Graphic Designer (Olé) - NYC
Graphic Designer (Olé) - NYC
Game Seven Marketing is an Experiential Marketing Agency that exists at the intersection of sport and culture. Operating at this intersection allows us to create, develop, and execute truly innovative and authentic experiences that drive consumer interest.
The brands we work with are committed to continually pushing the envelope, breaking barriers, and writing the rules that will shape the future of sport and culture. Our approach is no different; we pride ourselves on being forward thinkers, relying on speed, efficiency, and relentless work ethic to flawlessly deliver on all client objectives.
Fulfill a Graphic Designer position in the New York City office of Game Seven Marketing. The Graphic Designer will work as a part of the companies newly formed internal Creative Agency (Olé) and will play an integral role in developing, managing, and executing creative projects across the agency.
This role will have a sharp focus on the creation and development of visual output based on design direction, as well as the implementation and application of visual concepts. He/she will be responsible for maintaining consistent client and internal communications, ensuring that all creative deadlines are met and that growth within the department is achieved.
Under the direction/supervision of an Art Director, the Designer will generate innovative ideas and design solutions from brand initiatives to events to packaging. He/she will work in both 2D and 3D across a range of different mediums.
The Graphic Designer will be expected to oversee a multitude of tasks; including, but not limited to:
- Maintaining oversight of all assigned projects from start to finish, ensuring that both internal objectives and client objectives are being delivered upon.
- Providing visual solutions through the use of drawing/sketching, typography, ideation, color theory, use of texture, spacing, and scale, while spearheading the preparation of presentations and visual concepts.
- Developing design layouts for event marketing materials, digital graphics, print graphics and presentations.
- Conducting research and gathering insights to both support and inform all creative concepts.
- Producing and presenting creative concepts in a thorough and digestible manner, including concept inspiration and thought process.
- Participating in and displaying a strong voice in brainstorming new, innovative ideas to support client initiatives.
- Assisting in the identification and engagement of emerging artists and creative specialists to work on specialty projects.
- Effectively communicating between all parties ensuring accurate, detailed information is delivered.
- Develop relationships with print and/or fabrication vendors, and work with production counterparts to ensure quality, budgets and timelines are met.
- Displaying excellent time management skills, with an ability to manage multiple projects at any given time.
- Staying current on trends in sport, music, entertainment, lifestyle, art, and culture.
- Identifying trendsetter ideas by researching industry related events, publications, announcements, and social media outlets, in turn providing creative solutions, partnerships, collaborations, and general ideas that support client objectives.
Requirements & Skills:
- Bachelor’s Degree in graphic design, visual communications, or related visual arts field.
- 1-3 years of professional design experience within an agency environment (ideal but not required).
- Excellent communication and organization skills.
- Skilled expository writing and oral presentation skills.
- Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, detail-driven environment with tight deadlines.
- Ability to prioritize and establish relationships with senior level clients to work to grow new and existing relationships.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at any given time.
- Highly competent with Mac, specifically Keynote.
- Highly competent with Adobe Creative Suite specifically Adobe Illustrator.
- Working knowledge of different 3D CAD and rendering programs (Rhino 3D/3ds Max/Maya/Vray etc) is a huge bonus but not required.
- Ability to illustrate, draw and think in both 2D and 3D.
- Ability to prototype, iterate and problem solve through design challenges.
- Passion and love for sport and culture.