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Senior Product Designer - Design Systems - Remote
Job ID: 8192
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Job description: Our client is a fully remote affiliate marketing company. We are looking for an experienced Design System Designer who's capable of working independently. You will be the Design System leader and its greatest champion. You are an expert in visual and interaction design, have great experience producing cutting edge design work, and are a believer in the importance of consistency and in building things systematically. You will be in charge of creating a design system from scratch that will enable product designers and engineers to deliver market-leading experiences that are optimised for conversion and have the highest usability standards.
The candidate we’re looking for will be able to understand and apply core company values of trust, transparency, accountability, and growth mindset. 
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Lead the creation of company’s design system from the design side, being in charge of developing the tools, components, documentation, and educational materials that will enable product teams to deliver market-leading experiences
  • Collaborate with Product Designers to create polished, reusable and accessible UI components, patterns, and interactions for products.
  • Work closely with engineering and QA teams to build robust, polished components, and ensure quality standards are met.
  • Partner with UX leadership to propose and implement tools and processes for scaling the Design System
  • Contribute to the maintenance and evolution of design system, participate in design critiques and reviews, assist in user research, and organise design workshops to educate others on how to use the system
  • Work with product teams across the organisation to collect requirements for the creation of new components, collect feedback on existing components, and champion the adoption of the design system.
  • Identify and track key metrics to define the success of the overall design system as well as successful implementation of component parts
  • Be a champion for accessibility; Proactively embed user-centred and inclusive design principles in your work
  • Drive yourself and your peers to deliver the best quality of work, pixel-perfect in every way while embracing design thinking, agile, and lean principles.
  • Evaluate and balance the needs of product design team, engineering team, and the needs of the business as a whole when it comes to the design system
 
Requirements:
 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in Product Design and 2+ years of experience working on Design Systems
  • A track record of creating, maintaining, and implementing complex design systems
  • Expert in user interface, interaction, visual and motion designs, and prototyping across web and mobile web platforms.
  • Expert in design system best practices such as the use of tokens and how
    to design inclusively
  • Skilled at using modern design and prototyping tools such as Figma,
    Invision, and Zeplin, Framer, and Principle.
  • Understanding of human-computer interaction principles, accessibility best practices, and designing accessible interfaces.
  • Experience working collaboratively with Product Managers, Product Designers, Engineers, and cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Experience working closely with front-end engineering teams and foundational knowledge of front-end development (HTML, CSS, and WordPress)
  • Experience with documentation and education around design systems
  • Excellent time management and the ability to prioritise time between multiple projects, and be flexible by adapting to changing schedules and different projects
  • Fluently communicate in English
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to communicate the design direction and best practices in a clear, compelling way to stakeholders across the business.
  • Comfort in a fast-paced, highly-dynamic environment with multiple stakeholders.
  • Team player with a positive attitude and sense of humour.
  • Self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional manner.
  • 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, colour, and typography)
 
Please send your CV to Gosia@bettingconnections.com if you are interested in this role.