Consistently named a Best Christian Workplace in Canada, Focus on the Family Canada is a forward-thinking and dynamic place to use your God-given talents and experience for making a difference in the lives of families across the country.
Are you passionate about helping and encouraging people, no matter their stage of life, to experience God's redeeming love and to seek God's design for family?
Do you believe such an important mission demands excellence and quality work, regardless of the task?
Do you desire to be part of a hardworking team where you are accountable to your teammates?
Along with working hard, do you enjoy serving in a relaxed and fun environment?
If you answered yes to each of these questions and feel called to be part of our team, please check out the opportunity below. For all positions, successful candidates must exhibit a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintain a courteous and Christ-like attitude in dealing with people and adhere to our Christian Foundations and Standards.
About The Role
Reporting to: Project Manager - Creative Services
Brooklyn-based designer Frank Chimero says that “people ignore design that ignores people.” As a non-profit, we want design that loves, supports and helps the people we serve. Consistently named one of the Best Christian Workplaces in Canada, Focus on the Family Canada is a dynamic and growing organization with an in-house design team. Our faith-filled, vibrant creative team is proud of the work we feel called to do. We craft direct mail pieces, print brochures, flyers, catalogues, newsletters, ads, magazines, emails, websites and all sorts of other resources that need your attention to detail and coordinating skills.
We are looking for a team-oriented senior graphic designer with a clean, modern design sense. By providing design services and brand insight to the design team, the graphic designer will ensure the delivery of high-quality design services to various internal clients of Focus on the Family Canada and adherence to organizational brand strategy on creative projects.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Ensuring that we have consistent, high-quality output from the design team including team adherence to organizational brand strategy
- Providing general oversight, when requested, on design aspects of creative projects
- Providing design services on a variety of projects (primarily print, but also digital and online)
As the ideal candidate, you have a degree or diploma in graphic design, communication design, marketing, new media or similar, with a strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator). You also have experience working in a multi-project creative team. Minimum three years of experience working as a senior designer or team leader in a creative team is required. Through your employment history, you have become familiar with marketing and brand management, media publishing (including print and digital), and non-profit fundraising. Additionally, you have a solid understanding of current standards and best practices for print and web design, including layout, typography, pre-press and print production processes, file management, and oversight of design quality control. Illustration or photography skills would be considered strong assets.
Success in this position is dependent upon having the ability to meet concrete deadlines while multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment. You must be self-motivated, highly organized and attentive to detail.
You must have a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintain a courteous, Christlike attitude in dealing with people, and be able to adhere to our Christian Foundations and Standards.
To apply, please visit our employment page: http://www.focusonth..employment