Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.

Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to authoritative figures in commercial, environmental, and humanitarian sectors. We are both a space company and data company all rolled into one.

Customers and users across the globe use Planet's data to develop new technologies, drive revenue, power research, and solve our world’s toughest obstacles.

As we control every component of hardware design, manufacturing, data processing, and software engineering, our office is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains.

We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we strive to iterate in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth. Join Planet and be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.

Planet is a global company with employees working remotely world wide and joining us from offices in San Francisco, Washington DC, Germany, and The Netherlands.

About the Role:  

The design team at Planet is looking for a strong product designer to lead efforts building Planet's customer platform experience. As a product designer you’ll be responsible for end to end execution while being a strong advocate for both users and those impacted by the software you design. You’ll work incrementally with engineering and product on hard problems while keeping an eye on the big picture to bring product vision through to production. Plus, you’ll get a chance to work on impactful problems, in a rapidly evolving industry, that require truly novel design solutions.
This role will work closely with our customer experience team designing solutions for delivering Planet’s data products to our customers.

This role will report to the Design Manager in the US.

Impact You’ll Own:

  • Gathering customer feedback and conducting user interviews in collaboration with product partners 
  • Develop a confident path in bringing human-centered design to the hyperspectral mission; advocate for design, and lead with design artifacts in every conversation
  • Create UX and UI solutions for a global customer base
  • Partner closely with UX Research and Design Leadership to be able to scale our team’s work, and keep learning about our customers 
  • Facilitate workshops with product and engineering partners
  • Draft information flows, wireframes, illustrate high fidelity screens and prototypes
  • Partner with product management and development teams to ensure that the design work meets the highest quality standards
  • Be a part of building design culture at Planet

What You Bring:

  • 3+ years of professional experience designing complex digital products - especially bringing new products to market
  • Experience designing for technical, SaaS and/or B2B products
  • Experience working with Figma, or similar design tools
  • A design portfolio demonstrating examples of professional projects: the results and how you got there
  • End to end design experience: You’ve taken projects from early ideation to live software, gathered feedback and improved upon previous iterations.
  • Experience overcoming design roadblocks and challenges
  • Experience with standard industry design principles 

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Previous experience with hyperspectral data, GIS, geospatial data and/or remote sensing, OK if it’s only tangential
  • Experience solving complex problems where you have made contributions, communicated the problem and taken ownership of existing problems
  • Experience working on teams where growth was a common goal
  • Experience balancing empathy for others when it comes to product design and UX (both end users and co-workers)
  • Experience with influence on design & design culture at other companies

Benefits While Working at Planet:

  • Comprehensive Health Plan
  • Wellness program and onsite massages in specific offices
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Recognition Programs
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Learning and Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental Leave
  • Offsites and Happy Hours
  • Volunteering Benefits

Compensation:

The US base salary range for this full-time position at the commencement of employment is $97,600 - $160,500.  Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary short-term and long-term incentives (bonus and equity). The final salary range is determined by job related experience, skills and location.  The range displays our typical hiring range for new hire salaries in US locations only.  Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

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Why we care so much about Belonging. 

We’re dedicated to helping the whole Planet, and to do that we must strive to represent all of it within each of our offices and on all of our teams. That’s why Planet is guided by an ultimate  north star of Belonging, dreaming big as we approach our ongoing work with diversity, equity and inclusion.  If this job intrigues you, but you’re thinking you might not have all the qualifications, please... do apply!  At Planet, we are looking for well-rounded people from around the world who can contribute to more ways than just what is listed in this job description.  We don’t just fill positions, we aspire to fulfill people’s careers, most excited about folks who are motivated by our underlying humanitarian efforts.  We are a few orbits around the sun before we get to where we want to be, so we hope you’re excited to come along for the ride. 

EEO statement:

Planet is committed to building a community where everyone belongs and we invite people from all backgrounds to apply. Planet is an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. 

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Planet is an inclusive community and we know that everyone has their own needs. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation during the interview process, please call Planet's front office at 669-214-9404 or contact your recruiter with your request. Your message will be confidential and we will be happy to assist you.

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