Senior Product Designer
Riffyn, Inc. - Oakland, CA - riffyn.com
Riffyn is hiring a Senior Product Designer to join our small but growing team. As a Senior Product Designer at Riffyn you will help define interfaces for new features, refine existing ones, and help us ensure a core design-focused strategy at the company.
Riffyn is a venture-backed provider of research design and analytics software (SaaS) to biotech, pharmaceutical, food and chemical industries. Riffyn SaaS offers a unique “design-first” approach to scientific experimentation and product development that solves previously intractable data fragmentation issues. Riffyn provides global R&D organizations with unprecedented access to high-quality data, process design information and integrative data analytics.
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
Your Background and Skills
5+ 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
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Undergraduate degree in related field (HCI, Interaction Design, Information Design)
Bonus - A passion for science and interest in diving deep and learning about the unique topics relevant to our product's focus
Riffyn’s cloud-based application provides a visual process design and analytics software to improve reproducibility and tech transfer in life science, chemical and materials R&D. The product builds maps of experimental processes and joins them to live data to expose trends and causal relationships between experimental variables. Core to Riffyn’s product identity are eye-catching visuals, an intuitive UI, machine intelligence, and a collaborative backbone that seamlessly bridges software, lab workflows and lab hardware. Riffyn was formed in 2014 by a team of biological engineering, chemical engineering, software engineering and publishing veterans with decades experience in R&D, scale-up, manufacturing, data systems and open science.
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