Sunrun, Inc

  • Visual Experience Designer

    Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
    Requisition ID
    Engineering & Technology
  • Overview



    Sunrun is the nation’s largest residential solar, storage and energy services company. With a mission to create a planet run by the sun, Sunrun has led the industry since 2007 with its solar-as-a-service model, which provides clean energy to households with little to no upfront cost and at a saving compared to traditional electricity. Sunrun designs, installs, finances, insures, monitors and maintains the systems, while families receive predictable pricing for 20 years or more.


    Solar is an emerging marketplace and solar-as-a-service can be a complex system. By joining our dynamic cross-functional experience team at Sunrun, you will be helping us not only solve a meaty problem but also be part of a larger movement.



    As a visual experience designer, you will help create a mental model of how solar works, both for internal stakeholder and external customers. You have strong visual communications skills, as well as systems approach to design. You’ll be working across various touchpoints: From prospect to sign-off to onboarding experience; from installation to production to consumption across a 20 year solar contract. This is a unique role, where you will collaborate with cross-functional teams like operations, sales, software, customer care and marketing to drive a compelling experience across multiple platforms. You will help us lay the foundation for visual narrative at Sunrun influencing our service, organization and systems.


    As part of a multidisciplinary team, you will:

    • Design a compelling information map of customer’s (lifetime) journey
    • Leverage your visual skills to design customer experiences for moments that matter
    • Transform complex systems into elegant, intuitive and visually compelling experience
    • Express our brand DNA across various channels and touchpoints
    • Create visual libraries and assets for internal audiences, like sales and marketing
    • Create “looks like/works like” prototypes that communicate an experience to customers / stakeholders.



    • 3+ years of work experience across a variety of digital media.
    • Strong portfolio and elevated sense of design, color and typography.
    • Bachelor’s and/or graduate degree in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, New Media or other relevant degree.
    • Extensive experience with a variety of graphic and interactive prototyping tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Principle, InVision, etc.



    • Systems thinking: You love complex questions and use your work to communicate that complexity in simple ways.
    • Team skills: You work best in a participatory, team-based environment. You support and inspire teams through collaboration as well as direction and vision.
    • Prototyping: You are ready to learn from failure, embrace an iterative process and you understand that success comes sooner with trial and error.
    • Human-centered: You understand basic human-centered design philosophy, embrace ambiguity, and excited to coach others to adopt new practices. .
    • Beyond design: You know how to navigate a data and operations driven environment to prove that design thinking can help with sustainable business decisions.  


    Applications should include resume and portfolio of work.




    This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  
    Sunrun Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need.  We hire without consideration to race, color, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.



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