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Product Designer

Citrine Informatics

Citrine Informatics

Product, Design
United States
Posted on Thursday, July 9, 2020
Enable a greener, more efficient world by designing the experience that lets data scientists and materials scientists accelerate the development and deployment of next-generation materials and chemicals.
About Citrine
At Citrine, we’re using generative Artificial Intelligence to enable our customers to usher in the next generation of sustainable, high-performing materials and chemicals.
We’re the leader in AI for materials and chemicals. Our no-code SaaS platform gives product developers, researchers, and engineers access to domain-specific data management and AI tools. Our models propose new ways to combine ingredients and processes that are most likely to outperform, helping companies discover and deploy innovative, sustainable, high-performing materials and chemicals up to 98% faster than traditional R&D approaches.
Citrine regularly wins awards for innovation and sustainability, earning spots on the CB Insights AI 100 list and the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the US. Our customers include leading organizations such as LyondellBasell, Braskem, Grace, Synthomer, and Syensqo. We also collaborate with researchers from world-renowned institutions on cutting-edge research at the intersection of AI and the physical sciences. Our team is ambitious with our goals, passionate about our vision, driven by our sustainability mission, and eager to grow and learn from each other. We’re headquartered in California, with team members throughout North America and Europe. We’re growing quickly, and we’re looking for the best to join us!
About the Role
We are seeking an experienced Product Designer who is motivated by the challenge to create groundbreaking, seamless, and visually compelling user experiences for AI and ML-powered data analysis and visualization workflows. As a Product Designer at Citrine, you'll play a key role in designing interfaces that not only set new standards in the Material Informatics Industry but also for AI-powered software as a whole.


  • Collaborate with the design team, engineers, product managers, subject matter experts, and our professional services teams to define UX and UI patterns for complex data and machine learning workflows
  • Ideate, sketch, wireframe, mock, prototype — and participate in design reviews with cross-functional teams where you will clearly communicate ideas, intentions, and designs
  • Contribute to the development, maintenance, and improvement of design systems to ensure consistency and efficiency
  • Collaborate with user experience engineers to polish the front-ends they build based on your designs

Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years experience in UI/UX design or similar
  • Experience designing data-driven tools such as Simulation, Data Management platforms, Financial Modeling, or similar
  • Substantial understanding of modern UX principles and responsive, accessible web app design patterns for SaaS products
  • A portfolio that showcases your ability to realize complex enterprise products from definition through delivery
  • Comfortable grasp of visual design fundamentals
  • Proficiency in modern design software such as Sketch or Figma
  • Experience working with design systems
  • Experience working in an agile development environment

Nice To Haves

  • HTML/CSS/Javascript, Material UI, and/or React expertise
  • Experience designing interfaces for LLM-based software
  • Experience conducting user research and usability studies
  • Studies have shown that women and underrepresented minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification listed. Citrine Informatics is invested in creating a diverse, authentic, and inclusive team, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t perfectly align with what you read above, please consider applying anyways!
Equal Opportunity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, or national origin. Please let us know if you need any accommodations during the interview process.
Citrine is an inclusive work environment, and we are committed to ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities. Please email us at peopleops@citrine.io or inform your recruiter if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruiting process.
Our Core Values
Citrine Informatics recognizes that its most valuable asset is its people. We have created our set of Core Values to encourage, support, and invest in our team as they work to innovate and support a more sustainable world. Our Core Values reflect our ongoing commitment to continuously invest in nurturing our talent and our people-first approach to conducting business.
- We take pride in and recognize the successes and growth of ourselves and our colleagues. We support each other in our growth.
- We prototype and collect data to make good decisions. We question that data and are constantly iterating to find the best solution.
- We are all owners of Citrine and make decisions like owners. We work autonomously with personal and organizational accountability.
- We commit to building a diverse and inclusive community within Citrine and actively promote equity and belonging.
- We are tirelessly committed to creating value for our customers.
- We exist to help our customers accelerate the development of sustainable products that are critical to the future of both our planet and our industry.
Compensation and Pay Transparency
At Citrine, we want your path to career growth to be transparent, straightforward, fair, and easily accessible -- starting with your application and interview process. The annual salary range listed below reflects the level we are considering for this position (please note that there may be unique situations where you may fall outside of this range). Where you fall within the range will depend on how your experience and skills align with our internal leveling system as we learn more about you throughout the interview process.
$142,000 USD - $169,000 USD
*Range(s) listed are for full-time employees based in the United States only.
Our Benefits (for exempt, full-time employees based within the United States)
401k with matching up to 4%
Medical, vision, dental insurance (we pay 100% of your premium and 75% of your dependents)
Life and Disability insurance
FSA and HSA plans
Equity options within the company
12 weeks of paid parental leave
Flexible PTO on top of our 15 paid company holidays (includes your birthday!)
Free financial counseling
$600 tech allowance
Monthly $75 phone reimbursement
$5,000 annual continuing educational allowance