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Sugar Creek Baptist Church

Graphic Designer

Sugar Creek Baptist Church
Sugar Land, Texas, United States


Date Posted: 01/11/2016
Categories: Communications
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 7501 to 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description

Graphic Designer
Sugar Creek Baptist Church

DIRECT SUPERVISOR:    Director of Marketing and Communications

JOB SUMMARY:
The Graphic Designer works with the Director of Marketing and Communications to conceptualize, develop and create designs for print, web and social media.

This is a salaried, full-time position with benefits for the employee only. The Graphic Designer serves on the Creative Communications team and is immediately responsible to the Director of Marketing and Communications. He/she is expected to additionally assist the Pastor of Creative Communications on any other projects as assigned.

SPIRITUAL AND PERSONAL:
The Graphic Designer is a church leader. He/she must refrain from social or private behavior considered or interpreted as unbecoming a devoted follower of Christ.  This person will demonstrate:

  • A positive, solution-oriented attitude.
  • Timely, professional communication with all members of the organization.
  • On-time, error-free project delivery.
  • Adherence to brand guidelines.
  • Strong desire to help church, pastor and fellow staff members succeed.
  • Encouragement and grace to others on a professional and personal level.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain Sugar Creek visual/verbal brand and strategy
  • Create designs for web, print and social media that inspire members and community to engage in the mission of Sugar Creek.
  • Support outreach/‘ministry efforts of other ministry teams
  • Continually seek opportunities to improve professional skills
  • Track time related to projects
  • Update teams daily regarding work progress
  • Maintain a professional work environment


DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum two years of professional graphic design experience.
  • A pro-active work ethic including a self-motivated drive for quality and creativity.
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to multi-task several projects at the same time.
  • Flexibility to adapt to unforeseen circumstances and a strong commitment to meeting deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and a passion for excellence in creative and technical production.
  • Expert use of the following programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat
  • Proficient use of the following software/programs: Mac OS X, Word, Excel, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of the following applications is a plus: Mailchimp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • Knowledge of post-production and prepress systems also a plus.



STAFF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Fosters an attitude of professional excellence in working with each ministry area.
  • Creates and maintains a superior working environment.
  • Is a team player who exemplifies a positive “can do” attitude.
  • Understands that our staff is one team, working together for the glory of God.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



SALARY AND BENEFITS:
The Graphic Designer position is a salaried, full-time position. This position offers the following benefits package:

  • Medical – PPO or HMO
  • Dental – PPO or HMO
  • Long-term Disability, Short-term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D
  • Additional and expanded coverage is available
  • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays