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Interactive Designer-Developer Associate - Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Interactive Designer-Developer Associate

Department: Digital Media

Reports to: Digital Developer

FLSA Status: Full-Time/Temporary/Non-exempt

Date Modified: 11/8/2017

Position Summary/Objective: The individuals in this role will be a critical part of the marketing and communication team, supporting the organization through all web properties of Timberwolves.com and Lynxbasketball.com. Individuals in this role will assist from the site map and design phase all the way to the development stage as well as completing daily maintenance on the web properties for the organization.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:

  1. Maintain all web properties daily and assist in keeping content as up to date as possible. 
  2. Create visual appeal for all social media outlets, as well as daily content.
  3. Develop new web properties essential to the needs of the organization from start to finish including the planning and processing stages.
  4. Work with all departments on digital presence, including support of Corporate Partnerships and Marketing efforts.
  5. Develop and research new strategies and technology to support web traffic and analytics.
  6. Execute marketing and sales strategies seamlessly through the web properties.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other:

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  2. Computer skills required: experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) is preferred.
  3. Experience working with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Adobe Creative Cloud and/or Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, After Effects, etc.).
  4. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  5. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  6. Ability to manage specific processes and tasks in the department under supervision.

Experience: Minimum two (2) years of design and development experience required. 

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.: Knowledge of the professional sports industry is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. Office hours are typically Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-5:00PM. In addition to working office hours staff will work Timberwolves and Lynx home games, in addition to external events including but not limited to: charity and networking events. Work is generally sedentary in nature. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available. This job also operates in a sports arena, which includes bleachers/steps.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, as well as operate computers and other office equipment, such as a copy machine, printer and telephone. Staff will frequently ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena both on event days and non-event days. Staff may occasionally move boxes or other items weighing up to 30 pounds.

Travel

Position may require travel to external events.

EEO Statement

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx are an equal employment opportunity organization. 

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

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?
2. Are you comfortable working for $9.50/hour?
3. Do you have at least two years of design and development experience?

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