Arity
Chicago, IL

Sr. Experience Designer at Arity

| Chicago
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Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone.

At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation.

That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.
 

The Team

The Arity Experience Design (XD) team is a multi-disciplinary group that designs user interactions and experiences with devices, systems and services that provide a positive, engaging and productive experience. The team is made up of Design Leads, Experience Designers, Content Designers, Design Researchers, UI Engineers, and Visual Designers who work together to design delightful experiences.  The XD team is responsible for applying knowledge of user-centered design methods, human-computer interaction and industry best practices to drive useful and usable interface design solutions.

The Role

The Experience Designer uses their user-centered design skills to help frame problems and provide innovative interaction design solutions that meet user needs while fulfilling key business objectives. They are comfortable working on concepting and early discovery work, as well as iterating on a mature product while embedded on a product team. On their product team, they are constantly communicating and collaborating with Product Managers, Engineers, Data Scientists and Marketing. They also know when to partner with other members of the Experience Design Team who have complementary skills in specialties like visual design, content strategy, research and front-end coding. Their ultimate goal is to deliver value to end-users as quickly as possible and to help Arity make personal transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone.

 

Responsibilities

Propose and lead user-centered design approaches to product envisioning and development
Partner with Design, Product, Engineering, Data Science and Marketing on project goals
Partner with XD team specialist when appropriate for the product
Make daily product design decisions with the product manager and developers
Help product managers assess and prioritize opportunities, constraints and features
Leverage data and user feedback to drive design decisions
Create rapid iterations of design prototypes that can be tested and validated quickly
Conduct frequent & appropriate user research, testing and metrics analysis
Commit to quick feedback loops and keeping focused on outcomes over deliverables
Keep up-to-date in the field by monitoring digital trends, attending workshops and joining professional groups 
Be an engaging and effective communicator of ideas
Inspire others with your enthusiasm and work ethic 
Understand and interpret brand, user, and business needs and develop innovative, creative, and results-oriented digital solutions that address these needs


Qualifications

Has expert level proficiency in Interaction Design/Information Architecture and at least one more UX discipline: User Research, Visual Design, or Content Strategy
Ability to design and envision experiences iteratively in a lean environment
Knowledge of communication and development tools like Invision and Sketch
Experience with design systems, pattern libraries, and web development frameworks desired
Has an entrepreneurial spirit and not afraid to stand up for what they believe is right for the product
Flexible thinker and strong collaborator
Excellent communication skills, including storytelling, writing, and presentation
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Motivated to continuously learn new skills and capabilities
Naturally curious, empathetic, humble, and passionate about designing for behavioral change
3+ years as a UX designer in highly collaborative environments designing full-service consumer or business applications
Bachelor’s degree or higher in design, computer science, information sciences, psychology, human factors and or HCI preferred

Heads up: when you click “apply now” you’ll be directed to the Allstate careers site. You’re still looking at an Arity job, but because we were founded by Allstate, we share the same application system.

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Where we are

Arity's located in the Merchandise Mart, the heart of Chicago's tech scene. Mobility is what we do & you can find us using all forms to get to work.

Technology we use

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  • Sales & Marketing
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    • ReactLibraries
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    • PandasLibraries
    • Sci-KitLearnLibraries
    • NumpyLibraries
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    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
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    • SmaplyDesign
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What are Arity Perks + Benefits

Arity Benefits Overview

Arity was founded by The Allstate Corporation, but you’ll be working for—and at—Arity. It’s the best of both worlds. You’ll get access to the full suite of Allstate benefits and work in a fast-paced startup culture. That’s more than just free breakfasts, brain breaks and ping pong. It’s a culture that encourages you to be you.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
If enrolled, you have coverage for certain periodic vision exams, eyeglass lenses and frames, or contact lenses, up to a designated dollar amount.
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
We also provide a cash balance pension benefit, at no cost, to eligible employees based on their eligible compensation and years of service with the company. Employees are vested after 3 years.
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Arity offers up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Looking for more info? You can find details here: https://www.allstategoodlife.com.

An Insider's view of Arity

What’s the vibe like in the office?

