Product Designer

3 days ago
Full time role


SPAN is developing products to enable rapid adoption of renewable energy and deliver an intuitive interface for the home. We ...

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Job Description

Our Mission  

SPAN develops products that accelerate the rapid adoption of renewable energy in the home. The flagship SPAN Smart Panel is the first true evolution for the traditional home electric panel, harnessing enhanced technology for metering, monitoring, and control. An expanded product suite of intelligent, integrated solutions radically lowers the cost and complexity of energy upgrades–including solar, batteries and EVs–empowering homeowners to be active, resilient and informed players in the energy market. 


The Role 

As a Product Designer at SPAN, you will be joining a growing product team and reporting to the Director of Product Design. We're a small team looking for someone with great Visual Design, Interaction Design and UX principles. You will help bring life to our digital interfaces like only visual interaction design can. Ideal candidates should have a human-centric mindset. You will create products that are not only amazing to look at, but also intuitive and useful as we expand our product offerings. Join our team as we work to create each customer touchpoint more human, beautiful and best in class. 

  • This is a Hybrid role with flexible onsite days, but may require scheduled onsite time to work with cross functional teams and shadow installers at job sites (test and learn).
  • Lead, conceptualize, and craft our visual design language for digital experiences across a range of platforms—desktop, mobile, and SPAN devices for both product and brand experiences
  • Applying your visual design process for translating research insights, into new digital products and features, and then taking them into production
  • Working closely with your team members – designers, engineers, researchers, and product managers to sketch concepts, develop visual treatments, and prototype ideas to define feasible concepts
  • Presenting and explaining your work to the broader Product team, stakeholders and executives
  • Creating high quality, production ready work that translates seamlessly to engineering builds

Potential projects

  • SPAN Home App for customers
  • SPAN website and landing pages
  • Packaging, user manuals, promotional materials

About you 

  • 5+ years relevant experience
  • On-line portfolio showcasing excellent Visual Design, Interaction Design and UX skills(If password protected, please include password in your resume, CV or application)
  • Ability to communicate design through sketches, wireframes, mockups and prototypes
  • Highly skilled in Figma, Adobe Creative Suite and prototyping tools
  • Experience with data visualization and interpreting engineering solutions for end users
  • Comfortable working closely and communicating with software engineers, and other stakeholders across the company to ensure the spec'd design meets the user as intended
  • Experience in designing mobile app and web experiences from start to finish
  • Enthusiasm for an iterative design process, inspired by group critique
  • Ability to work with and improve on existing look & feel and enhance it as a team-player
  • Ability to negotiate and prioritize design decisions in a team setting
  • A passion for design and sweating the details

 Nice to have

  • Experience with print design and packaging design
  • Experience writing copy for user flows
  • An interest or experience with home electrical systems
  • Working knowledge or interest in renewable energy
  • Experience with design ops

Life at SPAN

SPAN embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. 

Headquartered in San Francisco’s vibrant SoMa neighborhood, we are an eclectic group of creative thinkers who value open communication, teamwork, and a ‘make it happen’ approach to addressing complex challenges. 

We’re hiring talented individuals who are driven by success and are passionate about shaping the future of renewable energy. If that sounds like you, we’d love for you to consider joining the rapidly growing team at SPAN.

The Perks:

⚡ Competitive compensation + equity grants at a well-funded, venture-backed company

⚡ Comprehensive benefits (including medical; dental, vision, life and disability insurance)

⚡ Comfortable, sunny office space located near BART and Caltrain public transit

⚡ Strong focus on teambuilding and company culture (events, meet-ups, clubs)

⚡ Flexible hours and unlimited PTO

Interested in joining our team? Submit an application today and we’ll be in touch with next steps!

SPAN is developing products to enable rapid adoption of renewable energy and deliver an intuitive interface for the home. We ...

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