Rachio | UX/UI Designer


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September 4, 2020


About this Opportunity

Rachio is seeking a UX/UI Designer to drive design work that helps tell our complex story and integrates design across our website, emails, and other marketing properties. You will help in the iterative development of our direct to consumer e-commerce website and partner with developers to continuously improve the customer experience. You will partner to develop and design unique consumer funnels, and tackle complex business needs for single-sale and subscription-based products. In collaboration with others, you will make data-driven design choices and help maintain cohesive branding across multiple marketing channels.

Rachio.com is our company’s largest public-facing asset and most powerful brand property. As such, it is the key to our growth. In this role, you will see the direct impact of your work on key performance indicators and ultimately Rachio’s success. You will work with content creators, data analysts, web developers and business stakeholders to optimize the customer experience. This role will report to the VP of Consumer and Growth and collaborate closely with the Senior D2C Channel Manager as well as other key stakeholders.

Rachio’s mission is to make sustainable water use effortless and personally rewarding for our customers. Through our integrated approach to efficient watering and sustainability - combining our industry-leading smart sprinkler controller with natural soil treatments - we aim to revolutionize yard care.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

- Create consistent branding and experiences across Rachio’s web properties and various marketing channels
- Create mobile-first designs from project start to finish, including diagramming user flows, creating wireframes and creating high-fidelity clickable prototypes, and delivering dev-ready designs
- Work with the Senior D2C Channel Manager, marketing team members, product designers and/or agency partners to create user flows, prototypes, digital illustrations and other vector-based assets
- Work with Manager of Content and Communications to create and manage brand assets including but not limited to social ads and graphics, email graphics, GIFs and light animations, among others
- Partner with Engineering to understand technical constraints and possibilities, and work closely with developers to implement live code as quickly as possible
- Partner with our data team to understand business insights that can be applied through design and ultimately increase website conversion rates and engagement
- Partner with our in-house insights team to develop deep empathy for potential customers, and always design with the consumer’s goals and challenges in mind
- Partner with Agency of Record to help shape, and ensure ongoing cohesion with an adherence to new brand work

Required Skills

- Excellent visual design/illustration skills including typography, and icon design
- Ability to leverage data & insights to develop multi-channel campaigns from concept to execution
- Direct to consumer e-commerce experience is critical and subscription experience a large plus
- Ability to identify UI/UX opportunities and work with various stakeholders to quickly implement changes and iterate
- Proficiency with modern design programs like Sketch, Invision, Adobe Creative Suite (especially Illustrator and After Effects), etc.
- Proficiency in motion graphics design
- Familiarity with modern web design best practices, specifically mobile-first design
- 1-3 years of design experience in a professional design setting. Recent college graduates with strong portfolios will also be considered

Desired Skills

- A B.S. in human interaction design, graphic design, or similar is desired but not required
- Familiarity with digital marketing/growth principles
- Design for user interfaces on multiple platforms
- Web design, including the ability to understand and write HTML, CSS, and JS
- Knowledge of Agile Development principles

Please Submit

- A link to your portfolio. A strong portfolio is of primary importance. Your portfolio should include: 4 examples of work-related or student projects you have created regarding specific user experiences or unique web designs
- Please provide a cover letter or answer the following prompt: What e-commerce website provides an exemplary user experience? How does it use modern design principles to enhance the experience? What could they improve on?


- Salary based on experience
- Stock options

Benefits and Perks

- Rachio covers 100% of employee premiums and 60% of dependent premiums for the following insurance plans: United Health Care PPO 1000 plan, Aetna Dental 100 Group, Aetna EyeMed Group Insurance. We have a variety of other plans to choose from. However, if you select a plan with a higher premium you would be responsible for covering the difference in cost.
- Due to COVID-19, Rachio is currently fully remote. We are exploring our options for in-person engagement for 2021 and are open to this being a full-time remote position with some travel.
- 401(k) plan (not matching)
- Unlimited vacation
- Relaxed dress code

About Rachio

Rachio is a mission-based startup that is changing the way people water. Our smart sprinkler controller makes running sprinklers easy while saving water and money. In fact, we’ve saved over 30+ billion gallons of water to date. An industry leader in the connected home space, Rachio has one of the highest rated and reviewed products on the market.

We strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do great work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, veteran status, sex, parental status, gender identity or expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our company.

How To Apply

Please apply via our careers page rachio.com/careers/

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