YLabs is seeking a Communications Designer to join our growing design team. You will work on a variety of projects to help design creative, impactful solutions to improve young people’s health and economic opportunity globally. You will also work collaboratively with our communications team on internal branding, marketing, and communication tools.
Excited about the opportunity to help build a vibrant, creative and collaborative working culture in our studio
Able to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment and comfortable with ambiguity
Motivated by designing exceptional solutions to some of the toughest challenges facing young people
Curious, humble, and empathetic, fascinated by others’ lives, loves, and perspectives
Creative thinker and able to help others understand and build on your ideas
Passionate about social impact, global health, and youth
A self-starter, able to work both independently as well as collaboratively
Proactive problem solver with effective time-management and strong attention to detail
Able to articulate ideas, communicate proactively, and envision concepts and ideas to team members, partners, and funders
A strong conceptual thinker who can connect creative ideas across different forms of media
Three years + of experience in a relevant design discipline (communications design, visual design, graphic design)
Expertise in human-centered design / design thinking
Strong communication skills
Expertise in the following discipline(s): graphic design, typography, print, layout, motion, and illustration
An understanding of visual and communication design principles
Strong command of Adobe Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign or similar
Previous experience working on health, education or employment programs
Worked or lived in Sub-Saharan Africa or Asia
This role is based in Berkeley, CA. Applicants must be legally able to work and live in the US.
To apply, send a resume, cover letter and link to your portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.