Graphic Designer

Gideons Education & Training Nashville


Purpose and Scope
The Graphic Designer will conceptualize and develop visual solutions for print, web, video and other media to implement programs and campaigns of The Gideons International in conjunction with staff writers and other members of the Gideon Education & Training (GET) team. The successful Graphic Designer will utilize their technical, problem-solving, and communication skills to continually improve departmental functionality within the organization. Good photography skills or the willingness to learn and develop in photography is required.

Essential Job Functions
Meet with the owners of programs to discuss and interpret their needs.
Participate in the development of creative briefs by gathering information and data to clarify creative issues.
Think creatively to produce new ideas and use innovation to provide visual solutions that meet the cost constraints and time-frame for the project, utilizing the appropriate range of media, including photography and computer aided design.
Create and explain concepts, storyboards, layouts, graphics, color schemes, and similar items for each project.
Photograph ministry events locally and abroad for marketing initiatives as needed.
Produce accurate, timely and high-quality work utilizing pre-determined brand standards.
Create templated deliverables to be edited and/or modified for broad geographical and multi-lingual use.
Keep abreast of developments in Christian and secular culture, as well as communications, marketing, and graphic design.

Working Relationships

Reports To: Art Director
People Management Responsibility: None
Works Closely With: Managers, Senior Designer, Copywriters, and TGI Staff

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Training & Development


Follow verbal and written instructions
Experience in industry standard graphic design and layout software:
Adobe Creative Suite products
Microsoft Office Suite
Experience in Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects is desirable
Ability to use MAC and widely-used software applications
Experience with HTML and CSS is desirable
Assists with the in-house and member-facing photography requests and the ability (or willingness to learn how) to use a digital camera to capture engaging storytelling images
Strong creative, conceptual and organizational skills
Ability to learn new software applications as necessary
Ability to provide analytical skills
Ability to communicate effectively with all TGI Staff and external vendors


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision.
May be required to travel.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or equivalent experience
2-4 years of equivalent work experience
Successful completion of a drug and background screen
Please submit your online portfolio when applying

This Job Description is for general purposes and guidelines only and should not be considered all-inclusive. Neither does the receipt of this job description constitute an employment contract. Furthermore, it should be known that this list of job requirements is subject to change without written notice.

Employment Number #2021-260 Location/Department Gideons Education & Training Type Full Time Role Graphic Designer

Required Skills

Here’s an overview of qualifications you need for this job.

Ability to communicate effectively with team members and ability to tell a story through design
The Gideons International is an Association of Christian business and professional men and their wives dedicated to telling people about Jesus through associating together for service, sharing personal testimony, and by providing Bibles and New Testaments. While we are often recognized for our work with hotels, we also place and distribute Scriptures in strategic locations so they are available to those who want them, as well as to those who may not know they need them.
Core Competencies
Actively learns, demonstrates and fosters the organizations’ culture in all actions and words. Takes personal initiative and is a positive example for others to emulate, Ability to understand the fundamental business drivers and communicate the state of business and provide strategic recommendations to management, Proven ability to keep a big picture perspective while dealing with very detailed information, Foster Open Communications and Approachability, Positive and Constructive Attitude, Self Development, Business Acumen, Process Management, Decision Quality, Problem Solving, Dealing with Ambiguity, Perspective, Ability to challenge the status quo
Graphic Design Experience Online Portfolio
1 Language
Core Values
Integrity, Excellence, Open Communication, Stewardship
Work Environment & Time Requirement
Climate-controlled office environment, 8-hour workday, Variations in work volume sometimes require extended working hours, Travel required as necessary, Some remote work from home may be required

Additional Requirements

What else it would be nice to have.

CreativePhotographyTeam Player
3 Years Of experience

Department / Location

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Gideons Education & Training

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