Digital Graphic Designer (Freelance) – Part Time

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

Organization: Accelerate Change 

Reports to: Maria Oliveira, Content Experimentation Manager 

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 

Our team is made up of digital media innovators and operators who bring a mix of tech, business, civic engagement, and media backgrounds.

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.


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.