Feeling Bold?

An employee-owned company

We are employee-owned, and our vision is for every long-term member of our team to share in the success they help create. We value curiosity, ambition, and an entrepreneurial flare. We also believe in our employees; we have a culture that promotes empowerment, resourcefulness, and ingenuity.

We’re hiring!

Why you should apply

A UX and HF consulting practice based in the Chicago area, we offer our researchers the opportunity to work with some of the coolest next-generation products out there. We partner with our clients to inform the design of best-in-class experiences, and we have a great time doing it!

Diverse projects

We are a team of seasoned UX & HF professionals who believe in the importance of designing products and services that are useful, usable, and engaging across every industry. We work to expose team members to a wide variety of research diversity.

Incredibly collaborative team

Over the years, the most often cited benefits of working with us have been our incredibly collaborative and supportive team and fun and casual work environment.

Investment in your professional growth

Opportunities to publish, attend conferences, and teach frequently arise. We also foster an apprenticeship-model training program.

Open positions

Bold perks

Espresso machine, need we say more?

Power adjustable standing desks

Lots of happy hours

Employer-subsidized travel perks

Conference attendance & professional development

Access to loads of Nerf guns

Potential for 100% employer-covered health insurance

Free fitness center membership

Competitive salary and bonus plan

Potential for employee ownership

401K matching

Generous work-from-home policy

About you

If you have a Master’s Degree in behavioral science with an emphasis on research or comparable experience as a user experience researcher, human factors practitioner, cognitive engineer, information architect, or something similar – we’re interested in speaking with you. If you have those things and happen to also have a sense of humor, enjoy travel (variable, but up to 60%), play well with others, and are eager to learn something new almost every day – we’re probably going to get along just fine.


Bold Insight is located in Chicago suburb Downers Grove, IL. We also have a Chicago loop location. Aside from the home base, our researchers travel all over the country, as well as, internationally in the name of gathering the data that lead to insights for our clients.

Bold Insight a Crain’s Chicago Business Best Places to Work in Chicago finalist for second year in a row. Bold Insight has once again been named one of Crain’s Best Places to Work in Chicago, making the 2021 list.

Bold Insight has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2020. Earning one of ten spots on the Inc. Editors’ List, Bold Insight has been recognized as the best of the best.

Let's talk!

If you think you’d be a great fit, please fill out an application.

While we don’t have open positions at this time, check back in the fall as we’d love to hear from you! If you have questions, reach out to careers@boldinsight.com.