Senior Product Designer

  • San Francisco
  • Full-time

The Company

Software Motor Company (SMC) is changing the way the world consumes energy with its patented hardware and intelligent software. Join us in revolutionizing the $100 billion-plus electric motor industry with a new system so efficient, reliable, and intelligent that it reduces energy use by 50%+ over conventional alternatives.

The Job

SMC is pioneering the software-driven motor system. Our hardware and software platform gives building operators unprecedented insight into the systems that keep their business running while optimizing energy use.

As the first dedicated design hire at SMC, your impact will be enormous and your responsibilities will be far-reaching. You will collaborate with both product and engineering to ensure that our products are intuitive and valuable from before the box is opened until after the slimmed-down energy bill is in hand. You will spearhead the design of our software products, and work closely with marketing and hardware teams to provide a consistent identity across all SMC offerings.

We value and hire for curiosity, integrity, excellence, empathy, and contribution. We’re creating a team of multi-disciplinary experts looking to transform the world.


  • 6+ years work experience in product design or UI/UX, either as team lead or solo designer
  • A first-class portfolio demonstrating ownership over complex and impactful projects
  • Confident working directly with customers to understand their needs and empathize your way to a solution
  • Able to clearly articulate solutions to a range of audiences, including customers, engineers, and executives
  • Well-versed in Sketch/Figma, as well as the Creative Suite

Bonus Points

  • Prior experience in designing IoT solutions
  • Experience designing across a range of screens: web, desktop, tablet, phone
  • Experience with prototyping tools and/or frontend programming

The Upside

  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Health insurance (medical, dental, vision) & 401(k)
  • Open PTO policy
  • Snacks and catered lunch daily, in our SF office space
  • Autonomy and flexibility to build green tech from the ground up
  • Incredible growth potential - we are revolutionizing the electric motor industry

Software Motor Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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