Sr. Product Designer, Core UX
This role is a CONTRACT position and potential CONTRACT-TO-HIRE , which is hybrid ( 1-3 days at the office) based in NYC [or] San Francisco.
Aescape - pronounced “escape” - is a first-of-its-kind lifestyle robotics company bringing people and robotics together for better living. We are in a period of rapid growth, launching our category-transforming product in 2024 with global leaders in hospitality, wellness, sports and fitness. Our diverse team focuses every day on building products that will change and improve the lives of our members and partners we do business with.
We're looking for a seasoned Senior Product Designer to help create a category-defining, world-class experience. You’ll partner directly with engineers, product managers, and the Head of Product Design to take design concepts and bring them to life, creating interfaces that are both functional and beautiful. You’ll contribute to shaping the design culture and process from the ground up and get to drive big and meaningful design challenges. For this role, we’re looking for someone to fully own the design of our hardware’s touchscreen infotainment experience.
What You'll Do
Run sprints or related exercises to work quickly through synthesizing concept solution iterations.
Partner with Product Managers and Head of Product Design to deliver concepts for immediate and long-term strategies.
Work with outside contractors to help drive vision and design for supporting components of the experience (3D, motion design, and sound).
Build relationships and collaborate heavily with stakeholders to ensure our designs meet functional requirements (business development, engineering, and product).
Deliver high-fidelity assets and specs ready for cross-platform development.
Create thorough and detailed solutions for edge cases and technical constraints.
What You’ll Bring
Strong portfolio of work showcasing your problem solving skills and high design polish.
Minimum 6 years of experience as a product/UX designer with strong visual skills.
Fluency in the emerging design trends, tools and technology.
Strong written and verbal skills, you use inclusive language to ensure understanding.
Collaboration skills, you easily communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
High emotional intelligence (EQ), you’re aware of yourself and others.
A driven self-starter who thrives in sometimes ambiguous situations.
A bias for technology, you pride yourself on your ability to learn, adopt, and champion technologies.
Nice To Have
Experience working with VR, AR, or 3D spatial interfaces.
What's In For You
The chance to make a difference with a product that will make the world a healthier place.
Super interesting, challenging-but-tractable technical problems to solve.
An environment that empowers individuals, emboldens teams, and rewards achievement.
A competitive rate commensurate with experience.
More on Aescape
Aescape (pronounced 'escape') is a first-of-its-kind lifestyle robotics company bringing people and robotics together for better living. Founded in 2017, Aescape has developed fully automated massage therapy to help hospitality, fitness and healthcare industries meet the rising demand for wellness services in the face of a growing global labor shortage. Aescape delivers exceptional massages: consistent, accessible, and on your terms. We’re proud to share that we’ve raised $70M pre-launch, affirming what we know to be true: we’re truly revolutionizing the massage experience.
Founder Eric Litman (4 prior exits) is joined by a leadership team from Peloton, Tonal, Amazon, Accenture, Apple, Bird, Meta, and Intuitive Surgical.
Named by Business Insider as one of the top 22 innovative sports startups!
We are inspired by individuals who are passionate, driven, and eager to learn. We value diverse perspectives and people who are resourceful, determined, and have a passion to make a difference in the world. Like our product, we empower people to reach their full potential with Aescape. TRY ONCE, BELIEVE FOREVER.