I was a graphic design intern for the University of Montevallo's Sports Information (Athletic Communications) Department during the Fall 2019. I continued on with the department as a student worker for the Spring 2020 semester. In my time with the department, I worked with a team of two other graphic designers. Our responsibilities included editing marketing shots, designing graphics for our social media, and designing the posters for the athletic department.
I personally was in charge of the post game graphics. I designed the template to fit with the aesthetic of the official instagram page for UM athletics. Each week, I edited action shots which I placed along with the opponent's logo into the template. After matches I would then edit the score of each graphic and post on the instagram. In the spring, we would have anywhere from 13-20 games a week that I would need to create graphics for.
As an athlete myself, my soccer coach also asked me to design a few graphics for the Montevallo Women's Soccer team's Instagram in addition to the work I did for the department...
I also designed a spring schedule graphic for the Men's Soccer Team's Instagram:
In addition to the post game graphics, I was given the responsibility of designing the posters for the spring sports. In designing them, I was placed under certain constraints that I had to use my creative problem solving to get around-- whether this be being given the generic template we as a department had used in the Fall, and needing to use or a In addition to the post game graphics, I was given the responsibility of designing the posters for the spring sports.
I was placed under certain design constraints that I had to use my creative problem solving to get around... For example, I was had a limited number and variety of marketing shots at my disposal. This meant that I had to get creative on how to arrange and size the pictures of the athletes the generic template we as a department had used in the Fall.