Design Project Coordinator

Date Posted: June, 2024

Job Description

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Design Project Coordinator to join our creative team. This role is dedicated to serving a single client, DFW Airport, ensuring tailored and focused project management. The Design Project Coordinator will play a crucial role in supporting planning managers, engineers, and contractors to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.


The role involves a combination of project management and graphic design tasks, requiring proficiency in design software and an understanding of signage standards. Your ability to communicate effectively and manage multiple tasks will be essential in maintaining project timelines and quality standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead planning meetings to review project status, ensuring alignment with timelines
    and objectives
  • Collaborate with engineers and planning managers to develop detailed scopes of work
  • Create and update signage, ensuring compliance with DFW Airport and TxDOT standards
  • Conduct site visits to evaluate locations, take measurements, and document findings
  • Capture photographs for accurate project documentation and execution
  • Review contractor estimates, ensuring they meet project specifications and budget constraints
  • Resolve discrepancies with contractors and stakeholders
  • Review proofs for accuracy, consistency, and brand adherence
  • Communicate with contractors regarding any necessary changes to proofs
  • Verify installation of signage through site visit, ensuring quality control

Qualifications and Skills​

  • Associate’s degree in Project Management, Graphic Design, or a related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in project coordination, graphic design, or a similar role
  • Proven track record of supporting successful project execution
  • Familiarity with wayfinding principles and signage standards
  • Exceptional presentation and communication abilities
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities
  • Attention to detail and a proactive approach to problem-solving
  • Proficiency in design software (Illustrator, Photoshop) and project management tools
  • Proficiency in typography to create clear and readable signage
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint to create scopes of work for each project

Hourly Range




Contract (20 hrs/wk)