Product Designer, Core Platform at Workrise

| Austin
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RigUp is changing the way work is done in the energy industry. Each one of our teams exists to move us closer to our north star -- “to empower the people who power the world.” The Product & Design team at RigUp is building a platform of products and services to better serve the evolving needs of the people working in energy. Our growing platform enables our customers to do what they do best, with greater efficiency, less complexity and lower costs, while maintaining the highest safety and environmental standards. 
RigUp is hiring a Product Designer that will be responsible for defining user problems and designing solutions collaboratively within a product team. This individual must have experience as a product designer responsible for UX and UI in a complex product or industry. RigUp is constantly coming up with new product ideas and is looking for a designer to work collaboratively with other product designers, key business stakeholders, product managers and developers to bring these ideas to life. Our ideal candidate for this role will be someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, is motivated by challenging problems and constraints, and is passionate about data-driven design. 
** Must submit a portfolio to be considered

What you'll be doing:

  • Collaborate with team to define and understand the problem space by gathering foundational knowledge and assisting with necessary research
  • Understand and advocate for user
  • Translate complex user and business needs into simple, viable solutions
  • Collaborate with devs to ensure that designs are feasible
  • Advocate for quality by upholding design best practices, proactively engaging in developer handoff, and participating in design QA of your feature work
  • Work within and contribute to our design system

What you should have:

  • At least two years of experience working in-house, embedded on a cross-functional product team
  • Comfort giving and receiving feedback, can explain reasoning behind your work
  • Ability to design end-to-end visuals and workflows
  • Understanding of basic visual design principles and experience leveraging a design system
  • Basic understanding of usability testing and facilitation
  • Be a team player, able to communicate effectively with different types of people and functional roles
  • Experience and comfort working with ambiguity and complexity
  • Passionate about solving for the end-user
  • Thrives in fast-paced, largely autonomous environment
  • Eager to solve problems in heavy industry

Perks:

  • Flexible PTO policy
  • 401k Program with 4% match
  • Fully paid employee health insurance for employee
  • Open office space in the heart of downtown Austin

RigUp is a technology company that's building a platform to better support the energy workforce. Through the industry’s largest marketplace, we’re improving the lives of contractors and helping service providers and operators find the people who will get the job done. Headquartered in Austin, TX, and backed by a16z, Founder’s Fund, Quantum Energy Partners, and Silicon Valley Bank, we’ve raised $423.8 Million in funding to support our mission to change the way work is done in the energy field.
Our goal is to make RigUp an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks

Location

Workrise is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails.

An Insider's view of Workrise

What’s the vibe like in the office?

High Energy. Everyone is fully on-board with the common goal of “putting people to work”. Here at Workrise not only are we striving to become advocates for their betterment but become that platform that will galvanize the worker to build and power our society. We have a ton of work to do, but we also have a true sense of ownership.

Gus

Data Engineering Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At Workrise, we foster collaborative culture through open communication and open-mindedness. We collaborate with other teams by understanding each other's needs and the common goals we are trying to achieve together.

Ravanpreet

Engineering Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

When I first joined Workrise I had a bucket list of skills I wanted to build at my new career opportunity. In just three months, Workrise gave me the strength and support to blow that list out of the water! I am so excited to continue learning, growing, and getting hard work done!

Alyssa

Product Designer

What is your vision for the company?

Workrise is on a mission to empower the people who get hard work done — with an ambitious vision of putting 1 million skilled tradespeople to work by 2030. We're building a better way to work, by giving workers access to more opportunities and helping companies find the right people for the right job.

Xuan

CEO

What are some things you learned at the company?

Collaboration! It has been critical to work alongside my colleagues and partners here in order to be successful. I have learned how to collaborate and partner with amazing folks from every part of the business, which has been amazing for my own personal exposure and development.

Ron

Technical Recruiter

What are Workrise Perks + Benefits

Workrise Benefits Overview

At Workrise you can feel good about your work and furthering our mission to serve those who do the hard work. We recognize that making an impact matters to you and we believe in providing an environment that fosters that ambition. We welcome you to develop relationships with coworkers by displaying our company values: Own the Mission, Learn and Grow, Solutions Over Ego, and Raise the Bar. In appreciation for your contributions, we support you with various health insurance plan options (including medical, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, and competitive 401k matching.

As a world-class employer, Workrise is committed to providing an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenship. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
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