Senior Graphic Designer – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 7/13/17

Mission: The mission of the Augustine Institute is to serve the formation of Catholics for the New Evangelization. Through our academic and parish programs, we equip Catholics intellectually, spiritually, and pastorally to renew the Church and transform the world for Christ.

Job Description
We are looking for a highly creative Senior Graphic Designer, with a passion to serve the Lord, to produce and oversee digital and print creative solutions to address our marketing needs. To be successful in this role, you must have in-depth knowledge of graphic design principles. You should also have real-life experience executing graphic design projects, from concept to production, in the areas of websites, print collateral, product packaging, layout design, and logo development. Ultimately, you will ensure the design team promotes our brand through delivering high quality pieces that meet deadlines and exceed expectations.

Duties include:

  • Take a lead role on design projects, from concept to delivery
  • Generate ideas to portray concepts and promote products
  • Maintain brand consistency throughout all projects
  • Be able to work independently to meet deadlines and ensure accuracy
  • Help mentor junior designers’ and interns’ work to ensure high quality
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and tools

Job Qualifications

  • 5-7 years work experience as a Senior Designer, Graphic Designer or similar role
  • Portfolio of completed design projects
  • Proficient knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong conceptual thinking and sense of aesthetic
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with various teams
  • BA degree in Graphic Design, Visual Arts or related field
  • A strong understanding of the Catholic faith a plus

Submit applications and inquiries to careers@augustineinstitute.org.


Staff Accountant – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 6/20/17

Mission: The mission of the Augustine Institute is to serve the formation of Catholics for the New Evangelization. Through our academic and parish programs, we equip Catholics intellectually, spiritually, and pastorally to renew the Church and transform the world for Christ.

Job Description
Reports to: Senior Accountant
Compensation: $45,000 to $50,000 Salary
Benefits: medical and other insurances, paid time off, and retirement plan participation.
Relocation: There are no relocation reimbursements for this position. Only applicants already residing within a reasonable commuting distance to Denver, CO will be considered for this position.

Position Responsibilities
Fixed Assets Accounting

  • Review CIP (Construction In Progress) general ledger accounts on a monthly basis to ensure timely capitalization of assets
  • Generate monthly depreciation/amortization entries
  • Assist with annual fixed assets inventory counts (book-to-floor/floor-to-book)

Prepaid Expenses/Insurance

  • Reconcile Prepaid Expense Schedule and release monthly amortization
  • Reconcile Prepaid Insurance Schedule and release monthly amortization

Point of Sale Transactions

  • Calculate and book Tolle Lege Cafe/Bookstore COGS
  • Generate and book Tolle Lege Cafe Cash Sales/Gift Card Entry

Cash Management

  • Preform all Company Bank Reconciliations
  • Work with Development team to coordinate corrections of donation payment dates or fund IDs
  • Generate Monthly Donations Report for review by Development team

Payroll & Benefits Accounting

  • Track PTO and input usage against employees’ accounts
  • Review timesheets and upload non-exempt hours
  • Input, reconcile, and submit monthly payroll (110-120 FT/PT employees)
  • Input, reconcile, and remit monthly retirement monies
  • Coordinate payroll allocations/labor distribution with supervisors/managers and update distributions for monthly payroll accrual
  • Update payroll allocations/labor distributions for monthly journal entry reallocation of health benefit premiums
  • Update payroll allocations/labor distributions for monthly journal entry reallocation of Worker’s Compensation (WC) Premiums
  • Reconcile monthly sales commissions paid to independent contractors (750+ independent contractors)
  • Perform annual IRS Form W-2 testing
  • Perform annual testing of IRS Form 1099-MISC, BOX 7: NON-EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION

Qualifications

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills (e.g. v-lookups, pivot tables)
  • Knowledge/experience of non-profit accounting/reporting requirements preferred
  • Accounting information systems experience in Blackbaud and Netsuite preferred

Submit applications and inquiries to careers@augustineinstitute.org.


On-Fire Filmmaker – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 6/15/17

Mission: The mission of the Augustine Institute is to serve the formation of Catholics for the New Evangelization. Through our academic and parish programs, we equip Catholics intellectually, spiritually, and pastorally to renew the Church and transform the world for Christ.

Job Description
Augustine Institute Studios is seeking an on-fire highly-skilled filmmaker with exceptional editing chops. We want to see a brilliant reel that features a fresh youthful style.

Seeking a self-starter/self-motivated filmmaker who can pull projects over the finish line with a high-level of competency. Experienced editor with an aptitude for graphics, branding, and a desire to work with our award-winning creative Catholic film team.

