Instructional Materials Graphic Designer

inquirED - Remote - Full time


We’re looking for an Instructional Materials Graphic Designer with a passion for culturally responsive education design. You will work closely within the Content Operations team to interpret, organize, and improve inquirED’s K–8 social studies curriculum, including the creation of original instructional resources.

As a graphic designer, you will primarily use your expertise in visual communication and design to transform basic sketches of student-facing resources into clear, engaging, and cohesive classroom materials that align to an inquiry-based educational framework. You will use critical thinking to interpret and improve upon provided drafts to ensure materials best support students. You will create custom vector-based illustrations, graphics, and technical drawings that visually support student learning.

This role is highly creative and geared toward a person who can think visually in service to middle school students, while also following multiple design conventions in keeping with inquirED’s pre-established visual style. You will also help facilitate and improve a complex editing process for our instructional units, requiring strong organizational and collaborative skills in a virtual environment. To be considered for this role you must provide a design portfolio link on your resume or samples of your work.


  • Previous experience as a professional designer creating art or educational tools for children
  • Proficient with Adobe tools (particularly Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign)
  • High degree of familiarity with Google Drive tools, file management, and permissions; fluency in Google Docs and Google Slides
  • Broad familiarity with how CSS functions
  • Highly organized with strong asset and file management skills
  • Ability to adapt when learning new tools, technologies, and software
  • Willingness to be scrappy, creative, and unconventional
  • Passion for inquirED’s mission: Inquiry for every student.

Why Join Us?

  • Mission-driven organization
  • Small, highly collaborative team
  • Remote team – geographically flexible
  • Unlimited PTO

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Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level


inquirED is a growing mission driven startup, founded by educators to give teachers the tools to activate students’ natural curiosities and incorporate the lived and historical experiences of each student.
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