UI/UX Designer

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BigTime is looking for a talented UX/UI Designer to join our growing team.  The ideal candidate will possess a skill set that encompassess both the UX and UI and the ability to carry out implementation with our global development team in an Agile environment.  She/he should have varied experience that includes being able to take concepts from whiteboard to wireframes, through to hi-fidelity design prototypes and rollouts to clients.  The focus of the role will be to assist the Product Team and other stakeholders in strategizing and developing the next generation of both our core suite of software as well as app development to the market.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the user, visual design, and interaction design. If you love what you do, and want to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that will challenge you to do your best, then check us out! 

What you’d be doing:

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product team, stakeholders and engineers
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets
  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields
  • Develop hi-fidelity UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables) and ensure design consistency through product
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images
  • Work closely with the developers  to support any graphic/design needs.
  • Ensure alignment of business goals with a superior end-user experience
  • Proactively identify areas of improvement and potential future product enhancements
  • Stay up to date with new UX trends, mobile/web technologies, design tools

We want someone who has:

  • 3-5 years of proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
  • BSc in Design, Computer Science or relevant field
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools or white boarding skills
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Sketch, InVision, Adobe Products
  • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Good time-management skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to work in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
  • Passionate about users, world-class design, and high-quality work
  • Experience with Mobile Design 

 

In lieu of a cover letter, please include a portfolio of design work. Must be included for consideration.  

 

Working at BigTime has its benefits!

  • Competitive salary and bonus potential
  • Company paid benefits, including medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • Generous time off and paid company holidays
  • Company provided latest technology & software tools
  • Weekly Lunch Credit via GrubHub
  • While the role is based in Chicago, we offer Flexible Work Environment with opportunity to work remotely
  • Fresh fruit, snacks, cold brew coffee/tea, soda and La Croix
  • Great, convenient downtown / loop location

 

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.  BigTime Software, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Your Right to Work - In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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Location

We're centrally located in The Loop close to public transportation and steps away from many many restaurants.

What are BigTime Software, Inc. Perks + Benefits

BigTime Software, Inc. Benefits Overview

BigTime Software is one of the region's best companies, serving Chicagoland communities in Illinois. Our team enjoys training programs, a fantastic culture, and opportunities for advancement, which are company-wide focuses to help you grow both personally and professionally. We're interested in helping your career and adding to your resume because we know that happy employees lead to happier customers!

- Opportunities for Advancement
- Company Provided Latest Technology & Software Tools
- Great, Convenient Downtown/Loop Location
- Company Paid Benefits
- Weekly Catered Lunch and Whole Company Meeting
- Minimum of 11 Paid Holidays
- 401(k) Savings Plan with a match
- Snacks, Cold Brew, La Croix, Bubbly and More

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Culture Committee has four sub-committees: - Diversity and Inclusion - Community Involvement - Wellness - Social
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave: 6 weeks for bonding time and up to 6 weeks for medical leave.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Annually.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted at the team's discretion.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
BigTime offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
BigTime hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.
Cross functional training encouraged
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