Product Designer (UX & UI)

Shiftgig Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 5 months ago

Product Designer (UX & UI)

At Shiftgig, we build products that transform the way people work. We're looking for someone with passion, curiosity and previous design experience that can own big product initiatives. If you're a big product thinker with the desire to reshape how people find and engage with work you are the right fit for our team!

You'll lead every step of the process for designing Shiftgig products - researching the best possible solutions, creating user flows, designing mockups, and creating prototypes.

Who We Are

  • We built our first product, Deploy, to empower workers while streamlining business operations. We enable our clients to offer their workers employment opportunities and give them flexibility and choice.

  • Deploy has three core applications:

  • A web-based dashboard and administrator view that enables businesses to manage their workforce and their profiles, monitor performance, and control business functions like timecards and orders.

  • Our business app and web interface give managers the option to place work orders, communicate with workers, and provide feedback on worker performance.

  • Available on iOS and Android, our native mobile app gives workers the ability to browse and claim shifts, provide feedback on work, and clock-in and out with ease.

  • Operations Manager

  • Business App

  • Mobile Worker App

What You'll Do

  • Work directly with a small cross-functional product team to create useful and holistic solutions that consider the entire customer experience

  • Partner with product managers and engineers to actively oversee the user experience of product capabilities from scope definition until launch

  • Explore new innovative solutions and contribute to the team's design standards

  • Facilitate collaboration through design workshops and design thinking practices

  • Perform the entire process of user research from planning and recruitment to moderating and synthesizing your findings

  • Give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for excellence

  • Approach problem solving through an iterative and human-centered process

  • Help instill a design culture in the company as a whole and develop our growing design practice to guide internal teams to support high quality and consistently designed experiences

  • Work collaboratively with product teams to deliver design guidance on usability best practices, interaction patterns, copy, elements, components, iconography, illustrations, text layouts, and other visual elements that are both best in class and technically achievable

What You'll Need

  • At least 3 years of experience working with digital products

  • Past experience in conducting, or at least participating in, user research

  • Ability to tell compelling stories about your intentional design decisions

  • A solid portfolio of product-focused design work, including detailed descriptions of your design process

  • Be a self-starter and willing to proactively look for opportunities to grow our small design practice


  • Medical/Rx Enroll or waive coverage, three plan options

  • HRA Health Reimbursement Account

  • HSA set up a Health Savings Account

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Parking and Transportation

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Voluntary Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Pet Insurance

  • Virtual Visits via HealthiestYou

  • Identity Theft Protection

  • 401(K) Retirement Plan

Shiftgig is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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