How we work

Life at tastyworks

Our headquarters lives in the growing center for tech in the West Loop, Chicago. A vibrant neighborhood where you can find some of the best cuisines, high-end bars, and coffee shops.

The Building

Located in the Chicago Google building (1K Fulton Market), tastyworks is easily accessed by the Morgan CTA stop one block away, or a shuttle bus that delivers you to the 1K doorstep from the nearby Ogilvie Metra station.

Within the building you'll find a fitness center, a recreation area with ping-pong table and board games, and a park-like roof with areas to sit, surrounded by flowers and herb gardens.

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CTA stop a block away, Shuttle to/from Metra
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Onsite Gym
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Rooftop with herb garden and barbecue area
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Secure Bicycle Storage
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Open Office Floor Plan with Game Room
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Dog-Friendly Building

About Our Office

The tastyworks office is designed for both productivity and comfort. Our open floor plan allows for organic collaboration and connection between team members, but is also furnished with small individual offices if there's a need for a quiet workspace.

We provide daily catered lunches and have a fully-stocked kitchen with snacks, beverages, and cold brew machine. You'll also sometimes find one or two employee-owned dogs trotting around the office, sniffing out scraps of that catered lunch, and generally boosting morale.

Sustainable Work Day

Daily Catered Lunch

Casual Dress

Kitchen Full of Snacks & Drinks

Ways to work

The ways people work are shifting, as are our policies around hybrid and remote work. Though each team has its own approach to the hybrid work model, you'll likely be able to work from home part of the week.

Hybrid Model

Different positions within various teams are allowing flexible arrangements regarding hybrid work. Each case is different so it's up to the manager of the team to decide.

Working Remotely

We recognize that in order to attract top talent, we need to broaden our scope outside of Chicago. While most of our employees are local and will come into the office at least part time, in some special cases we are open to hiring fully remote work.

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Outside the Office

tastytrade and tastyworks employees often participate in charities like Culinary Care, a cancer recovery organization, and Letters to Santa, a program that pays for holiday gifts for children in need.

Of course, we also like to get together just for fun! You'll often find yourself invited along for afterwork drinks at a local bar or restaurant. Our engineering team in particular is notorious for their outings. In the past, they've organized escape rooms, bowling, movies, laser tag, and axe-throwing events, among others.

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Benefits & Perks

We know you do your best work when you’re happy and taken care of.
Here are some of the perks & benefits tastyworks employees enjoy:
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3 Medical Plans Choice
Dental & Vision Benefits
Dental & Vision
Benefits
Generous Paid Time Off
Generous
Paid Time Off
Paid Holidays - All Market Holidays Off
Paid Holidays -
All Market Holidays Off
401(k) with Company Match
401(k) with
Company Match
Generous Parental Leave
Generous
Parental Leave
Disability Leave & Disability Insurance
Disability Leave &
Disability Insurance
Commuter Benefits
Commuter Benefits
Pet Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness & Mental Health Programs
Wellness & Mental
Health Programs
Performance Bonuses
Performance
Bonuses
Subsidized Engineering Training Program
Subsidized Engineering
Training Program
Stock Purchase Options
Stock Purchase Options
Gym Membership Reimbursement
Gym Membership Reimbursement
Charitable Donation Matching
Charitable Donation
Matching
Healthcare FSA
Healthcare FSA
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Tuition Reimbursement
Program
Two Paid Volunteer Days Off
Two Paid Volunteer
Days Off
Daily Catered Lunch
Daily
Catered Lunch
Dog-Friendly Office
Dog-Friendly
Office
Fully-stocked Kitchen with Snacks and Drinks
Fully-stocked Kitchen
with Snacks and Drinks
Onsite Gym
Onsite Gym
Open Office Floor Plan with Game Room
Open Office Floor Plan
with Game Room
Casual Dress
Casual Dress
Monthly Dev Outings
Monthly Dev Outings
Company Outings
Company Outings
Sustainable Work Day
Sustainable
Work Day
CTA stop a block away, Shuttle to/from Metra
CTA stop a block away,
Shuttle to/from Metra
Park-like roof with games and herb-garden
Park-like roof with
games and herb-garden
West Loop Location - Chicago's Tech Center
West Loop Location -
Chicago's Tech Center

Transportation Options

Not only is the West Loop a walkable neighborhood filled with things to do, but it is also a prime location for public transportation. When you need to get elsewhere in the city, choose from three CTA Routes, nine bus routes and nine Metra routes.
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CTA Trains

2 min walk

Morgan Station
Green & Pink Lines

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Bus Stop

5 min walk

Halsted & Fulton Market
Bus Line 8

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Shuttle from Metra

8 min walk

Union Station & Ogilvie
Transportation Center

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Train from O'hare

50 min ride

Grand Station
Blue Line CTA Train