This project will save us $3,750, allowing us to save on graphic design skills, while promoting events and fundraisers.

What We Need

  • The opportunity to brainstorm visual concepts with an artist
  • A high-resolution digital version of an illustration to be used across multiple channels (web, print, and/or merchandising)

How This Will Help

Tennessee Riverkeeper needs a new creative square sized graphic for general event promotion. Ideally with original artwork or modifying an existing image. We are looking for a square sized image. Preferably in a .psd file so we can edit the date and time details.

What We Have In Place

We currently have staff with photoshop experience which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have a new website and the ability to provide any other information you need.

Fun Fact

Tennessee Riverkeeper protects one of the most biodiverse watersheds in the world.

  • Estimated Time
    Volunteers: 15-25 hours over 1-2 weeks
    Organizations: 3-4 hours
  • Location: Remote (work anywhere)

Project Steps

  • Prep: Distribution of prep materials
    • Volunteer Manager sends Professional existing branding or marketing materials
    • Volunteer Manager provides Professional with relevant background information on the Organization, mission, and core values
  • Milestone 1: Brainstorm
    • Professional and Volunteer Manager meet to discuss goals, target audience, and how the illustration will be utilized
    • Volunteer Manager and Professional align expectations for the initial drawings and agree upon a timeline
  • Milestone 2: Preliminary sketching
    • Professional drafts and presents three concepts for the Organization’s illustration
    • Volunteer Manager chooses a favorite concept and provides up to two rounds of feedback, which the Professional uses to refine the Illustration
  • Milestone 3: Presentation of deliverables
    • Professional delivers a final version of the Illustration in digital form
Prerequisites for Professional
  • Experience illustrating to meet client’s needs (please provide a portfolio or examples)
  • Experience using design software to create digital copies of illustrations
Prerequisites for Organization
  • Concept or initial idea for your Illustration
  • A completed Design Brief or ability to articulate the goal and vision for your Illustration

Our Mission

The mission of Tennessee Riverkeeper is to protect the Cumberland and Tennessee River and the tributaries by enforcing environmental laws and educating the public.

What We Do

Tennessee Riverkeeper monitors polluters and their pollution permits, responds to citizen complaints, and utilizes other methods to further protect the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers and their tributaries. When the organization discovers illegal pollution, we seek enforcement of environmental laws.