Product Designer

San Diego, CA

The Product Designer is a key team member who will take the user journey for the sensemetrics IIoT platform to the next, exponentially more impactful, level.  Utilizing best practices and innovation for user design they will solidify the power of the current interface and pave a path forward to new product offerings. In addition to talent with visual creation, the ideal candidate will have significant experience creating new design frameworks and leveraging data to inform design direction.

As the first Product Designer within the organization this role will cover many aspects:  user research, concepting, prototyping, iterating to high fidelity comps and working hands on with the development team to ensure successful feature launch.  This role will also lay the groundwork for establishing and reinforcing UX best practices within the company; interpreting the voice of the customer and user empathy are a must.  Reporting to the Senior Product Manager, they will help lead design reviews and presentations to drive alignment across all levels of the organization.

The Work:

  • Perform an inventory of the current UI, documenting opportunities for improvement and identifying both small and large wins within the UI/UX
  • Work hands on with the engineering team and generate a design framework to support asset and development needs
  • Create and maintain a style guide to drive consistency across the product
  • Apply UX expertise to all current and future design work
  • Lead design concepting and review for major initiatives
  • Convert ideas into design concepts and drive iterations with any or all of: sketches, wireframes, prototypes, highly detailed mock-ups
  • Implement process, tools and services to test usability and gather both quantitative and qualitative feedback
  • Integrate UX research and design into our agile development process
  • Convert customer insights and data points into a best-in-class user experience
  • Maintain an overall product design vision
  • Constantly innovate new and better approaches to the creative process
  • Empathise with users and be attuned to the voice of the customer
  • Work closely with the Product team on roadmap development and feature definition

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of UI/UX design experience
  • Demonstrated ability to create complex designs for new systems
  • Deep knowledge of user experience best practices
  • Practitioner of modern design tools intended to support web development (e.g. Sketch)
  • Adept with prototyping tools (e.g. Invision)
  • Proficient at explaining designs and user flows to technical and non-technical team members
  • Comfortable with online collaboration tools such as Glip and Ringcentral
  • Must be able to work effectively with others in a team environment but also work independently with limited supervision
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with Agile Development methodologies and Scrum
  • Proficient with Google Analytics or similar analytical tools
  • Experience or exposure to the Mining, Dam or Construction industries

Benefits:

  • 99% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage

  • Market competitive total compensation package, including meaningful equity ownership in the company

     

Travel: 10-15%

 

sensemetrics is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, as sensemetrics does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.