Black Spectacles is hiring a

Senior UX/UI Designer

Chicago, United States

Want to help make the world a safer, more sustainable and more creative place? It may sound like a lofty goal, but that’s exactly what we’re doing at Black Spectacles. Our platform attracts architects around the world who want to push the limits of their industry. Our content — which includes podcasts, design tutorials and exam prep — helps architects keep pace with emerging technologies and software, so they can do their best work.

Black Spectacles is a young, fast-growing company. To keep that momentum going strong, we’re expanding our team of enthusiastic go-getters. We’re on the hunt for a Senior UX/UI Designer that will be able to deliver a world-class user experience and design that architects love interacting with.

You will be working with our team to:

  • Lead design thinking from problem definition through ideation
  • Create effective plans to research, design, prototype, learn, and iterate quickly
  • Craft useful and usable experiences through diagrams, sketches, wireframes, prototypes, visual designs, and is able to handoff assets and designs to our software developers
  • Collaborate with product team to build a shared understanding of the product vision and design approach
  • Fully understand and be a strong advocate for the consumer
  • Conduct A/B tests and analyze the results

Requirements

You have previous experience in UX/UI with a strong portfolio of design projects. You are able to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in design field such as interaction design
  • 4+ years of experience as a user experience designer, product designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role
  • Proficiency in design and prototyping applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe XD, Sketch, Axure, and/or Invision
  • Strong visual design skills/background
  • Comfort with an iterative design process

Benefits

  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health, dental, vision, short-term / long-term disability and life insurance.
  • Flexible Savings Accounts and Health Savings Accounts
  • 401k with Employer match
  • Employee referral program
  • Free weekly team lunch
  • Commuter pre-tax program
  • Team events: quarterly social gatherings
  • Office perks:
    • Weekly happy hour
    • Open work space environment
    • Ergonomic chair, stand-up desk equipment available.
    • Discounts to multiple services
  • Weekly happy hour
  • Open work space environment
  • Ergonomic chair, stand-up desk equipment available.
  • Discounts to multiple services

Black Spectacles is an equal opportunity employer.

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