Web Designer


About Norlha Textiles: 

Norlha Textiles is a social enterprise whose mission is to bring beautifully handwoven yak wool products from the Tibetan Plateau to the world, all while empowering the lives of former nomads and Tibetan communities. 


Pro-Bono Expert Request:

We are looking for an expert web designer to come join us on the Tibetan Plateau to help re-design and develop our website for a September 1st launch. 

The expert will work on-site in Ritoma village at Norlha Textiles working with our small e-commerce team. 

Ideal skills desired: 
  • Experience with e-commerce platforms (preferably Shopify)
  • Proficiency and experience with design programs (ie Photoshop, Flash, Illustrator) to create layouts and wireframes
  • Ability to optimize functionality and aesthetics, while capturing the Norlha story and products
  • Ability to work in a remote village at altitude (10,500 feet; 3,200m)


  • Proficiency in modern website programming languages (including Shopify's) to help develop the website as designed
  • Experience with the high-end fashion industry

Ideal Timeframe: 

2-4 weeks; July/August 2018


  • Accommodation in Norlha's modern guesthouse in Ritoma village, adjacent Norlha's atelier. Private room with private bathroom (Western showers and toilets). Wifi and Housekeeping. 
  • All meals
  • Round-trip airfare and ground transportation
  • Visa


Interested experts please kindly email and submit resume/portfolio link to