Senior UX Content Designer

| Greater Denver Area | Remote
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We believe everyone deserves a fair chance to work and are devoted to bringing more fairness and transparency to the hiring process. Established in 2014 and valued at $4.6B, Checkr is using technology to bring hiring to the next level. Our People Trust Platform uses machine learning to help thousands of companies modernize their background check process and make hiring safer, more efficient, and more inclusive. Some of our customers include Uber, Instacart, Doordash, Netflix, Compass Group, and Adecco.

A career with Checkr is an opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest minds, disrupt an industry for a better future, and give otherwise overlooked candidates access to employment. Checkr has been recognized in Forbes Best Startup Employers and is a top Y Combinator company by valuation. 

Checkr is excited at how thoughtful content design can take our products to the next level, so we’re looking for our very first Senior UX Content Designer to join the Product Design team. As the first content designer at Checkr, you’ll not only partner with designers, researchers, product managers, and engineers to build software that improves people’s lives, but you’ll have the chance to make a big impact on how we do content. From concept to release, you’ll strategize and write copy that demystifies the background check process and encourages fair hiring. Millions of people use our products every day, and they’ll be reading the words you write to guide them along their journey. We can’t wait to work with you to make that journey even better.

Learn more about our team at design.checkr.com. 

What you’ll do:

  • Participate as an equal partner in the product development process, from early research and concepts to final mocks and launch
  • Own the strategy and writing of product copy and emails that make the complexity of background checks clear and approachable, while partnering with Product Designers on projects large and small
  • Work with Product and Engineering partners to understand content limitations and explore possibilities
  • Identify opportunities where content can play a larger role in meeting customer goals
  • Partner with research to understand user needs and inform content choices
  • Collaborate with our brand studio team to keep product and marketing materials consistent and compelling
  • Have the opportunity to influence how Checkr approaches content, from creating a product writing style guide to proposing changes to systems that make our content — and content designers — sing

Who you are:

  • Excited about improving employment opportunities for people with criminal histories
  • ~5 years’ marketing or UX writing experience, with around 2-3 years’ experience specifically in UX
  • Interested in influencing the content design function at Checkr
  • Experience working across teams to build clear, effective content that reaches user and business goals
  • Have a strong portfolio of relevant work with products that have shipped
  • A passionate champion for the user who incorporates business considerations into your design and content goals
  • Familiar with design tools such as Figma
  • Understands the importance of using data to inform content
  • Able to synthesize insights across customers to inform overall strategy

What you get:

  • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Learning and development allowance
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend


*The base salary for this position will vary based on geography and other factors.  In accordance with Colorado law, the base salary for this role if filled within Colorado is 111,350 - $131,000.

Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.   

Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr’s commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance.

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Location

Surrounded by hip bars, restaurants and Colorado's State Capitol, there's always something new to see and do near our office!

An Insider's view of Checkr

What’s the vibe like in the office?

After 5 years of working at Checkr, I'm pleased to say that the vibe in the office hasn't changed! It's still a fun, vibrant and progressive environment where I'm constantly learning. If you're energized by smart, humble and ambitious professionals, you'll love Checkr.

Ashley DiRuggiero

Human Resources

How does the company support your career growth?

Checkr has helped me grow in my career with challenging Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) each quarter. Because my individual OKRs are aligned with company-wide stretch goals, achieving them means that I am an integral part of moving the company forward AND getting new experiences under my belt!

Temi Vasco

Accounting

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

The sales team is on the front line with customers which gives us strong customer insights and a tremendous opportunity to shape the product strategy of the company. We bring that feedback to the executive team on a regular basis to influence the company's GTM strategy.

Kristen Faris

VP, Industry Strategy

What are Checkr Perks + Benefits

Checkr Benefits Overview

Checkr provides generous benefits and perks including comprehensive healthcare, unlimited PTO, commuter benefits, gym reimbursement, work from home Wednesday and an annual learning and development allowance.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Checkr offers equity in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) that vest over a 4 year period.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary or secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Checkr provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times and a company wide initiative to work from home on Wednesdays.
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Checkr pays $100 a month for commuter benefits.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday. Employees get free lunch and dinner on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Checkr has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited drinks, snacks, coffee and tea.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Checkr reimburses $50 a month for gym memberships.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Checkr has a $2,850 budget per person for additional learning and development.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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