Lead Web Content Strategist - New Albany, OH

Media / Technology Church/Ministry Job in New Albany, OH 43031 Faith Life Church

Lead Web Content Strategist

Faith Life Church, launched in 1995 as a small basement Bible study with the goal of teaching people about God’s Kingdom, has grown to become a dynamic local church comprising of a thriving media ministry with two national and international TV shows, Fixing the Money Thing and Drenda; an up and coming institution of higher learning in Life Leadership College, two annual national conferences as well as many other outreaches including Aubrey’s House. Pastors Gary and Drenda Keesee lead the charge of truly a place that empowers people with relevant answers for everyday life. The church is housed in its own state-of-the-art community center, called The Now Center in Johnstown, Ohio just minutes from the acclaimed Easton Town Center in suburban Columbus.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity in a rapidly expanding ministry to employ your services for the sake of the Gospel, then this may be the place and position for you. We are currently looking for a Lead Web Content Strategist that can take the websites and design to the next level. If you are interested, please email your resume along with your brief testimony of salvation as a Word document or PDF to jobs@faithlifechurch.org. Also, please visit our website at faithlifechurch.org to learn more about our ministry and to download the employment application. The application may be accessed from the home page by clicking on “Getting to Know Us” and then “Our Team”.

Thank you for your employment interest in Faith Life Church! We wish you every success in securing the right position at the right place at the right time.

Lead Web Content Strategist
Division/Department Faith Life Ministries
Location 2407 Beech Road Johnstown, OH 43031
Job Title Lead Web Content Strategist
Reports to Communications Director
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The creation of all online visual design, including typography, visual concept, logo and icon design for the Internet and interactive platforms including all aspects of Art, Web and Graphics for Faith Life Church, Faith Life Now, garykeesee.com, drenda.com, The Now Center and TV to include the integration of social media venues.

? Competent and artistic web designer with a pulse on creative excellence
? Ability to create superior, original designs for the web and TV
? Bright, imaginative and talented designer with effective communication skills
? Understanding of ministry branding, layout, typography in both print and digital media
? Proven team builder with solid interpersonal skills and the ability to delegate as well as train accordingly
? Strong technical knowledge of how web-based technologies apply to web design including HTML, Flash, and CSS
? High level fluency in current graphic design practices and web production software to include Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Adobe After Effects
? Solid working knowledge of Search Engine Optimization techniques
? Exceptional listener with the ability to determine visual requirements that support ministry goals
? Flexible team player that adapts easily to change and can turn a project around quickly
? Successful multi-tasker with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple concurrent projects
? Productive leader with sound work ethic, impeccable integrity and commendable character
? Possess significant experience in designing for the consumer internet and in designing social web products
? Self-motivated with the ability to set and meet timelines, lead a small team and produce innovative concepts
? Display an attuned aesthetic sensibility and an overriding appreciation for exceptional user experience
? Strong commitment to Christ, possesses the right chemistry for the team and on board with FLN’s creative culture

Essential Functions:

? Work collaboratively with the FLN team to translate requirements into effective content strategies and information architectures that yield exceptional digital experiences
? Devise effective content and architecture solutions, and work with writers to implement them
? Identify site-wide needs and recommend navigation and content improvements, leading to strategic solutions
? Conceptualize, present and produce design concepts with the ability to provide visual direction
? Assimilate project requirements and explore strategic content design and solutions that clearly meet goals and best reflect the overall brand
? Manage the server software and complete design of the websites providing content management, security and report distribution along with upgrades consistently implementing new technologies
? Ensure that web technology deliverables are met in a timely fashion
? Produce business and technical design documentation to support applications
? Conceptualize and design various ministry visual graphics and design while ensuring high quality, style and consistency
? Develop ideas concerning the function and purpose of website design
? Consistently evaluate the design to determine if it is accomplishing the goals and fitting the brand
? Act as a key player in brainstorming meetings – assess artwork to identify best solutions and execution
? Be the artistic producer for all brands, series, services, products and departments
? Develop and execute design projects from concept to completion for print, Web and television
? Assist FLN with series designs, mock-ups for televisions program, mailings and Web graphics
? Ensure that web content meets established editorial, quality and industry standards for web usability and accessibility
? Research, write, edit and maintain website and other electronic content including code development as necessary
? Serve as lead web designer for web design staff responsible for the design, creation, deployment and maintenance of web sites
? Be the main contact and interface regarding design issues; represent web design team in meetings with various departments
? Provide expert input in determining project scope; define design parameters of the project
? Determine standards and style for design capabilities to ensure a high level of design and coding efficiency consistent with current standards and trends
? Oversee the design work of other web designers and coding of web production specialists; provide coaching and guidance to other designers to insure top level design
? Originate new concepts, strategies and innovative approaches for websites, ministry branding, and logo developments
? Collaborate with marketing manager and project coordinator on team assignments, work flow and scheduling
? Continually create inspired web-based visual designs that are engaging, useful & promoting brand consistency
? Serve as main interface to web programmers, graphic artists, instructional designers and project managers
? Deliver exceptional web designs within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
? Create new ideas, concepts and designs for various forms of printed collateral
? Coordinate print projects including acquisition and delivery (in-house and outsourced projects)
? Communicate and collaborate with the Communications Director and FLN Operations Director along with graphic designers to ensure that each visual design expresses the desired message and functions successfully
? Capable leader in directing the creative aspects of all projects demonstrating strong business acumen

? 3 or more years experience as a Graphic Designer
? 5 or more years experience in related field
? 1 to 2 years experience in leadership role

? Bachelor degree in Web Design and Development or any related field
? Extensive training in Graphic/Web Design

Date Modified: 10/4/2013

Job Category: Media / Technology

Job Status: Full-Time

Denomination: Non-denominational

Worship Style: Contemporary (Praise and Worship)

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