UI/UX Designer

Pune, Maharashtra, India Full-time

AgroStar is India’s foremost AgTech start-up with a mission of #HelpingFarmersWin through right advisory and solutions, powered by data and technology. It was started with a  vision to solve two of the biggest problems in Indian agriculture - Lack of guidance for healthy and sustainable farming AND limited access to quality farm inputs for consistent and qualitative farming. 

 With technology at its core, we have built an innovative & sustainable ecosystem that includes products such as a customized enterprise sales solutions that maps data of farmers' crop life cycles, India's first online farmer community, online agri-advisory with online shopping for inputs and an incomparable logistics solution for last mile rural connectivity. 

 We have procured and partnered with leading national and international brands for major agri-inputs like seeds, crop nutrition, crop protection and farm implements, that are needed for farming and we deliver them at the doorstep of farmers. Thus, our efforts at AgroStar are focused to become the driving force to equip our farmers with the power of knowledge to farm better and smarter, through technology and up to date expert advice.  

 The company is funded by prominent VCs like Chiratae Venture Partners , Aavishkaar Ventures and Accel Partners. AgroStar also takes pride to have Snapdeal’s Kunal Behl and Rohit Bansal as its early investors and mentors. AgroStar is the winner of Economic Times' Best Startup Award 2016, under the 'Social Enterprise' category.

 In The Media

Fortune | Economic Times | Agribusiness Global | Yourstory | Entreprenuer Tech Crunch

Our Team

We are a team of highly motivated individuals, who are willing to push beyond the ceiling, initiate new ideas and take challenges head on. Apart from coffee, working in an extremely fast-paced, dynamic work culture is what we passionate souls thrive on. We ride against the tide as time is never enough and there’s always more to do.

Our mission of ‘Helping Farmers Win’ is a tall task as we try to bring change and development to the grassroots of India. We need heroes who are dedicated to the mission, live the dream and drive it with passion. If that sounds like you, here’s more about the role:

About the role

 
We at Agrostar are looking to add a Product Designer (UI/UX Designer) to our growing team of designers. As a product designer, you will get to contribute throughout the design process and will get exposed to all stages of product design. The unique positioning of Agrostar in terms of its end users, will allow designers to work on problem statements that ensure learning which leads to compounded growth. You will own complete products or features and will design solutions keeping the broader product strategy in mind as a north star. You will work in close collaboration with PMs, Developers, QA Testers and other designers to achieve common product goals. 
 
Why Agrostar:
 
If you have a desire to work on problem statements that make you think as a designer, you should immediately get on board. At Agrostar, our operations run across departments like Warehouse Management, Delivery Logistics, Assisted E-Commerce, Marketing, Category Management, E-Commerce etc. They provide immense opportunities to problem solvers to achieve personal growth coupled with professional satisfaction. We have a set of products, each solving a unique set of problems, thus creating a thriving technical ecosystem which will be any designer's dream playground. Design at Agrostar lies at the core of everything we do which will allow you to do some cutting edge work for farmers and other end users, as we push the envelope to do better, everyday. 
 
 
Traits we are looking for:
  • You spend more time on understanding the problem than designing solutions
  • You don't design without talking to end users
  • You are results driven and try to measure the return on your efforts
  • You love taking feedback from everyone at all stages of your design process
  • You have reasons for your design decisions
  • You read blogs, books, listen to podcasts or keep learning through other means to keep yourself up to date to industry standards
  • You like sharing your learnings with your team
  • You love asking questions to understand deeply
  • You are a team player and don't compromise with your role in it
 
Key Qualifications
  • At Least 1+ years of experience in user interface and experience design field. 
  • Proficient in industry standard tools like Adobe XD, Sketch, Figma etc. 
  • A Bachelor's degree in a design field is a plus (Self taught competent designers will not have any disadvantage).
  • You have a strong portfolio to show your past work.
  • You have experience in collaborating with diverse teams in fast paced environment of a consumer or enterprise product company.
  • You have an eye for aesthetics: Layout, grid systems, colour theory, typography, information design and visual hierarchy.