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Care Net

Senior Graphic Designer

Care Net
Lansdowne, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 02/05/2015
Categories: Graphic Design
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Title: Senior Graphic Designer                           

Office: Care Net HQ

Reports To: Chief Outreach Officer                                    

Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt                            

Direct Reports: Junior Graphic Designer




Position Focus:


Reporting to the Chief Outreach Officer (who oversees the Development and Marketing/Communication Departments), the Senior Graphic Designer develops and supervises production of printed, electronic, and multimedia materials for advertising, publications, conference, Internet applications and websites, and other graphic needs for Care Net. The Senior Graphic Designer also manages the Junior Graphic Designer.


Core Responsibilities

  • Designs brochures, newsletters, flyers, posters, reports, web videos, manuals, packaging, multimedia presentations, fundraising, and other publications and materials as needed
  • Works with internal and external clients to determine materials needs and gains approval for designs
  • Layouts of print and e-publications templates
  • Develops corporate web site layout and visual elements
  • Works with vendors, prepares materials, and designs for specific publication format
  • Supervises production of materials, choosing ink and paper, and ensuring quality
  • Coordinates with Center Services and Client Care Department on printer and other graphic design vendors
  • Works on conference-related designs and artwork
  • Coordinates the producer role at conference
  • Manages design and production of materials within budget constraints
  • Works to update and approve changes made to the corporate website
  • Create online artwork to correlate with printed fundraising appeals supplied by vendor
  • Works with Marketing and Communication Department to coordinate and shoot short video clips
  • Generates Affiliate and Donor-related video emails via bulk email client
  • Assists in updating and managing bulk email lists
  • Manages the Junior Graphic Designer, including daily supervision, delegating of responsibilities, and conducting annual performance reviews


Other duties as assigned


Minimum qualifications

  • Committed Christian who demonstrates a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
  • Agrees with and can uphold Care Net’s Statement of Faith, Vision/Mission and Core Values.
  • Possesses a strong commitment and dedication to the pro-life position and related sexual purity issues.
  • At least five years experience performing commercial design work
  • Has familiarity and comfort in working with computer databases and website content management systems in addition to a high level of proficiency with Apple computers
  • Has strong oral, written skills, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Has people management experience
  • Has strong organizational skills, project management skills, and attention to detail
  • Has the ability to work with a diversity of cultures and Christian denominations, backgrounds, and traditions
  • Holds a varied and attractive portfolio of corporate oriented materials
  • Has a mastery of basic composition, page layout, art, and presentation
  • Possesses a strong and creative design sense along with attention to detail
  • Has a working knowledge of the following programs: Adobe: In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat; Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (Entourage)
  • Has experience with the printing processes, terminology, and requirements
  • Experience in web page design
  • Is self-managed, quality driven, and able to multitask
  • Has the ability to meet deadlines and budgets
  • Is able to work well with clients and teams
  • Has the ability to travel, including travel to the annual conference

Preferred qualifications

  • Holds a Bachelor’s Degree and/or advanced degree and/or certification in graphic design
  • Has familiarity with inbound and content marketing practices and software, preferably Hubspot or a similar automated marketing platform
To apply:
Email cover letter and resume to Vincent DiCaro, Chief Outreach Officer, at