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Samaritan's Purse

Senior Graphic Designer 1383

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 04/05/2012
Categories: Communications - Graphic Design
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Senior Graphic Designer / Communications (1383)

Boone, NC - Seeking Senior Graphic Designer to produce printed materials from concept to completion for the Communication Department. Focus will be on the development and execution of printed materials including brochures, posters, print advertisements, news-related items, annual reports, and ad specialty promotional items. Position will work closely with writers and editors and interact with the Art Director, Communication Director and other designers. One year of college-level Biblical studies is preferred.

Proven proficiency in a Macintosh working environment, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat are essential. Must have proven conceptual and typographical skills, extensive design experience (5+ years), work on tight deadlines and be able to diplomatically articulate concepts and design decisions. Strong typography skills needed, particularly in multiple page editorial context (must be reflected in portfolio samples. Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.


Four year degree from college or technical school is required; or equivalent combination of education and additional experience.  At least twelve credit hours of college level Biblical studies is strongly preferred.

Once your application has been submitted please submit 2-3 non-returnable work samples in PDF format (or hard copy) to, or include links/addresses to samples of your work in your submitted resume and/or cover letter.

Mission Statement:
Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Distinct Objectives:
The work of Samaritan’s Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles:
PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world
SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom
RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister
DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work
WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible-- “God Room”