Graphic Designer

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
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# of Openings
Salaried Full-Time

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description

America’s leading supplier of domestic steel products is looking for a passionate and driven Graphic Designer located at our headquarters in Chicago, IL. The Graphic Designer will bring original ideas and a keen eye for detail. This role will report to the Creative Marketing Manager and will help create content that educates, informs, and inspires a diverse set of audiences about our teammates, products, services and the importance of U.S. manufacturing.


  • Leads and promotes healthy and safe work practices as required by regulatory agencies and Company policy.
  • Collaborates with writers, ad agencies, and communications professionals on social media, website, presentations, and product marketing materials.
  • Formats graphics and adeptly manages the collection, processing, and proofing of various graphics files.
  • Introduces fresh and distinctive concepts to diverse omnichannel projects.
  • Crafts visually captivating content to complement social stories.
  • Ensures strict adherence of all creative outputs to brand guidelines, maintaining a high level of stylistic accuracy.
  • Supports the brainstorming phase and subsequently leads the realization of captivating internal and external materials.
  • Conducts light video editing to enhance multimedia content.
  • Organizes imagery and design files meticulously for streamlined accessibility.
  • Contributes to the design of visually striking tradeshow graphics.
  • Collaborates within a dynamic team of the industry's most enthusiastic, goal-driven, and enjoyable individuals!
  • Performs other duties as they might be assigned.
  • Regular, full-time predictable onsite attendance is an essential function of this role.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, related field, or equivalent work experience
  •  2+ years of graphic design experience at an agency or internal marketing team and/or exceptional portfolio
  • Experience with B2b marketing or industrial marketing, preferred



  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of video editing and animation software (Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut Pro, etc.) required
  • High attention to detail
  • Organized, efficient and agile with the ability to meet deadlines while working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and can flex to deliver a wide scope of creative asks
  • Resourceful and self-motivated
  • Curious learner, eager to take on new challenges, implement new approaches, and push beyond comfort zone


  • Typical administrative / office environment: no exposure to adverse environmental conditions

Physical Requirements

  • Sedentary work: exerting up to 10 lb of force occasionally

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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