Seeking a Freelance Graphic Designer

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Be our graphic designer, won’t you?

We’re looking for a designer/illustrator/artiste/lasercat handler to do an infographic for TokyoCheapo once a month. The topics will vary, sometimes seasonal, and usually we lean toward the fun and playful.

Generally, graphic-integrated posts are some of the most popular on the site, for instance the cherry blossom forecast which always gets a ton of shares, social media love and usually tens of thousands of viewers.

Some past examples:

Ideally we’d agree on a set monthly fee with you for the infographic. In addition to this, it’s likely that we’d be knocking on your door for some other design work from time to time (like t-shirts, stickers, etc.).


-Create compelling (info)graphics, as stand-alone content or to accompany written material

-Collaborate with editor to come up with layout/essential design details

-Can produce graphics within a reasonable and agreed upon timeframe

-Proofread to produce accurate and high-quality work

-Provide rough draft before final submission

-Being open to feedback and willing to make changes to your designs

-Provide files in suitable format (.jpg, .png mostly) and source files if required (Illustrator, etc.)


-You should have vector graphics software skills (e.g. Illustrator, etc.)

-Image processing, composition software skills (e.g. Photoshop, etc.)

Type of employment

-Part-time and ongoing