Creative Services Manager - USA Triathlon (Colorado Springs, CO)
Job Title: Creative Services Manager
Reports to: Chief Marketing Officer
Summary: USA Triathlon is seeking a lead graphic designer and production manager to oversee the organization’s creative services processes, including print and online publishing efforts related to informational/educational publications, branding/promotional campaigns and advertising.
Utilizes creativity, and knowledge of current graphic design software and tools, to lead creative projects from concept to completion in support of USA Triathlon programs, events and activities through print and digital media.
Manages organization’s entire production process, including: scope of projects in conjunction with USA Triathlon business units, work flow schedule, deadline adherence, vendor selection and negotiation, printing and delivery, etc.
Designs components of USA Triathlon Magazine, the official quarterly publication of USA Triathlon, including the youth insert.
Oversees branding initiatives and policies, style guide and logo requests/usage.
Coordinates freelance assignments.
All other duties as assigned.
Expertise in varying design applications such as Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign), PowerPoint, etc. Experience with video editing is beneficial but not required.
Bachelor of Visual Arts or related background.
Minimum of 4-6 years experience preferred, including production management background.
Ability to meet strict deadlines and work under pressure; strong project management skills are essential.
Ability to communicate effectively with a team, including close coordination with members of all USA Triathlon departments.
Experience in a sports environment, and knowledge of the endurance industry, is beneficial but not required.
Compensation and Benefits:
Full-time, salaried position located in Colorado Springs, Colorado; salary commensurate with qualifications. Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, health and dental insurance.
About USA Triathlon:
USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with nearly 500,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).
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