Graphic Design Contractor, BenarNews (For Social Media Assets)

BenarNews is seeking a skilled Graphic Design Contractor to work with us on a project basis. The Graphic Designer will be responsible for creating visually appealing and cohesive templates for BenarNews' social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, among others. 

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of current design trends, excellent communication skills, and the ability to produce eye-catching graphics that align with our brand identity.

Scope of Work:

The Graphic Designer will deliver social media templates that will be used within Canva visual suite. Specifically, the graphic designer will deliver the following:

At least three design studies or concepts for BenarNews' editorial team to approve and choose from. It will be adopted for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter social media platforms, as well as for Video, and covering the below areas of visual design. 

  • Variations headline graphics  
  • Breaking news cards
  • Developing story cards
  • Location cards
  • Quotation cards
  • Variations of Instagram carousel templates
  • Instagram/Facebook Stories 
  • For Video (both reel + 16:9 format) 

TVO motion graphic templates (for reels and 16:9 video) 

BenarNews motion graphic outro (bumper) 

Thumbnails (for reels and 16:9 video) 

If you possess the qualifications and skills below, then you are the right fit! 

  • Ability to create a cohesive design strategy as exhibited in portfolio of past works
  • Expertise in graphic design software, including Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.).
  • Experience working with a newsroom preferred
  • Knowledge of the visual requirements and best practices for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube.

To apply, please submit résumé along with professional work samples referencing “Graphic Design Contractor, BenarNews" via email to jobs@benarnews.org