Lead UX Designer

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Enodo – Lead UX Designer

Company Overview

Enodo was built to disrupt the commercial real estate industry. The software allows investors, brokers, and lenders to analyze rent, operating expenses and returns for multifamily properties by applying machine learning to a database of live multifamily transaction data from every U.S. market.

We have a creative and entrepreneurial culture – everyone on the team interacts directly with customers each day, and we all contribute to the product and planning. If you have an idea to improve something, there is no red tape… just build what needs to be built! Innovation and passion for disrupting the old-fashioned real estate industry are our highest priorities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in UX design
  • Portfolio of UX-focused work samples for web and mobile applications, including wireframes, screen shots (or links to resulting work), and background info on each project
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or relevant work experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in user-centered design with hands-on experience throughout the process, from user research to developing prototypes and collaborating on implementation
  • Experience in delivering wireframes, UX flows, mockups, interactive prototypes, design specifications, final assets as well as personas and use case development
  • Experience working across organizational boundaries to define, manage and prioritize work, with a collaborative and innovative approach
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex concepts clearly across different audiences and varying levels of organizations
  • Excellent communication, presentation and analytical skills
  • Ability and passion to understand distinct user groups quickly and design solutions for them
  • Understanding of information architecture, design patterns and interaction design
  • Work with a cross functional team, partnering with users, developers and data scientists to deliver business value
  • Ability to promote and manage appropriate usability testing and user research endeavors
  • Familiarity with design and prototyping software such as: Figma, Sketch, and Adobe
  • Languages/Syntax: HTML, CSS, JavaScript; Vue.JS knowledge is desirable, but not required
  • Master's Degree in Human Computer Interaction, Master of Fine Arts, or related advanced degrees are a plus

About the Job

As a Lead User Experience (UX) Designer, you’ll help define and drive the future of Enodo’s automated underwriting platform. You will help identify challenges and set product strategy, envision complex UX ecosystems, and inspire your teammates to push the boundaries of what’s possible. You must possess a clear vision of the future of user experience in the commercial real estate industry and have the courage to pursue forward-thinking design.

In this role, you will apply your passion for brand, craft, and design fidelity to create innovative experiences across Enodo’s underwriting and analysis products. You must be a great systems-level design thinker and visionary who will provide clear, research-driven direction for a talented team of developers. You’ll need to have a sense for clean design and be committed to creating elegantly simple user experiences from otherwise complex workflows.



  • Develop a deep understanding of user needs and existing product specifications
  • Conduct concept and usability testing and gather feedback
  • Create detailed, responsive wireframes and prototypes to optimize user workflows
  • Find creative ways to solve UX problems (e.g. usability, findability)
  • Deliver a holistic UX vision, along with a plan for evolutionary, iterative updates, that implement the larger vision over time
  • Build relationships with stakeholders and the product team to efficiently implement user experiences that are cohesive and efficient
  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers and stakeholders
  • Create personas through user research and data
  • Work with the product team to establish metrics and systems to continually evaluate the success of our user interface
  • Work with UI designers and developers to implement attractive designs
  • Continually monitor competing products and industry trends and communicate these developments with the product team and stakeholders


About Enodo Inc:

Enodo is an automated underwriting platform for real estate professionals. The platform offers a suite of products that provide users actionable intelligence to make more informed investment decisions. Utilizing a combination of proprietary technology and established data feeds, Enodo's machine learning algorithms deliver industry leading insight. We’re located at 130 S. Jefferson St. in Chicago, Illinois.

Learn more about Enodo at https://enodoinc.com/

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We're in a lively neighborhood with great access to transit and many dining options. Enodo is literally 2 blocks from Union Station.

An Insider's view of Enodo

What are some social events your company does?

Every few months we have a company outing where we rent out a space for the team. In the past we've done bowling, VR, and pool outings. Food and drinks are provided and everyone has a great time.



What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Predicting the market value of multifamily properties is the biggest issue we're working on. We've built one of the first true automated valuation models for the multifamily real estate industry, and we're continuing to refine and improve on it with new techniques and data sources.


Data Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I've learned so much working with Enodo. There is a lot of flexibility to experiment with new analytical techniques, and it's been great for learning and adopting new innovative data science approaches.


Lead Data Scientist

What is your vision for the company?

We will objectively quantify every factor that drives real estate value, in every market, and put the power of big data and predictive analytics in the hands of anyone who wants to own a piece of the world.

Thomas Delaney


What are some things you learned at the company?

I have learned proper big data warehousing and how to design efficient, distributed ETL pipelines for interpreting datasets exceeding a billion records. I have also learned front-end and back-end application development to serve the insight gained from these pipelines.


Lead Data Engineer

What are Enodo Perks + Benefits

Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Enodo hosts company outings Quarterly.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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