Senior UX Designer at CB Insights

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Customer First. Experience Driven. World Class Experiences. 

The Role You’ll Play

As a senior UX designer you will work closely with the Product, Engineering, and Leadership teams to craft unbeatable user experiences that delight our customers. 

You will build products that help clients make sense of the future and drive their businesses forward, using data. This will include the creation of new products and features as well as improving and redesigning legacy parts of our platform.

Your work will be seen by hundreds of Fortune 1000 customers, the top VCs in the world and 600,000+ newsletter subscribers.

About the design team

The CB Insights design team is a small and collaborative group of hardworking individuals. We know success comes from a team that can trust, challenge, and learn from one another. We value autonomy and “heads down” time giving each other the space to take ownership and experiment. We are constantly evolving to ensure our processes are working hard for us, not the other way around. Designers work with teams across the organization and have direct access to leadership. Our work is highly visible and directly impacts the future of the CB insights platform, branding, and customer experience.

Your Main Tasks

  • Translate complex, high-level concepts into clean, intuitive, and functional cross-platform experiences
  • Facilitate a collaborative design process soliciting feedback early and often 
  • Make data-driven decisions that translate business goals into product experiences based on competitor analysis, customer feedback, site metrics and usability reports 
  • Continuously think about how to build habits into our experience and drive subscription growth
  • Advocate for the user, validate concepts, and obtain feedback comprehensively across internal, external, and third party stakeholders
  • Rapidly ideate and validate designs through sketches, prototypes, and testing knowing when to apply pixel-perfect attention to detail, and when to make low-fi sketches and prototypes
  • Combine UX thinking with design execution, to produce usable, intuitive, and accessible user experiences
  • Help implement, maintain, and evolve our design system with other product designers and engineers, advocating for scalable design solutions
  • Help build out product design processes, tools, and culture
  • Mentor other product designers and help mature our user research practice, foster data-informed decision making, and uphold product quality

What you bring to the table

  • 4+ years of UX design experience 
  • Experience in shipping high quality product experiences with a portfolio showcasing process, a human-centered approach, and a strong eye for detail; you must provide a link to your portfolio (and password if applicable) to be considered for this role
  • Proficiency in UX, wireframing, research, and design systems
  • Experience designing for a software development company and/or a role related to CB Insights customer profile (e.g. strategy, innovation, venture capital) 
  • Fluency in the latest product design tools and technology (e.g. balsalmiq, Adobe CC, Invision, Abstract, JIRA, etc.)
  • A desire to carve out your own role in a fast-moving, agile environment
  • Team player with strong communication skills 
  • Seeks feedback early and often with an iterative, customer-centric approach to designing experiences
  • Experience with and appreciation for user research and usability testing
  • Bachelor's degree in design or relevant field preferred

You’ll be successful here if

  • You can make decisions quickly with a deep understanding of the bigger picture 
  • You're obsessed with details
  • You are someone who is comfortable setting direction
  • You have strong cross-functional communication skills
  • You approach design with a high level of user empathy
  • You are curious, and willing to go above and beyond the job description (AKA no job is too small)
  • You are self-aware and humble

The Perks:

  • Amazing culture: Happy, Helpful, Humble, Hungry. Learn more here
  • A newsletter that 600k people follow: Sign up here.
  • Be Healthy: Health with HSA and FSA options, dental, and vision insurance along with unlimited/take what you need sick day policy
  • Plan for the future: 401k with up to 4% match
  • Continued Learning: $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Rest and Relax: Competitive vacation and holiday plans 
  • Refuel: Daily lunch stipend, unlimited snacks/coffee

We know that diversity makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply if your experience is close to what we are looking for.

Equal Opportunity Employer: CB Insights is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

498 7th Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10018

An Insider's view of CB Insights

What are some social events your company does?

To help foster cross team communication & collaboration, here are some things CB Insights does:

- yearly company offsite
- monthly company-wide team building events (past events include: bubble ball, game night, talent show, spelling bee, wine tasting, field day, etc.)
- monthly anniversary socials
- volunteer
- Ladies Lunches
- holiday party

Javonne

Senior Associate Recruiter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our team brings new datasets to the platform. A few valuable ones are patents, earnings transcript & press articles from special verticals.Instead of just surfacing the data, we run topic modeling, sentiment analysis & improving recommendation systems.The innovative way of feeding info helps clients to be sensitive to trends moving in the industry.

Shisi

Software Engineer

What does career growth look like on your team?

Our Sales Development Representative team has had tremendous growth over the past couple of years. Our career path is clear, we offer coaching and mentorship in order to successfully promote the team. Our SDRs know exactly what they need to accomplish in order to move up the ladder and grow both personally and professionally.

Logan

Senior Manager, Sales Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Customer Success at CBI acts as the intermediary between our clients and the org. Because of this, we are in a position to voice opinions that influence the product, events we host, and the intelligence we publish. With our fingers on the pulse of emerging tech, we are equipped to become strategic advisors for our customers and also the org.

Graham

Senior Manager, Customer Success

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm excited to accelerate our ability to ingest existing data sets. As we continue to expand our data sources, the Product and Data team have worked together to come up with solutions to manage the volume of data that enters the CBI database. I'm eager to work with engineers to start incorporating more automation to boost efficiency in our tools.

Anna

Technical Project Manager

What are CB Insights Perks + Benefits

CB Insights Benefits Overview

Subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance
401k with up to 4% match
$1,000 continuing education stipend
One Medical
Daily lunch stipend
Unlimited sick days
vacation + holidays

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Up to $2,000 towards towards your FSA with up to $500 rollover.
Dental Benefits
Two different plan options to select from.
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
3 different plan options through Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
CB Insights 401(K) program allows employees to starting contributing their 4th month of employment.
401(K) Matching
CB Insights 401(K) program matches upto 4% of an employee's contribution with immediate vesting.
Performance Bonus
CB Insights offers a performance bonus for all non-commissioned roles based on company and personal performance.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of maternal leave and 8 weeks of paternal leave.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Snacks, coffee, tea and all the goldfish you can handle.
Some Meals Provided
$8 off towards seamless for lunch every day!
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
We have different culture clubs you can join including hiking and book clubs.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
$1,000 towards education stipend after you have been with us for 6 months.
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Subsidized Health Insurance, 401(K) with Matching, Yearly Education Stipend, Lunch Stipend, 3D Printer, Office Gong, Awesome Team Building Events

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