Product Designer, UI/UX at Alight Solutions in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Job Description:

As a leading provider of human capital solutions, we help our clients and their people navigate the complexity of health, wealth and HR. We combine data-driven, consumer-centered technology with personalized care and service to deliver a superior customer experience. Our dedicated colleagues across 28 global centers help 23 million people and their 11 million family members simplify work and life, both now and in the future. At Alight, we are reimagining how people and organizations thrive.

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 Senior Product Designer (UX/UI), based 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 Designer will apply a strong design POV, a deep understanding of user experience, and set the bar for quality and innovation at Alight. They will work with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Engineers to integrate business requirements into design strategies, interaction, and visual solutions for individual projects. A balanced understanding of strategy, usability, interaction, and graphic design is a must. We know that takes all types of people and believe diverse backgrounds and experiences create a stronger Alight.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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; evaluate the usability of existing systems and 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-winning 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 creating new strategies, systems, and-in some cases-entirely new businesses.

  • Offer organizational design thinking to best support the team's structure and equip them for success in their goals.

Knowledge, Education, Certification, Skills & Technical Proficiencies

  • 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

  • An 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 solid knowledge of user experience principles and techniques

  • Expert knowledge of the end-to-end iterative product design process

  • As a Product Designer, you'll report to the VP of Product Design.

  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, Miro/Mural, Invision; HTML, Javascript & CSS a plus

Work Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

  • Expertise in Figma, Miro; Framer, HTML, Javascript & CSS a plus

  • Visual design background

  • 3+ years of experience in designer roles at Design or Digital Agencies, Startups, or Fortune 500 companies

  • 3+ years of experience working collaboratively with engineering/dev, design, and user research teams

Background Check Required

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position. Additionally, an active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Alight is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, Alight takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or national origin.

Reasonable Accommodations

Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

Diversity Statement

At Alight, we believe that diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. Alight provides equal treatment and employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to any protected status or other protected characteristic.

Authorization to Work in the United States

Applicants for [employment/this position] in the United States must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Alight.


We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.