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Product Designer

Our new Head of Product Design is forming a ROCKSTAR Design team so looking for Product Designers at all levels!! Join a startup culture, and corporate paycheck, designing for 26m users on Alight’s work life products (health, wealth, career & wellbeing) across 70% of Fortune 500. We have a TON of cool things happening so check us out @ Keyword “Product Designer” 

You proved yourself as a star product designer at startups, Fortune 500 companies and top Creative Agencies. You have the design chops to amaze and the vision and business acumen to position product design in a way that inherently makes people pay attention. You’re a persuasive designer who inspires and consistently produces outstanding, award-winning design competitors copy. If this is you, keep reading because we’re excited.


We’re looking for an experienced and profoundly engaged Jr, Mid and Senior Product Designer (UX/UI), in Chicago, IL, responsible for reimagining employee experiences for 26m users and their families and shipping the next generation of transformative, integrated, scalable, and robust enterprise products. The Product Designers will apply a strong design POV, deep understanding of user experience and set the bar for quality and innovation at Alight. For individual projects, they will work with Product Designers, Product Mangers and Engineers to integrate business requirements into design strategies, interaction, and visual solutions. A balanced understanding of strategy, usability, interaction and visual design is a must. We know that takes all types of people and believe diverse backgrounds and experiences creates a stronger Alight.


Key Responsibilities

  • The individual will be involved in the following critical activities:
  • Collaborating with a world-class team of UX designers, UI designers, Content designers & UX researchers
  • Designs creative solutions for real world problems that help people and organizations thrive 
  • Crafts user scenarios, user flows, information architecture (IA) and pixel-perfect mockups and prototypes that include compelling interactions for websites, mobile apps, native apps and more
  • Prototype, test, and iterate on designs; evaluates usability of existing systems as well as preliminary designs
  • Presents research, strategy and design work to internal clients for review
  • Collaborates effectively with developers, strategists, product managers, executives, Creative Directors and other designers to craft solutions for a variety of different platforms and industries
  • Facilitates collaborative client discovery and design workshops and participates in ideations
  • Motivates and champions award-wining Design at all times
  • Experience in multitasking and working in ambiguous situations
  • Help support a shared design vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product design and execution
  • Grow a culture of design and ship with speed, consistency, and quality; rebuilding our culture
  • Look beyond point solutions and apply design to the creation of new strategies, systems, and—in some cases—entirely new businesses
  • Offer organizational design thinking to best support the structure of the team and equip them for success in their goals


Knowledge, Education, Certification, Skills & Technical Proficiencies

  • The ideal experience and critical competencies for the role include the following:
  • Live and breathe to design the future and have an award-winning portfolio (product, websites, apps, etc) to prove it
  • Experience with or background in visual design
  • Advanced UX/UI design skills
  • Online portfolio of in-market examples of successful user interface design, focused on web and mobile
  • Fluency in best practices for information architecture and interaction design, life-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles and techniques
  • Expert knowledge of the end-to-end iterative product design process
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, Miro/Mural, Invision; HTML, Javascript & CSS a plus


Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, Miro/Mural, Invision; HTML, Javascript & CSS a plus
  • Visual design background
  • Experience in designer roles at Design or Digital Agencies, Startups or Fortune 500 companies
  • Experience working collaboratively with engineering/dev, design and user research teams