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29 Companies
Loop Link
Productivity • Social Impact
Loop delivers digitized scheduling solutions to the golf, ski, tennis, and pro sports industries. We offer a suite of software components (native mobile apps and cloud based backend platforms) that improve the quality of life of all our users from corporate schedulers to independent contractors.

Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
+13
2
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Stats Perform
Artificial Intelligence • Machine Learning
Stats Perform brings unmatched depth and breadth of data, sports research, news and video content, and unrivaled AI-powered solutions to sports media and broadcasters, technology companies, global brands, sportsbooks, teams and leagues, and fantasy providers.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Pair programming
+23
250
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Zcruit
Sports
We’re Zcruit, a Chicago-based startup that helps college sports teams recruit more efficiently. While we currently work with over 50 Division 1 football programs (including every National Champion since 2002), we now have our sights set on expanding to help coaches across all sports and divisions discover prospective student-athletes.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+12
5
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Life Fitness
Fitness • Internet of Things
For more than 45 years, Life Fitness has been dedicated to creating fitness solutions that benefit both facilities and exercisers. Our mission to keep people active started with the Lifecycle exercise bike and continues with the widest range of cardio, strength and group training products in the fitness industry.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
+42
0 OPEN JOBS
1700
Local Employees
Rosemont
Location
Catch Co.
eCommerce • Sports
Our mission at Catch Co. is to create amazing products, content, and shopping experiences for the modern angler. Our approach to commerce and community is one that feeds anglers’ endless appetite for product innovation, experimentation, discovery, learning, nature, and of course… fishing!

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open office floor plan
+26
32
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Lateral Edge
Sports
We focus on lateral movement. Some sports require lateral strength to be faster, but every sport requires lateral strength in order to be agile. It's our mission to teach a high energy fitness class that uses the slide board properly and gives an edge for our clients. We encourage anyone who wants a great full body workout to try our program.
0 OPEN JOBS
2
Local Employees
Winnetka
Location
Pro Stock Hockey
eCommerce • Sports
With Pro Stock Hockey you can expect the best in high-quality, professional, affordable hockey gear. With top name brands like Bauer, CCM, Warrior, Easton and Vaughn in stock and being sold at discount prices; there is little reason to shop anywhere but Pro Stock Hockey for all your equipment needs.
0 OPEN JOBS
Downers Grove
Location
Levy
Events • Food
Founded in 1978, Levy has pioneered premium sports and entertainment dining and remains one of America’s fastest growing and most critically acclaimed restaurant companies. Named one of the 10 most innovative companies in sports by Fast Company magazine, Levy’s diverse portfolio includes award-winning restaurants, iconic sports and entertainment

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
+29
0 OPEN JOBS
300
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
StreamLayer
AdTech • Digital Media
StreamLayer is a stealth B2B technology company focused exclusively on audience engagement around live OTT video content.
12
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Arena
Sports
Arena is the go-to place for sports fans to watch and chat about the best moments from live events.
Xmera Inc
Greentech • Hardware
We are a team of young, but experienced entrepreneurs who believe in the future of smart urban mobility, and also in the advance of science in integrating the brain and body’s biomarkers with the mechanics and electronics of the most beloved mode of green transportation – the bicycle.
0 OPEN JOBS
1
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Ticketmaster
eCommerce • Mobile
Our world-class engineers connect fans to live events through Ticketmaster’s cutting-edge tech. We’re always innovating & building new products, from our mobile apps to next-gen venue management software, open API platform & ticketmaster.com, one of the top e-commerce sites with over 27MM unique monthly visitors. JOIN US: ticketmaster.com

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
+49
0 OPEN JOBS
230
Local Employees
SRAM, LLC
Fitness • Sports
SRAM LLC is one of the world's largest suppliers of components to the bike industry. Established in Chicago in 1987, SRAM continues to promote cycling through its products, its advocacy, and its employees who are dedicated to improving the cycling experience. Today, SRAM employs more than 3,800 people in 15+ locations across 15+ countries.
0 OPEN JOBS
150
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Digital Golf Technologies
Other • Sports
Digital Golf Technologies enhances the traditions of golf by adding excitement to every round.
Double Good Technologies
eCommerce • Mobile
Youth sports and extracurricular activities are becoming more expensive, and every day it’s pricing out more and more families from the critical benefits of participation. The technology we’re building solves this problem in an industry that has yet to be disrupted.

