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UX/UI Designer (MakerBot)

Country/Region:  US
State:  NY
City:  Brooklyn
Job ID:  37001
Category:  Product & Engineering

MakerBot is looking for a UI/UX Designer to join the product team in Brooklyn, NY. You will be working across all of MakerBot’s 3D printing products to design and shape our user experience, including our digital products MakerBot CloudPrint, Thingiverse, onboard printer interfaces, and more. You will be the advocate for the user within the product team and lead the design of our user experience based on user research and workflow analysis. We’re looking for candidates who are passionate about design, thrive on tackling complex technical challenges, and eager to venture into uncharted design territory to shape the future of 3D printing.

 

In addition to these core competencies, we are looking for someone who enjoys learning new skills and working with the rest of the design team in defining + developing a unified design and brand across hardware, software, packaging, website, and marketing content.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct user and competitor research, workflow analysis, and usability testing
  • Design user experiences for new products and improve existing ones
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, and user flows
  • Build user interface mockups and prototypes
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams of Designers, Engineers, and Product Managers throughout the design process
     

Design Team Skill Set

  • Experience designing across multiple platforms.
  • Portfolio showcasing multiple projects that demonstrates designing usable digital interfaces, and relevant user flows.
  • Ability to lead and ideate products from scratch and improve features, all with a user-centered design process.
  • An expert in Sketch or Figma and Adobe creative suite. 
  • Experience in data driven design; gathering and evaluating user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers. 
     

Basic Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of relevant industry experience (accepting mid-level and senior candidates)
  • Software Skills: Sketch or Figma, Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop, Google Docs/Sheets/Slides or Microsoft Office, and InVision.

 

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with 3D printing, modeling, or CAD design.
  • A degree in Design, HCI, CS, or a related field.
  • Skills in communicating and influencing product design strategy.
  • Experience working with IoT ecosystems. 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and familiarity with technical constraints and limitations as they apply to designing for platforms such as desktop and mobile (i.e. Android and iOS).
  • Bonus Software Skills: CAD (Solidworks, Rhino, Alias, etc), Adobe Premiere / Flash / After Effects, Keyshot, Programming

 

Sometimes, it’s the little (virtual) things:

  • Weekly virtual, after-work yoga.
  • Access to 3D printers, of course, but also helpful people who love sharing their knowledge and expertise to help and teach you how to use them.

 
The compensation package includes health, dental, vision benefits, pre-tax benefits for transit, 401K matching, and three weeks of vacation.
 
This is a great opportunity to make a big impact in a unique industry working with amazing people.
 
MakerBot, a subsidiary of Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSYS), is a global leader in the 3D printing industry. Founded in 2009 in Brooklyn, NY, MakerBot strives to redefine the standards for reliability and ease-of-use. Through this dedication, MakerBot has one of the largest install bases in the industry and also runs Thingiverse, the largest 3D printing community in the world. MakerBot's connected 3D printing solutions address the wider needs of professionals and educators, evolving their ideas from inspiration to innovation.
 
MakerBot will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
 
MakerBot is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.   Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here


Nearest Major Market: Brooklyn
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City