Jr. Product Designer

Chicago, Illinois, United States Full-time

We are seeking a talented product designer for our open and sunny office in Chicago’s West Loop that is eager to learn, grow and contribute to shaping the future of SpotOn. As part of a small and expanding design team, you’ll have a chance to play a major role in growing our organization.

As a User Interface/Product Designer, you should have a keen eye for great design with an enthusiasm for taking on challenges, from solving UX problems to supporting our company’s marketing initiatives.

Here's the TL, DR breakdown:

You Love

  • Designing thoughtful product user experiences that are functional & usable.

  • Painstakingly poring over details until they're just right.

  • Breaking away from the screen to let ideas flow out on paper and white boards.

  • Collaborating with products owners, marketing leaders, and developers to define and address customers’ greatest needs.

  • Creating the best user experience possible.

 

What You’ll Do

You’ll be responsible for designing new features from idea to implementation. On a daily basis, you will:

  • Work directly with product and the lead designer to shape ideas and create interactive prototypes with  InVision & Axure.

  • Design beautiful, intuitive interfaces that make our multi-dimensional product effortless to use

  • Craft custom marketing materials for our merchants

  • Componentize assets and communicate with our team of engineers to implement features.

  • Work closely with Marketing Team and deliver print project that helps us achieve our goals.

 

What Is Required From You

To ensure you get the most out of this opportunity, we require the following:

  • A portfolio that showcases your interests, skill sets and/or hobbies.   

  • 1+ years experience designing web and mobile applications.

  • Experience in the Adobe Creative Suite and other design tools like Sketch & Invision.

  • Knowledge of modular and grid based design

  • Experience/knowledge with information architecture and creating flowcharts.

  • Passion for user experience. 

  • Knowledge of print design.

 

You Are

  • Able to design responsively across devices (desktop, mobile, tablet).
  • Comfortable working collaboratively with other designers and developers.
  • Dedicated to sharing work early and often.
  • A motivated self-starter with a positive attitude and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • An excellent communicator — people like you, you make things happen and people like you ;)

 

What Would Seal The Deal

The following traits would be mind bogglingly awesome. If you don’t have them, it won’t be a dealbreaker.

  • Experience with component based design.

  • Experience with prototyping software (Axure, Invision, Pixate, Marvel, Form or Origami).

  • Experience working in an agile work environment. 

 

About the Company:

  • Flexible hours in a fun, relaxed, work environment.

  • Rapidly growing in a market with room to grow.

  • Downtown location, less than 5 minutes from several sources of public transit.

  • Free espresso, soda, coffee, and snacks.

 

Benefits:

  • Salary is $50,000-$65,000, depending on experience.

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance. 

 

SpotOn is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis as prohibited by federal, state or local law.