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Alight Product Designer, DSM in Chicago, Illinois

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 Product Designer (UX/DSM), with front-end coding AND DSM chops based in, or near 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.

You will play an important role in driving and executing on our efforts to build a platform of tools that make the creation, distribution, governance, and use of a design system seamless and efficient. Working collaboratively with your engineering, product, and design team partners, you will solve problems and deliver world class design solutions that improve our customer conversion, onboarding, activation, and retention. You will be expected to utilize your full range of product design, interaction design, and industry-leading visual design skills.

What you’ll do:

  • Shape the next generation of design system solutions by designing seamless workflows that connect design and code through design systems

  • Lead design strategy for new product opportunities, helping drive alignment and roadmap prioritization for new experiences

  • Work closely with designers, product managers, engineers, and leadership in a highly collaborative environment

  • Lead and mentor other designers on the team through ongoing feedback and critique

  • Drive design quality by proposing tools, frameworks, and principles that guide quality execution

  • Facilitate, lead, challenge, and build consensus among team members and stakeholders

  • Build expertise in design systems by engaging in the design system community, evaluating the competitive landscape, and proactively surfacing opportunities to improve our products

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

  • 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

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.

About Alight

Alight unlocks enterprise growth for the world’s most influential companies with future ready human capital and business solutions. We combine industry leading data and insights with unmatched depth and operational expertise to improve the employee experience and optimize cloud-enabled business processes. Our 15,000 colleagues proudly serve thousands of clients and their more than 30 million employees and family members throughout 180 countries. Learn how Alight helps organizations of all sizes, including over 70% of the Fortune 100, achieve next level transformation at .

Our values are the essence of who we are:

People Matter

We believe in the power of people and know that the best ideas can come from anywhere. We act with respect and accountability, mindful that our actions affect the lives of millions in meaningful ways.

Excellence Every Day

We believe that every day is an opportunity for growth and are energized by going above and beyond what’s expected. We are one team, hungry for results, we focus on what matters, and know that for even the most difficult challenges, there is a solution – and we will find it.

Think Forward

We continuously reimagine what the future could be and believe that tomorrow is created by the actions we take today. We learn from one another, champion progress and challenge the status quo.

Act Now

We are brave in spirit, act decisively, learn quickly and get it done.

Be Real

We are forthright and genuine when we speak. People can always trust us to say what we mean and depend on us to do what we say.

Our Colleague Experience

At Alight Solutions, we are reimaging how people and organizations thrive. To deliver on this purpose, we do things differently. From company leaders to our newest colleagues, we all play a role in bringing our values to life. Every colleague shapes how Alight can become better, stronger and brighter – together. With technology as our catalyst and humanity at our core, we advance each day toward a better future in work and life.

We understand the powerful human connections that create success for organizations. We bring an industry leader's expertise and a true partner's commitment to our benefits and administration solutions around health, wealth, HR, finance and consumer experience.

Are you interested in helping us shape the future of work and life for organizations, people and their families? If so, you've come to the right place.

Help us reimagine how people and organizations thrive!

Our story starts with a simple, universal truth: Every business is a people business. We are Alight Solutions. Reimagining how people and organizations thrive.