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UX Research Company

Current Opening: User Experience Specialist

As a UX Specialist on our team, you will make an immediate impact in helping our clients deliver better user experiences on websites, mobile apps, and physical devices.  Collaborating with our team on a constantly changing mix of ground-breaking projects, you will not only grow your own skills, but also help create the future of our practice and our company.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Work directly with users to improve our clients’ websites, mobile apps, and software
  • Partner with and learn from a team of experts who have a great time doing great work
  • Collaborate on research and design initiatives for the world’s leading companies, across a wide variety of platforms and industries
  • Plan and execute ethnographic studies
  • Conduct usability research that opens eyes and transforms designs
  • Work with our team to design new user experiences
  • Win the hearts and minds of our clients
  • Grow into a leadership role

Here’s what we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent PPO medical and dental insurance with 75% of premiums paid
  • 401K plan with company contribution
  • Annual discretionary profit-sharing bonus
  • Paid vacation (and our help in making sure you can use it)
  • Paid maternity and parental bonding leave
  • Professional development funding for conferences, courses, and tools
  • Random acts of camaraderie

Creating experiences that people enjoy is core to our identity, and this value extends to our team. We are committed to supporting a healthy work-life balance for all our team members, and to fostering a culture that welcomes and celebrates diversity.

Here’s what we hope you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Science, Design, Human-Computer Interaction or a related field required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Enthusiasm for user-centered design (prior experience is a plus, but not required)
  • Excellent analytical, writing and creative thinking skills
  • Ability to flexibly handle multiple projects and initiatives
  • Humanity, humility and humor
  • Commitment to helping teammates, growing your skills, and sharing your ideas on how we can improve
  • Flexibility to travel (post-COVID-19, up to 3-4 short trips a year)
  • Willingness to drop everything to celebrate awesomeness

Other stuff we’d love to see:

  • Prior experience with usability test planning, facilitation and analysis
  • Knowledge of Axure or other prototyping tools
  • Previous corporate and/or consulting experience
  • Ability to carry a tune

Centralis is committed to attracting and retaining the most qualified employees regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender identity and/or expression, or sexual orientation.

Please Note:

Due to COVID-19, we’ll be working from home for the foreseeable future.

As the public health situation evolves, some in-person meetings or work at our Evanston office may be required.

For this reason, we will give preference to applicants from the greater Chicago area.

User Experience Specialist