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Calvary Church

Director of Creative & Graphic Arts

Calvary Church
Muscatine, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 10/09/2013
Categories: Other
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Calvary Church
Director of Creative & Graphic Arts

Job Type:



Job Description:

General Duties and Responsibilities

To support the vision, purpose and process at Calvary Church through the use of video and graphic design to tell compelling stories both on video and visually. Our ideal candidate is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.


Job Scope

You will...

  • be able to take an idea, script or life story and break it down into storyboards, a shooting schedule and/or other helpful tools.
  • be part of the creative team in support of the graphic design and layout needs of the organization.
  • create in-house and special event videos including shooting, editing, sound, lighting and motion graphics.
  • own all deadlines and details through the entire creative process (writing, shooting, editing and delivery).
  • provide ideas and input for short films, promo videos, bumpers, intro videos and life stories.
  • keep all video gear in working order, well-organized and properly stored.
  • provide input and recommendations for additional equipment needs and purchases; maintain equipment in top working condition.
  • develop volunteer teams as deemed necessary to accomplish video & design goals. Recruit, train, and care for those volunteer artists, designers, photographers, writers.
  • Our vision is to create each piece of media in English and Spanish.


Helpful Characteristics

You are...

  • a team player
  • flexible & resourceful
  • a self-starter
  • organized
  • detailed
  • a people person
  • passionate about stories & story-telling
  • able to adhere to deadlines
  • imaginative
  • a leader



Education and Experience

  • College degree
  • Competence in the following areas:

*              Final cut and/or premiere

*              Motion and/or after effects

*              Adobe creative suite (photoshop, illustrator, indesign)

*              Deep understanding of the camera, staging and angles

*              Lighting & audio for video


Things That Drive You Crazy

  • Videos that lack excellence
  • Videos that are flashy but don’t tell a story
  • Realizing after a video is already produced that we could have told the story better
  • Lack of variety and creativity



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Date Posted:  October 10, 2013