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Senior Product Designer

project44

project44

Product, Design
San Francisco, CA, USA · Seattle, WA, USA · Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Why project44?

At project44 we’re on a mission - to make supply chains work.

project44 optimizes the movement of products globally, delivering better resiliency, sustainability, and value for our customers. As the supply chain connective tissue, we operate the most trusted end-to-end visibility platform that tracks more than 1 billion shipments annually for the world’s leading brands. The undisputed leader in the market, project44 was named the Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, #1 in FreightWaves’ FreightTech 25, and the Customer’s Choice in Gartner Peer Insights’ Voice of the Customer report. project44 is headquartered in Chicago with a diverse and fast-growing, global workforce.

If you’re eager to be part of a winning team that works together to solve some of the most challenging supply chain challenges every day, let’s talk.

About the Design Team

project44 has a multidisciplinary design team that acts as a silver thread running throughout the business and product. From product, to user research, and design systems, we use design to differentiate and position ourselves as the market leader. We start every project with customer research, and ensure that we're proud of everything we ship. Our team plays a vital role that ensures we focus on the right problems, craft creative solutions, and deliver gorgeous experiences to our customers.

The Product Design team advocates for our customers and works alongside Product, Engineering, and our customers to deliver the best solutions and experiences.

This Role

You’ll join as a Senior Product Designer; enabling the world’s largest supply chains to increase efficiency, sustainability, and predictability. You’ll design interfaces for the logistics teams from some of your favorite brands: Starbucks, Tesla, Peloton, and thousands more.

As a Senior Product Designer, you’ll be responsible for the full product design lifecycle, from owning ideation, research, and creating the product/design vision to pixel-perfect implementation.

What should excite you about designing for project44:

  • Getting to reimagine the world of global logistics — replacing complex, legacy systems with a modern, delightful experience for every persona involved
  • Impacting the ways your favorite brands and stores manage their supply chains and communicate with their customers about deliveries
  • A strong design culture, where talking to customers is the start of any project
  • Building for the long term by expanding our design and brand systems
  • Close collaboration with product management and engineering
  • A fun, upbeat, and fast-paced team

What gets us excited about you:

Craft

  • Your track record in building successful products — with a diverse portfolio to show how you contributed to those teams with examples of your product, interaction, and design work.
  • You consistently deliver visually gorgeous UIs and experiences that standout in your industry.
  • Ability to think in systems
  • Can contribute to our design language system
  • Consistent use of research / UXR methodologies to define products and guide decision-making

Design Leadership

  • You’ve got number of years under your belt at a creative agency, technology company, or similar
  • Ability to present your work and communicate your design process to the wider organization
  • Examples of design leadership and design advocacy throughout your career

Travel

We value a hybrid work life — with regular in-person touch points and collaboration. You’ll have regular international travel to customers and our other global offices.

Location

Our design team is distributed. So we’re happy to have you based in one of our design offices in the United States: New York City, Chicago, Austin, San Francisco, or Portland.

Heads up

A link to your portfolio (and password, if necessary) or an uploaded PDF portfolio is required to apply.

Our process

Our goal is to provide a simple and straightforward interview process — providing you and our team ample time to get to know each other. There’s no homework assignments or challenges.

You can expect a process to follow these steps:

  1. An intro call with a member of our talent team
  2. Zoom call with Hiring Manager
  3. Zoom based Portfolio Review with members of our design leadership team
  4. In-person or virtual “on site” day with members of our design and product teams
  5. Reference check
  6. Offer!

Diversity & Inclusion

We're designing the future of how the world moves and is connected through trade and global supply chains. We can only deliver a truly world-class product and experience if our teams are as diverse and unique communities we are building for. So it's up to us to create a company where anyone can bring their authentic self to work everyday. We're constantly working to improve, and we accept our responsibility to elevate the voices left in the margins. It's on every one of us.

Our focus on inclusion manifests in the way we hire, the customers we serve, and the regions we prioritize. We're building a company that every one of us at project44 is proud to work for: a company that celebrates you for being you.

We pride ourselves on celebrating everyone — project44 is an equal opportunity employer actively working on creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where underrepresented groups can thrive. If you share our values and our passion for helping the way the world moves, we’d love to review your application!

For any needed accommodations during the hiring process, please email recruiting@project44.com. Even if you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role’s requirements.

More about project44

Since 2014, project44 has been transforming the way one of the largest, most important global industries does business. As transportation and logistics continues to evolve and customer expectations around delivery become more demanding, industry technology must rise to the occasion. In just a few short years, we’ve created a digital infrastructure that eliminates the inefficiencies caused by dated technology and manual processes. Our Advanced Visibility Platform is used by the world’s leading brands to track shipments, collaborate with supply chain partners, drive operational efficiencies, and create outstanding customer experiences.