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Bethany World Prayer Center

Graphic Designer

Bethany World Prayer Center
Baker, Louisiana, United States

Date Posted: 06/25/2009
Categories: Media/Technology
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 5001 to 7500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Title of Position: Graphic Designer
Job Category: Creative Support
Direct Supervisor: Communications Director

1. Synopsis of Role
• Candidates for graphic designer must be proficient in Adobe CS#, open to learning new skills and directions in graphic design, and comfortable using a Macintosh platform. This position requires excellent time-management skills, meticulous attention to details, the ability to multitask and to think creatively with short deadlines, and the ability to work in a team environment. Candidates must also have a firm knowledge of prepress production, the versatility to design in several styles, and the ability to communicate creative concepts visually and verbally.
2. Principal Responsibilities
• Conceptualize, plan, design, and produce a wide range of specialized graphic and/or illustrative materials, which may include multimedia concepts, when appropriate
• Work with the communications director and creative team to ascertain needs to develop graphic directions, concepts, and specifications for assigned projects
• Provide technical advice and guidance, serving as a liaison to production personnel, authors, publishers, clients, and/or printing representatives on design and technical graphics issues
• Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
3. Required Skills and Job Complexity
• 3–5 years of graphic designer experience in print, Web, and multimedia design
• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat
4. Competencies Critical to Position
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of graphic design
• Ability to create and produce graphic materials using a wide range of media, methods, techniques, and equipment
• Ability to identify and interpret the graphic-design needs of clients and develop creative and responsive design concepts
• Ability to develop complex, integrated design, printing, and/or reproduction specifications
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
• Knowledge of current external graphic design, printing, publication, and associated resources
• Knowledge of printing/reproduction processes and techniques
• Knowledge of graphic layout, as well as photographic requirements and procedures
• Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and to see a project through from start to finish
• Motivation to work both independently and collectively
• Strong initiative combined with excellent communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.