Senior Developer

Chicago, Illinois, United States · Development


One Design is looking to add a Senior Engineer to our Chicago-based team. A background in developing web applications and RESTful API’s, an understanding of why testing matters, strong CS fundamentals and a passion for clean, intuitive bug-free code make for the ideal candidate and colleague. We’re looking for someone whose passion for development extends beyond just the controller and into all aspects of the user experience.

The candidate we want to join the team should be open to working as part of a collaborative design and development group delivering software in an iterative manner. Culture-fit matters, so we’re looking for someone who is excited to be a part of the One Design community.

We want someone who:

- 3-5 years development experience

- Is smart, creative and organized

- Doesn’t think KISS is just a metal band

- Doesn’t settle for the obvious and easy solution

- Is a terrific communicator with teammates and clients

- Balances a painstaking attention to detail with an efficient workflow

- Studies and shares the latest and greatest technologies available

- Clean concise code that reads like Shakespeare.

- Wants a place to work that is friendly environment to learn and be challenged

- Contributes and thrives in a collaborative work environment



- Expert knowledge of Ruby, Javascript, PHP

- Experience with REST APIs

- Strong HTML/CSS skills

- Strong MVC knowledge

- Testing is part of your everyday workflow

Desired (but not required):

- Strong understanding of design and UX

- Good at naming things

- Mobile experience (iOS, Android, ReactNative, Cordova, etc)

- Experience in JS frameworks (Ember, Angular, Backbone)

- Strong opinions, but open to change

- We’re looking for teammates onsite in Chicago, but that’s not required for the right person


We ask a lot. But we give a lot, too. We're prepared to offer a competitive salary with full health benefits, paid time-off, an inviting and inspired work environment, as well as the companionship of a motley cast of friendly office mutts. If you create engaging, solid applications that showcase a firm understanding of the technology required to make it work, communicate and work well with others, and meet the criteria above - then we're definitely interested in hearing from you!

A bit about us:

One Design Company is a digital design, strategy and development agency. We’ve called Chicago our home for nearly a decade, nurturing strong roots in the local art, design and development communities. We work on all sorts of projects for organizations and businesses from the small, local, and boutique to some of the largest companies (and brands) in the world.

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