We are looking for a Digital Designer to become part of the Experience Design (XD) Department to assist in progressing the Sporting News brand through dynamic, engaging creative solutions, while driving engagement through a variety of platforms.
To succeed in this multifaceted role, you need to be a versatile digital designer working across Marketing, Commercial and Brand design. The ability to lead creative campaigns and take ownership of any task briefed into you, whilst also creating standards across a wide range of products and environments is essential.
You will be working closely with the Senior Designer in Sydney, along with a wider global group that make up the XD Design Team.
KEY DELIVERABLES (WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE?) % of role
Creating compelling graphics that engage our social media audience and build brand presence for Sporting News in both Australia and Japan. 60%
Proactive and well organised. Effective multi-tasking and ability to prioritise work based on potential impact and urgency. 20%
Lead conversations with excellent communication skills. Speaking to other departments in order to establish goals, upcoming tasks and priorities. 15%
Present work back to key stakeholders, explain difficult design decisions and sell your creative vision. 5%
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS (DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR AN INTERVIEW?)
Strong portfolio showcasing creative personality and ability.
Highly talented Graphic Designer with strong ideas and creativity.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to self-manage workload between multiple teams.
Methodical and efficient working style with real attention to detail
High competency in all areas of Adobe Creative Suite
Exceptional knowledge of digital design trends and patterns
Confidence in presenting and showcasing concepts and visuals to stakeholders
Ability to contribute to a design team culture
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS (DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?)
Ability to deliver creative across multiple platforms
Experience engaging with a social audience
Ability to work within and develop Brand Guidelines
Design-based education or equivalent industry experience
Knowledge of motion design software
An interest in sports
THESE ARE THE PERFORM COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….
Communicating with Impact - Communicates openly and inclusively with both internal teams and external partners and clients.
Creativity & Innovation - Tries new approaches when problem solving, seeking ideas or suggestions from others as appropriate.
Planning & Organisation - Sets daily & weekly priorities to ensure own workload is delivered and communicates progress, issues and risks.
Drive & Energy - Willingly puts in extra time and effort in crisis situations; goes the “extra mile” to ensure the goal is met.
Self Awareness - Has a good understanding of their own personal characteristics, strengths and weaknesses.
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS ROLE YOU MUST SUBMIT A RECENT PORTFOLIO OF YOUR WORK.