Design Lead - UX/UI

TEAM:
Software
LOCATION:
Campbell, CA USA
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About Tigo

Tigo is the worldwide leader in Flex MLPE (Module Level Power Electronics) with innovative solutions that significantly enhance safety, increase energy production, and decrease operating costs of photovoltaic (PV) systems. Tigo’s TS4 platform maximizes the benefit of PV systems and provides customers with the most scalable, versatile, and reliable MLPE solution available.

Tigo was founded in Silicon Valley in 2007 to accelerate the adoption of solar energy worldwide. Tigo systems operate on 7 continents and produce gigawatt hours of reliable, clean, affordable and safe solar energy daily.

We need top-notch individuals with a passion for solving complex problems and bringing renewable energy to the masses. Members of the team enjoy rewarding salaries, excellent benefits, an uninhibited work culture, and the satisfaction of helping to reduce the world’s dependency on fossil fuels. We work hard knowing our results will impact the affordability, reliability, and safety of clean and renewable energy systems.

Job Description

We are seeking a UX, UI and Design lead with at least 5 years of experience to build out and run our design group. The right candidate will have a demonstrated passion for graphing and visualization in the context of large, complicated data sets. The candidate will be comfortable working in a start-up environment, have a great sense of user experience and business needs, and be able to collaborate with our engineers, customers, and business partners. The candidate will also be able to learn and understand the dynamics of the personas we serve and come up with new ways to create value using user experience and design.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that our web application and the graphs and reports generated with it are aesthetically pleasing and clearly communicate complex concepts and analytics in easy to understand ways
  • Use visual communication to ensure that our users are able to intuitively understand the complex features of our product
  • Provide design recommendations and create processes to oversee that they are properly implemented
  • Organize our web application’s CSS code for maintainability
  • Work with Product Management to define a UI/UX roadmap for all features and releases
  • Manage UI/UX designs through the entire iterative product lifecycle including: ideation, design, implementation, and feedback
  • Establish workflows and UI/UX wire frame/mock up designs based on best practices and frameworks to deliver customer-centric solutions
  • Work with the software engineer team to effectively plan and support the implementation of the design vision
  • Conduct user research in support of the roadmap vision to validate and refine with user-driven metrics
  • Create sitemaps, user flows, wireframes, mockups, clickable prototypes, and design systems
  • Present designs to end users and stakeholders, collect feedback, and make adjustments as necessary
  • Test to ensure product aligns with the designs before live release

Requirements

  • You’ve worked as a designer on technically complex systems and are able to understand the tradeoffs between desired design goals and technical implementation
  • You are familiar with modern UX and design tools
  • You are able to write and organize HTML/CSS
  • You have some level of ability to write and understand JavaScript code
  • You are a great visual communicator and excel at explaining difficult concepts visually
  • You have a great sense of colors and themes appropriate for business/data/high volume reporting

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