A Graphic Designer manages a sports business, club or media outlet’s visual communication. They use lettering and images to communicate ideas and information. This involves creating artwork for web, social and print and working on the visual appearance of campaigns, brand identity and internal presentations.
Much of their design work is done using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Final Cut Pro. High levels of creativity and innovation are required within the role.
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Graphic design can have a far-reaching impact in the digital age. The redesign of Juventus’s club badge made headlines across the world.
A foundation degree in graphic design is beneficial but not essential. Employers tend to value experience over qualifications. Awards in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and QuarkXPress will help prove proficiency.
A diverse portfolio of work is key. This should demonstrate great design and ideation while proving competence with design software. A portfolio that shows experience of working across digital, print, apps and interactive design is preferred.