Graphic Designer, Advertising

National Basketball Association New York, NY

About the Job

At the NBA, we're passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.
As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league's on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world's most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA's success.

Position Summary:

The Graphic Designer, Advertising will be responsible for leading design projects for presentations, print, mail, digital, mobile, and other creative platforms.

Major Responsibility:

  • Create visually stunning and clear graphic communications.
  • Develop fresh and effective visual designs for use across multiple communication platforms.
  • Stay ahead of innovative design trends and technology to help drive effective communications. Collaborate to deliver visually compelling presentations.


Required Experience/Knowledge:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of design experience working within a creative agency, marketing firm or client marketing department.
  • Strong grasp of information design, business concepts and data, and the ability to bring them to life with images charts and animation.
  • Solid design, typography and layout skills. Impeccable commitment to detail, quality, and graphic integrity.
  • Ability to work under demanding deadlines within a fast-paced environment and adjust priorities to meet evolving deadlines.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and listening skills with the ability to work collaboratively.
  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills.
  • Independent and self-motivated.
  • Experience in sports or entertainment marketing a plus.
  • Advanced computer skills - Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop, with expert knowledge of MS Office and a mastery of PowerPoint.
  • Portfolio submission featuring design samples across multiple communication and media platforms.


Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree, required

We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City
Job Segment: Advertising, Marketing