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UX Design Lead

About Codal

Our mission is simple; we partner with the best, design with a purpose, engineer for a sustainable future and always strive for perfection. We have a passion for solving business problems through data-driven design, intelligent engineering, and cutting-edge technologies. With a strong, all-in-house team of skilled and experienced business and technical experts, we bring out the best in every brand that we work with.

Our clientele has ranged from small business to enterprise, but our philosophy has always remained the same: to empower brand visibility and deliver the most elegant web and mobile solutions possible. Our clients have a common awareness that they need a professional and accessible solution to maximize their business goals, revenue streams, establish communication channels or streamline business operations.

Our specialties include: user experience design, user interface design, custom mobile app development, custom B2B web apps, dashboard development, customer experience, eCommerce, conversion optimization, platform migrations, enterprise integrations.

Job summary

We’re seeking an experienced UX Design Lead to join us in our Chicago, IL headquarters. In this role, you will utilize the latest user research, synthesis, and validation techniques to define results-driven strategies that meet the business and user requirements of our clients. You will then execute these strategies by designing user-centric, simple, and engaging experiences with cutting-edge design practices. As a UX Design Lead, you will oversee a team of UX designers, providing mentoring, coaching, and development opportunities. To be successful in this role, we’ll need you to be a hands-on contributor that’s comfortable working in a fast-paced Agile environment. 

Note: To be considered for this role, you must provide a comprehensive portfolio that demonstrates a solid understanding of both UX design techniques and processes. Your portfolio should not just include final deliverables, but also include elements that show your process and how you approached the project as a whole. Please include work samples that show off your leadership skills and abilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop high-level and detailed design approaches based on project type, scope, budget, and more  
  • Collaborate with engineers, product managers, and more in an Agile environment to ensure designs satisfy user needs and contribute to the long-term success of a product
  • Provide leadership and direction to a team of UX designers working on multiple projects, coaching them to successfully execute on design strategies
  • Interface with clients to outline overall design strategies and approaches; manage client expectations and feedback while advocating for the user


  • 7+ years of overall UX design experience 
  • 3+ years of experience leading a design team and mentoring other designers
  • A solid background working in an agency or consulting organization
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once
  • Expert knowledge of design thinking concepts and methods
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Previous experience in a client-facing role


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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