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Planet Labs // commercial satellite network
Germany, Berlin, Remote    Posted: Wednesday, April 06, 2022
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Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.

Planet designs, builds, & operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to authoritative figures in commercial, environmental, & humanitarian sectors. We are both a space company & data company all rolled into one.

Customers & users across the globe use Planet's data to develop new technologies, drive revenue, power research, & solve our worlds toughest obstacles.

As we control every component of hardware design, manufacturing, data processing, & software engineering, our office is a truly inspiring mix of experts from a variety of domains.

We have a people-centric approach toward culture & community & we strive to iterate in a way that puts our team members first & prepares our company for growth. Join Planet & be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.

About the Role:  

The Planet creative team is looking for a spatial thinker with a passion for remote sensing, maps & image processing to join our team. You will help the Marketing Department tell stories with Planets constellations of medium- & high-resolution satellitesand create imagery from satellite data & prepare it for distribution.   

A significant part of the job is working to quickly provide compelling Planet imagery to internal stakeholders to illustrate the global utility of Planet data. A successful candidate will be able to translate complex customer stories to easily digestible images & graphics. Youll also create & share imagery with the press, think tanks & analysts as they try to meet tight deadlines. 

Knowledge of Earth observation & remote sensing technologies will help you hit the ground running. And because were an agile aerospace company, youll need to be prepared to adjust priorities & be capable of juggling multiple deadlines at once. 

This position will require an occasional on-call weekend or holiday shift. 

Impact Youll Own:

  • You will be responsible for working cross-functionally with other departments to integrate satellite imagery into marketing communications
  • Utilizing Planets tools & Web Apps to research, order, process & task satellite imagery
  • Researching, acquiring & integrating relevant third-party geospatial datasets with Planet datasets for marketing purposes

What You Bring:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience with geospatial visualization tools such as ArcGIS & QGIS
  • 2+ years of on-the-job experience preferred, but not required (we will consider recent graduates)
  • Proficiency using Adobe CC, particularly Adobe Photoshop, & experience with color-correction.
  • Familiarity with basic cartographic & remote sensing principles a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Familiarity with core Geospatial software & libraries: QGIS, ArcGIS, GDAL, Geographic Imager, and/or MAPublisher, Mapbox

Benefits While Working at Planet:

  • Be part of a vibrant international company of 45+ nations with office locations in different countries
  • Sense of belonging in a diverse & inclusive culture
  • Experience a fast-paced spacetech environment
  • Countless opportunities to connect within & outside of work with regular team events  
  • Personal development with annual L&D budget
  • Join our regular hack-weeks & meetup events to exchange knowledge
  • Employee Resource Groups that provide safe & empowering spaces for connection & mentorship
  • Give back to the community by using one day per quarter for charitable work as part of our 1% Pledge
  • Health programs & flexible working hours to support work life balance
  • Be part of our growth: we offer equity options for our employees
  • Daily virtual mindful bodywork sessions to stay healthy
  • We offer equipment & wellbeing support during these challenging times 
  • Additional contributions to Company Pension schemes
  • Enjoy unique offers & discounts for companies/web shops 
  • Additional Company Holidays

Some Press About Us: 

Our CEO, Will Marshall featured on TED and featured in a Planet Blog

Planet: Bringing Space Back Down to Earth

Tiny, privately owned satellites are changing how we view the Earth features in NBC News

Planet And Rocket Lab Create Mission Patch To Honor Women In Aerospace Planet Blog

Why we care so much about Belonging. 

Were dedicated to helping the whole Planet, & to do that we must strive to represent all of it within each of our offices & on all of our teams. Thats why Planet is guided by an ultimate  north star of Belonging, dreaming big as we approach our ongoing work with diversity, equity & inclusion.  If this job intrigues you, but youre thinking you might not have all the qualifications, please... do apply!  At Planet, we are looking for well-rounded people from around the world who can contribute to more ways than just what is listed in this job description.  We dont just fill positions, we aspire to fulfill peoples careers, most excited about folks who are motivated by our underlying humanitarian efforts.  We are a few orbits around the sun before we get to where we want to be, so we hope youre excited to come along for the ride. 

EEO statement:

Planet is committed to building a community where everyone belongs & we invite people from all backgrounds to apply. Planet is an equal opportunity employer, & committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth & breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, & local laws. 


Planet is an inclusive community & we know that everyone has their own needs. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation during the interview process, please call Planet's front office at 669-214-9404 or contact your recruiter with your request. Your message will be confidential & we will be happy to assist you.

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