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Graphic Design Specialist

Are you creative? Do you enjoy using your creativity for something that has a large impact? If so, we have the job for you. ABWE is searching for a Graphic Design Specialist who wants to work on projects that positively impact missions around the world. If your passion is creative design and you desire to work on a high-energy team that supports 1,000 missionaries around the world, we want to talk to you.

To apply for a position send your resume, a 1-page faith-story/testimony, and a design portfolio or samples to jobs@abwe.org.


Job Title: Graphic Design Specialist
Department: Communications and Engagement

Location: International Headquarters, New Cumberland, PA

Job Type: Full-Time/Salary/Exempt

Supervisor: Senior Designer

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Mission/Vision: Fulfilling the Great Commission by multiplying leaders, churches, and missions movements among every people.

Job Summary/Primary Role: The Graphic Design Specialist will fulfill creative projects, designing promotional materials, publications, and graphics for print and digital channels, while upholding the ABWE visual brand identity and advancing the message of ABWE through visual expression. Serving alongside the Senior Designer, this person will also assist in administrative functions, interfacing with print vendors, and educating coworkers and teammates on the application of brand standard.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Creative design for print materials including magazines, mailings, brochures, and displays.
  • Designing graphics, documents, logos, and visual spreads for web and other digital applications.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand project requirements, messaging, and scope.
  • Assist in managing new project intake, assignment, and review processes.
  • Understand and communicate brand standards and guidance related to ABWE’s visual identity.
  • Interface with printers, design volunteers and contractors, and other vendors to implement brand standard and produce deliverables.
  • Utilize and help advance organizational digital asset management system.
  • Other projects or duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to pass background check and all necessary clearances as mandated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite programs and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of quick-turnaround design applications such as Adobe Express or Canva.
  • 1-2 years of experience in artistic, design, or marcom role with graphic component, preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field or equivalent experience, required.

Necessary Attributes:

  • Joy-filled faith rooted in Jesus Christ and a heart to serve.
  • Awareness of trends in visual communications.
  • Collaborative team player.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills.

Christian Life: 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 forth 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 or samples to jobs@abwe.org.