Join our app developers, strategists and designers

We're always hungry to learn new things. Work alongside strategists, designers and app developers pushing to build unique digital solutions.

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We bring our personalities to work and our work to the community.

At Table XI, you’ll work alongside musicians, foodies, academic researchers, artists, entrepreneurs, writers and parents who take tremendous pride in the technology solutions they create.

We like to keep things interesting. If you’re curious, talented and hungry, we want to hear from you.

Benefits that make a difference

Work is just part of what makes Table XI a fun place to be. We’re a humble, curious group of people who love to learn, collaborate, and teach. We also have great benefits.

HEALTH CARE AND PAID TIME OFF

We want software to be the only thing you’re worried about. That’s why we offer high-quality health care at a low cost, paid family leave, unlimited paid sick days and flexible vacation time.

IN-HOUSE CHEF

Step away from the keyboard to enjoy a daily lunch with your coworkers, prepared in-house by our full-time chef. Vegetarian? Gluten-free? No problem. We’ve got you covered.

COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION

We offer competitive salaries and a 401(k) plan with a company match. We’ll also work to make sure you understand your money — we even have occasional lunch and learns to help you manage your finances.

FLEXIBILITY AND AUTONOMY

At Table XI, you can set your own schedule. We offer flexible vacation and the ability to work remotely or travel while supporting clients who value your skills and insights.

AN OPEN OFFICE

Love coming to work in the morning. We purposefully designed the floor plan in our West Loop studio to encourage both collaboration and heads-down work. Whether you need the hum of an open-office or the solitude of a huddle room, we have space where you can be productive.

CONTINUOUS LEARNING

Our weekly lunch and learns have covered everything from an X-Files approach to design, to React/Flux basics, to culinary skills for home cooks, to website performance testing. Break bread with some of the most creative minds in the industry.

“When you work with smart, interesting people, you want to foster an easy opportunity to learn from them and get their advice. Plus — the whole office smells incredible right around 11:30.”

Mark Rickmeier, COO, on the importance of in-house lunch and chef

Experiences that bring value

At Table XI, we think it is important that everyone has an opportunity to grow and try new things. Check out our blog to learn more.

How the Google Ventures Design Sprint taught me about the value of UX

As a project manager, it’s my job to help clients understand the value of what we’re doing. But when clients would ask about UX design, I didn’t feel like I had a good answer. I know that the value is there, but I could not voice it to my clients as well as I can for development.

I wanted to be able to better inform my clients and better advocate for my coworkers, so I added getting a better understanding of UX design to my professional development goals. Find out what happened.

How we've helped change how the industry talks about Mental Health
How we keep up with changing mobile development technologies
How trust helps us to recruit the best staff to Table XI
Why new programming languages helps our developers solve problems

“I interviewed at a lot of places, and nowhere else had the same homey vibe or showed me the same respect as a brand-new programmer that Table XI did.”

Pete Brooks on his journey from apprentice to full-time developer

We believe in diversity and inclusivity

At Table XI, our product is our people. To deliver the best solutions, we need as many bright and diverse minds in the room as possible, and we need to be able to learn from them once they’re there. That’s why we’re working to create an environment that’s comfortable and inclusive for everyone.

Our diversity and inclusivity team is dedicated to helping us become more aware and responsive. Through surveys, speakers and conversations, we’re collecting the data we need to iterate on our own culture, so we can make this the workplace we want it to be.

We know the tech industry isn't always as welcoming as it should be. But we're happy to do the work of making it better, both at our company and in our community.

We believe in constantly learning

That's why we are constantly teaching and giving back to our communities.

CHICAGO COMMUNITY

We’ve donated over $1 million in work to make sure Chicago nonprofits and cultural institutions benefit from the same intuitive and efficient software we build for our partners. 

Learn more about our work

SOFTWARE COMMUNITY

We’ve volunteered with Code Platoon, Girl Develop It, Wounded Warriors, AlterConf, Block.io, Dev Bootcamp and more to teach what we know about software to others.

Learn more about why we teach

Conferences that we’ve sponsored or spoken at recently:
  • BlendConf (Charlotte, NC)
  • Chicago Ideas Week (Chicago, IL)
  • City of Broad Shoulders (Chicago, IL)
  • Chicago Ruby (Chicago, IL)
  • CodeMash (Sandusky, Oh)
  • Distill (San Fran, CA)
  • Geekfest (Chicago IL)
  • LessConf (Panama City FL)
  • Madison Ruby (Madison, WI)
  • Mountain West RubyConf (Salt Lake City, UT)
  • NewbieRemoteConf
  • Nickel City Ruby ( Buffalo NY)
  • Pecha Kucha Night (Chicago and Tokyo)
  • Technori (Chicago)
  • Techweek (Chicago)
  • Rails Conf (Portland, Chicago, Kansas City)
  • Rails Club - Moscow, Russia
  • Ruby Conf (San Antonio, TX)
  • Ruby Remote Conf (everywhere and nowhere)
  • Scottish Ruby Conference (Perthshire, Scotland)
  • Steel City Ruby (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Windy City Rails (Chicago IL)

Want to learn more about how we work? Check out our technical blog on medium.

“Noel Rappin’s book, Rails 4 Test Prescriptions, was the most practical and least dogmatic thing that I’d ever read about testing.”

Pete Brooks, developer, on working with experts at Table XI

Working here is an adventure

At Table XI, we seek to hire creative and curious minds, giving them a unique platform to do amazing things. Here are some of our favorite adventures, powered by Table XI.

“This is a really unique opportunity to learn about other cultures, pair with amazing people and connect to the broader software community outside of Chicago.”

Jason Hanggi, developer, Jason Hanggi, developer, on his international exchange with Plataformatec in Brazil

"We found a way to make children and work compatible, and we all won: I continue to provide value to TXI, TXI continues to employ me and my baby benefits from a mom who’s professionally fulfilled AND excited to play everyday at 2pm."

Alicia Drucker, Director of Delivery, on having her first child

“My wife and I have been living in southern Chile for nearly a year so that she can work with a local indigenous community for her PhD research. Table XI was incredibly supportive of this move.”

Quinn Stephens, developer, on relocating to Chile with his wife

“It's been fantastically beneficial to our culture to take the time for an all-company annual retreat — there's just no better way to mix it all up and share expertise and ideas.”

Ellen Brast, office manager, on the importance of our company retreats

“We’re very intentional here. I came to Table XI with years of experience, but our approach to frontend structure has made me an exponentially better developer. I will use these philosophies for the rest of my career.”

Aly Fluckey, UX developer, on her experiences at Table XI

Does this sound like a team you want to work with?

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