Principal Product Designer
Federal, Remote
Posted on 11/30/2023
INACTIVE
Axon

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops non-lethal public safety technologies and solutions
Company Overview
Axon, originally founded as TASER International, is a company deeply rooted in a mission to protect life, aiming to reduce gun-related deaths by 50% in 10 years. It offers a comprehensive network of devices and applications, making it a leader in public safety solutions. The company's culture is driven by purpose, inviting those who seek meaningful careers to contribute to their goal of creating a safer world.
Hardware
Aerospace

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$246M

Founded

1993

Headquarters

Scottsdale, Arizona

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

24%

2 year growth

78%
Locations
Seattle, WA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
Communications
Figma
Graphic Design
Product Design
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
UI/UX & Design
Product
Requirements
  • A masters degree or equivalent experience in HCI, Human Factors, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or other related field.
  • 12+ years of product design experience with 6+ years of leading major product design initiatives in medium to high complexity.
  • 4+ years of UX research experience applying various research methodologies and data analysis techniques.
  • 2+ years of managing a product experience team and directing product initiatives.
  • Strong conceptual design skills and proven ability in rapidly prototyping and designing to communicate ideas to others.
  • Strong visual design skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly explain your ideas and decisions in a way that anyone can understand.
  • Experience with designing for multiple form factors including (web, mobile) and modalities (touch, mouse, etc).
  • Able to function both independently and in a collaborative team environment.
  • Highly knowledgeable of the latest design tools and proficient at quickly learning new ones. We currently use Figma, but are always evaluating new tools.
  • You have a great portfolio showing both design and research work available for review.
  • A security clearance and experience working with government or military in the past is a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Partner closely with Product Management leadership on initial product definition and ongoing product evolution and execution. Shape strategy and direction for the highest priority product investments.
  • Build alignment and articulate vision through strong storytelling and presentations skills.
  • Lead product design for enterprise web and mobile applications within the federal market. You'll own the full design process, from initial research and discovery through concepting, detailed designs, prototyping, testing and working with engineering on implementation.
  • Turn complex interactions involving a diverse set of users, a complex physical environment, social interactions, regional differences, and an ecosystem of hardware devices and software applications, into simple experience solutions.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers and UX Researchers to initiate, execute, and extract insights using a variety of research methods: observational, interviews, participatory, usability testing, competitive analysis, etc.
  • Collaborate with other designers across product teams to ensure great user experiences across all of our products.
  • Think in terms of broad platform and systems strategy rather than siloed features.
  • Contribute to defining global design patterns, general product design vision and process at Axon.
  • Be an ambassador, mentor other designers and champion for the design culture at Axon.
  • Present product and feature design proposals up to the executive level.
Desired Qualifications
  • A security clearance and experience working with government or military in the past is a plus.