About the Job

Do you want to do great work and have a good time while you’re at it? Are you passionate about working within integrated teams where strategists, designers, developers, and businesses collaborate to solve people's everyday problems? Then come and join us!

Nansen is a digital agency with offices in Chicago and London. At our headquarters in Chicago, you will work with a driven and experienced team in Chicago's West Loop at our great office space tastefully designed by Elding Oscarson.

We believe genuine personal relationships produce truly impactful work. We relentlessly focus on our culture by embracing a combination of work and life; empathizing and understanding our clients and partners; driving innovation with lean, agile, human design processes; and continually improving so we can be the best at what we do.

Ultimately, we create value and advantage for our customers through robust, meaningful, customer experiences. We specialize in building digital platforms, tools, and services that support a business's entire customer journey. Our offering comprises strategy, design, content, analytics, and the development and management of digital products and services. With the best people in the industry, we deliver market-leading and business-critical digital services and products.

Job Description

Develop creative, beautiful digital services and products which include: websites, intranets and e-commerce solutions for large global clients. You will work closely with fellow front-end and back-end developers as well as our visual designers. With the best people in the industry, we deliver market-leading and business-critical digital services and products.

  • You are familiar with cross browser HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • React.js, vue.js experience or knowledge will be a strong plus
  • Experience with a variety of front-end frameworks is a plus
  • Passion for designing UX and/or UI experiences
  • Experience with different CMSs (Content Management Systems)
  • You have a strong eye for compelling visual and user-centered design
  • You are eager to learn quickly, work hard and have fun
  • You are open-minded and keen on learning new technologies

Don’t worry if you don’t have the experience listed above. If you love technology, working with a great team, and are interested in learning, we’d still love to talk to you!

Preferred Requirements and Experience

  • Experience diagnosing and resolving cross-browser/device challenges and bugs
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience working with responsive layouts
  • Experience or a desire to work with JS frameworks (React, Vue, etc.)
  • Experience with modern build systems and task runners (Webpack, Gulp etc) and source control (Git)
  • Understands the benefits of using a responsive framework and a mobile-first approach
  • Experience with static site generators (Gatsby, Next, Nuxt)
  • Enjoys problem solving

What you’ll get from Nansen

  • Up to 25 days paid vacation + 13 company holidays
  • Company paid health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Company paid phone
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending (Dependent & Healthcare)
  • Commuter (Public Transit and Parking) Pre-Tax Benefits
  • 401k with Company Matching
  • Daily breakfast, drinks, and snacks
  • Open office environment
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Exposure to product innovation in a growing organization
  • A laid back office and (very) casual dress code

If interested, please contact careers@nansen.com. You must already be qualified to work in the USA in order to be considered for this position.

We look forward to working with you.

No recruiters and no phone calls please!