Graphic Designer

James Hardie Building Products Inc.

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.

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Position Details

Graphic Designer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

As the Graphic Designer…you will support the North American Marketing Department in all areas of the business. As a member of the In-House Design Team, the Graphic Designer will support the Graphic Design Marketing Manager by executing creative requests servicing all departments of the business. Projects can include, interactive and printed literature, technical documents, event displays, product packaging, and more. Strengths in video editing, animation, and/or technical illustrations capabilities, including 3-D renderings, are preferred, but not required.

What You’ll Do:

  • The Graphic Designer is responsible for various marketing deliverables, primarily focused on printed and digital sales tools to support product commercialization for both trade and consumer audiences 
  • Support asset management and platform administrative tasks to ensure organizational and structural integrity of our systems and processes.  
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of business goals and brand strategy 
  • Exhibit clear understanding of product knowledge and brand identity 
  • The ideal candidate demonstrates tactical excellence, is a self-starter who is passionate about their work, can navigate ambiguity, effectively multitask, is highly organized, thorough, and consistent. 
  • Foster continued self-improvement by staying abreast of relevant design trends and industry advancements
  • Above all, must be a team player who is motivated to deliver exceptional results for the rapidly growing James Hardie organization.

** The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all-encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent preferred. 
  • 5+ years of Graphic Design experience 
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud programs, primarily, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop required 
  • Proficiency in MS Office (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Social Media 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Operating System/PC 
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability and willingness to follow processes and instructions and provide feedback for continuous improvement 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines 
  • Works cooperatively with cross-functional teams across various geographic regions 
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal solcing, keen attention to detail and innovative thinking. 
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure with tight turnaround times 
  • Willingness and excitement to learn about the beautiful world of fiber cement exterior solutions

*** Candidates’ bilingual in Spanish and French Canadian are encouraged to apply. ***

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