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Product Designer (Remote)

Remote
7 days ago
Full time role

Company

Raptor Maps Inc

Boston, MA, USA

Our mission is to enable the solar industry to scale efficiently. Raptor Maps is the leading provider of lifecycle management software ...

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Job Description

Solar power is the largest source of new energy in the world. Raptor Maps is a fast-growing, venture-backed, MIT-born climate tech startup that is building software to enable the solar energy industry to scale. Parties across the entire solar lifecycle use Raptor Maps’ data model to manage ever growing utility-scale solar portfolios. We are an industry leader with hundreds of customers, including owners, builders, operators, and aerial service providers, across over 40 countries with 200+ million solar panels under management. Our software platform is essential in the fight against climate change.
Raptor Maps is looking for a dynamic Product Designer to help design and expand products that drive the efficiency and ROI of solar farms around the world. In this role, you will provide input into overall design decisions and complete the tactical design work associated with your projects. You'll be a member of our product team, working together with designers, engineers, and other cross functional stakeholders to build product solutions that address real user needs. 
You are a design thinker with a creative eye who is passionate about user experience. You love translating the wants and needs of customers into high impact product design features. In this role, you will dive right into our fast-paced, multi-faceted product team and play a vital part in scaling our user experience and design system.

Responsibilities

  • Build and iterate on features that solve our customer pain points
  • Collaborate closely with other designers and Product Leadership to define features and contribute to the overall direction of our product
  • Use and evolve our design system to craft flows, sketches, and high-fidelity prototypes for features
  • Solicit feedback from your peers, including other product designers and teammates within your product area
  • Partner with engineering to ensure a high-quality implementation of your designs
  • Own and develop your understanding of UX best practices
  • Use data analytics, consumer insights and research data to inform design decisions
  • In team discussions and feedback sessions, clearly and succinctly articulate the goals and concepts behind your work

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant product design experience
  • An online portfolio showcasing your work
  • An understanding of design system theory and execution; an ability to build usable, accessible, and modular designs that can scale with our platform
  • Experience with prototyping as a means to explore and convey design solutions
  • Experience working alongside Product Managers to develop the strategy and rationale for features
  • Demonstrated ability to influence product decisions and drive customer impact
  • Proficiency in Figma
  • Must be primarily located in the contiguous US
  • Must be authorized to work in the US

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in applied user research such as usability testing
  • This is not a UI developer role, however familiarity with modern UI technologies and best practices is a bonus
  • Knowledge of Accessibility standards in UI design such as Section 508

All Raptor Maps Team Members Have:Complete ownership and accountability over their role and success in the team.Transparency into the operations of the rest of the company and are expected to be transparent and communicate honestly and effectively.A sense of urgency. We are tackling a global problem, working in a fast-paced industry, and building a once in a lifetime company at Raptor Maps.
BenefitsRaptor Maps is a remote-first company with employees across the country and headquarters at Greentown Labs in Boston, MA. Team members are free to work anywhere in the lower 48 states. A few remote benefits include:- Paid travel for in-person team trips- Healthcare with dental and vision options- Unlimited vacation policy - 401(k)- Desk budget- Monthly remote social events and plenty of DoorDash credit- Amazing team members that tend to love memes, pets, solar, and just generally getting out and being active
There’s no such thing as a ‘perfect’ candidate. However you identify and whatever your background, we encourage you to apply if you’re excited about this role and the future of solar.
Check out details on our recently raised Series B!

Raptor Maps Inc

Boston, MA, USA

Our mission is to enable the solar industry to scale efficiently. Raptor Maps is the leading provider of lifecycle management software ...

View Company Profile