User Experience Designer

| Greater Boston Area

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. www.indigoag.com

Do you believe that design can change the world? At Indigo you will have the opportunity to directly impact the future of agriculture by working on products that reinvent how crops are grown and sold.

We’re a small but scrappy UX team, creating software solutions for farmers, agronomists, grain buyers, and scientists. With 5 products and growing, there is a ton of opportunity to design end-to-end solutions that solve some of the most challenging problems facing modern farming.

Responsibilities:

  • Gather foundational knowledge and facilitate feedback collection from users
  • Translate complex requirements into simple solutions
  • Create compelling and easy to use workflows
  • Collaborate with Dev to ensure designs are buildable
  • Work within and contribute to our component library
  • Balance business goals and deadlines with best practices
  • Keep the big picture in mind while focusing on week’s execution details

Competencies:

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly moving environment
  • Positive, can-do attitude; comfortable in ambiguous situations
  • Team player; skilled at working with different personalities and aligning the team to drive solutions
  • Focused on the end-user and their needs
  • Passion for Indigo’s mission and core values
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ongoing desire to learn

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience as a UX Designer
    • At least 3+ designing for mobile
  • Experience designing complex software applications (not just websites; primarily mobile first)
  • Experience in an agile environment, working closely with Product and Dev teams
  • Bonus points for:
    • Visual design
    • Moderating research and usability sessions
    • Copywriting
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

On the edge of Charlestown, we are within walking distance to restaurants and bars. The Sullivan Square T and bus stop is also right next door!

An Insider's view of Indigo

What projects are you most excited about?

Our mission is to provide agronomists with unbiased real-time data we are collecting across thousands of acres at the ground level and from space. It's such a thrill to be working on the data and analysis perspective of this massively cross-disciplinary team that helps agronomists initiate data-powered conversations to provide substantial results.

Jyoti

Principal Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful Indigo team member is someone willing to continuously learn and improve, regardless of experience or role. Whether you’re an Engineer, Account Manager, Business Analyst, or Scientist, successful team members keep the bigger picture in mind and bridge disciplines to solve problems facing the incredibly complex system that is agriculture

Hilary

Software Product Manager

What are Indigo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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