Chicago, Illinois

About The Opportunity

We're all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. Innovative technology, user-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart and make us an industry leader in the world of online food ordering. When you join our team, you become part of a community that works together to innovate, solve problems, grow, work hard and have a ton of fun in the process!

Why Work For Us

Grubhub is a place where authentically fun culture meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. If you're looking for a place that values strong relationships, embraces diverse ideas-all while having fun together-Grubhub is the place for you!

As we revitalize the Grubhub brand, we're looking for a best-in-class Design Lead to help guide our visual evolution and lead our designers. You'll balance your time as a manager and as a designer, working on projects across all aspects of our business. You'll work in our New York or Chicago office 2 days a week and remotely the remainder of the week.
The Impact You Will Make
  • Manage 2 direct reports, overseeing their work and guiding their development as a mentor and coach
  • Lead creative development on projects, overseeing the work of others and ensuring project success
  • Play an important role in the recruiting process to help grow our team cohesively and successfully
  • Develop effective, engaging, hunger-inducing work for video, social, email, digital ads, blogs, websites and beyond for B2C and B2B audiences
  • Deliver meticulously crafted design work on complex and high-visibility projects
  • Embrace daily challenges and be resourceful in solving problems
  • Present creative work with confidence, clarity and sound rationale
  • Collaborate effectively with internal stakeholders and external vendors
  • Work with individuals across all disciplines and capabilities to ensure project success
  • Manage working time and stay organized to handle multiple assignments and meet all deadlines
  • Be a cool, fun, real human being who works hard and has a good time doing it
  • Love food and show an insatiable curiosity to learn more about it
What You Bring to the Table

  • Portfolio (with link) demonstrating strategic, conceptual and original work
  • Proficiency with Adobe suite, InVision and Figma
  • Strong understanding of type, color and composition
  • Experience with art direction for video and photo shoots
  • 8+ years experience at an agency, studio, or in-house working in digital and print
  • Bachelor's degree in design or related field, or relevant years of experience

Got These: Even Better!

  • Proficiency with After Effects
  • Working knowledge of product development sprints
  • Experience designing for B2C and B2B audiences
And Of Course, Perks!
  • Flexible PTO. Grubhub employees enjoy a generous amount of time to recharge.
  • Health and Wellness. Excellent medical benefits, employee network groups and paid parental leave are just a few of our programs to support your overall well-being.
  • Competitive Pay. You'll receive a competitive base salary with eligibility for generous incentives, bonuses, commission or RSUs (role-specific).
  • Learning and Career Growth. Your personal and professional development is a priority at Grubhub. We empower you to be a leader and grow your career through training, coaching and mentorship opportunities.
  • MealPerks. Get meals on us! Our employees get a weekly Grubhub credit to enjoy and support local restaurants.
  • Fun. Every Grubhub office has an employee-led Culture Crew that connects people through fun, meaningful events and initiatives like Wellness Wednesdays, Slack competitions and virtual happy hours!
  • Social Impact. At Grubhub we believe in giving back through programs like the Grubhub Community Relief Fund and donating $1 million to the Equal Justice Initiative in 2020. Employees are also given paid time off each year to support the causes that are important to them.
Vaccination Requirement: Grubhub employees are required to be fully vaccinated. Candidates must confirm vaccination status at time of hire, and must provide proof of full-Covid-19 vaccination within 2 weeks of starting employment. Fully vaccinated is defined as: "2 weeks have passed since your second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson's vaccine.\"

Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage a workplace that is just as diverse as the customers we serve. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you're applying for a job in the U.S. and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to and let us know the nature of your request and contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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Chicago, Illinois

Grubhub is a leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery marketplace with the largest and most comprehensive network of restaurant partners, as well as nearly 24 million active diners. Dedicated to connecting diners with the food they love from their favorite local restaurants, Grubhub elevates food ordering through innovative restaurant technology, easy-to-use platforms and an improved delivery experience. Grubhub features over 300,000 restaurants and is proud to partner with more than 225,000 of these restaurants in over 4,000 U.S. cities and London. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, LevelUp, AllMenus and MenuPages.

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