NinjaTrader is an investor-backed, growth-stage FinTech company with an award-winning platform and over 1 million users. We are building products and services which empower active traders to easily analyze and react to data from the world's leading financial markets. Located in Chicago, our unique employee-centric company culture is one that our team finds inviting, comfortable and fun. Please visit to learn more about our business.

About You

As a Senior Designer at NinjaTrader, you will use your extensive experience and best practices to drive, create, and deliver impactful UI and UX across a variety of products and services, that will differentiate our offerings and delight our clients. Your experience working as part of a product-driven, Agile culture and organization will lend to your success in this role.

Your passion for designing with both simplicity and innovation in mind will result in delivering best in class user experiences. You understand and appreciate the importance of an “always-learning” approach, while remaining current with design trends, research and strategy.

You thrive in cross-functional environments as an exceptional collaborator and continually strive to make a meaningful impact in a positive, fast-paced working environment. Your experience brings the skillset of successfully creating and maintaining a bridge between clients, vision, strategy, and product management and development teams, with the ongoing goal of consistently creating “wow moments” through your design efforts. 

In this role, you will:

  • Be part of a team, organization and culture that operates in a product-driven, Agile method, with a focus on client-feedback
  • Collaborate with colleagues and key stakeholders in a team environment
  • Design software and website user interfaces and experiences for mobile, web, and desktop
  • Work closely with Product Management to gain insights from client research; and use this data as a guiding force in design, with the goal of continually elevating the client experience
  • Use modern, industry best practices to design innovative capabilities and intuitive user flows to deliver a world class customer experience
  • Lead the design of product offering through the creation of wireframes & mockups, and iterating based on stakeholder and client feedback
  • Uncover and understand user needs, goals and behaviors and translate them into thoughtful user-centric products and features
  • Understand organization goals and technical capabilities to apply to designs
  • Research competitive and cutting-edge marketplace and industry trends to identify opportunities for continued enhancements
  • Help develop and deliver scalable design processes, tools, and practices for governance, workflows, and documentation for sharing
  • Consult cross-functionally through brand visual design across the organization
  • Meet deliverables within agreed timeframes


Key Job Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of UX and/or UI design experience – preferably in an agency or dedicated SaaS environment
  • Solid understanding of UX—wireframes, user personas, journey maps, user flows, and conversion-focused design
  • Self-motivated and able to easily execute without ample direction—with a proven record of successfully leading project UI and UX from concept to completion
  • Adaptable, empathetic and solution-oriented
  • Strong conceptual thinker—can define strong new approaches to new or existing processes and continue to build on those with strong concepts
  • Strong leader and collaborator—can confidently work with and clearly communicate with leads, directors, and above
  • Design skills—prototyping, wireframing and design tools such as Figma, Axure, InVision
  • Ability to effectively manage workloads and technical requirements to meet deliverables within agreed timeframes
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to think critically and efficiently multitask

Bonus Points For:

  • Adobe products (Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Experience using front-end code, including HTML5, CSS, etc.
  • Design system management experience
  • Relevant work examples and portfolio will be requested


Our Core Benefits Include:

  • 15 days PTO per year
  • 7 paid holidays annually
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Health, Vision, Dental Coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance covered 100% by NinjaTrader
  • And more!


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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