Job Title: GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Kansas City, KS
FULL JOB DESCRIPTION:
MaxFun Sports & Entertainment / Kansas City Monarchs Baseball Club is seeking a highly skilled Graphic Designer responsible for bringing the Monarchs brand to life through visual storytelling across multiple touch points. The position will require someone who can think creatively about how to connect with our fans and achieve brand and business goals. As part of our marketing team, you will design and produce graphics for print and online advertising, social media and web, marketing collateral, promotional materials, and logos for all of the MaxFun Sports & Entertainment properties, which includes the Kansas City Monarchs, Legends Field and our portfolio of concerts, festivals and other events.
- Digital design production of daily graphics for all digital and social platforms and ensure the look and feel stays on brand. This includes scoreboard graphics for our games and events.
- Build, maintain and manage our company websites.
- Production of short animated graphics and videos for our social media initiatives.
- Participate in brainstorming sessions to share new design perspectives and ideas.
- Stay current on design and social trends and share with other members in the team on best practices.
- Logo and brand development, club graphic identities/commemorative logos.
- Provide graphic design support for sponsor presentations and fulfillment.
- Some apparel and merchandise design.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
- Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree preferred or equivalent professional experience.
- Minimum of seven (7) years of advertising and/or graphic design experience.
- Understanding of graphic design, post-production, typography, large format printing.
- Knowledge of multiple social media platforms – specifically Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, TikTok.
- Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite.
- Proficiency in, Excel, Word, PowerPoint/Keynote, WordPress.
- Strong portfolio of visual work, with excellent design and typography skills.
- Extremely organized and able to work in a fast-paced work environment with shifting deadlines and priorities.
- Awareness of industry & design trends.
- Good writing skills.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, self-directed.
- Manage time effectively, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
Please send a resume and work samples to HR@monarchsbaseball.com
MaxFun Sports & Entertainment believes in a positive, inclusive, and empowering work environment. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, family status, pregnancy, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to providing an inclusive environment for all employees.