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Visual Designer

| Chicago

Hireology’s technology empowers businesses to build great teams. Over the last nine years, we’ve grown from a startup to a market-leading organization with over 200 team members and built an award-winning culture that makes this company an amazing place to work.

It’s with that in mind we’re adding a  Visual Designer to our Marketing team. This individual will be responsible for collaboratively defining the visual style of all web and print assets from sales deliverables to the Hireology website while representing our clean and consistent brand look in each asset.

The ideal candidate demonstrates a passion for evolving and maintaining excellent visual language across all design elements, using visuals to turn complex business solutions into intuitive, simple concepts, and bringing fresh ideas to make our team work smarter. Reporting to our Content Manager, this individual will work collaboratively across all departments within Hireology.  A portfolio demonstrating the ability to maintain a common brand look and feel across media is required for this role.

As the Visual Designer, you'll be responsible for:

  • Establishing, evangelizing and maintaining Hireology’s visual design across all brand materials

  • Leading the design execution of all collateral pieces including: our website, eBooks, case studies, research reports, ads and presentation graphics

  • Creating branded templates for sales collateral, email marketing, presentations and ads

  • Crafting beautiful illustrations, landing pages, graphs, calls-to-action and other related visual elements

  • Leading internal creative review meetings and articulating design rationale

  • Making timely, informed decisions taking into account facts, goals, constraints and risks of a project or task

So what kind of person are we looking for in this role? We have a pretty unique culture here at Hireology, and the person who will be successful in this role will have:

  • The ability to manage multiple design projects all the way from concept to execution and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • The mindset to be flexible and cool under pressure and an ability to shift as priorities pivot

  • A startup mindset - Looking to excel in the role today with a desire to grow as our team does

  • Comfort with production work and ability to work within (and improve) routine processes within the deadline

  • A detail-oriented mindset with strong organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills; comfortable working independently, and able to thrive in a rapidly changing environment

Okay, we’ve laid out what the job is - now are you qualified? Below are the minimum qualifications we’re looking for in a Visual Designer candidate. Also, we want a chance to get to know who you are and why you applied, so please include a cover letter.

  • Bachelor's degree in visual communication, digital graphic design or equivalent experience in the graphic arts

  • 5+ years of design experience for a B2B brand; agency or late-stage startup experience a plus

  • A strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

  • Familiarity of designing landing pages within WordPress

  • Experience with email marketing (Hubspot, Mailchimp, Pardot or equivalent)

  • A great eye for design with some HTML/CSS front end design skills

  • Demonstrated design skills, especially concerning typography, information hierarchy, and data visualization

  • A design background with experience creating a brand identity and detailed understanding of presentation, layout, composition, color, typography and readability

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks


Unbeatable office space in downtown Chicago, with views of the Chicago River and Navy Pier.

What are Hireology Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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