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Digital Designer

Academy Sports + Outdoors

Katy, Texas
posted July 9, 2020

Job Description:

Education:

•        Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study or equivalent years of related work experience required

Work Experiences

•        2+ years of digital design experience preferred

Skills:

  • Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment while adhering to strict deadlines
  • Professional demeanor, effective listener, clear presenter and succinct writer
  • Ability to analyze, articulate, and solve complex problems and concepts to make effective business decisions
  • Strong interpersonal, written, verbal communication and presentation skills, with the ability to interface effectively with individuals at various levels, both internally and externally
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload in a frequently changing environment while remaining detailed and organized
  • Working knowledge of design software (e.g. Adobe Creative Suite) and proficient in word processing software
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS and familiar with use of a content management system

Responsibilities:

  • Design digital content for Academy.com using brand-specific assets, SEO & UX standards, and Merchandising initiatives
  • Work closely with site-merchants, graphic designers, developers and analysts to create cohesive stories
  • Utilize content management systems and publishing tools to create digital content
  • Create SEO friendly landing pages in order to increase the company’s natural search rankings
  • Partner with the User Experience team to ensure content is ADA Compliant and Accessible
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Academy policies, procedures, and safety rules
  • Duties may change; team member may be required to perform other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements & Attendance

  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties
  • Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior
  • Regular attendance required