UX Designer

Simplisafe is looking for a UX Designer to join our growing Design team. Today, we are the fastest growing home security company in the country competing against the entrenched giants, like ADT, and the new-to-the-space giants, like Amazon and Google.  To compete in the ever-growing IoT home automation security space, we must learn and iterate quickly, work collaboratively, and deliver creatively.

In this role, you will help design our next generation of Simplisafe branded home security products. You will collaborate closely with other designers and work cross functionally with product and engineering partners to influence and contribute to our latest hardware and software experiences.

What you’ll do:

  • Translate user insights into digital experiences
  • Build quick prototypes to test with users
  • Collaborate with the rest of the design and research team and other multidisciplinary teams throughout the design process
  • Tackle complex needs and transform them into easy-to-use, intuitive designs for Simplisafe customers
  • Design new-to-the-world physical and digital experiences
  • Design consistent interactions across the Simplisafe family of products

What you’ll need to be successful: 

Critical Competencies

  • You love to solve real world problems
  • Strong Portfolio that highlights your design process and 2+ design projects (at least one mobile)
  • You understand that great experiences go beyond the digital screen and are able to think about the relationship between hardware and software
  • You understand the agile product development process 
  • Prototyping: You are ready to learn from failure, embrace an iterative process, and you understand that success comes sooner with trial and error. You have hands on experience in creating low and high fidelity prototypes
  • Systems thinking: You are able to connect the dots between projects to help build a consistent experience across SimpliSafe’s family of products
  • Team Skills: You work best in a participatory, team-based environment. You support and inspire teams through collaboration as well as execution 
  • Openness: Designers need to be flexible and open-minded. You are optimistic, generative, and open to new ideas and ways of workin


  • 1+ year of experience designing digital/physical experiences
  • Bachelor’s and/or graduate degree in User Experience Design, Interaction Design, Product Design, or other relevant degree
  • Experience with a variety of design tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.

About Simplisafe:

Simplisafe is a home security company that is based in Boston, MA which creates and sells self-installed security systems. Our company was founded by Chad and Eleanor Laurens in 2006 when they had several friends whose homes were broken into. Chad and Eleanor started designing Simplisafe products in their own home when they realized there weren’t any solutions available on the market that were geared towards renters. From these humble beginnings, Simplisafe has become a major competitor in the home security market and was recently acquired by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman. 

At Simplisafe, we place an emphasis on a ‘no-ego’, collaborative culture. From the top down, we all work together to solve the difficult challenges within the home security and IoT industry. We have recently been named in Built In Boston’s ‘Best Places to Work in list. Like our products, we are constantly evolving to provide the best employment experience possible. If Simplisafe sounds like a company you’d enjoy working for, we’d love to hear from you!

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