Full-Time

Product Designer

Posted on 5/16/2024

Slingshot Aerospace

Slingshot Aerospace

51-200 employees

Data and analytics solutions from aerospace sources

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$125,000 - $160,000Annually

+ Equity + Diversity & Inclusion initiatives

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
UI/UX Design
Data Science
Requirements
  • Must be a U.S. citizen eligible for government clearances, preference given for active TS Clearance.
  • 4+ years of experience in product design, including a strong understanding of software technology
  • Industry experience in 3D spatial design, may include software, aerospace, or 3D gaming
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience (Advanced degree a plus) in a relevant design-related field
Responsibilities
  • Execute all position responsibilities in alignment with Slingshot’s core values, mission, and purpose
  • Set the long term product design vision along with plans for iterative updates continuously make progress towards that vision. Identify long term goals and near term objectives for design and user research.
  • Advocate for and support Slingshot’s design and research processes, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Advocate for and support Slingshot’s design system, information architecture, typography, copy, and visual hierarchy to efficiently solve complex and abstract design challenges.
  • Design user experiences that are cohesive, comprehensive, intuitive, innovative and empowering.
  • Lead the user research and design process to create new innovative products and features in collaboration with product, engineering, astrodynamics, data science, program, marketing, growth and leadership. Partner with engineering, product and program to ensure the successful integration of new designs and experience improvements into the product.
  • Contribute to product documentation, user stories, product requirements, and roadmaps. Work with stakeholders to clarify user experience and the design.
  • Apply the design tools that best fit the needs of the product development process: whiteboard user flows, exploring multiple UX directions, draft low fi wireframes, craft high fidelity production designs or bake high fi prototypes, etc. Ensure design deliverables are timely and appropriately comprehensive.
  • Conduct direct user research, analyze data, and gather insights to inform and validate design decisions. Share your perspective, insights and rationale with the team so they can have great understanding and empathy for our users.
  • Synthesize research, insights and perspectives from subject matter experts to create simplicity from complex and abstract design challenges.
  • Develop informed perspectives that you can passionately and persuasively advocate for. Hold strong but loosely held opinions. Know when to disagree and commit wholeheartedly (and you can expect the same of your teammates).
  • Build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships inside and outside your focus areas with product, engineering, growth / sales, marketing, and program to facilitate buy-in from leadership and cross-functional teams where appropriate for your product designs and vision.
  • Perform other duties as assigned (to be less than 10% of the responsibilities listed above)

If you're passionate about the burgeoning field of space tech, Slingshot Aerospace is an excellent place to work. The company leads in integrating data from satellites and ground-based sensors, offering critical analytical tools used in decision-making for satellite tracking, collision avoidance, and space education. This focus not only highlights their commitment to technological precision but also reflects their pivotal role in advancing space safety and education.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$159.6M

Headquarters

El Segundo, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

-10%

2 year growth

59%