BAYSIDE PURPOSE: We exist to help people Know God, Find Family, Live in Freedom, and Discover Purpose.

BAYSIDE BIG 5: Teachable, Called, Hungry, Others Focused, Positive Attitude

POSITION STATUS: Exempt

WORK SCHEDULE: Full time, 40+ hours

REPORTS TO: Creative Director

THIS POSITION SERVE: Creative Resourcing

The Lead Graphic designer provides direction and vision to ensure branding and design meets the standards for the Bayside brand and strategic objectives. This person will collaborate with other designers to provide artistic direction for graphics, print, social media, and environment design, as well as lead a graphic design team and its volunteers.

The Lead Graphic Designer must be able to quickly transition from one project to another and be able to manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines. This person must be able to work well with others as an encouraging, supportive, inspiring and collaborative leader. Must be versed in current design and visual trends and have a desire to try new things.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership, feedback, encouragement, and growth for the graphic design team and its volunteers.
  • Ensure the graphic design team meets goals and production deadlines.
  • Design graphics for projects including but not limited to: series packaging, signage, print publications, social media, web, digital media, and apparel
  • Develop mood boards and look/feel for projects.
  • Provide design direction for creative projects and events. Direction should result in a clear visual and branding package for use by film, design, social, production, and environment teams.
  • Collaborate with team members in developing innovative design solutions.
  • Develop, maintain and expand a visual brand that reflects and elevates the visual identity of Bayside and its ministries.
  • Build a volunteer team of graphic designers.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • A passionate love for Jesus and a heart for the local church.
    • Must be collaborative, flexible with a strong point of view, and have rockstar communication skills.
    • Inspirational leadership that creates team environments that people want to be a part of.
    • Professional knowledge of concept, layout, color, branding, and strategic design; plus skills in visual design, print standards, color theory and typography.
    • Out of the box thinking with an eye for what is coming next.
    • Remains current on industry trends and technology.
    • A flexible approach to changing priorities and duties.
    • Ability to manage multiple design projects at the same time.
    • Ability to create branding and style guides.
    • 3+ years of experience in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign

      Acknowledgment

      By submitting an application, I acknowledge that my answers given are true and complete to the best of my ability. In the event that I am employed, I understand that any false or misleading information I knowingly provide in my application or interview(s) may result in discharge and/or legal action. I understand also that if employed, I am required to abide by all the rules and regulations of Bayside Community Church, Inc., and any special agreements reached by Bayside Community Church, Inc., and me.

      Bayside Community Church is an Equal Opportunity Employer. While we do make employment decisions that are aligned to our faith and beliefs, we do not discriminate based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

      I understand, authorize, and agree that Bayside Community Church, Inc. may conduct national and local criminal biographical searches, state sexual offender searches, credit files, and motor vehicle checks when applicable. I agree to sign any and all authorizations by appropriate companies or entities who are engaged in, including, but not limited to Florida Law Enforcement Division, The Federal Bureau of Investigation, and other necessary agencies.

      This application is only valid for the position for which I am applying and will remain active for 45 days. If I wish to apply to another position or the 45-day active period has passed, I may need to resubmit an application.