Product Designer

Scientists' ideas and efforts are often impeded by uninterpretable spreadsheets, inaccessible data, or excessive experimental noise. It’s costing us billions of dollars in lost opportunities for discovery. Riffyn’s mission is to help scientists deliver accurate and useable research—research we can trust and build upon efficiently, like a global supply chain of scientific methods and data.

Riffyn is a hiring a Product Designer to join our small but growing team. As a Product Designer at Riffyn you will help define interfaces for new features, refine existing ones, and help us continue a design-focused strategy at the core of the company's products.

What you will be doing

  • Spearheading user research efforts and providing insights into our user's problems based on in-the-field research
  • Collaborating closely with a cross-disciplinary team of product managers, engineers and scientists to design and develop the best product for our customers
  • Creating assets from sketches, wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mocks
  • Creating specifications and documentation that makes the design to developer handoff as seamless as possible
  • Participating in efforts to define and implement UI/UX design systems and patterns
  • Acting as the user advocate throughout the design and development process

What we are looking for someone who has

  • 3+ years experience shipping products
  • Experience working with complex, data-rich, SAAS products
  • An ability to design solutions from a big picture perspective as well as the final details of a design
  • Practice using UI/UX tools such as Sketch and Invision, or similar
  • Knowledge of various rapid prototyping tools of your choice
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • Undergraduate degree in related field (HCI, Interaction Design, Information Design)


  • A passion for science and interest in diving deep and learning about the unique topics relevant to our product’s focus


ProductTimothy Gardner