14 May 2024


Creative Specialist

Orlando Ballet  →   Orlando, FL


Orlando Ballet jobs

Job Description

Basic Purpose and Objective of the Role:

The Creative Specialist is one of the creative engines that’s responsible for producing visually stunning and cohesive materials across multiple platforms for all subsets of the Orlando Ballet organization. This role requires someone who can execute branded materials through a combination of graphic design, video editing, email builds, and content creation. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail, and the ability to deliver high-quality creative assets that resonate with our target audience along with interpersonal skills, strong attention to detail, and a commitment to supporting Orlando Ballet in its mission to entertain, educate and enrich through the highest quality of dance.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Project Management 

  • Act as in-house creative agency for Orlando Ballet organization and all internal subsets including Company, Orlando Ballet School, Philanthropy teams
  • Handle complete creative process from brief to design to execution and sign-off of all creative projects while maintaining creative Orlando Ballet brand standards through submission of highest quality, technical, and aesthetic work set forth by Creative leadership
  • Oversee all on-site branding executions at Harriett’s Ballet Centre from lobby creative executions, building screen content

Graphic Design & Printing 

  • Design visually appealing graphic executions, based on brand guidelines, for marketing collateral, including but not limited to web banners, advertising campaigns, show programs, print materials, signs, posters, social media posts, email campaigns, and more.
  • Act as brand steward to ensure brand consistency and adherence to design guidelines across all platforms.
  • Contribute to the development of brand and campaign creative concepts.
  • Execute visual elements that bring marketing campaigns to life across multiple channels.
  • Repurposing established design solutions, resizing existing art, pulling existing files and preparing for reprint
  • Reviewing printer’s proofs for accuracy of content, design, color, and consistency
  • Prepare hi-res art files to be print-ready and partner with printers for delivery

Post-Production Edits (Photography & Videography)   

  • Partner with photo/video contacts to edit compelling images and video and maintain a high standard of quality and consistency in all photography/videography
  • Compositing and retouching photo files provided by Creative leadership

Social Media Production 

  • Create social media content across various platforms. Work with Manager, Marketing & Communications to determine social media trends and incorporate them into creative strategies to enhance brand visibility. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Associate’s degree in a graphics field or equivalent experience
  • At least three years experience as a Production (Maybe say Graphic Designer – MW) Designer or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of the graphic design process
  • Knowledge of traditional and digital media channels (e.g., print, in-store, social and digital, adaptive/responsive websites, apps, etc.), including best practices, strengths, and limitations
  • Knowledge of 4-color process, pre-press, image retouching and print industry technology (offset, flexographic, digital and screen)
  • Knowledge of Marketing department workflow processes and project lifecycles
  • Knowledge of the printing process and file preparation
  • Knowledge of digital, printing, social content creation, and distribution processes (e.g., file preparation for digital channels and packaging for physical printing)
  • Strong typography, branding, layout, composition, and color theory skills
  • Skilled in all phases of graphics mechanical production, including preparing files for output
  • Ability to evaluate design execution for effectiveness against established creative concepts and brand standards
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • According to the needs of business, flexibility to work evenings, weekends, special events, etc.
  • Proficient and technically sound in all industry standard design software applications: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Keynote, Acrobat, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient and technically sound in all industry standard video editing software applications: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve
  • Proficient and technically sound in Word and Excel.
  • Experience with Shopify is an asset.

To apply for this position please send a resume and cover letter to kfabian@orlandoballet.org.


Please note that Orlando Ballet is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

Additionally, as required by Florida law, Orlando Ballet participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with Form I-9 information to confirm that individuals who have been offered employment at Orlando Ballet are authorized to work in the U.S.


Full-Time Job in Arts and Culture:
Creative Specialist
Orlando Ballet
 Orlando, FL

Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: graphic design, marketing, media, photography, and social media. States: Florida.
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