Freelance UX Writer

| Chicago

In this role, you’ll:  

  • Craft relatable language to build trust and ease apprehension around retirement planning and goal setting.  
  • Write and edit copy in natural language that helps people use things, with a focus on clarity, consistency, and understandability.   
  • Content test various messaging concepts to evaluate their comprehension, viability / desirability. 
  • Effectively articulate, present, and explain writing choices.

 

We’re looking for someone who’s: 

  • Eager to master complex information, and able to simplify it so that everyone can understand it.   
  • Comfortable collaborating with compliance partners  
  • Passionate about content design, user experience, and hands-on writing and editing. 
  • Experience we’d like to see: 
  • 5-7 years of writing experience  
  • 3-5 years of experience crafting language for digital products 
  • Superb communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail 
  • Ability to produce work quickly, with strength in observing and managing deadlines 
  • Strong influencing skills and capability to effectively articulate, present, and explain writing choices 

 

Please include a portfolio of work that you’re most proud of, so you can tell stories about your experience and the impact you've had. We're interested in the content you’ve created, and want to understand how you work with a team to solve content problems. 

 

This position is located in Chicago.

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • D3JSLibraries
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    • PlayFrameworks
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Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Morningstar Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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