About the In-House Graphic Designer position

We are looking for a skilled In-House Graphic Designer to provide design solutions with high visual impact within Thrive. Your responsibilities will include creative design and coordination across a variety of products including email, website landing pages٫ social posts, print invites, event/campaign collaterals, online store merchandise٫ organization identity, etc.

You should possess great creativity and have a solid background in design. In this position, you will develop and coordinate all communication and marketing efforts. As a small team, who accomplishes much, we expect you to be able to efficiently and effectively collaborate with our whole staff, working hand-in-hand with our in-house copywriter and greatly supporting our fundraising and event teams.

Conceptualizing, Creating, and Maintaining Thrive Deliverables

  • Creation/management of the communications calendar (including email communications, print campaigns, social media) across all areas of the organization with COO & Copywriter
  • Analyzes existing communications and conceptualizes new methods of communication to build brand recognition, gain a larger target audience, and support all ministry arms of Thrive
  • Strengthens and develops event (retreats and virtual gatherings) communications and branding (working closely with the Retreat/Virtual Gatherings Department)
  • Strengthens and develops event/campaign/development material communications and branding (working closely with the Development Team)
  • Strengthens and develops marketing campaigns (fundraising and brand awareness campaigns including targeted approaches)
  • Strengthens and develops social media branding and presence
  • Strengthens and develops current and future online publications and web design (working closely with Publications and the Developer)
  • Prepare print files and work with printers to ensure print materials are printed properly and on time

Organizing, Maintaining, and Developing digital and print assets

  • Stock photography subscription (iStock.com), internal cloud file storage (box.com), onsite print storage (mail room print supplies)
  • Seeking out agencies/photographers/women in missions to get on-the-field photos
  • Design & UI of retreat photography website and communication with retreat photographers

In-House Graphic Designer requirements are:

  • 2+ years' experience of working as a Graphic Designer or other similar position
  • Excellent graphic design and marketing skills with a strong portfolio
  • Creative flair٫ versatility٫ conceptual/visual ability and originality
  • Innovative and adaptable learner, utilizing new tools and technologies
  • Strong interaction٫ communication and presentation skills
  • Solid practical experience with industry-leading software and technologies٫ such as the Adobe Creative Cloud suite, Slack, Box, MailChimp, Trello, Asana, Hootsuite, Airtable, MS Office 365, Apple products.
  • Strong abilities to comply with requirements of time٫ costs and deadlines
  • UX/UI design and video experience is a plus
  • Thrives (pun intended ;-) in a closely knitted, small team environment

Position Details:

  • full-time, salaried position, $25/hr.
  • comprehensive benefits - pto, medical & dental
  • Lakewood, Colorado-based office (split in office/remote work)