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Senior Graphic Designer

Company Background

Faithlife’s mission is to use technology to equip the Church to grow in the light of the Bible. The company is unique because it delivers integrated value to its customers via its proprietary and leading edge software tools, community collaboration and rich digital content. Faithlife’s solutions portfolio connects users to the Word and to their communities.

The company launched its core product, Logos Bible Software, in 1992 to facilitate Christian Bible study for prosumers (pastors, scholars and thought leaders). The company is profitable with over 400,000 customers and a track record of successful product launches. In recent years, the company has begun to diversify its offering to incorporate more multi-media content and new SaaS and mobile applications for churches and consumers.

Position Summary

The Senior Graphic Designer is responsible for supporting Faithlife’s design, marketing, and brand identity needs. The position requires an innovative senior print/web/identity designer that can research, concept, lead, and design at the highest creative levels and across various lines of business. They will be able to apply design thinking to problem solving, and will work collaboratively with an Art Director, a Copywriter and Marketing to present work with sound strategic reasoning and strong creative rationale.

Reporting Relationships

Directly Reporting to: Head of Design

Major Responsibilities

  • Lead research and conceptual efforts on design projects
  • Be accountable for the leadership and direction of the creative process
  • Understand and execute the technical requirements needed for production-ready visual assets for print, desktop, mobile, and web environments
  • Provide carefully considered, visually stunning design solutions for every occasion
  • Question everything in an effort to understand the problems you’re solving
  • Collaborate with other design team members on tasks, projects, and initiatives
  • Collaborate with Creative Director and/or Art Director in the production and implementation of all projects assigned
  • Advocate for aesthetic and utility to be held in the proper balance within a tech company
  • Advocate for the perspective of the customer in all design work
  • Communicate and collaborate cross-departmentally with developers, marketers, and writers on a variety of projects
  • Provide carefully considered, visually stunning design solutions for every occasion
  • Conceptual exploration, including drawing, sketching, research for design projects - and ability to effectively execute
  • Manage a large volume of work with tight deadlines

Candidate Specifications

Key Requirements:

  • Proven graphic design experience in print and web design with excellent typography skills
  • 5+ years in the design field
  • Demonstrated design skills with a solid portfolio
  • Ability to communicate and present ideas
  • Good understanding of HTML & CSS
  • Exceptional understanding of print production
  • On top of the latest trends, techniques, and technologies in the graphic design space
  • Up to date with industry leading software (Adobe CC, Sketch (or other prototyping apps), and/or other current design tools.)
  • Ability to ask the right questions to best understand design problems being solved for
  • Able to give and receive and critique constructively
  • Able to lead other designers
  • Able to receive instruction
  • Professionalism regarding time, costs, and deadlines
  • Work in a variety of mediums / disciplines with the drive to learn more and do more

To be a proper fit at Faithlife you will:

  • Need to have a basic understanding of the Christian Academic market
  • Understand and interact with technology
  • Have the ability to thrive in a high energy workplace

This is a full-time position located in downtown Bellingham, Washington.