Senior Graphic Designer – Florida Panthers


The Graphic Designer is directly responsible for working in the fast-paced, exciting world of professional sports with the NHL’s Florida Panthers.  Create print and web marketing materials for the Panthers as well as the BB&T Center. Assist in the design of all team and arena publications from creation, development and design of new ad campaigns and marketing strategies.  Candidate should be organized, self-motivated and able to follow-through on assignments in a timely manner under the direction and guidance of Art Director.


  • Plan, analyze, and create visual solutions.
  • Create and develop high-quality advertisements for Florida Panthers and BB&T Center using advanced design software, such as Adobe Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, on a Mac OSX platform.
  • Develop graphics for small and large format print and for electronic media, as well as the ability to develop corporate and brand logo identities for programs
  • Page layout; magazine, brochure, advertisement, direct mail, etc.
  • Prepare images for print through color correction and photo retouching techniques.
  • Prepare final layout for print and oversee the production process internally or with vendors.
  • Understand brand and the importance of brand standards and be able to apply established standards and formats when necessary including maintaining file servers and computers in proper order
  • Work well independently and in a team setting.
  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.



  • BA degree in graphic design preferred, associate degree considered; Minimum of 3+ years of work experience in graphic design in an advertising or marketing agency preferred
  • Working knowledge using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat), Quark XPress, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Candidate’s portfolio must demonstrate a good eye for color, composition, legibility, and creativity
  • A good understanding of print production processes
  • Strong typography skills
  • Good problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Solid writing/proofing skills a plus
  • Must be flexible in working hours, including nights and weekends, when needed



  • Demonstrated ability and hands on experience with web applications and programming languages such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery and API’s
  • Solid understanding of responsive web development and device limitations
  • Demonstrated ability to convert Photoshop/Illustrator designs to HTML/CSS
  • Solid understanding of practical benefits and limitations of Internet technologies (Flash, Javascript, CSS, video)
  • Experience working within a responsive web environment and how to create a fluid design across breakpoints.
  • A strong grasp of motion graphics, specifically in Adobe After Effects or Photoshop.

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