Company Neurio Technology

Name UI Product Designer - Clean Energy

Req # 60216

Location Vancouver CLEAN

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

Are you passionate about sustainability? Are you looking to work in an industry where your customers are as passionate about your product as you are? Are you interested in joining a high-growth company and product team in the Clean Energy sector?

Neurio, a subsidiary of Generac Power Systems, is looking for a talented Product Designer to play a key strategic role in helping us build an environmentally sustainable future and a reliable electric grid.

Our products combine renewable sources and energy storage to help homeowners make the most out of their solar panels, reduce their energy consumption, and power their home when the electricity grid fails. We also work with utilities and solar installers to monitor and control large fleets of solar systems to make solar energy more accessible to the average homeowner.

Join us in bringing forth the Clean Revolution!

As a Product Designer you will be focused on Visual Design, Interaction Design, UX. You will work closely with our customers to understand their business needs, and translate those into solutions, using visual workflows and interactions to help the development teams make your creations reality. In particular, you will:  

  • Be the principal design leader throughout the development of the product, driving clarity, resolving priority conflicts for the development team, promoting best design practices, and looking out for the right balance between design and feasibility.
  • Understand our users’ goals and pain points, and distill challenging, ambiguous problems into clear solutions for the product team.
  • Be an integral part of our product development teams.
  • Collaborate closely with Developers, Customer Support and Product Management to evaluate value and feasibility of your solutions.
  • Coordinate with other design team members to ensure a consistent design language across our product ecosystem and drive high design standards.
  • Work closely with UI developers to define designs systems that streamline development.
  • Produce wireframes, mock-ups, style guides and Interaction Design instructions, and conduct hand-off sessions with the development team.
  • Present and communicate designs with clarity to cross-functional teams, senior leadership, and customers, capture feedback and refine designs through rapid iteration.

Does this sound like you?

  • Developing product is hard work! However, we think that having the right people by your side can make it incredibly fun and rewarding.  Hard skills and creativity are great, but we know that great things are only achieved by playing team first.  If you recognize yourself here, you’ll fit in great with the team – seriously, where have you been?
  • You have a true passion for design, and are not afraid to challenge the status quo and push the envelope if you think it can raise the bar
  • You speak openly and honestly while maintaining the utmost respect for your colleagues
  • You think diversity, whether in opinions, approaches, or walks of life, is richness
  • You are curiosity driven, to a fault; you don’t just swim in deep water, you thrive in it
  • You check ego at the door, welcome feedback with an open mind, and look forward to design critique sessions
  • You keep abreast of new tools, technologies and design trends, and use this knowledge to provide thought leadership to the team
  • You never skimp on quality, but have a keen sense of 80/20 and intuition for low-hanging fruit

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful candidates should have:
  • 3+ years full time working as a UI/UX Designer or Product Designer, ideally within Scrum teams
  • Experience designing for a mobile form-factor
  • Experience in all phases of the design process including user research, copywriting, wireframing, prototyping, visual design, interaction design, and usability testing
  • A minimum of 1 successful mobile or web application launches
  • A well-rounded portfolio, demonstrating a strong understanding of customer problems, and showcasing a solid design decision process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • We will give strong preference to candidates with one or more of the following:

  • Experience building and/or maintaining design systems
  • Basic understanding of and/or experience with front-end development (HTML/CSS, JavaScript, React and/or Angular)
  • Experience with logic diagramming and distilling complex business logic into solutions

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent UI design and Interaction Design skills: responsive, mobile, cross platform and cross devices
  • Working knowledge of solar energy, energy storage, and renewable energy concepts
  • Good copywriting skills
  • Ability to collect and interpret both qualitative and quantitative feedback

Why work for us? 

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Employer RRSP contribution matching
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Spacious new office in the heart of downtown Vancouver
  • A kitchen fully stocked with snacks, a beer tap, ping-pong, foosball and arcades

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”