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Senior UX Designer

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Peak6 Investments Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 months ago

PEAK6 was brought to life by the idea that a strong collaborative process drives success. The passion for that idea powers our firm still, 21 years later. As a Senior UX Designer at PEAK6, you will be integral to building and improving the firm's design strategy by collaborating with all groups at PEAK6 to advance the firm's position as an innovative leader in the industry. Working in Marketing at PEAK6 means that you will be presented with a variety of new possibilities as you continue to enhance your skills.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Owning and contributing to the end-to-end design of a wide variety of ecommerce related experiences; from concept to launch to iteration with an objective of exploring viability of a product idea and ability to take to market

  • Sketching, wireframe, prototype, and animate to turn concepts into understandable, actionable high-fidelity designs and design systems

  • Translating concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.

  • Developing and executing total user experiences for a variety of new products, apps, and platforms (wireframes, sketches, branding, etc.)

  • Working with Creative Director and Product team to build a powerful and interesting user centered designs

  • Conducting research to inform the overall viability of a new product idea as well as to inform design and user experience approach

You'll gain loads of experience in this role but before you do, you should have:

  • 6+ years in user experience design

  • Experience in designer for consumer applications across mobile and web

  • Portfolio demonstrates strong conceptual skills with a diverse range of visual styles

  • Expertise in standard and emerging UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer, Principle, and/or the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.

  • Ability to work with internal teams to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs.

  • Experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.

All of our team members have these traits. You should, too.

Collaboration Grit

Adaptability Ownership

Life at PEAK6

We want you to like coming to work so we work really hard to make your job fun and different from any other.

As a PEAK6 Senior UX Designer you can enjoy:

  • Generous medical, vision and dental plans

  • Matching 401(k) programs

  • Adoption assistance & family leave

  • Sabbatical program

  • Speakers Series

  • Massage days

  • Poker tournament with a grand prize of a World Series of Poker buy in

  • Sports leagues

  • Cornhole tournaments

  • Annual PEAK6 Party

  • Yoga classes

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Lasik eye discount

  • Philanthropy events

  • Annual wellness screens and flu shots

  • Bagel Fridays/expiration lunches

  • Birthday gifts

  • Charitable matching gift program

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