Samsara’s mission is to accelerate the adoption of IoT sensors and software to improve industrial efficiency, safety, and quality at a massive scale. Our customers operate commercial fleets and industrial warehouses, which form the backbone of the economy. Our suite of IoT products help our customers transport food, medicine, and other goods safely across the country, monitor deliveries for unsafe conditions, and help fleet managers improve the efficiency of their operations. Our technology is in use worldwide and spans multiple industries; Samsara is used for municipal operations such as water purification and garbage collection, as well as for helping small trucking operations track assets.
Samsara’s Product Design team is responsible for crafting user-friendly features, workflows, and interfaces that our customers use every day to run their operations. This involves talking to users, working with engineers and product managers to understand problems, rapidly designing and iterating on mocks and user flows, and communicating ideas effectively to stakeholders. We also build design systems that underpin all our products to ensure a consistent and cohesive user experience.
We’re looking for an experienced leader who will have a chance to build out an already high-caliber group of designers and help shape the product experience for all our customers.
The role will involve:
Managing and growing the team that designs all our products and features
Ensuring teams are delivering high-quality product design work to help drive our company mission and goals
Collaborating with Product and Engineering leaders to define Samsara’s design direction and deliver an outstanding user experience
Building systems, tools, and processes to streamline cross-functional product development and user research as we scale
Coaching and mentoring designers to drive strong performance and support career growth
An ideal candidate has:
Experience building design teams in a high-growth environment, with a successful history as an individual contributor
Portfolio showcasing excellent design skills, product thinking, and problem-solving
Obsession with understanding user needs and delivering the best product experience to customers
Ability to find a balance between optimizing for speed to market, iterating based on customer feedback, and providing a high-quality experience
Bias-to-action and hands-on experience delivering results. You’re not afraid to get your hands dirty, and you’re comfortable with ambiguity.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience in a B2B product and sales environment is a plus