Looking to try something new in the upcoming year? These Chicago tech companies are looking for the right people to fuel their continued growth. Whether you’re a developer, writer, designer, or manager, you’re bound to find something here that will tickle your fancy.
Software Engineer at Civis Analytics
What makes it exciting: Born as part of the Obama for America 2012 Campaign,
What you’d do: Depending on your qualifications, you could be working on anything from backend data processing to data visualization and analytics. And if you have ideas for new products, or improvements for existing ones, you may very well end up working on those too.
What they’re looking for: Enthusiastic problem-solvers, whether they be generalists or experts in app development, stats, or visualization. They do ask that you have a computer science degree, and that you’re familiar with Ruby, Python, and SQL, and have a year or more of work experience as a developer. Bonus if you’re fun and “a little bit weird.”
Visual Designer at Emmi
What makes it exciting:
What you’d do: Design intuitive user interface elements that help patients understand and improve their health. You’d also participate in design-centered research, and keep up on research done by others in the field.
What they’re looking for: An understanding of people and how they interact with design. You also need a Bachelor’s degree and five years of graphic design experience, two of which should be in designing visual interfaces.
Alliances Manager at Codifyd
What makes it exciting: If you love constantly keeping up with exciting new companies and emerging digital trends, this is the job for you.
What you’d do: Develop new business by seeking out and building relationships with e-commerce firms, software companies, and service providers in Chicago.
What they’re looking for: A creative and energetic problem solver with an expert understanding of digital commerce, tech and sales. You also need to have experience developing marketing plans, as well as with partner management, networking, and team leadership.
Customer Success Manager at Managed by Q
What makes it exciting: With more than $16 million in funding and plans to expand across the country,
What you’d do: Manage relationships with customers and constantly look for ways to help the product team better meet their needs.
What they’re looking for: A creative hustler whose interpersonal skills go far beyond being “a people person.” You also need a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of customer-facing work experience. If you’ve worked in a high growth tech startup before, you’ll have a leg up.
Content Marketing Specialist at kCura
What makes it exciting: With more than 130,000 active users including more than 190 of the top 200 U.S. law firms,
What you’d do: Write marketing copy in a variety of formats including e-books, case studies, and blog posts. You’d also be part of a team that develops and implements long-term communications plans, and improves the company’s messaging.
What they’re looking for: An organized writer with three years of marketing experience who’s used to interdisciplinary collaboration. If you’re good at coming up with visuals that complement your written communications, all the better.
What makes it exciting: Founded in a one-bedroom Chicago apartment in 1984,
Account Services Business Analyst at Fieldglass
Why it’s exciting: With over 450 employees worldwide and growing,
What you’d do: Become an expert in the Fieldglass application and provide support and training for clients, partners, and team members.
What they’re looking for: A great communicator with strong analytic skills and technical understanding. They also want two years of relevant work experience, and will throw an extra glance at your resume if you’ve supported a software application before.
UX/UI Developer at bswift
Why it’s exciting:
What you’d do: Collaborate with designers and product managers to make the front-end user experience as intuitive and appealing as possible.
Photos via Civis Analytics, Codifyd, Managed by Q, bswift, and Morningstar.
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