Product Designer at mRelief

About mRelief

mRelief provides an easy-to-use platform online and through SMS that enables Americans to find out if they qualify and enroll in food stamps. Our mission is to restore dignity by transforming access to social services. mRelief has connected over 230,000 families to social services.

Our supporters include Google, Microsoft, Twilio, and Clear Channel. mRelief has been backed by Y Combinator, the Knight Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation. Our clients include the California Department of Social Services, Yolo County, City of Anchorage Alaska, and the Catholic Charities.

Job Description

We are looking for an outstanding Product Designer to join our team and help transform access to social services. This is a full-time position located in Chicago.

As soon as you start at mRelief, you will play a critical role in designing an affirming process for families to apply for and receive food stamps.

Technical Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience in design
  • Experience with user testing, user profiling and A/B testing
  • Develop mRelief brand identity and manage the visual representation of mRelief values and mission
  • Basic experience with HTML and CSS
  • Experience with graphic design for websites, social media, pitch decks, ads and newsletters
  • Experience designing technology for low-income populations and new Internet users a plus

Additional Qualifications

  • Deep passion for mRelief’s work and civic technology
  • Willingness and eagerness to work on transformative technology in a startup environment
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to communicate clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong sense of mission and value alignment with mRelief
  • Ability to collaborate effectively
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of projects
  • This position requires you to work from the office full time. Unfortunately, it doesn’t allow working remotely.


For full-time employees, we pay medical, dental, vision and professional development opportunities to foster a culture of learning.


Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in working at mRelief to

mRelief is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Over 230,000 families connected to social services and counting.