My Diabetes Home in Des Moines is looking to immediately hire a freelance digital designer, with future potential for part- or full-time hire as need and budget allows.

Interested? You must be a self-starter with strong communication and design skills who has experience designing front-end user interface web solutions. In addition, you must also be highly organized and detail-oriented, willing to learn, and have a positive attitude. Since we’re a startup, we work very hard and expect the very best from our employees, whether full-time, part-time, or freelance.

We need someone to…

  • Work with the product owner to conceptualize, design, and code new features for the website, with a focus on providing the best user experience possible

  • Ensure consistency and proper branding of all assets across all platforms

  • Assist in designing marketing material for both print and web as needed


Anywhere from 5-30 hours per week, on an as-needed basis. If we really like you (and your work!), we’ll ask you to join the team in a more permanent role.

Still interested? We’re looking for someone who…

  • Has a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, communication design, digital media design, marketing, or other visual arts or communications field; we will also consider equivalent work experience as a web designer (must be able to provide client references)

  • Is fluent in Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar graphics software

  • Has a solid understanding of cross-platform compatibility and hand-coding experience with current web technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript)

  • Feels comfortable collecting project requirements and is able to design, explain, and negotiate feedback on wireframes and mockups

  • Has excellent communication skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Be able to prioritize and manage work to adhere to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment

If you _________, that’s a plus:

  • Are comfortable designing for mobile and native app environments

  • Have some website development knowledge (PHP and MySQL)

  • Are locally based in Des Moines, Iowa

To apply, please send an email with the following before April 11th to

  • Your resume

  • Portfolio/work samples/project URLs

  • A brief explanation of your favorite design project (and of course, why it’s your favorite)

  • Three things you’d change about our website and why (if you don’t want to create an account, just ask for login info)

My Diabetes Home is an all-in-one diabetes management platform that motivates members with diabetes to achieve better health. The suite of tools includes a personalized dashboard for each user with different places to enter and keep track of medications, blood sugar numbers, and other important health information. My Diabetes Home is dedicated to engaging and educating its members by providing extremely personalized, credible, and relevant information for each person with diabetes presented by passionate healthcare professionals.