Job Description

Senior Content Designer

Remote, United States

Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by designing technology to create opportunities for all. We believe all candidates, regardless of who they are, should have a fair chance to work. Established in 2014 and valued at $5B, 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.

Here at Checkr, we understand the power that design can have on the lives of millions. And when we say design, we mean content design, product design, and research design — building best-in-class experiences together. We’re looking for a Sr. Content Designer to join our growing Product Design team. Reporting to the Content Design Manager, you’ll build intuitive content experiences alongside product owners, engineers, marketing leads, and our brand studio.

From concept to release, you’ll strategize and craft content that demystifies the background check process, encourages fair hiring, and protects its users. Your words will empower millions of people using our products every day. We can’t wait to build the future of fair chance hiring, together.

What you’ll do:

  • Participate as an equal partner in the product development process, from early research and concepts to final mocks and launch
  • Create, socialize, and evolve content standards and best practices
  • Co-develop product strategy in order to reduce the complexity of background checks
  • Write in-product copy, emails, and internal resources to make the hiring process clearer and more approachable
  • Partner with Product and Engineering to define content requirements, understand limitations, and develop solutions
  • Contribute to and socialize our product writing style guide
  • Identify opportunities where content can play a larger role in meeting user 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
  • Influence how Checkr approaches content design across all customer touchpoints
  • Put the user first, always and without exception

Who you are:

  • Excited about improving employment opportunities for people with criminal histories
  • A passionate champion for the user who incorporates business considerations into your design and content goals
  • Interested in influencing the broader design function at Checkr
  • Understands the importance of using data to inform content
  • Able to synthesize insights across customers to inform overall strategy

What you have:

  • 4+ years of content design and UX writing experience
  • Experience working across teams to build clear, effective content that reaches user and business goals
  • An impressive portfolio of relevant work, including features/products that have shipped
  • Expertise with design tools like Figma, Miro, Whimsical, etc.
  • Familiarity with product management tools like Atlassian (Confluence, Jira)

What you’ll get:

  • A fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Significant learning and development allowance that renews annually
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for growth
  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Up to 25K reimbursement for fertility, adoption, and parental planning services
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend
  • An opportunity to create the most meaningful content of your career

*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.