Staff Product Designer - Santa Clara

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United States




Santa Clara

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You may occasionally be required to travel for business

Additional Locations:

Milpitas - Mountain View - East Foothills - Los Altos - Stanford - Santa Clara

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"At BMC trust is not just a word - it's a way of life!" 

We are an award-winning, equal opportunity, culturally diverse, fun place to be. Giving back to the community drives us to be better every single day. Our work environment allows you to balance your priorities, because we know you will bring your best every day. We will champion your wins and shout them from the rooftops. Your peers will inspire, drive, support you, and make you laugh out loud!  

We help our customers free up time and space to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise that conquers the opportunities ahead - and are relentless in the pursuit of innovation! 
As a Product Designer, your primary responsibility is to conceptualize, design, and develop innovative and visually appealing products. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team, collaborating with UX Leads, researchers, engineers, and other stakeholders to create exceptional user experiences and drive product success. Your role will involve transforming ideas and requirements into tangible designs, from initial sketches to final prototypes, while considering usability, aesthetics, and market trends.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design Conceptualization: 
    • Generate innovative product concepts and ideas through brainstorming, research, and analysis of user needs and market trends. Translate these concepts into visual representations, including sketches, mood boards, and storyboards, to communicate your vision effectively.
  • User-Centered Design: 
    • Conduct user research and usability testing to understand user behaviors, preferences, and pain points. Apply design thinking principles to create user-centered solutions that address customer needs and enhance the overall user experience.
  • Product Development: 
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineers, marketers, and product managers, to define product requirements and specifications. Create detailed design specifications, including 2D and 3D models, technical drawings, and prototypes, to guide the development process.
  • Visual Design: 
    • Develop compelling visual designs that align with brand guidelines and resonate with the target audience. Apply your expertise in color theory, typography, layout, and graphic design to create visually appealing and cohesive product interfaces.
  • Iterative Design Process: 
    • Embrace an iterative design approach, continuously refining and iterating on designs based on feedback from stakeholders, usability testing, and market research. Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and design best practices to ensure your designs are innovative and competitive.
  • Design Documentation: 
    • Create comprehensive design documentation, including style guides, design specifications, and design rationale, to ensure a consistent and cohesive implementation of the product across different platforms and devices.
  • Collaboration and Communication: 
    • Effectively communicate your design concepts and ideas to cross-functional teams and stakeholders through presentations, visualizations, and prototypes. Collaborate closely with engineers to ensure the feasibility and successful implementation of your designs.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Product Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, or a related field.
  • Proven experience (typically 3+ years) working as a Product Designer or in a similar role, preferably in a fast-paced and innovative environment.
  • Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Sketch, or other relevant tools.
  • Strong visual and graphic design skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to create 2D and 3D models, technical drawings, and prototypes.
  • Familiarity with user research methodologies, usability testing, and design thinking principles.
  • Understanding of user interface design, interaction design, and information architecture.
  • Basic understanding of engineering principles and manufacturing processes.
  • Familiarity with technical constraints and considerations in product design.
  • Portfolio - A strong portfolio demonstrating your creative design process, problem-solving skills, and showcasing your ability to create visually appealing and user-centered designs.

Our commitment to you! 


BMC’s culture is built around its people. We have 6000+ brilliant minds working together across the globe. You won’t be known just by your employee number, but for your true authentic self. BMC lets you be YOU! 

If after reading the above, You’re unsure if you meet the qualifications of this role but are deeply excited about BMC and this team, we still encourage you to apply! We want to attract talents from diverse backgrounds and experience to ensure we face the world together with the best ideas! 


BMC is committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, age, sex, creed, color, religion, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender,  gender expression,  gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, disabled veteran or status as a protected veteran.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, visit the accommodation request page.

BMC Software maintains a strict policy of not requesting any form of payment in exchange for employment opportunities, upholding a fair and ethical hiring process.
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The annual base salary range represents the low and high end of the BMC salary range for this position. Actual salaries depend on a wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training, licensure, and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. 

The range listed is just one component of BMC's employee compensation package. Other rewards may include a variable plan and country specific benefits.

At BMC, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at /near the top of the range. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $96,225 - $160,375

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