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Samaritan's Purse

Sr. Graphic Designer

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 05/05/2017
Categories: Graphic Design
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

*Strong portfolio design samples required*


Description of Job duties:

  • Collaborate with Communications staff to arrive at creative professional graphic solutions to communication and marketing needs.
  • Receive and evaluate departmental route critique responses in a cooperative manner with Communications staff.
  • Meet project completion deadlines and strive to maximize both quality and quantity of work.
  • Interact with Creative Services Manager to ensure production, design, and editorial issues are addressed.
  • Assist other designers if necessary to meet pressing departmental objectives.
  • Ensure that manufacturing and reproduction methods of communications projects are of the highest professional industry standards, through the review of proofs and on-site press approvals.
  • Follow departmental procedures regarding the maintenance of equipment, the archiving of digital graphic files, and aiding international offices graphic needs.
  • Assist Vice President of Communications and Creative Director in other activities and assignments as required.


Job requirements:

  • Four-year degree from college or technical school; and 7 or more years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of offset printing production issues. Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in QuarkXpress (or Adobe InDesign), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator (or Freehand), and font management software.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the following Photoshop techniques; layers, extracting and masking images, color correction and photo retouching tools.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.
  • The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or more up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.