Are you a curious problem solver? Do you love to learn continuously? Do you take your play as seriously as you take your work? Are you interested in being part of a team that believes in making a more beautiful and sustainable world?

We are a new Bay Area nonprofit organization dedicated to design. We are seeking a Senior Designer with a deep understanding of visual expression of brand across physical and digital mediums.

You have a high bar for design quality and strong execution of craft, and you’re a strategic creative with identity experience who’s well-versed in design principles and processes. You’re excited by the prospect of working for a fast-paced, design-centric non-profit where you’ll be asked to design and solve problems for an array of projects—from product development, email, and signage—using the highest level of insight and rigor.

As a senior creative, you contribute to the team by sharing inspiration and new ideas, working collaboratively with team members to solve design challenges through experimentation and the act of making. You’re driven to create visually compelling work grounded in strategy, and understand how visual stories and written narratives go hand in hand. You can listen with empathy, explain the “whys” behind decisions, and represent your viewpoints with compelling design. You see technical constraints as design challenges, and welcome the opportunity to use design and creativity to elevate every project—big or small—always thinking outside the box.


  • Design graphics and visuals for digital platforms (i.e. website, email, social)
  • Design graphics and visuals for physical touchpoints (i.e. marketing collateral, promotional materials)
  • Concept and design new products and merchandise
  • Design signage and wayfinding for our onsite spaces and pop-ups
  • Design and contribute to our design guidelines (eg. signage and systems, iconography)
  • Create high-quality work that’s on-brand and on-strategy across all project work 
  • Partner closely with managers and creative writers to understand strategy, business goals, timelines, planning, to inform your designs from concept to execution 
  • Collaborate with external agencies for special projects 
  • Present creative concepts and designs to cross-functional teams for review and concept ideation
  • Collaborate with cross-functional partners through the implementation phase to realize design vision


  • 6+ years experience working on in-house creative team, creative agency, or similar 
  • Strong visual portfolio and demonstrated experience of brand design across physical and digital expressions 
  • Strong visual design portfolio that demonstrates a meticulous sense of detail for design craft and execution across typography, color, composition, layout, and illustration work
  • Demonstrates the ability to work confidently and build trusted partnerships on teams of designers, writers, project managers, and creative/marketing directors
  • Ability to self-initiate and lead design projects and proactively seek out creative solutions to challenges 
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Experience and knowledge working in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience and knowledge working with Figma a plus (not required)

About You:

  • You are passionate about design for both physical and digital products and experiences
  • You are detail-oriented while being able to see the big picture; a systematic thinker
  • You are a great thought partner with the cross-functional teams
  • You are an excellent and clear communicator, verbally and visually
  • You exude a can-do attitude and enthusiasm
  • You are self-aware and humble
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity, flexible, and thrive working in a fast-paced environment
  • You are extremely collaborative and can take and give feedback with a positive and curious attitude

What to Expect:

Salary for this position is competitive. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive benefits package for salaried employee, including, Unlimited Paid Time Off. 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Our organization strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment for individuals who reflect a broad spectrum of identities, including but not limited to gender, racial, ethnic, and social-economic dimensions. We aim to maintain and develop a working environment where individuals are welcomed to express their affiliations, advocacy, associations, and appearance freely. We believe that inclusion of diverse perspectives is essential to achieving our long-term vision and mission. We strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans in occupations or positions where they are underrepresented to apply. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, and you would like to self-identify, you are encouraged to do so in your application. This is optional and not required. 

Our organization is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not allow the discrimination against an applicant or employee based on the basis of race, creed, religion, disability, color, national origin, age, alienage or citizenship status, ancestry, nationality, national origin, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. If you need assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us.

How to Apply:

As will be announced shortly, we are a new nonprofit, currently headquartered in the North Bay, with additional Bay Area locations under development. Since we are not yet public, this is a two-step application process. After your application is received, if it seems you are a possible fit, we will email you a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) to sign and return. Then, we'll provide further details on our organization and setup an interview. 

Apply for this Job

* Required

U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at Design Nonprofit Organization are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Form CC-305

OMB Control Number 1250-0005

Expires 05/31/2023

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years.

Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

How do you know if you have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Autism
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual disability
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression

1Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.