Assistant Director of Graphic Design and Branding

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Public Relations & Marketing (Campus), Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Athletic Public Relations

Division Name

Director Intercollegiate Athletics

Position Title

Assistant Director of Graphic Design and Branding

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Auburn University Athletics seeks candidates for an Assistant Director of Graphic Design and Branding to assist the Director of Graphic Design and Branding in creating and maintaining the visual brand of Auburn University Athletic Department by contributing to creation of individual sport and departmental design projects.

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more!
Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting .

Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Formal AU title: Creative Services Specialist

Essential Functions
  • Contributes to the development of the look, feel, and voice of the Auburn Athletics visual brand and creative strategy.
  • Assists in the creation of brand-compliant design projects including, but not limited to, graphics for social media and videoboard, marketing collateral, recruiting pieces, publications, and small and large-scale print pieces.
  • Assists in maintaining the core brand identity system (logos, colors, etc.) through brand standards education and standards compliance enforcement.
  • Assists with overarching sports marketing, communication, and public relations campaigns.
  • Complies with all applicable National Collegiate Athletic Association ( NCAA ) and Southeastern
  • Conference ( SEC ) regulations in the performance of job duties.
  • May preform other job related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Degree in Graphic Design, Art, Communications, Broadcasting, Film or Television Production, or relevant.

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Experience in graphic design, messaging and branding.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.), new media, social media, and networking.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

None Required.

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$31,300 - $52,100

Job Category

Communications/Public Relations/Marketing

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Media File
  2. Portfolio
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Art, Communications, Broadcasting, Film or Television Production, or another relevant field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have 1 year of experience in graphic design, messaging, and branding?
    • Yes
    • No

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