Digital Graphic Designer at Accelerate Change

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Job Description

Digital Graphic Designer (Freelance) – Part Time, Remote

Remote

Work Type: Contract

Position: Digital Graphic Designer (Freelance) – Part Time, Remote

Organization: Accelerate Change

Direct Reports: None

Location: This is a remote freelance opportunity for an individual based anywhere in the US

About Accelerate Change

Founded in 2012, Accelerate Change is a nonprofit (c3/c4) digital media lab. We work to increase civic engagement with BIPOC and low-income communities through digital media. Our programs include:

Scaling emerging cultural media properties

Investing in established cultural media properties

Building influencer networks

Leading a digital media lab

Driving civic engagement campaigns

Learn more about our theory of change, approach, and impact at

About

Our team is made up of digital media innovators and operators who bring a mix of tech, business, civic engagement, and media backgrounds. Meet our team and learn more about our culture at https://acceleratechange.org/values-team/

About the Position

Accelerate Change is seeking a freelance graphic designer to develop digital assets for a variety of projects and experiments. Our ideal candidate is able to produce high-quality design work in a fast-paced work environment with a highly creative and flexible approach to the work.

Here’s what you could expect to do as Digital Graphic Designer (Freelance):

  • Bring your proven expertise in designing professional slide decks and PowerPoint presentations to our collaborative team, contributing to impactful content creation.
  • Design engaging social and digital media content for platforms like Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and others.
  • Create graphic elements for video and podcast projects, elevating visual appeal.
  • Develop diverse digital collateral, encompassing web pages, documents, and other visual assets.
  • Play a pivotal role in shaping branding for new projects and experiments, actively participating in the creation of style guides and logos.
  • Provide a designer’s perspective during creative brainstorming sessions dedicated to content experimentation.
  • Demonstrate adaptability within our experimental content approach, consistently delivering high-quality work within tight timelines.
  • Contribute your skills to a range of design projects, spanning illustration, motion graphics, and UX design, based on your established capabilities.

What We’re Looking For

  • Commitment to social change. Accelerate Change is a progressive workplace focused on civic engagement with BIPOC and low-income communities. You have a demonstrated commitment to this work and you’d like to be part of a team of people who do, too.
  • Experience: We are looking for a candidate with a minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience in digital and social media design, with a particular emphasis on crafting compelling slide decks and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Excellent Communication Skills: Proficient written and verbal communication skills are paramount for comprehending design requirements and delivering results that align with expectations.
  • Portfolio Showcase: Candidates who possess a portfolio showcasing their adeptness in creating slide deck presentations and impactful social media content.
  • Self-Motivated: The ideal candidate should exhibit a self-driven demeanor, adept at efficient time management to meet deadlines and attain objectives effectively.

Compensation

This is a 3-month, part-time freelance opportunity with the potential to extend. The compensation is $30-45/hour. The number of hours per week will vary, but we estimate roughly 5-10 hours per week.

Accelerate Change is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQIA+ people must be centered in the work we do. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

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