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Designer, User Experience 44 views

South San Francisco, CA

About Us
Agtonomy is a hybrid autonomy and tele-assist service platform that turns tractors and other equipment into autonomous machines. A robust sensor suite and custom software stack enable remote modes of operation with a higher margin of safety than conventional equipment. Agtonomy, through its OEM partners, will address both local agriculture skilled labor shortages and broader land maintenance operations, including wildfire prevention through land clearing. 
About the role
We are looking for an enthusiastic designer to join our team. Be a fierce advocate for the user and a system-level thinker who is excited by the challenges of creating innovative, engaging and delightfully simple user experiences for complex hardware systems. In this role, you will inform the product teams and lead the process from the beginning; from defining the right problems to solve, validating design and interaction explorations, to getting that interaction model juuuust right. You will coordinate with other hardware, software, program management, and business teams to design, test and iterate on solutions.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ownership of the on-board, remote control, and teleoperation user experience of autonomous agriculture vehicle systems
  • Design experiences, applications, and tools for operators to interact with, monitor and maintain a fleet of autonomous vehicles
  • Create user flows and prototypes to help the team visualize and think through the problems we need to solve
  • Determine the best UX solutions based on customer feedback and business goals and help to determine overall direction
  • Work with hardware engineers to understand vehicle usability and accessibility
  • Work with software engineers to bring interaction experiences to life
  • Measure how designs are performing for target customers, iterate and improve those experiences as needed
  • Invest in building relationships and trust with stakeholders and peers
  • What you’ll bring:

  • An excellent portfolio showcasing UI/UX and visual design work with a strong design sensibility and articulate storytelling
  • 4+ years experience in design or user experience, building consumer-facing products
  • Experience with building and iterating on foundational design systems
  • Experience conducting and interpreting usability research studies into actionable results
  • Proficiency and highly skilled in design/prototyping tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Figma, Sketch, etc.
  • Understanding of front-end web and mobile technologies such as CSS/HTML and general understanding of back end technologies that are required to build out experiences
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in the study of design including one of the following; Design, Web Design, Interaction Design, UI/UX Design, Service Design, Information Architecture, HCI, Human Factors, or a portfolio that shows equivalent project experience
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently but also collaborative and driven by group critique
  • Strong communication skills
  • What makes you a strong fit:

  • Demonstrated experience shipping products with both software and hardware components
  • Experience designing interfaces for hardware or robotics applications
  • Experience with 3D design tools such as Blender, Maya, etc.
  • Startup experience 
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    • Company Address South San Francisco, CA 94015
    • City South San Francisco
    • Location California
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