Sr. UX Designer

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    Echo Global Logistics is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services. As a third-party logistics provider, we simplify transportation management for our clients and carriers, handling crucial tasks so they can focus on what they do best. From coast to coast, dock to dock, and across all major transportation modes, Echo connects businesses that need to ship their products with carriers who transport goods quickly, securely, and cost-effectively.

     

    Position Overview:

    Echo Logistics is looking for a Senior UX Designer to join our team. We are looking for a leader who thrives at creating their own direction. The role will report to the VP of Product while collaborating with all members of the product team.  Candidates should have strong project expertise and be full stack/generalists with experience in enterprise design, design systems, user research, low fidelity prototyping and high fidelity UI designs. The role will be focused on helping to build and advance our internal transportation management tool.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Be the voice of the user. Work closely with Echo employees (users) to understand their work and define challenges and opportunities  

    • Collaborate with Product Owners, Product Managers, and business stakeholders to define  roadmaps and feature requirements 

    • Create workflows, wireframes, prototypes and high fidelity designs that solve business  problems  

    • Work closely with front end developers and QA engineers to bring product to production  environments 

    • Work with strategic analytics to test product features, understand user trends 

    • Collaborate with fellow UX Designers and Front End Engineers on establishing and  maintaining design system components 

    • Be an engaged member of the UX Design team, working to improve our output across  our internal and external products.  

    • Ability and drive to hit the ground running    

     

    Qualifications: 

    • 5+ years of professional experience as a UX Designer on a Product Team 

    • Expert at industry standard design tools, we use mostly Sketch, Abstract and UXPin 

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, comfortable leading conversations with senior leadership across the organization 

    • A portfolio that displays strong visual design aesthetic, expertise at developing design concepts, and strong writing skills 

    • Experience working across screen sizes and an understanding of the principles of responsive design and the 8 pt grid 

    • Experience with front-end programming is a plus 

    • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies is a plus 

    • Experience in logistics industry is a plus   

     

    Please note, Echo Logistics is encouraging employees to work from home for the remainder of 2020. For the time being this role will be remote, however traditionally this role works out of our Chicago office with flexibility to work from home.  

     

    Work environment/physical demands summary:

    This job operates in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office with an open seating floor plan. The employee may encounter frequent interruptions throughout the work day. The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.

     

     

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Location

Located in River North overlooking the River! Easily accessible and close to various train and bus stops, including a shuttle from Union Station.
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An Insider's view of Echo Global Logistics

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Managers at Echo get to know you by having one on one meetings, so they understand your personal life. Echo is flexible with when you arrive and leave from work, so that it fits with your schedule. Echo understands that life happens, so leaving early isn’t a problem as long as you make it up later. I feel that Echo respects my personal time.

Erin

Sr. Software Engineer

What projects are you most excited about?

I am most excited around a project designed to transform and re-build our API architecture. This project is not only very beneficial to our clients but also allows members of my team to work on and be exposed to a high visibility design that will have a positive impact on the client experience when integrating with Echo.

Rob

Integration Operations TL

How does the company support your career growth?

Echo has a start-up feel but has an infrastructure that supports training, learning, and development, which in-turn allows for growth potential. At Echo you will be challenged in honing your skills in a constantly evolving industry and company. This can allow for each person to set themselves up for overall career growth.

Trisha

Product Director

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

Echo structures itself into small teams that focus on key initiatives. We spend time planning, executing, and delivering technology to simplify the complex demands of transportation.

Miles

Chief Information Officer

What are Echo Global Logistics Perks + Benefits

Echo Global Logistics Benefits Overview

401k with company matching
Medical insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Flexible Spending Account
Parental leave
Paid time off
Commuter benefits
Divvy discount code
Employee training programs
Volunteer time off
Casual dress code
Pet insurance
Gym membership discounts
Mobile carrier discounts
Employee assistance program

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
River North Gym is in the building
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Echo has it's own Softball league in the spring/summer!
Fitness Subsidies
Gympass!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fast-paced. People-focused. Career-growth-centric. At Echo we work hard and carry the load together, but we also know how to have fun. Walking onto the sales floor of our 225,000-square-foot Chicago headquarters, you can feel the energy created by more than 800 sales representatives hustling to move over 16,000 shipments every day. When the last load is booked, you might find co-workers gearing up for summer softball, talking shop at our weekly “Beer Friday,” or competing in a game of foosball, ping-pong, or pop-a-shot.

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