Graphic Designer

S&C Electric Company


S&C Electric Company is a global provider of equipment and services for electric power systems. Founded in 1911, the Chicago-based company designs and manufactures switching and protection products for electric power transmission and distribution.

S&C's products help deliver electric power efficiently and reliably. Some are used to switch circuits. Others minimize damage to equipment in the event of a fault or reduce the area of an outage by automatically rerouting power flow; S&C's sophisticated power-quality products can deliver uninterrupted power for an entire facility, for crucial process industries.

In addition, S&C offers a wide range of engineering, laboratory, and testing services for electric utilities and commercial, industrial, and institutional power systems.

S&C provides solutions for customers worldwide. The company has engineering offices and manufacturing facilities in Chicago, Illinois; Franklin, Wisconsin; Alameda, California; Duvall, Washington; Rockville, Maryland; and Orlando, Florida. S&C subsidiaries operate in Toronto, Canada; Curitiba, Brazil; Mexico City and Aguascalientes, Mexico; Wales, United Kingdom; South Yarra, Australia; and Suzhou, China.

Position Details

Graphic Designer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL



As part of the S&C Electric Company team, you are helping keep the lights on for billions of people around the world and assuring a sustainable energy future. S&C specializes in the switching, protection, and control of electric power systems. Our solutions are an essential part of the electrical grid that brings power to homes and businesses. We are applying our century-long heritage of innovation to address the challenges facing the power grid and are pushing the boundaries of reliability by reducing the duration of power outages from hours to seconds–or to no outage at all. The Creative Services group is responsible for communicating S&C’s solutions simply and powerfully to customers, key contributors, and the industry at large.

The Graphic Designer reports to the Manager – Creative Services as part of the Creative Services Team at S&C. They work closely with leadership and cross-functional teams throughout the company in the development of effective marketing materials for customers. The Graphic Designer creates compelling creative artwork, layouts, and templates for advertising, printed and electronic media, brochures, instructional documentation, corporate presentations and large format pieces."

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Design and production of graphics, long-form publications, print and digital advertising, marketing collateral and other marketing materials utilizing clean layouts and typography. 
  • Ensures projects are designed within graphic guidelines for brand consistency. 
  • Project manages job from concept to completion with limited supervision. 
  • Prioritizes and efficiently manages day to day work while updating project management tools in union with ongoing jobs. 
  • Works collaboratively with members of Creative Services, Editorial, Product Management and other appropriate parties to develop smart design solutions. 
  • Communicates with team members across departments with ability to look at problems from different points of view. 
  • Effectively translates technical information into clear messaging for non-technical audiences. 
  • Sets clear expectations with customers to define scope, schedule, and goals for projects. 
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and offer solutions, including execution of annual projects and goals. 
  • Draws on past experience and insights of fellow team members to find solutions. 
  • Seeks out additional information when relevant with ability to value collective insights. 
  • Manage in-house and outside vendors for pre-press and print review of marketing materials.

To select this job as one of interest to you, at a minimum, you must have the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree (ideally in Graphic Design or similar studies) 
  • Three years relevant work experience; within a company or agency preferred 
  • Strong written, verbal communication and problem-solving skills 
  • Clear intra-discipline understanding of graphic design for print and digital, across web, video, and traditional print. 
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) plus a working knowledge of Adobe Edge. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook)


  • Work environment is a regular office environment within a manufacturing environment.

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