Product Experience Designer

Markforged

Watertown, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 04/08/2021
  • Website: markforged.com
  • Company Address: 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA, 02472

About Markforged

Transforming manufacturing with revolutionary, affordable metal and carbon fiber 3D printers.

Job Description

Markforged is looking for a Product/UX Designer to help us define and build the future of our user experience within Eiger, our 3D printing platform. Our software technologies and tools empower our customers to configure print-ready parts, visualize part geometry in 3D, and push to IoT-connected printers for printing. As part of the Product team, you would be helping to lead the scaling and growth of our 3D printing platform involving end-customer applications and IoT services.

What will you own?
  • Work with product managers, other designers, and developers to define and build new features across the Markforged product.
  • Elevate and evolve the Markforged experience across multiple surfaces, including the web and on device screens.
  • Create wireframes, flow diagrams, and interactive prototypes.
  • Produce responsive visual elements, assets, and visual treatments.
  • Deliver visual design specifications and guidelines to document and define user interfaces.
  • Conduct user interviews and usability tests to define and iterate design work.
  •  

Important Note:
Although we list out what we generally look for, we are very likely missing other attributes and skills that you have that could make you a great fit, but are not currently listed. Research has shown this especially applies to women and other marginalized groups, who tend to apply if they check 100% of every box, versus men who apply if they hit roughly 60%. The point we’re getting at, it doesn’t hurt to take a chance and apply!

What you have:

  • 5-7 years of experience working as a Product Designer / UX Designer.
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating knowledge of design thinking, process, user interface design, and interaction design.
  • Embraces iteration in the design process and is receptive to feedback. Progress over perfection.
  • Solid understanding of technical concepts and constraints.
  • Strengths in graphic design sensibilities: spacing, typography, illustration, and color.
  • Experience working alongside full-stack software development teams.
  • Self directed, with good time management and communication skills.
  • Able to work independently and drive multiple projects at a time.
  • Ability to communicate and defend concepts to a multidisciplinary team.
  • Bachelors in HCI, CS, Interaction Design, or alternative design degree preferred.

Bonus points:

  • Experience working in Figma.
  • Experience in CAD or other 3D software.
  • Experience designing user interactions in 3D views.
Why Markforged?
Help us reinvent manufacturing. 
We are reinventing manufacturing so that engineers can build anything they imagine.
 
We are one team that wins together!
You will be engaging every day with passionate and dedicated individuals in a collaborative environment working towards making best-in-class products.
 
Perks & Benefits
We offer a competitive compensation package and a full suite of benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits, open PTO policy, and more. Our work environment includes casual dress, a fully stocked kitchen, bike storage, free parking, weekly catered lunches, and fitness perks. You will have unlimited access to our 3D printers for professional and personal parts!
 
Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence.
 
To all recruitment agencies: Markforged does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Markforged employees. Markforged is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Related Jobs

Materials Print Engineer

Markforged - Watertown, MA, US

Senior Mechanical Engineer - Precision Machine Design

Markforged - Watertown, MA, US

Senior Software Engineer - Algorithms, Geometry, and 3D Graphics

Markforged - Watertown, MA, US

Senior Software Engineer - Full-Stack Node.js/Web

Markforged - Watertown, MA, US

Senior Software Engineer - IoT Node.js/Web

Markforged - Watertown, MA, US
Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.