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Think that working in the insurance field can’t be exciting, rewarding and challenging? Think again. You’ll help us reinvent protection and retirement to improve customers’ lives. We’ll help you make an impact with our training and mentoring offerings. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to expand and apply your skills in ways you never thought possible. And you’ll have fun doing it. Join a company of individuals with hopes, plans and passions, all using and developing our talents for good, at work and in life.

Job Description

Allstate’s growing User Experience and Design Group is looking for a UX Copywriter who wants to do innovative work in a flexible and fun environment. You’ll be asked to work with Product Designers, collaborate with business partners and help establish the tone and voice across our experiences.

As a UX Copywriter, you will help plan, write and organize copy and content across a wide range of digital experiences – from software applications, mobile applications microsites, web and other online media. You will report to the Lead Copywriter and will work closely with visual designers, product designers, researchers, strategists and user experience architects to ensure all content is brand appropriate, aligned and approved by the necessary stakeholders.

Your in-depth understanding of digital messaging and desire to write content for best-in-class user experiences will be critical.

Can you:

  • Create content that’s thoughtful and moves people to action
  • Flex a range of writing skills, from technical to conceptual
  • Write, edit and proofread in a collaborative setting
  • Write copy that’s appropriate for user needs, from UX copy within flows to more customer-facing copy per project
  • Ensure the right words and content appear at the right time in the user experience, accounting for demographics, personas, and other factors
  • Ensure brand voice and tone guidelines are applied and consistent across all touch points
  • Partner with UX Architects, Design, Research, Business and Technology team members on content goals for projects
  • Create and update content management spreadsheets as needed
  • Handle and enjoy projects from large initiatives to simple requests
  • Manage your time under a variety of conditions
  • Stay on top of trends by attending national seminars and workshops

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Smart, solid book with samples that show how you think and write
  • 5-7 years as a copywriter or digital content creator
  • Strong digital/user experience background 
  • Direct-to-consumer digital knowledge a plus
  • Experience with content management tools and deliverables
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills

Bonus Skills

  • Writing for software
  • UX or Human Factors training
  • Basic understanding of HTML/CSS

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

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