Graphics Project Coordinator

Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Graphics Project Coordinators!

At Dart, the quality of our products is one of our top priorities. When a customer provides us with a design or logo, they can trust that we will do our best to perfect the smallest details of the artwork so that their images and logo can be proudly displayed.

Dart is looking for a Graphics Project Coordinator with a strong sense of detail, to direct and collaborate with our Graphic Artists. Provide collaborative methods to create and modify this custom artwork to be printed on our products. This position will use the Adobe Creative Suite and other software applications to adapt customer art and to prepare production-ready artwork that meets our precise manufacturing specifications and customer expectations.

Responsible for coordinating custom print projects within Graphic Solutions and directing artwork optimization across a range of substrates. Serves as a key point of contact for Dart salespeople and customers for custom print projects.
Day-to-Day Role:

  • Evaluate custom print requests and artwork from customers, assess potential project risks and issues, and make decisions about artwork changes
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive and up-to-date proficiency in all of Dart’s technical print specifications and apply that knowledge to all custom print projects
  • Advise Dart salespeople and customers on all issues related to custom print (e.g. layout and design of artwork, potential printing issues, design solutions, project status, etc.)
  • Direct and collaborate with Graphic Artists on layout, design, and pre-press work on custom print projects
  • Verify accuracy of artwork and relevant job-specific details throughout the custom print process within Graphic Solutions
  • Manage the customer proof approval process, ensuring all proofs and artwork production files meet customer expectations and Dart’s print specifications
  • Coordinate special projects or other graphics-related initiatives as required

Core Skills and Qualifications:
The ideal Graphics Project Coordinator candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Associate’s Degree in Graphic Design or related field
  • Two (2) years of experience in a role as a Graphic Designer, Art Coordinator, Graphic Project Coordinator, or similar
  • Four (4) years of experience using Adobe Illustrator software and Adobe Photoshop software
  • Experience with development, evaluation, and/or approval of production artwork files
  • Ability to use design knowledge and creativity to develop effective solutions to print and design challenges
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent client-facing and teamwork skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills necessary in order to communicate intricate job-related processes to internal and external customers
  • Excellent organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word and Outlook

Preferred Skills and Qualifications Graphics Project Coordinator :

  • Experience with flexographic and/or dry offset printing 
  • Experience with 4-color process printing


Overview: Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.

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