Massachusetts Green Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Sunrun Sr. Staff Product Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.


At Sunrun our mission is to create a planet run by the sun. The Product Design team plays a critical role in our company’s success in crafting delightful and engaging experiences and products for our industry leading software products, including our e-commerce platform, point of sale platform, design tools, communication tools, and customer facing app.

As a Senior Staff Product Designer you will craft intuitive and cohesive experiences across all our digital products and platforms. You will tackle ambiguous, complex problems while working with cross-functional teams and roles, helping our customers do an array of things from learning more about Sunrun’s products, services, and solar, finding and buying the right plan and service to paying their bill, making an appointment, or monitoring their solar system.

The complexities of crafting and delivering these solutions to unique homes and properties are extremely complicated – we have all the problems of an energy company and a custom construction firm. Here are just a few of the problems you’ll help us solve:

  • How do we build a web experience that educates potential customers about our products and services and convert them to customers?

  • How do we help potential customers build and buy the right solar system for their needs without having to talk to a sales representative?

  • How do we build a cohesive experience for existing customers who use mySunrun app and to monitor their systems, pay their bills, and better understand their energy usage and storage?

  • How do we build a scalable and cohesive experience across all of our communications touch points with our customers?

  • How do we evolve our design system so that we create and build experiences that are consistent and familiar across all our products?

About you

You will play an essential role in building our strategy and creating designs from conception to release. You will bring exceptional creative and craft leadership and deliver elegant experiences and delightful products to our customers. You will be instrumental in the product development lifecycle and you will develop and design experiences and products from brief to the end customer. You have boundless curiosity, you are passionate about your work and you want to be a part of a team that will forever alter the world.


  • Build and deliver high quality well crafted visual designs using data and insights

  • Establish design principles and set a high bar for design excellence

  • Evangelize and advance craft knowledge and skills across Sunrun

  • Communicate across all levels of the organization

  • Present concepts and ideas to senior leadership

  • Create clarity and drive execution when solving ambiguous and complex problems through your design process and system thinking

  • Build experiences for a variety of screen sizes and platforms - fully responsive web experiences and mobile apps

  • Build prototypes and incorporate motion design into experiences

  • Develop and maintain a design system that powers all our digital experiences

  • Collaborate with Tech Leadership and Product Management to build strategies, roadmaps, and new products

  • Work closely with engineers, product managers, and partners in an agile product development process

  • Work across multiple departments, initiating and leading conversations to unlock omni-channel experiences


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in human-computer interaction, human-computer design, user experience, visual design or other related design field

  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience

  • Experience working with creative design/advertising/marketing agencies

  • You are driven and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and having impact

  • Demonstrate the ability to grow and thrive in a constantly evolving environment and is able to anticipate and cope effectively with the complexity of change

Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

The starting salary/wage for this opportunity is: $154,187 to $185,003

Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards. Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.


Tyrone Taylor (

This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at .

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging ( drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone. We are committed to equal employment opportunities without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal convictions, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.