Job Title: Senior Designer
Location: International Headquarters, New Cumberland, PA
Job Type: Full-time, Salary, Exempt
Supervisor: Director of Advancement and Communications
Supervisory Responsibility: Design Specialist(s)
Mission/Vision: Fulfilling the Great Commission by multiplying leaders, churches, and missions movements among every people.
Job Summary/Primary Role: The Senior Artistic Designer is responsible to oversee the visual design direction of ABWE and its ministries. As lead print and digital graphic designer, this individual stewards the visual brand identity of ABWE and its ministries and provides artistic guidance and project management for designers in the Communication Department.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Previous related experience including a background in Adobe CS programs (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, InCopy), quick-turnaround apps like Spark or Canva, Acrobat, and Microsoft Office suite.
5-6 years of design or art experience in a marketing or communications context and a strong portfolio.
Keen attentiveness to detail, commensurate quality assurance experience.
Awareness of trends in visual communications to properly steer brand positioning.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field required.
ABWE is a Christian organization, and it is necessary that employees possess and maintain a lifestyle that is above reproach. Employees are encouraged to participate in staff events including corporate and departmental prayer times, staff meetings and lunches.
All ABWE employees must:
1. Be a current and active member and/or regular attendee of a like-minded local church that aligns doctrinally with ABWE.
2. Be able to fully support ABWE's mission, vision, core values, doctrinal statement, and ministry philosophy.
3. Be able to follow all guidelines set for in the ABWE Employee Handbook.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations, including extended periods of time sitting at a desk. The work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand, and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a moderate to high noise level. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
To apply for a position send your resume, a 1-page faith-story/testimony, and a design portfolio to email@example.com.
Updated: August 25, 2021