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Product Designer, Design Systems

  • Design & User Experience
  • Full-time
  • US
  • Remote friendly

2022-02-25 04:28:57 UTC

We’re looking for a Design Systems Designer to help cement our product design system, document best practices, and establish a scalable workflow as we continue to grow the company.

The Design Systems Designer will contribute to the look, feel, and interaction of our entire product experience, as well as ensure that our processes are efficient and well defined. They’ll set our Design Org up for success by organizing and streamlining the pathways to working and collaborating. This is a unique opportunity help shape the future of Slash, both for our users and for our Designers. You will report to our Design Director.

Responsibilities

  • Design systems and patterns that will allow product designers and front-end engineers to focus on product-level problems and ship high-quality work efficiently and consistently.

  • Establish well thought out, expressive, and intuitive patterns, principles and interactions

  • Provide effective guidelines and documentation that resonates with the teams using our design systems.

  • Work with the Design Org and Engineering Org to build and ship products.

  • Write documentation and guidance on how and why components, styles, and patterns are applied.

  • Articulate design decisions to Design Director and the rest of the Design Org

Qualifications

  • You care about building for the future. The things you’ll help establish will be used by everyone who joins the Design Org.

  • You are excellent at exploring design solutions at both a systematic level and feature level.

  • You are comfortable scoping design needs, capabilities, and intent.

  • You think in systems; you can see how all the parts fit together, and how a small change can propagate throughout the system.

  • You care about the details and the craft of your designs and how those designs are translated into a working product.

  • You understand how your designs will be implemented, and can work with the Engineering Org to bring them to life.

  • You can anticipate how aspects of the system will be used by designers, and design for the best default user experience.

  • You understand how visual design and interaction design work together to make design clear.

  • 5+ years of experience as a design systems or product designer at a digital product company, contributing to or leading the design and visual execution of product experiences.

  • Experience working on/building design systems in the past.

  • A portfolio of strong interaction design, design systems, and product design work.

  • Extremely high attention to detail and consistency. You’ll set the bar for what we aim to do in our products.

  • Expertise with Figma