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Real Life Church

Graphic Designer

Real Life Church
Valencia, California, United States

Date Posted: 10/11/2017
Categories: Communications
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 5001 to 7500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title: Graphic Designer

Department: Communications

Reports To: Executive Director of Communications



The graphic designer will work with the communications team to conceptualize, develop and

create designs for print, web and social media. This individual should have an annoying attention

to detail and be aware of all the latest trends that would directly relate to the Real Life Church

audience and brand.



Rich Communities

Missional Communities – We make disciples who make disciples

Intentional Communities – We are actively helping people mature in Christ

Incarnational Communities – Empowered by Christ in us

Relational Communities – Community for the community


‘We’ Statements

We  Keep It ‘Real’

We  Assume The Best

We  Work As A Team

We  Take Care Of Ourselves

We  Are Open To Change


Four Team Characteristics






ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  include the following. Other duties may be


•  Develop design concepts by gathering information and data

•  Create layouts for flyers, handouts, books and other print pieces

•  Create layouts for websites and digital newsletters or email advertising

•  Create promotional displays including signs and signage systems for public exhibition

•  Translate designs across various media

•  Think creatively to produce new ideas

•  Multi-task: graphic designers often work on more than one design concept at a time

•  Use a wide range of media, including photography and computer aided design

•  Produce accurate and high quality work

•  Work well in a team, with printers, writers, photographers, other designers and website


•  Work to tight deadlines

•  Design consistent look and feel with regard to branding guidelines

•  Must be able to design for different age groups

•  Knowledge of current design trends – in print, web, and video

•  Brand knowledge incorporated into concepts following brand guidelines

•  Have a solid understanding of color, line, composition and design

•  Take an idea—a concept—and communicate that idea in a way that informs and/or entertains


•  To learn, adapt and adopt new techniques as they become available

•  Able to think visually; to envision a project from beginning to end

•  Must be fluent in print layout and concepts





QUALIFICATIONS  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each

essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,

skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals

with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



•  BA degree in Graphic Design or related field and/or equivalent work experience

•  A minimum of four years work experience as a graphic designer in a freelance or hired


•  Strong, if not mastery, understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud software, specifically

Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop

•  Moderate understanding of web layouts, responsive design and Wordpress



 Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance

instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability

to speak effectively before groups.



 Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,

common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and

interpret bar graphs. Ability to read and interpret spreadsheets.



 Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral

instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized




 None required for this position.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly (up to 2/3 of time) required to

stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. Employee must

frequently (more than 2/3 of time) talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move

up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision.


 The majority of the duties of this position are performed in a typical office environment. The noise

level in the work environment is usually moderate.