Overview

At the root of great products and great design is deep understanding. That’s where dscout comes in. Companies that care about experiences rely on our products, services, and expertise to make accessing human insight easily and broadly accessible. We are building a smart and driven team, and we would love for you to join us.

What you will do (let’s call them Responsibilities):

  • Collaborate closely with engineers and product managers as part of a cross-functional development team to deliver delightful, high-quality experiences for users.
  • Design end-to-end web and mobile experiences.
  • Understand product requirements and present multiple paths forward.
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders across the organization.
  • Collaborate with our UX research team and conduct evaluative UX research with users.
  • Understand the voice of the customer, and leverage research to make well-informed product decisions.
  • Use the dscout design system and leverage existing patterns in your designs.
  • Adhere to dscout’s design principles.

What you need to have (we can call them Desired Skills and Background):

  • 2+ years of product design experience.
  • You have a keen awareness of existing patterns and a bias toward leveraging familiarity over novelty.
  • Your work is crisp, thorough, and exemplifies gestalt principles.
  • Your portfolio shows a robust process highlighting iterative and lateral thinking.
  • You’re a great communicator, team player, and thrive on collaboration.
  • You have a basic understanding of the font-end and back-end technologies that power your ideas.
  • Experience working with common industry software (We use Figma, Miro, Jira, Google Workspace, dscout, and have access to a host of additional tools).
  • Experience designing for a SaaS-based product company and an interest in research is a plus.

We do our best to write realistic, accurate job descriptions, but we also recognize that great talent comes in many forms and from many backgrounds. Not sure if you meet all of the above bullets? Please apply anyway!

dscout is committed to providing our employees with the flexibility to work in a location that works for you. If you like working in an office setting, this role may be based in our Chicago HQ. If you prefer to work from home, we can accommodate that for many locations across the United States. We are not set up in all states, so just let us know where you’re located and we’ll let you know if we can accommodate that location.

About dscout

dscout is a team full of passionate research, sales, technical, marketing, design, success, and operations professionals. We are driven by the power of research—how in-context insights from real people can build products and services that are more people-centric. We value learning, sharing, and building. We deeply value being a diverse and inclusive team and company, and we are looking for team members who align with that belief. We are proud of what dscout is today and we are excited to build our future with you.

It doesn’t just stop there. When you join the dscout team, you will get:

  • A strong and competitive compensation package with a built-in bonus and equity program.
  • An incredible and progressive benefits package to support work/life balance that includes flexible PTO, 12 company holidays, 12 weeks of paid parental leave, and much more.
  • A company that is open and transparent with our team. You will know what is happening and why it matters.
  • An education stipend to support your growth & development. As you grow, we grow.

dscout is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate based on identity- race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender identity and expression, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, citizenship status, arrest record or expunged or sealed convictions, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at accommodations@dscout.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. We’ll do all we can to ensure you’re set up for success during our interview process while upholding your privacy, including requests for accommodation. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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