Art Coordinator

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Art Coordinator

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK–12 instructional materials space, seeks an experienced Art Coordinator.

Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 1,000 people.

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Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Art Manager; the Art Coordinator, Production Services coordinates the production of art and image creation and production for digital and print curricular lines in our humanities, mathematics and science. This role will manage large art projects of 100s of images being created to editorial requirements with both templated and freeform art. The role will manage multiple offshore and US-based art production suppliers and ensure correct art rendering and file creation for print and online. The role will require previous production experience to meet deadlines and managing the art production.


Specifically, the Art Coordinator will

  • Remotely oversee the work of independent illustrators, in-house illustrators, and art production suppliers to create multiple art programs. Have a strong appreciation that the artwork and illustrations will play an important part of student and teacher experience of the curriculum and products of the Great Minds brand.
  • Have proven experience in art production using tools such as Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and or Paint. Ability to make updates and changes in different file formats to ensure correct creation of images to editorial requirements.
  • Understanding of print and online production requirements for image processing and delivery.
  • Full understanding of RGB image processing for online images, CMYK print color management and grayscale image processing for print.
  • Full understanding of print requirements for image reproduction.
  • Ability to manage multiple large image projects and suppliers delivering for each project.
  • Ability to work remotely with a team in Great Minds to achieve project goals.
  • Ability to communicate with offshore teams in India and US based teams.


  • Experience in book or journal publishing image production preferred.
  • Excellent project management skills in working on multiple projects and managing timelines and delivery schedules.
  • Extensive experience and proficiency with current graphic design software and tools, practices, and procedures, including Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) Microsoft products, HTML, and others required to accomplish creation, review,
    and output for print and digital delivery
  • Ability to give direction and critique with diplomacy
  • Resilience in accepting creative feedback and managing multiple inputs while being able
    to clearly articulate a well-thought-out point of view
  • Ability to interact with editorial and shared services teams remotely
  • Ability to anticipate the implications of artistic guidelines across varied products and media
  • Flexible, versatile nature with the willingness to prioritize efforts to align with
    organizational goals
  • Sensitivity to audience, political circumstance, market realities, and customer needs across communications
  • Intellectual curiosity and keen attention to detail

Education Level and/or Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or work experience in publishing art production management required
  • 3 + years of experience coordinating art programs with offshore and US based suppliers
  • Ability to problem solve image production issues that arise from printers and image production suppliers.
  • Past training in color management and print production art production


  • Full-time, Exempt
  • This position is Remote

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.

If selected a background check will be required.

New employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, subject to potential accommodation as required by law or otherwise permitted by the Company.

Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.