Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.  www.indigoag.com

Do you believe that design can change the world? At Indigo you will have the opportunity to directly impact the future of agriculture by working on products that reinvent how crops are grown and sold.

We’re a quickly expanding UX team, creating software solutions for farmers, agronomists, grain buyers, and scientists. Indigo is constantly coming up with new product ideas and is looking for designers to work collaboratively with a product design lead, key business stakeholders, product managers and developers to bring these ideas to life. If you thrive in fast-paced, start-up environments and are interested in the opportunity to play an important supporting role in the design of end-to-end solutions that solve some of the most challenging problems facing modern farming, we’d love to talk.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Gather foundational knowledge and facilitate feedback collection from users
  • Translate complex requirements into simple solutions
  • Create compelling and easy to use workflows
  • Collaborate with Dev to ensure designs are buildable
  • Work within and contribute to our component library
  • Balance business goals and deadlines with best practices
  • Keep the big picture in mind while focusing on week’s execution details

Competencies:

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly moving environment
  • Positive, can-do attitude; comfortable in ambiguous situations
  • Team player; skilled at working with different personalities and aligning the team to drive solutions
  • Focused on the end-user and their needs
  • Passion for Indigo’s mission and core values
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ongoing desire to learn

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of professional experience designing for desktop and mobile products
  • Experience designing complex responsive software web applications
  • Experience in an agile environment, working closely with Product and Dev teams
  • Bonus points for:
    • Visual design
    • Moderating research and usability sessions
    • Copywriting

 

 

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