Senior UX Designer
The Climate Corporation - San Francisco, CA

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About Us:
The Climate Corporation’s mission is to help all the world’s people and businesses manage and adapt to climate change. To achieve our mission, we have built a unique technology platform to enable, for the first time, the real-time pricing and purchasing of customizable weather insurance. Managing over 200 TB of data, including 34 trillion+ weather simulation data points, 150 billion soil type observations, and more than 3 million daily weather measurements, we are one of the largest users of Amazon Web Services.

Today The Climate Corporation is focused on helping farmers protect and increase their profits in the face of increasingly extreme weather. At the heart of the company is our unique Climate Insights™ technology platform, which encompasses our core competencies across weather monitoring, agronomic modeling, and weather simulation, and accounts for over 200 TB of data, including 34 trillion+ weather simulation data points, 150 billion soil type observations, and more than 3 million daily weather measurements. This platform powers the company’s portfolio of technology-based products and services, which are revolutionizing agricultural risk management and farm management.

At The Climate Corporation, leaving a mark on the world is in our DNA; we want to make a lasting and meaningful real-world impact. We relish big problems because they are the most interesting to tackle, the most rewarding, and typically, the most valuable to solve. We also thrive on finding the possible in the impossible.

If you are the best at what you do, you like solving interesting problems, and you are looking for like-minded people dedicated to having a major impact on the world, we are eager to talk with you.

See our video about what it’s like to work at The Climate Corporation: http://vimeo.com/62657628

JOB SUMMARY

The Climate Corporation is seeking an experienced creative, and generally awesome UX designer and mentor for an already phenomenal design and UX team. We want to find someone who brings experience in shipping beautiful, intuitive web and mobile products, advocating for great user experience, smoothing out processes, recruiting great people, and helping a talented team take their work to the next level.This is a challenging and dynamic opportunity for someone who lives and breathes experience design and believes design has a purpose.

DETAILS

Major responsibilities include:
Contribute to the design of internal and customer-facing products and services on the web

Advocate for an optimal customer experience through efficient information and visual design

Support usability process by creating and evolving wireframes and prototypes that are responsive to customer feedback

Work closely with product and engineering teams to design and ship amazing products

Contribute to branding and information design for third-party technology; produce art assets as needed

Mentor team members and share best practices in areas of design, UX, management, etc.

Recruit and grow the team to support company needs

Facilitate and guide a cross-discipline design process

Help the team dream up and recognize great ideas, and then execute on them

Help distribute and prioritize design requests/needs from across the company

Work with the team to shape design process to work with internal teams efficiently

Work with marketing, to help the team manage and evolve our visual brand identity

Help the team work with vendors effectively (when appropriate)

QUALIFICATIONS
Required

At least 7 years of web design experience

At least 3 years managing a design and/or UX team

3+ years experience with user centered design concepts and strategies

Up to date with latest design tools and trends

Experience in a high-energy startup or an enterprise class software company is a plus

Experience in mobile, tablet user experience is a huge plus

Great understanding of information architecture and usability

Ability to prototype in Axure or HTML/CSS/JavaScript and any other prototyping tools

Very competent in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Keynote and other design tools

Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and ability to present work to executives and large groups.

Exceptional attention to detail

Ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks concurrently and handle project/situational changes

Excellent problem-solving skills

Ability to work independently and with a team

Bachelors Degree in Design or in a related field of study

PORTFOLIO

The candidate must share an excellent portfolio of design samples geared toward the consumer market is required. Please include link to your portfolio or a PDF with your best samples.

What We Offer:
Our team is composed of some of the most brilliant interdisciplinary minds in the industry. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with dozens of specialties coming together to provide the best product possible product and experience for our customers.

Competitive salary, excellent benefits, and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

We provide meals and a large assortment of snacks, drinks, fruits, coffees, and teas to help you get through the day

Company sponsored outings, including go-kart races, kayaking, holiday yacht parties, and sporting events, etc.

We sponsor hackathons, meetup groups, networking events, tech-talks, and conference trips. If you want to get involved in the tech community, we'll support your efforts

We encourage all employees to better understand our customers by getting out of the office and hearing firsthand from the agents and farmers our products serve

Energetic idea-driven work environment with an exciting culture

Exciting world-changing opportunity - we are solving problems that have a massive impact on the world

A driven, talented team that aims to make a large-scale impact through an innovative technology platform

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