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
+5
0 OPEN JOBS
10
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
4FRONT
Agency • Big Data
We’re inventors, marketers, sports enthusiasts, creatives and strategists who like to go BIG. We work with properties large and small to generate the solutions that drive results and revenue. Corporate Sponsorships. Digital Executions. Innovative Strategies.

Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
+10
0 OPEN JOBS
18
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Stadium
News + Entertainment • Sports
Stadium is a new, fully programmed, multi-platform sports network that brings together exclusive live game and event coverage, extensive highlights, classic games, original programming, and daily live studio programming. Stadium includes a 24/7 linear feed distributed across both digital and broadcast platforms. Welcome to the Game.

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+11
0 OPEN JOBS
115
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
E15 Group
Big Data • Food
We apply an analytical mindset to our partner's businesses and help enhance performance in every facet of their operations. We thrive on empowering our partners to manage complexity by harnessing the data they have to gain the insights they need. Services include Data Science, Analytics, Consumer Insights, Data Engineering, and Consulting.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
+35
0 OPEN JOBS
40
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
Next College Student Athlete (NCSA)
Software • Sports
Next College Student Athlete (NCSA) is the world’s largest and most successful college athletic recruiting network. NCSA leverages proprietary technology and data with professional expertise and personal relationships, connecting hundreds of thousands of college-bound student-athletes to more than 35,000 college coaches nationwide across 34 sports....

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+24
0 OPEN JOBS
350
Local Employees
Chicago
Location
OptionIt
Events • Sports
OptionIt gives loyal fans access to the most anticipated events of the year. It's a fan-centric, low-cost, no obligation solution where venues see more revenue.

Flexible Work Schedule
Casual Dress
0 OPEN JOBS
9
Local Employees
Chicago
Location

Sports Jobs in Chicago

Product Designer

Stats Perform
Chicago
3 days ago
Design engaging experiences for Desktop, Web & Mobile. Solve problems across coaching, athlete, and fan use cases, enabling new workflows and a more open line of communication. Tirelessly advocate for the user and evangelize the importance of user feedback, and data-driven decision making in informing great design. Prototype and validate your ideas. Present design solutions to customers, stakeholders and executives. Defend design decisions and incorporate feedback into the design cycle. Implement flows, wireframes and interaction models that use UX best practices for both desktop and mobile environments. Collaborate across several teams, including but not limited to design, engineering and product management. Navigate the complexity of larger scale products, from tiny interaction details to the larger product vision and customer experience as a whole. Create and deliver assets to developers and work tirelessly to ensure the design is being implemented to a high standard.

Graphic Designer

Stats Perform
Chicago
6 days ago
Drive Stats Perform's visual identity and design strategy for all market segments and channels (including, but not limited to: website, email, webinars, newsletters, marketing and sales collateral, events and conferences). Ensure Stats Perform visual identity accurately reflects the company's vision and culture. Design engaging graphics and infographics for use on social media and web surrounding major sporting events and stories. Ideate, develop and design presentations for customers and prospects including Requests for Proposal (RFP). Work collaboratively with other designers throughout the organization to ensure all graphics are the highest quality, on-brand, and consistent.

Sr. Software Engineer

Stats Perform
Chicago
1 week ago
Pair Programming and Test Driven Development (TDD) on a daily basis. Contribute in all aspects of software engineering including design, testing, implementation, deployment, and support. Problem solve across multiple disciplines including API development, data engineering, machine learning, and cloud. Collaborate with your product owner, AI scientists, designers, and other engineers to deliver world-class AI-powered solutions. Coach and mentor software engineers on your team and across the company.

Chief Marketing Officer

Stats Perform
Chicago
1 week ago
Develop and execute a strategic marketing plan that results in substantial revenue growth for the organization, and continues to build equity in the company's brand. Own and take responsibility for the annual marketing plan and budgets. Shape the people practices of the Marketing organization to scale and operate at a high level of productivity, engagement, and efficiency. Serve as an external evangelist for the company, attending global industry events and participating in forums to serve as a thought leader in the field. Partner with sales leadership to implement and execute a robust demand generation and lead nurturing engine, resulting in qualified leads and opportunities that translate to top-line revenue growth. Oversee all internal and external communications activities, including press releases, customer newsletters and company announcements. Further expand the company's brand and product marketing initiatives on a global scale.

Computer Vision Video Engineer

Stats Perform
Chicago
1 week ago
Develop new ideas into AI driven products using our wealth of sports data. Engage with domain experts as well as senior leaders and engineers to effectively deliver interpretable results. Deal with enormous amounts of video data, and developing solutions in a distributed setting.