Daktronics

Returning Candidate?

2017-2519

2017-2519

Title 
Graphic Design Student
Location 
Brookings, South Dakota
Type 
Student Temporary
Shift 
Day

More information about this job

Responsibilities

Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.

 

Position located in Brookings, South Dakota. Candidates must be enrolled and registered as a full-time student. Preferred candidate should be available to work 15-20 hours per week during the academic year and at least 20 hours per week during the summer.

  • Graphic design of identification and sponsor panels and decorative accents for standard and Customer Service scoreboard orders. Use Adobe, Illustrator, Photoshop, and FlexiSIGN to produce quality layouts and create production ready graphics and text.
  • Assist full-time designers with custom contract and Daktronics Sports Marketing (DSM) orders as needed.
  • Work with Copy Management Supervisor, other Copy Management graphic designers, Project Managers, Sales, and Manufacturing Graphics to prioritize workload and to meet completion deadlines for graphics work.
  • Preflight layouts and work with Manufacturing Graphics to ensure quality control and on time completion of graphics work.
  • Prepare layouts, handle correspondence, and provide backup support for fellow designers. Keep current and future filing systems up-to-date and accurate.
  • Call on customers to coordinate copy, complete layouts, obtain customer approval on those layouts, and provide follow up information on the status of their graphics work.
  • Attend and participate in group and department meetings and training sessions.
  • Work effectively as a team member work with little supervision help when and where needed make and implement suggestions for product and process improvement. Communicate effectively with sales customers, project team members, and fellow Copy Management personnel.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and needed to meet company and customer expectations. Regularly and reliably work scheduled hours.
  • Participate in and lead process improvement as part of daily work.

Qualifications

Academic Requirements –

  • The preferred candidate will be a full-time student currently enrolled in accredited Bachelor’s degree program in Graphic Design or related degree
  • The preferred candidate will be in their sophomore or junior year of school
  • Only strong academic performers will be considered
  • Must maintain an acceptable GPA
  • Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this position.

 Other Requirements –

  • Must be able to learn quickly with limited instruction to follow and carry out instructions accurately and communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and maintain control and quality in pressure situations.
  • Experience with or knowledge of Adobe, Illustrator, Photoshop, FlexiSIGN, Corel Draw, InDesign, Quark, or other graphics software preferred as well as Microsoft Office and other common business software.
  • Interest in sports is a plus.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, good organizational skills, self-motivation.

  • Background check may be conducted.

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.

  • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.

Connect With Us!

We'll keep you informed of opportunities and events if you supply some basic profile information.