Brand Designer Volunteer

Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

Make an impact, have fun, be around great people!


Job Description

We’re looking for a fantastic brand graphic designer to bring a fresh perspective to the GreatNonprofits brand with a focus on visual storytelling. You’ll be the voice of GreatNonprofits, designing fresh, memorable brand identity that brings our mission, values and aesthetic to life across all our brand and marketing.

You should possess a deep understanding of branding, typography and strong conceptual thinking abilities.


  1. Develop our brand identity, logo, and brand style guide

  2. Creating a website style guide - typography, photography, color, tone of voice, UI elements, and other visual assets for the website.

  3. Providing guidance and samples templates of the use of your design concepts in email, social media graphics, print postcards

Desired Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BFA) from a four-year accredited college or university in Fine Arts, Graphic Design/Visual Communications

  • 5+ years experience with a design studio, advertising agency or in-house design group

  • Experience in UI/UX design for web applications or websites

  • A portfolio with strong visual story-telling examples

  • Excellent eye for design, typography, well-organized, dedicated, flexible and passionate

  • Experience executing creative solutions that meet nonprofit’s mission and vision

  • Self motivated, organized, accountable and strong interpersonal skills

  • A strong understanding of brand and design systems, composition, and color, with a keen eye for typography and photography, and meticulous attention to detail

  • Highly competent with Adobe Creative Suite

About GreatNonProfts: GreatNonprofits ( connects people to worthy social causes. Over 20M users get informed and inspired to give or support worthy nonprofits via our website or -- via syndication -- on our partner sites, such as GuideStar. GreatNonprofits has received media coverage in the Wall Street Journal, Economist, LA Times, USA Today, Newsweek, the Chronicle of Philanthropy. We are based in the San Francisco Bay Area at the Sobrato Nonprofit Center in Redwood City, CA. Our office is easily accessible by Highway 101 or by Caltrain.


  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Web Design / UX

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Requirements & Commitment

  • 8 Hours/ week with minimum 6 months of commitment

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