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Senior Product Designer

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Product, Design
Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Anduril Industries is a defense technology company with a mission to transform U.S. and allied military capabilities with advanced technology. By bringing the expertise, technology, and business model of the 21st century’s most innovative companies to the defense industry, Anduril is changing how military systems are designed, built and sold. Anduril’s family of systems is powered by Lattice OS, an AI-powered operating system that turns thousands of data streams into a realtime, 3D command and control center. As the world enters an era of strategic competition, Anduril is committed to bringing cutting-edge autonomy, AI, computer vision, sensor fusion, and networking technology to the military in months, not years.

The Anduril Product Design team designs for multiple form factors across Anduril’s suite of products. We are changing the way our military works – from strategic commanders overseeing multiple missions, to forward-deployed operators controlling autonomous systems. As a Senior Product Designer, you will own the entire lifecycle of design for mission critical features and end-to-end workflows. You will have an immediate impact on real-world operations as you design novel interactions which push the bounds of human-to-machine control. From customer immersion to synthesizing feedback, cross-org collaboration to shipping high craft experiences, you will leverage design thinking to solve challenging problems in complex scenarios. Our design principles revolve around trust, safety, and intentionality. These principles guide our work, shape feedback in critiques, and define the bar we hold ourselves accountable to. The centralized Product Design team is structured around two overarching areas of focus: core platform and strategic pursuits (verticals). This role will partner closely with vertical teams and its customers touching on all-domain command & control, in-vehicle experiences, submersibles, autonomy, and more.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Contribute to the overall direction and decision-making for product and design strategy.
  • Own all aspects of design execution from discovery, ideation, prototyping, testing, and implementation.
  • Use storytelling to align and bring stakeholders along in your design process.
  • Play an influential role in shaping the end-to-end experiences for critical operator workflows.
  • Maintain a high bar for craft driving novel experiences at the edge, and bringing back the results to evolve the underlaying platform experience.
  • Balance short-term tactical bets while making meaningful progress towards long-term strategic pursuits.
  • Help to shape our ways of working as a centralized product design function operating in a fast paced environment.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 6+ years of industry experience.
  • High attention to detail and mastery of visual & interaction design craft.
  • Online portfolio demonstrating multimodal experiences.
  • Ability to clearly articulate the why, process, and impact of your work.
  • No prior defense experience necessary.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Facilitation skills to lead discovery workshops with customers and/or cross functional stakeholders.
  • Familiarity leading user research sessions to validate your work.
  • Opinionated about design operations and efforts increase team efficiency.
  • Demonstrated proactiveness in helping to shape team culture and mentorship participation.
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a U.S. TS clearance

BENEFITS

  • Platinum Benefits: We offer top tier platinum coverage (medical, dental, vision, life) and cover 100 percent of the premiums for you.
  • 16 Weeks paid parental leave for all caregivers
  • Family planning: We’re proud to offer comprehensive family planning support. Fertility planning and treatment, adoption support, gestational carrier support and fertility preservation are all included.
  • Unlimited Provisions: From breakfast to dinner, our kitchen team has you covered with healthy meals and snacks at every office.
  • Commuter benefits depending on region
  • Relocation assistance
  • Unlimited and Incentivized Time Off

US Salary Range
$154,000$231,000 USD

The salary range for this role is an estimate based on a wide range of compensation factors, inclusive of base salary only. Actual salary offer may vary based on (but not limited to) work experience, education and/or training, critical skills, and/or business considerations. Highly competitive equity grants are included in the majority of full time offers; and are considered part of Anduril's total compensation package. Additionally, Anduril offers top-tier benefits for full-time employees, including:

  • Platinum Healthcare Benefits: For U.S. roles, we offer top tier platinum coverage (medical, dental, vision) that are 100% covered by Anduril for you and 90% covered for your dependents.
    • For UK roles, Private Medical Insurance (PMI): Anduril will cover the full cost of the insurance premium for an employee and dependents.
    • For AUS roles, Private health plan through Bupa: Coverage is fully subsidized by Anduril.
  • Basic Life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance 100% covered by Anduril, plus the option to purchase additional life insurance for you and your dependents.
  • Extremely generous company holiday calendar including a holiday hiatus in December, and highly competitive PTO plans.
  • 16 weeks of paid Caregiver & Wellness Leave to care for a family member, bond with your baby, or tend to your own medical condition.
  • Family Planning & Parenting Support: Fertility (eg, IVF, preservation), adoption, and gestational carrier coverage with additional benefits and resources to provide support from planning to parenting.
  • Mental Health Resources: We provide free mental health resources 24/7 including therapy, life coaching, and more. Additional work-life services, such as free legal and financial support, available to you as well.
  • A professional development stipend is available to all Andurilians.
  • Daily Meals and Provisions: For many of our offices this means breakfast, lunch and fully stocked micro-kitchens.
  • Company-funded commuter benefits available based on your region.
  • Relocation assistance (depending on role eligibility).
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan - both a traditional and Roth 401(k). (US roles only)

The recruiter assigned to this role can share more information about the specific compensation and benefit details associated with this role during the hiring process.

Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Anduril team is made up of incredibly talented and unique individuals, who together are disrupting industry norms by creating new paths towards the future of defense technology. All qualified applicants will be treated with respect and receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, uniform service, Veteran status, age, or any other protected characteristic per federal, state, or local law, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the CA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We actively encourage members of recognized minorities, women, Veterans, and those with disabilities to apply, and we work to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all applicants throughout the interview process. If you are someone passionate about working on problems that have a real-world impact, we'd love to hear from you!

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