Graphic Designer


Founded in 1989, WeatherTech® has long been recognized by the discerning automotive enthusiast as a supplier of automotive accessories of unparalleled quality. We've established ourselves as an industry leader and our innovation and focus on quality has given us a worldwide reputation for excellence. And individual consumers aren't the only ones who've been impressed! We supply products to many Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) and currently supply accessories to all three major German luxury automobile manufacturers, as well as a host of other automobile manufacturers worldwide!

Our product development engineers utilize the most sophisticated tools available for data capture and reverse engineering of complex vehicle geometry such as floor surfaces, cargo areas, window openings or fenders. As a result, our customers can rest assured that the highest standards are met in terms of the fit and finish of our products. Our investment in cutting edge technology is not just smart business, it ensures the superior product quality that our customers have come to expect and stands as a symbol of our commitment to excellence in everything we do at WeatherTech®!

Position Details

Graphic Designer
Northern Illinois
Bolingbrook, IL

WeatherTech Direct is searching for an outstanding Graphic Designer to join our growing Creative Team! You're a critical thinker. You know what's needed to transform a creative brief into a great design. You collaborate with other designers and copywriters because you recognize the value of differing perspectives. You approach problem solving with an open mind. Your agency background allows you to be curious, asking the right questions and deliver on-point creative solutions in a fast-paced in-house environment.

You must provide a link to your portfolio of work (include password) that showcases memorable creative across multiple media platforms.

As a Graphic Designer, you will:

Attend kick-off meetings with other creative team and account team members

  • Take notes and ask clarifying questions to understand the Creative Request/Brief discussed, and confirm role on the assignment
  • Provide input on concepting ideas based on knowledge of digital design, cultural, social, consumer and technology trends 

Understand the nuances of various marketing channels and consistently approach projects from a user/consumer-centered perspective

Ensure implementation of company brand standards in all executions

Be detail oriented, with a keen eye for aesthetic quality and strong sense of typography

Build cross-functional relationships and interact daily with multiple internal teams on creative initiatives

Design assignments including, but not limited to: instruction sheets, logos, signage, print advertisements, sales support collateral, digital/social media graphics

Participate in creative brainstorms when needed

Prepare and package files for transfer to the next phase (i.e. transitioning a file to the studio)

Execute deliverables under tight deadlines with the ability to creatively problem solve

Comply with safety guidelines and company policies and procedures

Trim/mock-up design prototypes, including, but not limited to: packaging, signage, and other special projects as-needed

Perform other duties as needed

Qualified Candidates will:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in advertising, design or relevant field 
  • Have 2-3 years of experience as a Digital Designer, preferably in an agency or in-house creative department 
  • Have a deep understanding of digital and print advertising, marketing, typography, layout and design principles 
  • Have current knowledge and understanding of where and how people interact with media, including at home, on the go, while shopping, mobile, broadcast, print, event, etc. 
  • Be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite – including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and XD – Microsoft Office and others as-needed 
  • Have an ability to understand and follow brand guidelines, creative briefs and feedback, while taking creative direction from creative leads 
  • Have a deep understanding of advertising, marketing, typography, layout and design principles 
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly, thoroughly and succinctly both verbally and in writing; can clearly articulate an idea and the reason(s) behind a specific creative direction 
  • Be able to accept constructive feedback and apply in work 
  • Be able to collaborate well with others 
  • Proactively seek out additional projects during lull periods 
  • Be authorized to work in the United States

Why you’ll love working at WeatherTech Direct

WeatherTech is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package, opportunities for internal promotions and skill development, and a clean and safe work space. Employees are offered an array of perks including:

  • Outstanding BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois medical plans, as well as dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, and company-paid life insurance 
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Paid vacation, holidays and sick time 
  • Internal Training and Development programs/opportunities

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