Entry Level Chicago Startup and Tech Jobs

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UX Designer

Saggezza
Chicago
2 days ago
+45
Are you passionate about UX Design? Do you have a constant itch of curiosity on how people make decisions, think and act? Do you want to fast-track your career at an established IT firm and have the opportunity to be a leader on a small team? If you answered yes to any of these, then we have the job for you. Saggezza is looking for a full-time UX Designer to join our Chicago team. This individual must be comfortable with traveling nationwide to client sites when needed, and needs to be comfortable working directly on-site with clients. This role also requires someone who has a proven ability to be a leader on a small team, while still working collaboratively with its team members.

Product Marketing Content Developer

TransUnion
Chicago
2 days ago
+49
Reporting to the VP of Insurance Marketing Product Development, this role has primary responsibility for the creation, development, curation and promotion of customer-facing collateral and related content for insurance marketing solutions in the B2B space. This individual will work closely within the product team to develop a deep understanding of our solutions, help craft our product positioning relative to the market and competitors, align our messaging with the overall insurance division strategy and create compelling content for use in client presentations, conferences, and in digital mediums. Secondary responsibilities will include supporting our ongoing insurance marketing thought leadership efforts and go-to-market readiness activities. Assess existing content library (product sales decks, asset sheets, and web) for design, consistency and coverage across marketing product suite.

Associate Editor

Built In
Chicago
3 days ago
+32
Hello, We’re Built In Built In unites companies and people around their shared passion for tech and the universal need for purpose. Our audience of sought-after tech professionals use Built In to find their professional purpose and connect meaningfully to the tech community, including by reading our content, networking at our events and finding innovative companies they believe in. Headquartered in Chicago, we also serve Los Angeles, Colorado,

Product Designer

Stats Perform
Chicago
4 days ago
+24
Design engaging experiences for Desktop, Web & Mobile. Solve problems across coaching, athlete, and fan use cases, enabling new workflows and a more open line of communication. Tirelessly advocate for the user and evangelize the importance of user feedback, and data-driven decision making in informing great design. Prototype and validate your ideas. Present design solutions to customers, stakeholders and executives. Defend design decisions and incorporate feedback into the design cycle. Implement flows, wireframes and interaction models that use UX best practices for both desktop and mobile environments. Collaborate across several teams, including but not limited to design, engineering and product management. Navigate the complexity of larger scale products, from tiny interaction details to the larger product vision and customer experience as a whole. Create and deliver assets to developers and work tirelessly to ensure the design is being implemented to a high standard.

Tech Reporter, Breaking News

Built In
Chicago
5 days ago
+32
We’re expanding our team of reporters to cover breaking news for a sophisticated audience in the tech sector and beyond. The Tech Reporter will be responsible for writing 2+ breaking news stories a day, in addition to other news stories on trends and broad topics in the technology industry as needed. This person will need to be highly skilled in both research and interviewing, and endlessly curious about tech innovations and what they say about the future.  You’d be joining a growing team responsible for telling bold and original stories that help an audience of tech professionals learn and build new things. You’ll collaborate closely with other members of the team to discover new approaches, formats and perspectives. Additionally, you'll be joining a company that enthusiastically invests in office culture, which includes shuffleboard, a D&D campaign, free lunches, snacks and cold brew on tap.

Curriculum Developer (Contract)

iManage
Chicago
6 days ago
+44
You will work as a part of the Customer Adoption team and be the Content Developer for iManage. You will use rapid instructional design processes to aid the design and development of customer facing technical curricula. You have experience in developing instructor-led courseware, eLearning, written learning assessments, and self-paced learning using industry standard platforms such as MS Office applications (particularly Word, PowerPoint and Publisher), Camtasia, and Articulate Storyline.

Graphic Designer

Stats Perform
Chicago
6 days ago
+24
Drive Stats Perform's visual identity and design strategy for all market segments and channels (including, but not limited to: website, email, webinars, newsletters, marketing and sales collateral, events and conferences). Ensure Stats Perform visual identity accurately reflects the company's vision and culture. Design engaging graphics and infographics for use on social media and web surrounding major sporting events and stories. Ideate, develop and design presentations for customers and prospects including Requests for Proposal (RFP). Work collaboratively with other designers throughout the organization to ensure all graphics are the highest quality, on-brand, and consistent.

Staff Writer, Brand Studio

Built In
Chicago
1 week ago
+32
As a staff writer, you’ll be joining a team of writers, editors, designers, strategists and UX experts working together to develop cutting-edge storytelling in support of tech companies big and small. At the highest level, we showcase and celebrate innovative technology, products and thought leaders across the country — and share those stories with the talent a growing tech company needs to thrive. 

