YouTube Channel Icon

In this assignment, you will create a YouTube channel icon and banner for your new channel.

Special Note:

you may seek assistance from an outside source such as friends or family if you feel you need help to elevate your design.


Helpful Links

Customize Your Channel Branding & Layout

We’ll walk you through the new customization page in YouTube Studio. This page lets you change the homepage layout, branding and basic info for your channel.

@YouTube Creators

How to Make a YouTube Banner

Learn how to make a YouTube banner. Complete YouTube channel art tutorial, with everything you need to know to make a custom banner for your channel.

@Justin Brown

Assignment Scoring

Scoring Criteria

  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Proper Design Specs
  • Reflect brand values

Once you upload an assignment, you can move on to the next assignment.


1) The ideal YouTube profile picture (also known as the “channel icon”) size is 800 x 800 pixels.

2) The optimal size for your YouTube channel art banner image is 2048 x 1152 pixels.

After you add your icon and banner to your channel, upload the images below for our review.

Due Date

This is a self-paced digital learning experience. Please complete as soon as possible to move on to the next assignment.