Technical Publications / Graphic Designer

Company Description:

We are an established, financially strong, privately-held company that designs, develops, and distributes innovative do-it-yourself tools and tool accessories globally. Our products are available at leading retail stores and online retail sites. We are looking to expand our workforce as a fast-growing, dynamic company. We are well-positioned to take advantage of the current challenging market and grow our business and market share, but we need you to help us achieve our goals. You are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including performance bonus, profit-sharing, 401k match, health insurance, health savings account funding, and generous PTO beginning in the first year.

We are looking for local, Chicagoland-based candidates only.


  • Create, layout, and develop instruction manuals, product brochures and catalogs, bulletins, instruction sheets, and manual supplements.
  • Produce high-quality technical documentation that also is easy for the end-user to understand.
  • Work with the engineering team and 3rd party advisors to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product, specifications, and documentation requirements. You will need to become familiar with how to use our products.
  • Coordinate language translation requirements to minimize translation costs.
  • Assist with language development, writing preparation, and other company communications when needed


  • Self-directed, disciplined, high-energy, pro-active work ethic. Minimum of three years of experience in technical writing and publishing.
  • Mechanical aptitude and the ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts, develop easily understandable text and pictures, and deliver high-quality documentation about the product.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be proficient in electronic document development, with a strong working knowledge of Adobe Suite, InDesign, and Solidworks.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and be able to meet strict deadlines.

Job Type: Full-time

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