UX Designer - Chicago, IL | Place Technology
December 12, 2019
Full Time

Place Technology was founded in late 2018 to address the multitude of hurdles small and medium businesses face when balancing growth and profitability with limitations of time, cash flow, and resources. We are growing and are looking for a passionate UX Designer to help us fulfill that mission.

A UX Designer at Place will partner with product management and development teams to turn business needs and user perspective into usable software. Customer and user experience are at the heart of what we do, so this role is critical in our success.

The ideal candidate will search for ways to improve products and services while optimizing user engagement. You are passionate about executing design solutions that improve user experiences without compromising business goals. You continually look for opportunities to develop new skills in order to achieve higher performance and personal growth.

  • Evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product development
  • Illustrate ideas using storyboards, prototypes and wireframes
  • Design graphic user interface elements primarily using Salesforce lightning design principles
  • 3+ years of  experience as a UX Designer or similar role
  • Portfolio of design projects
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. InVision and Sketch)
  • Experience with Salesforce.com
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Working knowledge of CSS and other web design concepts
  • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • A working understanding about agile development methodologies
  • Experience contributing to or authoring user stories / requirements
  • Ability and drive to work in a startup environment