Digital Designer


Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment insights in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The Company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers and owners, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the debt and private capital markets. Morningstar provides data and research insights on a wide range of investment offerings, including managed investment products, publicly listed companies, private capital markets, debt securities, and real time global market data. Morningstar also offers investment management services through its investment advisory subsidiaries, with approximately $246 billion in assets under advisement and management as of Dec. 31, 2022. The Company operates through wholly- or majority-owned subsidiaries in 32 countries.

Position Details

Digital Designer
Chicago Illinois
Chicago, IL

About the Role:

Morningstar’s Creative Services team is looking for an exceptionally talented Designer who is deeply passionate about the craft of design in support of premier and best-in-class digital experiences. In this role, you will contribute to design activities and produce design artifacts to support digital experiences across our domains. You will work to communicate Morningstar’s mission and value through design on our digital marketing experience to accelerate business opportunities.

This position is based out of our Chicago office.

Our Creative Culture:

Morningstar is a highly collaborative environment; creative roles work across disciplines and across the globe whilemaintaininghigh standardsand detailed execution. Impeccable attention to detail is the norm. Our heritage in design propels us to thoughtfully create financial products and services so that people across the world can make the best investing decisions for themselves and their clients. From design to UX to content to multimedia, we collaborate to help each other, and the companygrow. We seek designers who are motivated, driven to deliver user-centered outcomes, and are equally committed to craft and empathy.


  • Design a wide variety of digital-based content, including web experiences, design systems, data visualizations, case studies, blog posts, interactive experiences. 
  • Proactively engage in a collaborative design process from discovery, definition, and development to deliver engaging B2B solutions. 
  • Demonstrate core design skills—especially concerning typography, composition, information hierarchy, and data visualization—to create delightful, engaging experiences that reinforce the Morningstar brand. 
  • Solve challenging information and communication design problems and be able to present multiple concepts for consideration, with sound rationale. 
  • Collaborate on competitive assessments and gather inputs to inform a strategy or vision. 
  • Present design solutions to cross-functional teams, be open to feedback and work to understand how and when to defend design choices. 
  • Incorporate Morningstar design systems, brand standards, and experiences while educating both stakeholders and engineers. 
  • Connect and communicate with other design teams within Morningstar.
  • You have a strong background with experience creating a range of interfaces, large-scale websites, or applications. 
  • Collaborative experience contributing to projects that consider innovation and usability; someone who listens and anticipates the needs, concerns, and input from multiple teams. 
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in digital/visual design, a related field, or equivalent experience. 
  • 2+ years of experience in design and UX research for digital products and interactions, large-scale websites, or applications. 
  • Demonstrated design skills, especially concerning information hierarchy, typography, and data visualization. 
  • Ability to present design solutions to project teams and other stakeholders. 
  • Experience with design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, etc. 
  • Knowledge of CMS platforms, HTML, and CSS is a plus. 
  • Ability to be flexible and handle multiple projects and re-prioritizations. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills; self-directed, comfortable working independently, and able to thrive in a rapidly changing environment. 
  • A deep curiosity and desire to learn new technologies and methods and build great products. 
  • Have an enthusiastic and engaging presentation style and visual communication skills.

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