Senior Product Designer

Number of employees

200

Berkeley, CA or Pittsburgh, PA or Somerville, MA, USA

Posted on: 2023-01-20

Category: renewables

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Senior

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Form Energy is developing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems that will enable a reliable and fully-renewable electric grid year-round. Our pioneering battery technology will entirely reshape the global electric system and give it new form.

Learn more about Form Energy at https://www.formenergy.com.  

We’re always looking for outstanding people to join our team. If you’re interested, please visit https://formenergy.com/careers/.

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.

Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow? 

Role Description
The Senior Product Designer will play a central role in software product development at Form Energy. You will join the Software & Analytics organization’s Product Management & Design team, and lead product design across multiple software product verticals and company business initiatives. As the first dedicated product designer at Form Energy, you’ll chart a course for the product design function as the company scales. This is a unique opportunity to leverage your design experience while directly impacting climate change as part of a fast-growing team.

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The Pittsburgh salary range for this role is $120,700-$148,800. The Massachusetts salary range for this role is $126,735-$156,240. The California salary range for this role is $138,805-$171,120. The range listed is what we reasonably expect to pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and may be modified in the future. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.

Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive.

We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page

At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

What You'll Do:

  • Design software products, features, and tools for multiple product verticals that support our iron air battery energy storage system technology.
  • Immerse yourself in the needs and pain points of users and stakeholders both internal and external to the company. 
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative research into priority business initiatives, user workflows, data needs, and functional requirements. 
  • Create prototypes, mock-ups, and a range of relevant design artifacts and assets to inform product development activities.
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, software engineers, data scientists and analysts to ensure that design requirements and specifications are clear, communicated, documented, and organized.
  • Advocate for design best practices across the company, and lead by example.
  • Act as a collaborative member of multiple distributed software product teams.
  • What You'll Bring:

  • Passion for our mission, sustainability, and tackling climate change.
  • 5+ years of experience designing software and data products, data visualizations, data intensive user interfaces, or workflow web applications. 
  • Ability to translate and harmonize physical in-person hardware product touchpoints with a parallel digital experience. 
  • A pragmatic approach to problem-solving that blends good judgment, clear communication, follow-through, and creative use of resources.
  • User research tools and an empathy for users. 
  • Expertise with design software (e.g. Figma, Sketch) and experience leveraging design systems and component / pattern libraries.
  • Experience working with IoT / distributed devices, manufacturing, and the energy industry is a plus but not required. 
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