Senior Product Designer, Design Systems

#anywhere

#design

#full-time

About Remote

Remote is solving global remote organizations’ biggest challenge: employing anyone anywhere compliantly. We make it possible for businesses big and small to employ a global team by handling global payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance (learn more about how it works). We're backed by A+ investors and our team is world-class, literally and figuratively, as we're all scattered around the world. Please check out our public handbook to learn more about our culture. We encourage folks from all ethnic groups, genders, sexuality, age, and abilities to apply. If this job description resonates with you, we want to hear from you!

How we work

We love working async and this means you get to do your own schedule.

We empower ownership and proactivity and when in doubt default to action instead of waiting.

The position

This is an exciting time to join Remote and make a personal difference in the global employment space as a Senior Product Designer, joining our Design team.

Design is at the forefront of everything we do. A Senior Product Designer, Design System is in charge of developing the tools, components, documentation, and educational materials that will enable designers and engineers to create world-class experiences. You will work closely with product designers, engineers, and product managers, to evolve and scale our design system.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience working in Product Design and 2+ years of experience working on Design Systems
  • You have a proven ability to produce cutting edge visual design work
  • Strong communication skills that make your process and proposals understandable and actionable to a diverse set of cross-functional audiences
  • Strong visual and interaction design fundamentals
  • You believe in the importance of consistency, and understand the benefits of building things systematically
  • A strong portfolio of product design and design systems work, including designs that showcase both an ability to think in scalable systems, and a solid understanding of key graphic design principles (hierarchy/layout, color, and typography)
  • An understanding and appreciation of the practice of design iteration by always experimenting, evaluating and learning.
  • Proven experience of advocacy for the customer and applying user research insights to your design.
  • Contribution in order to keep work from the team consistent with the whole customer experience and designed with the customers' high-level goals and needs.
  • Collaboration with product managers, engineers, and cross-functional stakeholders to understand requirements and provide creative, thoughtful solutions.
  • A kind, empathic and patient person.
  • Someone who loves working with people and solving problems with them.
  • One who cares deeply about diversity and inclusion.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
  • It's not required to have experience working remotely, but considered a plus.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead Norma Design System from the design side
  • Collaborate closely with engineering to build robust, polished components
  • You’ll be an advocate for the design system throughout the company, representing the team in product discussions and educating others on how to use the system
  • Work with designers to ensure they're leveraging the Design System
  • Empower product designers with tools and superpowers to improve their workflow, through the use of our design system, and by upholding atomic design principles
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, as well as new functions and features.
  • Increase the level of team maturity. Mentor and inspire, give and seek feedback in order to continually raise our bar for quality.
  • Identify what is needed for each design phase.
  • Partner with Product Managers and Engineers to generate ideas and viable solutions.
  • Work directly with the engineering teams to implement new features and iterations and ensure quality standards are met.
  • Have a keen ability to create work under minimal supervision and package and present solutions to the broader creative team. Quickly and superbly.
  • Create Figma flows that range from low-fidelity wireframes to full-fidelity, pixel-ready designs that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Contribute to creating and maintaining our design system, participate in team critiques and reviews, assist in user research, organize customer events and design workshops.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Drive yourself and your peers to deliver the best quality of work, pixel-perfect in every way while embracing and encouraging new methods and ways of working.
  • Help the organization understand the needs, challenges, and wishes of customers today and in the future.
  • Collaborate on project briefs and scoping.
  • Improve existing design solutions while also continuing to evolve our brand language.
  • Remote Compensation Philosophy
Remote’s Total Rewards philosophy is to ensure fair unbiased compensation and fair pay along with competitive benefits in all locations in which we operate. We do not agree to or encourage cheap-labour practices and therefore pay a minimum annual salary of USD 40,000 per year, in all locations throughout the world. Actual compensation may vary based upon geographical location, experience, and/or skill level. However, it will never be below our minimum global compensation mentioned.

Benefits

You can learn more about the benefits we're offering to all internal employees at Remote by visiting our public Benefits & Perks Handbook page.

Practicals

  • You'll report to: Head of Design
  • Team: Design
  • Location: Anywhere in the World
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Application process

  • (async) Profile review
  • Interview with recruiter
  • Interview with an Manager
  • (async) Small challenge
  • (async) Challenge Review
  • Interview with our Head of Design
  • Interview with team members (no managers present)
  • (async) Offer

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