UX Researcher

Saggezza
Chicago
1 week ago
+45
Work closely with the UX team to develop and iterate user interface designs based on research and usability test results. Conduct interviews, online surveys and focus groups with client stakeholders and external users to understand measurable goals and identify any additional user requirements. Design and conduct baseline usability test to identify user performance and satisfaction metrics. Make recommendations for changes and assist with any immediate changes needed. Identify current client customers to develop a thorough understanding of the target audience, their typical tasks, and their specific constraints. Develop user profiles, personas and task matrix, task lists, task process diagrams, and user journey maps. Make recommendations for improvements based on user needs and task characteristics. Conduct usability tests of paper prototypes, wireframe mock-ups, and low-level prototypes of information architecture. Develop measurement strategies that drive business objectives and goals directly to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Product Designer, Mobile

ShopRunner
Chicago
1 week ago
+40
ABOUT US: We connect customers to the brands they love by way of a thriving marketplace and a members-only service that provides benefits across 140+ of the best online stores. Our members save time and money with benefits including free 2-day shipping, easy 2-click checkout, and free returns all while we help them stay up on the latest trends that appeal. For merchants, we’re driving eCommerce business, producing insights with a growing data

Senior Content Designer (Long-Term Contract)

Rightpoint
Chicago
1 week ago
+40
This is a supporting role in the Content Design team responsible for helping to shape the content for digital experiences large and small. In this role, you will participate in activities related to evaluating, restructuring, and deploying content to meet established client goals. You'll work with senior content strategists/copywriters while also collaborating with user experience and visual design consultants. Our ideal candidate is naturally curious, enjoys working in a team environment, and is eager to learn more about content strategy and copywriting in a fast-paced, innovative agency environment.

UX Content Strategist

DIGITAL DESIGNER

Ulta Beauty
West Suburbs
1 week ago
+32
The Digital Designer is responsible for designing email campaign creative and ecommerce promotions within the mobile channel. This role will work seamlessly with the Manager, Digital Creative and the Email team, as well as teams across Ecommerce, Social Media/Content, Integrated Marketing, CRM/Loyalty as we continue to grow, evolve, and innovate our digital footprint. They have an affinity for consistency, color use, typography, and a keen eye for subtle details. While exercising a good eye for aesthetics, they are able to grasp and distill highly complex issues and translate them into clean, focused, understandable solutions. Strong communication skills and ability to stay highly organized is critical. They should be a self-starter, self-motivated, able to work independently, ad perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision.  

CONTENT SPECIALIST II

Industrial Design Associate

Pampered Chef
Chicago
1 week ago
+27
As a member of the new product development team the Industrial Design Associate will bring a contagious energy and enthusiasm to deliver innovative holistic solutions that solve consumers everyday challenges. A passion for cooking and all things food is a huge plus as this role provides the opportunity to harness design abilities and apply them to deliver game changing housewares innovation. This person must be comfortable with ambiguity, intellectually curious, and excel working collaboratively. An ability to understand consumer insights and hunger to develop holistic consumer experiences is a tremendous asset.

Technical Software Designer - Chicago

NextCapital
Chicago
1 week ago
+45
We're looking for a talented and highly motivated technical software designer to join our team. As a growth stage technology company, NextCapital is seeking candidates eager to play a vital role in shaping our proprietary software platform as we scale. Learn more about us at www.themuse.com/companies/nextcapital

UX Designer

Echo Global Logistics
Chicago
1 week ago
+25
The UX Designer will work with business and IT leaders to utilize the internal UI design and usability standards to be applied to all of Echo’s internal and external facing web applications. This person will become proficient in a large suite of applications and have a clear understanding of the business processes driving the usage and interaction with the web-based applications. The designer will also strive to meet technical standards, ensuring that all new applications are designed to these standards, not to mention moving the overall design forward, all the while providing Echo with consistent and innovative usability and presentation of our application product suite.

Digital Visual Designer

Black Spectacles
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+37
Design the colors, typography and form of website pages & smart phone apps. Work within brand guidelines to create layouts that reinforce our brand’s style and voice. Design user-centered interaction models, wireframes or screen mockups. Design logos, posters, swag, icons and infographics. Create and organize production assets. Resize assets for different devices — tablet, mobile and web. Source images (stock photos and video footage). Work with a component library. Work on email marketing items, presentation materials and interactive event materials.

Digital Web and Email Designer

Guaranteed Rate
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+23
This individual will create/ build digital assets across a wide variety of social media platforms including YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. This individual will be an expert in creating digital advertisements that will be utilized on varies display platforms like GDN. He or she will create e-mails that will engage and maintain our clients. This team member will be very detail oriented, will work proactively, and efficiently with marketing leadership.

Associate UX / Service Designer – Morningstar Mana…

Morningstar
Chicago
2 weeks ago
+45
We are looking for an Associate UX / Service Designer for our Managed Portfolios group. This multi-talented individual will gain experience in all parts of the UX and Service Design process: user archetype and journey development, UX/UI design, UX writing, user research and testing, and prototyping. This person will work within a cross-functional, global team developing software and services for financial professionals.  We seek a curious, entrepreneurial designer who loves elegantly simplifying complex data, translating user needs into intuitive, rewarding interactions, and smoothing the service frictions of a challenging industry.  

Associate Communications Designer

Underwriting Analyst

Enova
Chicago
3 weeks ago
+45
Enova is currently searching for a bright, energetic, and creative Underwriting Analyst to join our team; problem-solvers, self-directors and action-oriented thinkers are required. You will be expected to hit the ground running learning the technologies, strategies, and analytical techniques that will enable you to contribute to the continued success of the company. You’ll be expected to maintain standard operating procedures, quality assurance checks, performance metrics, and training programs. The role will be focusing on supporting Enova’s small business financing product, Headway Capital (www.headwaycapital.com)

Video Editor

Black Spectacles
Chicago
3 weeks ago
+37
You will coordinate content ideas with the Video Producer. You will make creative decisions for each piece, and assure they meet quality standards set by the company. You will use your knowledge of industry standards to assure Black Spectacles content is up to date and cutting edge. You will be responsible for color correcting, inputting music, adding dialogues, and creating some graphics and effects for each video. You will also be responsible for converting and exporting all media types.

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