Sunrun, Inc

  • Product Designer UX/UI

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


    At Sunrun, we’re building technology that really matters. You’ll join a forward-thinking, industry-disrupting team in designing software that helps deliver affordable, clean, solar energy to homeowners across the country. You’ll also be part of an amazing group of driven, passionate innovators who thrive in a fast-moving and rapidly evolving environment.

    You’ll directly impact the future of how homeowners interact with solar energy, working with a team of fellow designers, product managers, engineers, and functional leaders from across the business in pushing the industry into uncharted territory.



    • Internalize and deeply understand Sunrun’s software strategy and the mission of creating an industry-leading customer experience as a core competitive advantage
    • Model human-centered design behaviors that drive change using a people-first framework
    • Work as a collaborative team member with product managers and developers to create user flows, wireframes, mockups, style guides, and addt’l assets
    • Champion a research-focused, prototype-to-learn culture that prioritizes empathy, experimentation & iteration
    • Lead inspiring internal design workshops / sprints / planning sessions that build consensus and excitement across various Sunrun functions
    • Create visual identity systems, data visualizations, visual designs, illustrations, etc.
    • Advocate for design’s critical role in product and business strategy
    • Elegantly balance persistent customer advocacy and fast-paced execution



    • 2+ years experience in UI/UX design
    • Experience working directly w/PMs & engineers in a cross-functional, agile development environment
    • Thorough understanding of interactive, visual, UX, and information design principles
    • Love of creating effective visual designs, user flows, hi-fi wireframes/mockups, sitemaps, style guides, and web/mobile assets
    • Command of modern front-end technologies and frameworks (e.g. HAML/SASS, grid systems, responsive design, HTML/CSS)
    • Mastery of modern design and prototyping software tools (expertise in Figma a plus)
    • Passion for addressing business challenges through design solutions
    • Strong communication and confident public presentation skills; ability to interact effectively and build consensus w/Sunrun leadership re: design
    • Active participation in design communities; informed and strongly held opinions on current design/UX trends
    • Bonus: Experience with javascript/jQuery, git, iOS or Android





    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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