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Samaritan's Purse

Web Designer

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 05/31/2012
Categories: Communications - Internet/E-Commerce
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Web Designer / Communications
[Position 1199]

Boone, NC - Seeking a proven, self-motivated Web Designer with a first-rate portfolio. You should have experience building web sites, providing great layouts and front-end coding, understanding social media and multi-media integration, considering best UX practices, and keeping up to date on the technologies that enable them all. In addition to being a great designer and person, you should have a genuine heart for doing work in Jesus' Name.

Put your skills to use doing work that makes a positive difference in the lives of people around the world. Be part of a supportive team that is evolving the online properties of several international brands.

Your work will include designing email marketing pieces, micro sites, extranets, campaign landing pages, live-streaming video players and beyond. You will work with developers, writers, marketing and social media experts, and video producers to craft cutting edge digital media web content that represents the dynamic work of the ministry. You will be on a team that includes other designers who will encourage you and help sharpen your skills as you tackle projects ranging from crisis response to seasonal promotions.

A bachelor’s degree in a related area of study or at least considerable experience working to develop, program and launch corporate web sites is preferred. At least twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies is preferred. Qualified candidates must possess professional interaction or visual design experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Must understand & demonstrate proficiency with industry-standard web site development tools (Mac and/or PC) to create web user interfaces. You must be an expert in HTML with a deep knowledge of CSS, Javascript and XML.

Show us a strong portfolio, as design skills are most important for this position (a link to your portfolio is required).

You must also maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be a consistent witness for Him in word and deed.

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”