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Designer II

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Join World Vision as Designer II

00 At a Glance
Role: Designer II
Level: Mid-level (minimum of 5 years of experience required).
Required Experience: Bachelor’s degree or 8 years of equivalent work experience. In addition, a successful candidate for this role must have extensive and well-rounded work experience in print design, color correction and production, as well as web design; 5-8 years. Work experience in computer graphics, photography, production and multimedia. Previous advertising agency work experience preferred, but not required. Expansive knowledge of design, with ability in a wide range of software programs to produce written, design and photographic materials is required, as is an expert knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and MS Office products.
Location: Seattle area (our US HQ is in Federal Way, WA). Presently working fully remote as an org. Current plan is to shift to a hybrid office culture in 1/2022 (3 days remote, 2 days on-site).
Salary Range: Your salary is important to you so it’s important to us. If you need the approximate range to inform your decision on whether to apply or not contact Chad using one of the ways below.
Benefits: Yes.
Company Size: 900+ (World Vision USA) / 34,000+ worldwide (World Vision International)

01 The Job At World Vision USA we invite people to positively impact the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children through charitable giving. Our recipe includes love of all people, stewardship of resources, and targeting the root causes of poverty to bring about human transformation and fullness of life. With us every 60 seconds a family gets water, a hungry child is fed, and a family gets the tools to overcome poverty.

As a Designer II working within our internal creative agency, your expertise will be brought to bear on work that is close to the heart of God (in the spirit of Matthew 25:34-40). If you have a passion to connect your talent to life-changing work with impact, look no further.

Come roll-up your sleeves with us and design pieces that moves people’s hearts and minds to action. Designing here means creating for digital, print, and social that connect our supporters to the frontlines of work in nearly 100 countries around the world. Bring your genuine love for design and collaborating with like-minded designers, copywriters, editors, storytellers, and producers. Report to the Design Manager and serve alongside a team of 6. We need your strong creative eye and passion to serve others to help carry out the mission, vision, and strategies of the organization.

You’ll be joining the organization that flipped the script on child sponsorship with the introduction of Chosen®, recognized by AdWeek, MediaPost, Upworthy, Christianity Today, and winner of two 2020 ANA REGGIE Awards. And fundamental to your life: you’re inspired by your faith in Jesus to love God and love your neighbors. Does this sound like you? Want to be a part of creating the future of this incredible organization? We’d love to hear from you.

02 What success looks like (1) You conceptualize, plan, design, and execute graphic art/web design and production of corporate multimedia and print communications, achieving a level of design quality consistent with corporate identity and brand message and industry standards. (2) You help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies. Personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word and sign.

03 Where this job could take your career World Vision USA is a part of the larger World Vision International partnership. Globally, we have 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries. Over 900 of us call World Vision USA home. You’ll have opportunities to advance within our robust and talented group of creative marketers as you continue to stretch and grow your career for the future.

04 About World Vision USA When you work at World Vision, your passions and talents come together to meet the greatest needs in the world today. We go to ends of the earth and into the margins. Where few go and the road is less traveled. Because Jesus is alive in the hardest places to be a child. We are dangerously soft-hearted. But just the right kind of dangerous. That’s because we’re a global Christian humanitarian organization. We partner with children, families, and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. We empower people out of poverty. For real. For good. For over the last 70 years. Jesus’ love at the center. Always. We’re Christian and follow Jesus’ example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. Serving every child we can regardless of faith. Are you feeling called to explore joining us? We hope so.

05 You Bring Bachelor’s degree or 8 years of equivalent work experience. In addition, a successful candidate this role must have extensive and well-rounded work experience in print design, color correction and production, as well as web design; 5-8 years. Work experience in computer graphics, photography, production and multimedia. Previous advertising agency work experience preferred, but not required. Expansive knowledge of design, with ability in a wide range of software programs to produce written, design and photographic materials is required, as is an expert knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and MS Office products.

06 Additional Skills we’re interested in Video animation and/or the familiarity with After Effects, Premier, Dreamweaver, Adobe Spark, Taxi for Email, and Figma is also preferred. The ability to conceptualize and manage the visual development, design, and execution of a print catalog is a plus.

07 Let your work be your faith in action Every day, nearly 16,000 children under the age of 5 die from preventable causes. Our call to action is urgent. That’s why we’re looking for someone who is ready to place their expertise behind helping the world’s most vulnerable children.

08 Salary Range & Benefits Your salary is important to you so it’s important to us. If you need the approximate range to inform your decision on whether to apply or not contact Chad using one of the ways below. We have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package.

09 To Apply Press the apply button below. Please be prepared to include a link to your professional design portfolio (include the password if necessary). Still not sure? We really want to hear from you, even if it’s just to ask a question about the job in confidence. Message Chad Kopkas in Talent Acquisition at 253-815-2216 or ckopkas@worldvision.org. You can connect with me on Linkedin

10 What happens next? Glad you asked. We owe you that and strive to not leave you wondering. We review applications nearly every day assessing strength of fit for the role. Sometimes questions arise on our end so we message you to learn more. Short-listed candidates are contacted for an initial phone conversation with our recruiting staff. Moving deeper into our selection process you can expect to interview 1:1 with a hiring manager. Finalists normally participate in a panel interview where the opportunity to meet additional members of our staff lends itself to more of a 360-view of the role. Our most valuable resource is our talented staff. Our goal is to fill this vacancy with the right person in the shortest amount of time, so we have all hands on deck to move this important work forward.

Job Location: Federal Way, WA
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Working Environment / Conditions: Standard office environment.

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