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Frontend Engineer



Software Engineering
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

UX/UI Engineer | Frontend Engineer

Remote Opportunity

About Convr: Commercial Insurance Carriers are falling short on delivering compelling customer experiences. Outdated business processes, inaccurate data and technologies are holding them back from elevating and delivering on better customer experience. In addition, this is adding costs to doing business. Above and beyond the customer experience these issues increase a carrier’s expense ratio and manual entry errors cost time and money. With Convr, commercial P&C insurers manage the underwriting process from submission to quote with an on-demand software platform with a built-in Artificial Intelligence decisioning engine, empowering them to make better decisions, faster. Our vision is to transform the world through data, discovery, decision and we do that today by empowering commercial carriers with a core underwriting management system enabling a frictionless experience, delivering superior performance, optimal efficiency and world-class customer engagement from submission to quote. Make a difference in commercial and property insurance industry by joining and leading our marketing efforts.

Role Overview: Our team is seeking an expert in UI design, UX design, and front-end development to join our growing company. You'll possess a natural grasp of human-computer interaction design (HCID), allowing you to craft elegant solutions that enhance our application and bring them to life through your expertise in JavaScript and AngularJS. This role reports to our Director of Engineering.

What You'll be Doing:

  • Contribute to defining and implementing cutting-edge solutions for product direction, visual language, and user experience, in collaboration with product and engineering teams.
  • Develop UI and UX strategies aligned with our target goals through user research and design thinking.
  • Leverage your expertise in Figma (or similar) to create and maintain compelling digital assets like interface designs, wireframes, and interactive prototypes.
  • Craft user interfaces for our web apps that are intuitive and delightful, then bring them to life with high-quality, maintainable code.
  • Design, build, and optimize reusable JavaScript, HTML, and CSS code for a sustainable and maintainable front-end architecture.
  • Help us leverage our existing tech stack and business model to their fullest potential, while offering innovative technical solutions to overcome any limitations.

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Design-related field: Graphic design, interaction design, human-computer interaction (HCI), visual communication, information architecture. Or Development-related field: Computer science, software engineering, web development.
  • Demonstrated expertise in UI/UX design, backed by a portfolio showcasing impactful solutions and a deep understanding of user needs.
  • 1-2 years of proven experience in UI development.
  • 1-2 years of experience crafting web applications with JavaScript, with a strong preference for AngularJS.
  • Expertise in HTML, CSS, and Tailwind CSS is required.
  • Experience with NodeJS and Cypress is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Figma a plus
  • Web design / UX experience

Why Join Convr?

  • Full Transparency. We believe in open communication with our team and clients.
  • Excellent work-life balance. We believe in flexibly because "life" happens! (Unlimited PTO!)
  • Team mentality. We believe in "All Hands-on Deck"! Helping one another regardless of department.
  • Everyone knows your name. We are a small company of ~50 employees. You will not be just a number!
  • Growth. We believe in challenging yourself to develop your career.
  • We are going places! We have a passionate team taking Convr to the next level!