Graphic Designer

  • New Mexico United
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • 21 Nov, 2020
Full time Graphic Design Marketing Media

Job Description

Position Summary/Objective:

New Mexico United seeks to hire a talented, intelligent, passionate and driven Graphic Designer
to join our team. Under general direction and supervision of the CEO and the Creative Director,
this person will be responsible for managing the club’s creative brand strategies for all
marketing pieces. The Graphic Designer will be responsible for designing digital content, merchandise, collateral for print, and other general design needs both internal and external.
They will work closely with the Creative Director and other members of the organization to conceptualize and create designs true to New Mexico United’s brand and mission. They will collaborate closely with members within the organization and outside vendors in order to meet the team’s needs in an efficient manner and accurate manner. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, ideator, and sports marketing enthusiast capable of managing projects, advancing timelines, and collaborating with others to elevate the visual identity of New Mexico United.


KEY Responsibilities:
  • Work directly with the Creative Director and other departments in brainstorming, developing and executing design work for the organization, including but not limited to marketing materials, logos, signage, installations, promotional items, advertisements, brochures, flyers, etc.
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with the Creative Director to ensure that all designs communicate the desired message and functions successfully.
  • Provide creative input, ideas and concepts for the overall marketing and brand development of the organization, including sales, marketing and merchandise.
  • Identify fresh and emerging internal and external opportunities to promote the brand on multiple levels.
  • Create high-end designs under tight deadlines while managing multiple job requests, revisions, and keeping the project in the budget allotted.
  • Assist in the organizations needs on gamedays.
  • Assist in the execution of community events hosted by New Mexico United.
  • Additional duties in support of department objectives as assigned.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited College or University, or equivalent industry experience.
  • 1-3 years’ experience working as a graphic designer.
  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Experience working with producers of collateral.
  • Dedicated to excellence of craft, enthusiasm for learning, unlearning, and relearning.
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to self-manage and self-motivate.
  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills.
  • Spanish speaker preferred.
  • Extensive soccer-specific knowledge preferred.
  • Must be able to work in a face-pace, team environment interacting with multiple departments.
  • Ability to work long, irregular hours as dictated by scheduling.
  • Available to work evenings and weekend events when necessary.

Our mission is to provide a platform that brings New Mexicans together in ways they’ve never experienced before. 

We are striving to attain a unique game day experience that celebrates fun, unified excitement for fans and players alike. With this mission in mind, the core values that drive our franchise are high performance, discipline, determinism, victory, competition, and excellence. New Mexico United’s identity is steeped in bridging art and sport, pushing the boundaries of what professional sports represent, and meaningfully impacting communities.

Based in Albuquerque we are a homegrown organization looking for talented individuals to join a start-up team. This employment opportunity is unique in that you will help to build the foundational operations and corporate culture that will lead to prosperous growth for decades to come. We are not a traditional 9 to 5 firm and ask our Team to be open minded and prepared to work in a passionate and gritty way. We strive to be a “Best Place to Work”. Open dialogue
and candid conversation are prioritized to create a high functioning organization that helps individuals to feel welcome to share ideas and motivated to push themselves toward a higher degree of work ethic and professionalism.

We offer valuable work experience in conjunction with professional and personal development through training and wellness programs. We offer self-regulated PTO, Sick Pay, Holidays, elective health, vision, and dental insurance. 

New Mexico United’s mission and vision can catalyze newfound hope, unity, opportunity, and pride in the lives of New Mexicans. We look forward to working with New Mexico’s brightest. New Mexico United, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation or preference, or physical or mental disability.