At Arity, you’re encouraged to see yourself here and be yourself here. When you walk through the door, you are part of something bigger than yourself and are empowered to be better than when you first start here. The space and culture facilitate collaboration & are designed to spark innovation.

Erica, Steph & Rachel

Culture Team

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The mission of our team is to derive meaningful events and features from raw telematics data, with a mix of physics, signal processing, machine learning, & experimentation. Derived from big data, we're developing best-in-class solutions for collision and distracted driving detection which is disrupting the mobility space.

Venu & Kyle

Data Scientists, Advanced Sensor Insights Team

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Arity supports my career growth by not only having a multitude of resources at my fingertips but by providing the right support structure to make it easy for my manager and me to have development conversations. I’m able to make succinct goals and really follow through.

Baily

People Strategy Consultant

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

At Arity, we solve problems that impact society. Arity Engineering plays a critical role in developing products that incorporate capabilities our customers want with solutions they need. When a customer has a challenge, we leverage the group’s collective learning to work towards an optimized solution. We rarely come across something we can’t solve.

Emad

Vice President, Engineering

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Cross-functional collaboration is built into how we work and develop products on a daily basis. At Arity, we are one team coming together to achieve our goals, continuously innovate and drive the industry forward.

David

Product Owner, Insurance

Arity Jobs in Chicago
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Arity-Data Scientist-Sr Manager

Arity
Chicago
2 days ago
+22
As a Senior Manager on the Data Science team, you will be responsible for leading and inspiring a world-class group of over twenty data scientists, data analytics engineers and business analytics consultants spread across several product development teams. You will empower data scientists to detect sophisticated driving behaviors on the edge, enrich driving routes with meaningful attributes, and develop an in-depth understanding of users' mobility patterns. You will help us recruit and lead top talent and have a key voice in the analytics operations at Arity. This includes deploying models to mobile and cloud platforms. You will also help create and support our business strategy by being a strong voice of the customer from an analytics lens.

Arity-Sr Data Scientist

Arity
Chicago
2 days ago
+22
As a Senior Data Scientist at Arity, you will help lead the use of data to drive decisions at scale. You will collaborate with product owners, data & software engineers, and designers to develop and deploy robust, scalable services that enhance our understanding of user mobility. You will create new ways of finding meaning from our unique combination of driving and mobility data along with insurance, shared mobility, and mobile app data that help us understand transportation and the risk of behaviors on the road. You will also help shape and grow our culture we have worked hard to establish – promoting recognition of good work, continuous learning, winning together, and having fun along the way.

Arity - Android Engineer

Arity
Chicago
2 days ago
+22
The Route Report Android Software Engineer is responsible for the delivery of a market leading mobile app leveraging cutting edge technologies, creative solutioning and results driven customer focus to further enhance our user experience. Be part of a small, agile cross-functional team of energetic developers and product specialists in a company with great culture and start-up environment, situated in the heart of downtown Chicago in the Merchandise Mart.

Arity-Cloud Cost Optimization Analyst

Arity
Chicago
2 days ago
+22
The Cloud Cost Optimization Analyst is responsible for monitoring and auditing AWS resources for the platform team to improve the operational efficiency of Arity's cloud infrastructure. This role will have both strategic and operational responsibility. This position is responsible for estimating product development costs and forecasting growth, while also considering third party support licensing agreements, labor costs, and financial statement impact. The Cloud Cost Optimization Analyst will support Arity's engineering teams by creating and executing plans to reach our financial objectives. You will interact regularly with the Arity engineering team and Arity finance team and partnering to take actions to reduce cloud spending.

Arity-Sr Employee Engagement Consultant

Arity
Chicago
5 days ago
+22
In this role, this individual will be responsible for helping to create and advocate for an open innovative culture of thinking and doing business at Arity by assisting in developing, managing and executing projects supporting these values. Areas of focus will include optimizing the Mart work environment and seating, as well as supporting employee engagement and retention. To accomplish these objectives, this employee will become knowledgeable of the business objectives and employee strategies of the various areas at Arity. This employee will utilize subject matter knowledge to be a resource for team members on employee culture specifically in the tech space, researching trends, best practices and processes that contribute to supporting the business objectives of attracting and retaining the best talent, supporting a collaborative, innovative work environment, and supporting employees who create cutting edge products and services for Arity.

