Senior Designer


Fulcrum Global Technologies


Chicago Office | 1 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601

As Fulcrum’s Senior Designer, you will lead our design team with enthusiasm and inspiration. You have an incredible attention to detail and are a blue-sky thinker but pride yourself in your leadership abilities. You can design for any screen, but always start with the computer everyone carries around in their pocket. You’ve shipped product and dealt with the push and pull of working in a dynamic environment with tight release cycles. You know what details matter along the process, work with engineers to get that final 10% in the finished product, and are adaptable enough to pivot when something unexpected occurs.


Responsibilities


  • Work cross-functionally with Product and Engineering partners to represent the design team, facilitate design discussions, and give feedback in planning and product channels
  • Collaborate closely with Product Management to design features in accordance with your team's road map
  • Rapidly create and validate designs through sketches, prototypes, and testing
  • Determine the information architecture and flows for your product features
  • Create high-fidelity visuals and specifications for your final solutions
  • Work closely with Engineering to ensure high-quality implementation and user experience
  • Lead weekly design critiques with larger Product Design team
  • Help create and maintain our design system with other product designers, and advocate for scalable design solutions


Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Software Engineering,Human-Computer Interaction or equivalent preferred but not required

AND/OR


  • 8+ years of UX/UI design experience and creative management
  • Excellent storytelling skills to present and communicate your work
  • Deep understanding of Sketch, Adobe CC, marker on whiteboard, pen on napkin
  • Expertise of one or more prototyping tools: Balsamiq, HTML/CSS/JS, After Effects
  • Real passion for motion design and attention to subtle interactions
  • Strong visual design skills and background designing for systems (Styleguides, Patterns)
  • Experience designing for responsive web & native (iOS, Android)
  • Ability to generate pixel-perfect production assets
  • Solid knowledge of front end development to communicate effectively with engineering
  • Strong portfolio showcasing real work you’ve shipped and your design process
  • Proficiency in Illustration, Iconography or Typeface Design is a bonus


Compensation & Perks


  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Top-tier benefits—exceptional levels of coverage (Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability)
  • 100% reimbursement for approved professional development trainings/travel
  • Performance-based bonus opportunities

The Fulcrum Story


Fulcrum GT crafts modern enterprise software for professional service firms to better coordinate, perform, and innovate. Our entire team strives to set a new bar for enterprise software with modern, well-designed, real-time solutions. Founded in 2002, we began with strategic SAP implementations and project turnarounds. In 2007, we committed to the professional services industry to fully understand their processes and develop solutions catered to the problems and opportunities found within the operations. With all of our technologies backed by the largest software platform in the world, we have become the global practice management solution of choice for some of the largest firms in the world. Fulcrum GT's commitment to strategic, digital transformation and client success is unparalleled in the professional services industry.