UX/UI Designer at Rachio

| Greater Denver Area | Remote
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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 e-commerce website, emails, and other marketing properties. You will help in the iterative development of our direct to consumer 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 e-commerce 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.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Create consistent branding and experiences across Rachio’s web properties and various marketing channels
  • Create mobile-first e-commerce 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
  • 3+ years of design experience in a professional design setting
  • Direct to consumer e-commerce experience is critical and subscription experience is a large plus
  • Excellent visual design/illustration skills including typography, and icon design. You must be highly detail oriented with your design work
  • Ability to leverage data & insights to develop multi-channel campaigns from concept to execution 
  • 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
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
How to Apply
  • Please apply via our careers page
  • You must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis
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
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance -- premiums are 100% paid for employees and 60% paid for dependents
  • 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
  • Professional Development budget
  • Work From Home stipend
  • 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.

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We are located near Larimer Square, with easy access to the Cherry Creek Trail, Union Station, and many restaurants!

An Insider's view of Rachio

How does your team reward individual success?

Everyone at Rachio is incredibly supportive of each other and celebrating successes is commonplace. We regularly cheer each other on in our weekly team meetings and company-wide All-Hands meeting. Furthermore, we highlight individuals who embody our values on a quarterly basis (with prizes!)


Staff Accountant

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I have the pleasure of getting to work with every department at Rachio. From Finance to Engineering, we get to collaborate, plan, and execute on projects across the board to drive revenue and growth for our channels. Rachio's best asset is the wonderful people that work here.


Account Operations Partner

What makes someone successful on your team?

There are two strengths I feel drive success for our team - communication, and a willingness to dig into projects. We have a small team making a lot of big decisions, so clear, concise communication is incredibly important to growing the business. Along that same line, we are small enough that everyone is integral to moving projects forward.


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What are Rachio Perks + Benefits

Rachio Benefits Overview

Rachio covers 100% of employee premiums and 60% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance.

Due to COVID-19, Rachio is currently fully remote. We are exploring our options for in-person engagement for 2021 and are open to full-time remote positions with some travel.

401(k) plan (not matching)

Unlimited vacation

Relaxed dress code

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
All Rachians involved in our Talent Acquisition process are required to complete unconscious bias training & gender pronoun training. These trainings are available for everyone to participate in
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Rachio employees are required to take at least 10 PTO days each year, and encouraged to take as much time off as they need to maintain a healthy work-life balance
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Rachio provides an eco-pass
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees a $100 monthly parking reimbursement
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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