Arity-Sales and Business Development -Sr Mgr - Insurance Solutions

Arity
Chicago
5 days ago
+22
Gain a thorough understanding of Arity, its products and strategy. Lead the creation and execution of short and long-term sales strategy for assigned product segment or segments. Identify new markets or customers within product vertical. Beginning and advancing sales discussions within target markets on Arity's products. Representing Arity at industry conferences and events. Identifying and leveraging subject matter experts within Arity for sales discussions. Contributing feedback and direction on sales messaging to Product Marketing. Training and supporting other Arity teams on product segment messaging.

Arity-iOS Engineer

Arity
Chicago
1 week ago
+22
The iOS Mobile Engineer creates detailed technical specifications, develops system code, participates in code reviews and module testing, and supports ongoing maintenance. Having a strong understanding of mobile sensor component engineering, the iOS Mobile Engineer develops code for intermediate to complex modules, participates in design reviews, conducts code reviews, creates test plans and participates in testing reviews, and resolves moderate defects. This position designs, documents, reviews, and maintains components of software solutions for intermediate complex projects.

Arity-Rating Services Consultant

Arity
Chicago
1 week ago
+22
The Rating Services Consultant is responsible for delivering and supporting the use of all regulated scoring programs associated with Arity's growing and revolutionary product portfolio. This role will have both strategic and operational responsibility. This position contributes to the development of filing strategy and owns execution and support of subscription services to maximize the customer and enterprise value provided by the regulated scoring programs.

Arity - Director, Mobile Engineering

Arity
Chicago
1 week ago
+22
At Arity, our mobile capabilities are at the core of what we do, powering live telematics connections and the collection of billions of miles of driving data. As the Director of Mobile Engineering, you will report to the VP of Engineering and help define and support our mobile engineering strategy. You will lead the engineering teams that develop our iOS, Android mobile applications and SDKs. Your team will be responsible for the engineering of mobile products that interface with users, and accurately collect/ingest data from smartphone devices. The ideal candidate will combine excellent technical and business skills to create value for our customers and build upon our mobile offerings.

Arity - Scrum Master

Arity
Chicago
1 week ago
+22
The Scrum Master is accountable for monitoring the scrum processes and scrum meetings and for leading a matrixed team through software development life cycle processes. The Scrum Master increases team efficiency, motivates the team, and advocates for changes that will ensure quality and timeliness.

Arity - Cloud Architect

Arity
Chicago
1 week ago
+22
At Arity, we are utilizing cutting edge technologies (Cassandra, NiFi, Flink, Kafka, etc.) to create and deliver amazing capabilities and products. We are searching for a cloud architects who can help design, implement, and deploy our next generation analytics platform and to help us utilize our platform to deliver innovative products and solutions.

Arity-Hadoop Systems Engineer

Arity
Chicago
1 week ago
+22
Manage large scale multi-tenant Hadoop cluster environments residing on AWS. Handle all Hadoop environment builds, including design, security, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning and ongoing monitoring. Perform high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for the Hadoop Cluster. Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks. Creation of key performance metrics, measuring the utilization, performance and overall health of the cluster. Deploy new/upgraded hardware and software releases and establish proper communication channels. Work with appropriate stakeholders to ensure we have solid capacity planning and can manage our TCO. Ability to collaborate with product managers, lead engineers and data scientists on all facets of the Hadoop Eco-System. Ensure existing data/information assets are secure and adhering to a best in class security model.

Arity-Data Steward Manager

Arity
Chicago
1 week ago
+22
The Data Governance and Quality team works across the Enterprise to manage the strategy, integration and governance of data at Arity. Members of Arity's Data Governance and Quality team have responsibility for ensuring consistency and clarity of our data across our product portfolio. The team works very closely with product partners to convert business needs into data solutions that power our businesses. The Lead Data Steward is responsible for leading a team of Data Stewards that manage and govern core internal and external analytical data for the organization. In this role, you will help establish, train, and execute capabilities that will advance the Data Stewardship program. Through this work you will provide 'fit for use' data to enable timely generation of sound end-to-end business insight by ensuring our data is timely, accurate, complete, and most importantly, 'fit for purpose' for our customers' use cases.