Built In
Chicago, IL

Visual Designer, Product + Marketing

| Chicago

Built In is a network of online communities that has quickly become the #1 recruitment solution for tech companies. We are a company of entrepreneurs building the largest network of communities for entrepreneurs. By working at Built In you'll have the chance to work directly with the latest, and fastest-growing, technology companies all around the country. We help other companies solve their biggest pain points—talent and awareness with our Employer Branding and Recruitment solutions. We currently operate in seven communities: Chicago, Los Angeles, Colorado, Austin, NYC, Boston, Seattle and are headquartered in Chicago.

Our design team is looking for a creative Visual Designer to join the team. You'll report to the Sr. Art Director and work on a wide range of Product and Marketing projects in addition to assisting in production of ongoing design projects across the business. We’re looking to bring our brand to the next level and this is a good opportunity at our growth stage to create a really hip visual brand.

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside the Product and Marketing teams to design pixel perfect visual designs projects
  • Provide production support including resizing layouts across multiple breakpoints and updates to existing product pages
  • Produce marketing collateral including: one-sheeters, social graphics, how-to guides, swag items, event collateral
  • Maintain healthy collaborative relationships with stakeholders and strategize for a successful end project
  • Present your work and articulate your design thinking to teammates, product owners and other stakeholders.
  • Maintain consistently high standards in design

Skills, Talents, Experience you’ll need:

  • 3+ years experience designing web based products, agency experience a plus
  • Excellent, highly creative communication and critical-thinking skills.
  • Thoughtful design strategy, excellent organizational skills, and a balanced holistic perspective
  • Degree in design or related field
  • Strong design portfolio with relevant work examples
  • A strong background in typography, layout, and color theory ideal
  • Have an opinion, produce consistently great work, and champion simplicity
  • Must be a team player, self-motivated, optimistic with a 'can-do' attitude
  • Ability to speak to design decisions in a critique-based environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take constructive feedback to enhance design projects from multiple stakeholders
  • Proficiency with Adobe CS tools and Sketch


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Where we are

Chicago's loop is our home + heart. The commute? A cake walk. And the trendiest eateries, bars + shops are always a short walk away. We <3 Chi.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • SymfonyFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • InDesignDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen
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What are Built In Perks + Benefits

Culture
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Built In has culture and fun committees that manage events and programs from our charitable initiatives to our intramural sports teams.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We pay a really nice chunk of the cost of premiums for medical, dental, vision and disability.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
We have a Safe Harbor match, equivalent to 4% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Come in your sweatshirt, jeans, college jersey. We don't care. We focus on the quality of your work and your collegiality more than on your apparel.
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Shuffle Board, Darts.
Stocked Kitchen
Built In has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, cold brew on tap, tea and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle.
Some Meals Provided
Lunch provided daily (Monday through Thursday)
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $500 annually for continuing education.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We operate as a flat organization where everyone is responsible to self-manage and take ownership of their work. We are humble, hardworking, honest and fun. And we regularly debate office pets, take turns DJing and find time to celebrate our wins as a company.

An Insider's view of Built In

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Good vibes are a top priority around here. You'll hear music played from our playlist that the entire company co-builds, you'll see a movie streaming on TV and, if you catch us at lunch, you'll see the entire office sitting at our communal table. We work hard every day but we always make time to spend together.

Adam

Product + Growth

What does your typical day look like?

I am excited to work each day with a cross-functional team of intelligent, curious, driven and hilarious group of people. We’re working hard — and growing quickly — but we have a lot of laughs together, and a lot of respect for one another. It’s motivating and empowering.

Sarah

Content Team

What are some things you learned at the company?

It’s pretty remarkable to experience an entire company operating as one team. At Built In, we tackle problems and achieve goals together, sharing in the responsibility of successes and downfalls alike.

Alyssa

SEO Strategist

How does the company support your career growth?

Success means more here. It not only is being noticed by my team but it positively impacts Built In’s overall results. Our team is made of strong individuals working together to build our revolutionary platform.

Samantha

Sr. Account Executive

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