The Studio is the film production department for the Augustine Institute, a Catholic organization. A strong understanding of Catholicism is a must; a faithful Catholic identity is a plus. Your direct report is the Executive Producer, and you will also work under the daily direction of the creative production lead and creative post lead. As with any small company multiple hats will be worn, so shooting skills, audio skills, CC skills and the like are sought.

This full-time position will work out of the Augustine Institute home office in Greenwood Village, CO, and includes full benefits, and the availability of daily Mass in our Chapel.

Job Duties
Required Skills:

  • High proficiency in Adobe’s suite of video editing tools. Premiere Pro, After Effects, Encoder, Encore, and Photoshop.
  • Excel in timely, technically competent, creative edits.
  • Solid understanding of deliverables—DVD authoring, video compression (web, DVD, and broadcast) as well as detailed project QC.
  • Proficient in video finalizing skills such as basic color correction, audio mixing, etc.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in 4K workflow and/or proxy workflow.
  • 4K cameras and operation.
  • Location sound experience.
  • Familiarity with XSAN.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assembly, rough cuts, and team collaboration.
  • Maintain best practices with our Post Production workflow and file management systems.
  • Execute basic sound treatment and color correction for projects.
  • Evaluate deliverables assuring technical standards are met.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Learn and master DaVinci Resolve utilizing the Tangent control surface.
  • Crewing up (running camera/audio) for larger scale productions.
  • Cross Training around our in-house production technology

Job Qualifications
Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Film/Video Production, Communications, Marketing, or related field, with demonstrated experience in the HD/4K editing world.

To Apply
Please send your resume/reel electronically to the Executive Producer, Steve.Flanigan@AugustineInstitute.org.

  • When submitting resume, please include salary requirements and an impressive Demo Reel that demonstrates producing work for paying clients
  • This is a salaried position with benefits, health insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan currently in place.
  • Only applicants now residing or willing to reside within a reasonable commuting distance to the Denver Tech Center will be considered for this position.

Technical Product Manager – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 6/9/17

Mission: The mission of the Augustine Institute is to serve the formation of Catholics for the New Evangelization. Through our academic and parish programs, we equip Catholics intellectually, spiritually, and pastorally to renew the Church and transform the world for Christ.

Job Description
We are seeking a highly organized, results-driven software Product Manager to join our formed.org engineering team. The Technical Product Manager will have a strong understanding of technology, the
process of software engineering and UI design, and a keen sense of diplomacy.

Our product managers create and manage the product roadmap for existing or emerging portfolios in our software platform, collaborating with stakeholders throughout the broader organization. They discern new product areas to develop and assist in the development of our overall product line strategy.

As a technical product manager, you would also oversee and update the production schedule; ensuring each release is timely and solves requirements. This person will represent business objectives and feature solutions during product reviews with cross-functional teams and optimize our user experience through intuition, analysis of quantitative test data and qualitative research/customer interviews.

The Technical Product Manager will negotiate and set milestones and expectations with other departments – evangelize each release and helping to manage the design and development process between various internal and external teams. This person will monitor the health of projects at all times along with the associated risks and implications to timelines, and lead the resolution of cross-functional issues.

Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience in software product development
    • Passionate about user experience; able to inspire and educate designers and engineers with thought-provoking objectives and customer-centric use cases
    • Past examples of using customer insights and data analytics to drive roadmaps and to improve features and user experiences
    • Possess strong decision making and prioritization skills; have experience overseeing and managing complex production schedules
    • Work independently; anticipating and resolving problems
    • Have insights into modern interactive design and development standards such as responsive and adaptive techniques; recognize and appreciate the differences between web-based and native app experiences
    • Strong leadership and excellent communication skills, with experience managing and motivating teams/individuals
    • A college degree in Engineering or Computing Science highly preferred

Compensation and Benefits

      • Salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and other insurances,
        paid time off, and a 403(b)-retirement plan participation.
      • Benefits Include: medical and other insurances, paid time off, and retirement plan participation.
      • Relocation: THERE ARE NO RELOCATION REIMUBURSEMENTS FOR THIS POSITION. ONLY APPLICANTS ALREADY RESIDING WITHIN A REASONABLE COMMUTING DISTANCE TO DENVER, CO, WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.

Submit inquires and applications to careers@augustineinstitute.org.


Mobile Developer – Greenwood Village, CO

Posted: 6/9/17

Mission: The mission of the Augustine Institute is to serve the formation of Catholics for the New Evangelization. Through our academic and parish programs, we equip Catholics intellectually, spiritually, and pastorally to renew the Church and transform the world for Christ.

Job Description
This developer will be working on creating and maintaining a new line of mobile applications as part of our evangelization and catechesis platform. This developer will also be responsible for developing android and IOS applications.

As an AI staff Member, the mobile developer will begin to perform Maintenance on the FORMED Native App and to continue Mobile App development projects for this year.

