Associate graphic design specialist sought at United Methodist Communications


United Methodist Communications, a General Agency of The United Methodist Church, is seeking an associate graphic design specialist.

UMCOM is seeking an in-house graphic designer experienced in print layout and basic motion graphics. This individual will report to the manager of creative strategy creating custom graphics, illustrations and animations for internal and external clients including print, HTML, advertisements, templates multi-page layouts and infographics. This individual must be comfortable working in a face-paced team environment and work well under pressure. Knowledge of The United Methodist Church is needed.


  • A bachelor’s degree in graphic design or a related field BA/BFA or equivalent experience
  • Three years of experience in graphic design or related field, including print layout and basic motion graphics
  • Working knowledge of graphic design in the digital areas of web and email
  • Proficiency in both PC and Apple platforms with an expert level in Adobe Creative Cloud Software
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator is mandatory
  • Strong analytical and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Must be able to collaborate successfully with a diverse group of professionals
  • Understanding of brand development and multichannel marketing concepts
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Knowledge of the United Methodist Church, its agencies, and various levels of leadership, structure and programs is needed
 Benefits Include:
  • Base Salary
  • Regular full-time
  • Medical, prescription drug, dental and vision Insurance
  • Life insurance, supplemental life insurance and dependent life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment Insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Retirement/pension plan /personal investment plans
  • Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care
  • Paid holidays (eleven annually)
  • Paid vacation, sick leave and personal leave
  • Continuing education
  • Free parking
To Apply Contact
UMCom/Human Resources
P. O. Box 320 (810-12th Ave. S., Nash. 37203) Nashville, TN 37202-0320
Phone: 615-742-5137   
Please provide the following:
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Application form*
  • References
  • Work samples
*Contact to request an application

UMCom welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of our work. UMCom is an Equal Opportunity Employer.