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Freelance Graphic Designer, Contractor

RISE is seeking Freelance Graphic Designers to support multiple creative projects. This is a part-time contractor role earning an hourly rate and reporting to the Sr. Director, Communications.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Design creative assets that appeal to a diverse audience, including but not limited to athletes; college and high school students, coaches and administrators; sports professionals, executives and fans.
  • Work directly with the RISE project lead to develop creative assets, including but not limited to digital flyers, sell sheets, resource guides, social media templates, info graphics, event branding and collateral
  • Edit existing content for use on various social media platforms and website
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of typography, color, composition and layout
  • Work efficiently and within project deadlines


  • Expertise with design software, including Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, InDesign) and Canva
  • Demonstrated experience in both digital and print design; video editing experience a plus but not required
  • Ability to work within established brand standards
  • Fast-working, professional, dependable, and collaborative
  • Quick learner with a close attention to detail
  • Comprehensive understanding of social media trends and various platform requirements (Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube)
  • A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and the overall mission of RISE
  • An awareness of current events, particularly as it relates to matters of sport and race

Contractors are paid an hourly rate, commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

RISE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender self or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Interested candidates should Apply below. Please upload a resume and include any links to work samples or portfolios to best showcase your abilities.


Company Overview:

RISE is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that educates and empowers the sports community to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice and improve race relations. Through partnerships and programs, we inspire leaders in sports to create positive change on matters of race and equality.



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