iRobot Corporation Senior UX Designer in Bedford, Massachusetts

Reporting to the UX Director, the Senior User Experience Designer will work closely with design team members; with interdisciplinary stakeholders including engineering, product management, and marketing; and with external partners to deliver an outstanding customer experience. The Senior User Experience Designer will work closely with our design team of visual designers and developers to evolve design solutions and transform the design of our products sold globally with advanced thinking, interactive design concepts, technologies and trends. They need to be a person who can sell “the big idea” and strategy to others, but mostly who loves creating. You will be very hands-on providing deliverables for the UX Design process from conception to launch.

  • Take a leadership role in developing the strategy and experience, the information architecture, UX/UI, and interactive design for related design projects.

  • Maintain high design standards and carry that value forward throughout your work and process

  • Understand target audiences' needs, tasks, and goals and translate them into creative concepts

  • Work closely with stakeholders to translate business requirements into meaningful interactive experiences. Participate in immersive user research, concept testing, and usability testing

  • Develop user personas and scenarios to clarify results of user research and focus the team’s design efforts on the needs of key customers

  • Collaboratively develop prototypes for demonstration of concepts to stakeholders

  • Develop and document detailed user experience specifications for highly interactive interfaces

  • Manage the rapid prototyping of digital projects and consult on pilots of other customer facing experience programs that will internally validate concepts and features before committing to projects, designs and budgets

  • Drive user experience thought leadership in both the company and the industry


  • 7-10 years of experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a design related field (Interaction design, user research, design communication)

  • Information Architecture experience

  • Concept development, user- centered design methodologies and design communication

  • Ability to influence others and to champion great design to a broad audience


  • Demonstrated creativity, confidence and tenacity!

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team

  • Experience with Agile development

  • Exceptional communication skills (writing, listening, presenting)

  • Experience working directly with implementation teams as peer partners

  • Expertise with prototyping tools

We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 600 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.

iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, Europe, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers

iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Requisition ID: 3660

External Company Name: iRobot Corporation

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