Senior UI / UX Designer

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Acrisure Technology Group (ATG) is a fast paced, AI-driven team building innovative software to disrupt the $6T+ insurance industry.  Our mission is to help the world share its risk more intelligently to power a more vibrant economy. To do this, we are transforming insurance distribution and underwriting into a science. 

At the core of our operating model is our technology: we’re building the premier AI Factory in the world for risk and applying it at the center of Acrisure, a privately held company recognized as one of the world's top 10 insurance brokerages and the fastest growing insurance brokerage globally. By using the latest technology and advances in AI to push the boundaries of understanding risk, we are systematically converting data into predictions, insights, and choices, and we believe we can remove the constraints associated with scale, scope, and learning that have existed in the insurance industry for centuries. 

We are a small team of extremely high caliber engineers with a diverse background across industries and technologies. Our engineers have worked at large companies like Google and Amazon, high frequency trading companies like TwoSigma and Jump Trading, and a variety of smaller startups, including successful startup founders.

As a Senior UX Designer, you will work with teams across Acrisure Technology to create superb experiences for customers across our web and mobile products. On our team you will design products that are simple, intuitive, accessible, and quite simply, magical! You will collaborate with a world-class team of engineers, researchers, product managers and agency partners throughout the design process. You will deepen customer understanding through user research, customer interviews, crafting personas, user journey maps, service blueprints, user flows, wireframes, user interface mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas. You will anticipate what our customers need and you think strategically and ask the big questions that lead to broader opportunities.


Please include URLs for an online portfolio demonstrating your user research artifacts, visual design skills, design process, UX flows and interaction patterns, in addition to a resume. Submissions without a portfolio included will not be considered.


What you will do:

  • Lead the end-to-end UX design process, translating insights from user research into new features to sketching and communicating these features with design artifacts.
  • Collaborate with a team of engineers, AI experts, researchers, and domain experts to deliver superior customer experiences.
  • Conduct research using a wide range of research methods - remote and in person, unmoderated research, surveys, diary studies and ethnography
  • Take research insights and translate them into low (wireframes) to high fidelity mockups and prototypes
  • Craft a pixel perfect component library and design system from scratch
  • Demonstrate exceptional design thinking and produce designs that illustrate optimal user experiences
  • Deliver inspirational, action orientated and professional standard user research
  • Identify new trends and opportunities which the business should act upon to deliver delightful and inspiring experiences
  • Measure the effectiveness of features and content and drive continuous improvement

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years in UX design for customer-facing digital products or in a SaaS business
  • Passionate about the product and about transforming UX in the insurance industry
  • Strong ability to generate and communicate compelling and actionable insights that fuel product strategy, both verbally and visually
  • A portfolio demonstrating well thought through and polished end to end customer journeys, UX and UI designs
  • Outstanding interpersonal, visual, and oral communication skills. Able to deliver complex content and concepts in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner to multiple audiences and to collaborate with insurance executives as well as a highly technical team
  • Comfort with running qualitative research studies yourself, from end to end to deeply understand user behavior, interactions, and influencers
  • Experience in survey design
  • You are self-directed and excited to build something from scratch in a fast-paced, experimentation-driven environment
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and successfully juggle multiple, varying assignments from conception to completion in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in a variety of design and research tools such as Figma, Miro, DoveTail and Airtable.
  • Experience building and maintaining a design library & component system
  • Ability to quickly turn around wireframes and mockups and other communication artifacts in an agile, iterative startup environment
  • BS in a design field, HCI, or equivalent work experience
  • Preferred candidate lives / works in Grand Rapids, Michigan OR Austin, Texas (some remote candidates will be considered)

Specializations that will make an impact:

  • Experience in product branding, crafting style-guides, and other graphic design activities  
  • Advanced experience of a broad range of qualitative user research methods, at all stages of a product life cycle. Especially if you are comfortable with quantitative methodologies and innovation research techniques.
  • Advanced experience in using a variety of qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques, as well as client feedback, to understand and optimize the client experience
  • Advanced research experience in grounded and deductive research approaches.

About Acrisure & Acrisure Technology Group

At Acrisure, we are the fastest-growing insurance broker in history and top-10 largest, having grown from $50 million to approximately $2 billion in revenue in a few short years. Acrisure is built on a global network of insurance agencies - united by our shared passion for limitless growth.

Acrisure Technology Group (ATG) is partnering with Acrisure's global network of entrepreneurial Agency Partners to remove traditional limits to scale, scope, and learning by adopting an AI-enabled operating model. Together, we will make Acrisure the most tech-enabled broker in the world, transform the industry, and make a difference in lives and organizations in all corners of the planet.

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Location

Our Austin office is downtown and close to public transportation options and very walkable to restaurants and Town Lake.

An Insider's view of Acrisure Technology Group

What are some social events your company does?

Prior to COVID, we had monthly happy hours. We have stayed connected with virtual monthly lunch & learns, weekly hangouts with trivia games, and getting to know you activities, that go as far as trying to guess a teammate's freezer from a photo. Our holiday party was a virtual escape room complete with cocktail kits, snacks and gifts delivered!

Bonnie

Senior Executive Assistant

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Every team here at ATG builds on the same platform and works on facets of the same product, so there is constant communication between teams. A few great examples of this are frequent design reviews, where engineers across teams talk through new services, and biweekly demos, where teams get to show off what they have been working on lately.

Claire

Software Engineer

What are some things you learned at the company?

My coworkers are a rare blend of experienced, intelligent, and kind. Whether I'm trying to understand how React works, what a transformer network architecture is, or why my Apache Beam job is failing, I can rely on my team to help me figure anything out.

Samuel

Senior AI Engineer

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

Our cross-functional teams engage in quarterly planning to brainstorm and roadmap ideas for how to make the most impact and commit to OKRs as a team. Engineers, Product, Researchers, and more all have a voice in where we’re going!

Julie

VP, Engineering

What are Acrisure Technology Group Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
ATG participates in local volunteer activities such as Coats for Kids Austin.
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We were a start-up sponsor at the Grace Hopper Celebration in 2020 and plan on continuing our support in future years.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
ATG's Flexible Spending Account (FSA) helps employees cover out-of-pocket medical expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $2,650 annually.
Disability Insurance
ATG's disability insurance benefit is 60% of an employee's annual salary up to a $5,000 maximum monthly payout. Employees also have the option to purchase extra coverage.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Calm App for all employees
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
ATG's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds, and international index funds to choose from.
401(K) Matching
ATG's 401(k) retirement plan matches 100% of an employee's contributions up to 3% of their annual salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Performance Bonus
ATG offers a competitive bonus plan to recognize employees for their hard work.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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