Scale AI is looking for an experienced and highly skilled Product Designer to lead the design efforts for our Public Sector Business Unit. As the founding designer for the team, you will be responsible for designing multiple concurrent projects for the U.S government. This is an impactful and high-visibility role where you will have the opportunity to influence everything from new product vision to owning the product design workstream for an entire business unit.

Working collaboratively with cross-functional teams, you will lead the end-to-end design process from ideation to launch, ensuring that all designs meet the highest quality standards and are delivered on time. You will create user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups that effectively communicate design concepts and solutions to stakeholders, while also conducting usability testing and iterating on designs based on user feedback and data-driven insights.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a talented and passionate team, working on cutting-edge technology projects in the AI, machine learning, and language model space. If you have a strong portfolio showcasing B2B enterprise-level web designs, and experience and can handle large scoped projects with a high degree of ambiguity, we encourage you to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the end-to-end design process for multiple concurrent projects, from ideation to launch, ensuring all products meet the highest quality standards as the sole designer for this business unit.
  • Create user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups that effectively communicate design concepts and solutions to stakeholders.
  • Partner with the department head to create a compelling product vision for the business unit and establish good design practices and relationships with stakeholders.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product management, engineering, and operations, to understand business and user needs and translate them into product designs.
  • Conduct user research and usability testing to gather feedback and insights that inform design decisions and iterate on designs accordingly.
  • Adapt and maintain a branch of our existing design system that can be applied across multiple Federal projects to ensure consistency and scalability.

Requirements and qualifications:

  • U.S. security clearance is preferred
  • Exceptional interaction design, visual design, and product thinking skills with a strong portfolio showcasing enterprise-level web and mobile designs.
  • High level of proficiency in Figma, including the ability to use design systems and autolayout to ensure consistency and scalability.
  • Ability to make calculated trade-offs and execute designs quickly without compromising quality.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate design decisions to influence stakeholders and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, including Product Engineers, Software Engineers, and SMEs.
  • Extensive experience designing complex B2B and enterprise desktop web applications for government clients.
  • Strong prototyping skills and experience conducting user research and usability testing to gather feedback and insights that inform design decisions.

Nice to haves:

  • Experience designing for dark mode web applications.
  • Experience designing with geospatial data and creating complex data visualizations.
  • Basic understanding of machine learning, AI, and language models.
  • Experience designing chatbots.
  • Experience with defense tech and working with government and military clients.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in product design or a related field (preferred but not required for candidates with strong portfolios).

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Please reference the job posting's subtitle for where this position will be located. For pay transparency purposes, the base salary range for this full-time position in the locations of San Francisco, New York, Seattle is:
$172,000$237,360 USD
Please reference the job posting's subtitle for where this position will be located. For pay transparency purposes, the base salary range for this full-time position in the locations of Washington DC, Texas, Colorado is:
$154,800$213,624 USD

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