills

·         Outstanding analytical and interpersonal skills

·         Detailed and quality oriented

·         Can do attitude and collaborative orientation team player

·         Curiosity and internal motivation to constantly improve their own skills and how we develop software

·         Good communication skills (English)

Education & Experience

·         BS MIS/CIS with  2+ years of experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, and any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. EOE & DFWP

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. (Yes/No) Are you an internal candidate?


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Technical Services: Photography
Staff Photographer & Archivist - Oklahoma City Thunder (Oklahoma City, OK)

The Staff Photographer & Archivist is responsible for all digital photography shoots, edits and archiving for a wide variety of assigned events including, but not limited to, crowd/fan shots, sales, marketing and community events, and fan experience action touchpoint photos at Thunder home games.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary photographer for business operations
  • Utilize team-owned equipment to take digital photos at a variety of events and settings as assigned
  • Work independently to shoot, sort, edit and archive photographs, including pre-press work
  • Shoot sales/marketing and community relations events as assigned in order to provide imagery for a plethora of uses in collateral, web/social and the general archive
  • Create, organize and maintain all past, current and future photos into an archiving system
  • Manage archival system to enhance internal workflow and cross-department access
  • Interpret philosophical and historical influences to activate specific imagery and files
  • Understand preservation of content for historical use in parallel with present day content demands
  • Demonstrate creativity in setting up a variety of camera angles while covering assignments
  • Seek opportunities to leverage key emotional experiences with fan interaction and unique events
  • Record appropriate engagement and activity with corporate partners to enhance their brand influence
  • Interface with graphic design team to organize content, stage photography and edit imagery in support of specific themes, styles and influences related to brand values
  • Work with various departments to ensure their needs are properly executed where appropriate
  • Attend and proactively participate in weekly staff and interdepartmental meetings
  • Stay current in emerging photography technologies and trends
  • Proficient understanding of fundamental photography rules while proactively studying new influences
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years digital photography experience, including candid and formal shoots
  • A portfolio showing examples of past work and breadth of capabilities
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator
  • Experience in photo filing/archiving preferred
  • Additional experience using handheld video equipment preferred
  • Knowledge of and passion for basketball
  • Solid writing skills and creative storytelling ability
  • Work quickly and accurately under pressure
  • Detail oriented, with strong organizational skills
  • Good judgment in the decision-making process
  • Ability to work through problems in an efficient and courteous manner
  • Possess strong verbal communication skill
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays

 This is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Director, Marketing & Brand Management.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a minimum of 5 years' digital photography experience?
2. Do you have a portfolio of your work?
3. Are you proficient in Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator?


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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Designer - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)

 Job Purpose

The Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury are looking for a design professional to join our Creative Team. This person must have a strong design background with the ability to bring our campaign collateral and presentations to life through a combination of writing and visual communications.
 

Primary (Essential) Duties
• Design collateral material, brochures, logos, flyers, photo manipulation, and other design/production projects
• Utilize design skills to develop professional and persuasive presentations.
• Understand the process of taking a job from conception through completion including: opening of job, scheduling, job estimating, designing, presenting and print production
 

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

• Experience on the Mac OSX platform
• Experience designing for large format projects & signage
• Proficient in Adobe CC software including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office including proficiency in PowerPoint
• Cross-platform knowledge converting files for Windows/PC environment
• Photo manipulation skills; resize, crop, add/remove objects, color correct
• Knowledge in building static & animated ads for web and email
• Extensive knowledge of pre-press production procedures for final art
• Ability to quickly grasp client requests and prioritize tasks with a professional and positive attitude
• Attention to detail ensuring quality and accuracy
• Self-starter, strong communications skills, ability to work well in a team, interact with staff & executives at all levels and correspond with vendors
• Copywriting/proofreading skill a plus
• HTML/Coding experience a plus
 

Experience/Education Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design plus 2 years in-house/agency experience or equivalent design experience
• Previous experience in a leadership role a plus

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

• Traditional Business hours with occasional evenings, weekends, some holidays and some overtime to meet business needs.
• Extended computer screen work

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer
M/F/D/V
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Tell us about your previous experience in Graphic Design?
2. Please provide a link to your portfolio or attach samples of your work.
3. Tell us why you are the best candidate for this position.


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Technical Services: Web Design/Development
Junior Digital Developer - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Summary:  The Junior Digital Developer is primarily responsible for the execution of daily Web-based tasks and requests, while providing insight and support on larger, more technical builds.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Develop projects in unconventional ways to be compatible with Drupal platform

  • Develop projects for all operating systems, screen sizes and Web browsers to optimize user experience

  • Convert Photoshop documents from designers into fully-functional Web pages or websites

  • Publish time-sensitive content

  • Publish content on primary and secondary Web properties

  • Assist in cross-departmental collaboration to plan and execute Web-based projects

  • Assist in development of innovative digital strategy

  • Assist in reporting of digital analytics

  • Assist in Kings online/social/mobile network monitoring

  • Assist in additional digital-related projects

Qualifications:

  • Experience

    • 2 years of relevant work experience
    • College/University degree
  • Languages/Technical – Demonstrated Ability in the Following:

    • HTML – Advanced
    • CSS – Advanced, Sass a bonus
    • Javascript & jQuery – Intermediate or Higher
    • PHP – Intermediate or Higher
    • Terminal/Command Line - Working Knowledge
    • FTP & Server - Working Knowledge
    • SEO/Analytics
  • Platforms/Programs

    • Drupal - Past Experience
    • Wordpress Platform - Intermediate to Advanced
    • Adobe Photoshop - Intermediate Proficiency
    • Microsoft Office
    • Google Analytics, Adobe Omniture a bonus
  • Working knowledge of the NBA and Sacramento Kings organization

  • Ability to maintain pace with ever-evolving Web industry and continuously build upon current skill set

  • Operational knowledge of current and emerging social media trends and technology

  • Team oriented with strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines while exhibiting exemplary time-management skills and task prioritization

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Ability to regularly work nights, weekends and holidays

  • Maintenance of an online portfolio a plus

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. How would you characterize your Web Development experience?
2. How would you describe your familiarity with the Drupal platform?
3. Please summarize a project you've developed in an unconventional manner.
4. What are your salary expectations?


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