We don’t simply hire employees. We invest in them. When you work at Chatham, we empower you — offering professional development opportunities to help you grow in your career, no matter if you've been here for five months or 15 years. Chatham has worked hard to create a distinct work environment that values people, teamwork, integrity, and client service. You will have immediate opportunities to partner with talented subject
matter experts, work on complex projects, and contribute to the value Chatham delivers every day. 
Our technology team is made up of a team of Software Engineers, Testers, DevOps Engineers, Security Engineers, UX Designers, UI Designers, UX Researchers, Quants and DBAs. We build software for our clients that range across multiple sectors and industries as well as tools for our internal users to help them better serve our clients. 
The Design System & UI team is a small group within the larger design team who streamline processes and create consistency around how we design and develop our products in addition to making visually pleasing, well-functioning, accessible interface designs with our engineer and UX partners. This team is made up of both designers and engineers making them an important and knowledgeable resource during a project’s lifecycle.
In this role you will: 
  • Actively contribute to and help maintain our design system, including Figma and Axure libraries, guidelines, and components 
  • Research and define cross-product team patterns with the goal of improving and standardizing designs with a user-centered approach
  • Write research-informed documentation on how and why components and patterns are applied 
  • Partner with other designers on their interfaces and provide recommendations on how to group components and patterns together to create better experiences for our users 
  • Provide support for other designers and engineers during sprints to resolve design system issues and answer questions 
  • Uphold quality standards through visual QA and UI audits 
  • Be an active member of the design team, participating in interface reviews and
    sharing your own work

Your impact: 

  • You’ll create and improve foundational components, UI patterns, tools, and guidelines that enable both designers and engineers to focus on product-level problems and ship high-quality work efficiently and consistently.
  • You’ll work closely with other designers, researchers, and engineers during their sprints and become an advocate for both the design system and design process.  
Contributors to your success:  
  • 3-5 years related experience
  • Strong visual and interaction design skills, including responsive design
  • Experience with Figma and other design tools
  • Ability to create high fidelity prototypes and interface mockups 
  • Experience with contributing to or maintaining a design system
  • Highly collaborative nature with the ability to navigate team dynamics to drive the growth and adoption of the design system
  • Experience designing WCAG-compliant, accessible interfaces is a plus 
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Portfolio demonstrating design system deliverables and/or user experience and visual design work

About Chatham Financial: 

Chatham Financial delivers financial risk management advisory and technology solutions to organizations across industries and around the world by helping companies maximize value in the capital markets. At Chatham, we help businesses improve their bottom lines. But that’s not the only place we’re committed to making an impact. We look beyond our clients, too — enhancing the markets where we work, supporting the clients we partner with, helping our employees thrive, and giving back to the world at large. And when you join Chatham, you’re an integral part of this equation, enabling us to live this purpose-driven philosophy every day.  

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