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2019 Intern - Graphic Design / Pro Sports


Hartford Athletic



Background:  

Hartford Athletic is Connecticut’s new professional soccer team competing in the United Soccer League. Hartford Athletic strives to provide a world-class professional soccer experience and to build community through the beautiful game.  Our Club aims to make the city, state, and region proud, and, in doing so, make Hartford the best place to live, work, and play.

Position Summary: 

The Graphic Design intern reports to the VP, Marketing & Strategic Initiatives and is responsible for promoting the club through owned assets, earned media, and paid media. The position will include day-to-day management of social media, website, and email content in addition to supporting partnership and gameday activation. Ideal candidates will have an understanding of soccer, a foundation in marketing and communications, a desire to communicate with fans on a daily basis, and the ability to produce creative and innovative content that drives engagement with the brand.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist lead designer in creation and execution of print and digital collateral
  • Edit photos and videos for social media
  • Design visual elements for presentations and pitch decks
  • Assist with Gameday activities


Requirements:
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Strong typographic and conceptual design skills
  • Knowledge of Premiere Pro, After Effects a plus
  • Photography and photo editing experience preferred but not required
  • Ability to take design direction and criticism is a must
  • Creative mind set with the ability to think quickly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Upbeat and fun personality
  • Must be available to work all home match days during internship


Please submit pdf portfolio or link to online portfolio.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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