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Product Designer

Company: Fetch Robotics
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Product Designer

Fetch Robotics is a venture-backed Silicon Valley startup in San Jose, CA that revolutionizes the way work is done in large warehouses and distribution centers with innovative robotic solutions. Our team members are robotics experts with multidisciplinary backgrounds. We are currently seeking a Product Designer to join the Fetch Team!

Position Description: We are looking for an enthusiastic and collaborative Product Designer to help us expand and improve the best robot management system the world has ever seen. You'll be helping to invent the future of our user interfaces, designing a wide range of products that are powerful and easy-to-use. You'll rely on design thinking methodology and possibility-driven approaches to produce high-quality designs-from concept to deliverable-across many platforms and technologies. You'll collaborate with cross-functional teams, including the larger in-house design team, software engineers, roboticists and implementation engineers, product managers, sales, and customer support to create innovative user-friendly products.

Responsibility Breakdown:

Product/UI Design (90%)

  • Collaborate on early-stage projects that may be solo projects, or collaborative with other product designers, researchers, roboticists, product owners, front end engineers, and industrial designers
  • Manage and prioritize more than one project at once, which changes on a regular basis
  • Work with stakeholders to understand our users' current pain points and tasks to develop coherent future scenarios, and articulate the journey to get there
  • Advocate for all our user groups, novices and expert application engineers
  • Quickly get up to speed on wide range of breakthrough technologies-grasping inherent capabilities, limitations, and opportunities
  • Foster user-centric design and research culture, values, and principles within the team and across Fetch
  • Help to build a robust design system and evolve it to meet the growing needs of our design and engineering teams and the growing complexity of our product

Visual Design for Marketing and Sales (10%)

  • Maintain corporate branding throughout various projects yet push the envelope for compelling designs to attract potential customers on social media sites
  • Assist the marketing team with printed collateral for trade shows and corporate events
  • Assist the marketing team with digital assets for email, corporate presentations and Fetch's website

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of professional experience in Design or a related field
  • Fluency in roles, methods, processes, and best practices for user-centered design and research
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, inVision, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task in a startup environment.
  • The ability to balance practical short-term needs of project teams with ideal design processes.
  • Experience taking initiative and working with or in start-ups or early phase projects.
  • High aesthetic standards and the ability to critique design of software, hardware, and brand elements
  • A strong portfolio or work samples showcasing detailed process work/product/UI design.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills; the ability to communicate complex design concepts clearly and persuasively (especially technical stakeholders)

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and equity based on experience
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D, LTD, flexible time-off, paid holidays
  • Experience working with some of the best robotics minds of our time
  • Opportunity to help build a revolution in the way work is done

Keywords: Fetch Robotics, San Jose , Product Designer, Other , San Jose, California

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