Compensation:
Benefits Include: medical, dental and other insurances, paid time off, and retirement plan participation.

Relocation: There are no relocation reimbursements for this position. Only applicants already residing within a reasonable commuting distance to Denver, CO will be considered for this position.

Qualifications:

      • Expertise in developing/testing/deploying/releasing native applications on iOS and Android
      • Experience refactoring code and evolving architectures
      • Experience crafting automated unit, integration, functional, and regression tests for iOS and/or Android
      • Experience developing cross-platform applications
      • Experience with and understanding of a variety of mobile platforms and tool-sets
      • The ability to judge and recommend appropriate platform choices given context about a particular application
      • Full lifecycle experience from conceptualization to development and deployment of mobile apps
      • Passion for writing clean code, object oriented code
      • Knowledge of design patterns for mobile technologies
      • Familiarity with multiple programming paradigms and the curiosity to learn new ones
      • Techniques such as test driven development and continuous integration
      • Creative skills with UI layout and presentation layer.

Other Skills

      • 3+ years iOS development experience
      • 3+ years Android development expertise
      • Bachelors of Science in a technical background (Engineering, Science, Mathematics)

Submit inquires and applications to careers@augustineinstitute.org.


Interior Book Designer

We are seeking a passionate and talented professional to join our publishing team and help us reach and transform the world through the publication of Catholic books.

The Interior Book Designer is responsible for collaboratively working with the entire publishing team to assist in the creation of fully-illustrated, four-color curriculum books, teacher’s manuals, and study guides.

An ideal candidate will be:

      • Highly proficient with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
      • Experience with the creative design of textbooks or magazine interior layouts.
      • Advanced in his or her understanding of all the technicalities of book layout design.
      • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

The position includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

      • Able to work in active collaboration with the Director of Publishing and Production Editors in the creation of approximately 10 fully-illustrated, four-color interior book designs per year.
      • Able to create interior layouts that are well-designed, creative, appealing, and current in style for different curriculum levels.
      • Delivers a final product to the required specifications and makes certain that final projects have been through the copyedited process to assure no errors in final copy.
      • Works with publishing team to plan and pace workflow in order to meet scheduled timelines to deliver high-quality products in a timely manner.
      • Able to incorporate feedback and corrections from reviewers and editorial team.
      • File Management—archive and backup—must be complete at the close of each project.
      • Review and approve proofs prior to printing.
      • Participate in daily and weekly team meetings.
      • Actively participate in a culture of excellence, innovation, humility, and camaraderie that embraces the overall philosophy and culture of the Augustine Institute.

Qualifications

      • Applicable college degree or professional interior book design experience.
      • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
      • Experience with children’s textbooks or magazine layout and design.
      • Experience in the preparation of files for the printer and approval of all proofs.
      • Able to work on multiple projects at once and meet tight deadlines.
      • Proficient in file management: organizing, saving, and archiving project files.
      • High attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision.
      • Must be reliable and work collaboratively with the editorial team to achieve results.

For more information please contact: careers@augustineinstitute.org.


Two Positions: Gift Officers, Full Time

Texas Region: Flexible, Dallas-area preferred
Florida Region: Flexible

 

The mission of the Augustine Institute is to serve the formation of Catholics for the New Evangelization. Through our academic and parish programs, we equip Catholics intellectually, spiritually, and pastorally to renew the Church and transform the world for Christ.

Job Description

The Augustine Institute’s Regional Gift Officers will understand, embrace, and advance the Institute’s mission, and will exhibit the Institute’s core values: to act with humility, to be entrepreneurial, and to pursue excellence.

Responsibilities Include:

      • Sharing the mission of the Augustine Institute and the joy of the Catholic Faith with donors in order to encourage their own relationship with Jesus Christ.
      • Developing and maintaining a portfolio of 50-100 potential benefactors with capacity to give between $25,000 – $1,000,000 annually, making personal gift solicitations of these prospects, and recording all contact with prospects in the development database.
      • Scheduling and conducting 20 face-to-face benefactor visits monthly.
      • Leading the regional discovery, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of gifts.
      • Weekly email or phone check-ins, formal monthly reporting, and attendance at quarterly meetings in Denver.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

      • Impeccable credentials and integrity.
      • Ability to write and speak in a compelling way about the New Evangelization
      • Significant experience and achievement in procuring major gifts.
      • Ability to travel frequently representing the Institute.
      • A good knowledge and consistent practice of the Catholic Faith.
      • An operative understanding of how the Catholic Church is organized.
      • A four-year college degree. Advanced or professional degree a plus.
      • Initiative and teamwork contributing to the overall goals of the development group.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and success
Reports to: Vice President of Development

Please submit all inquiries to president@augustineinstitute.org.