Job Description

Title: Senior Design Technologist

Location: Bellevue, WA, USA

Smartsheet transforms work into dynamic work, unifying collaboration, workflows, and content management into a single flexible, secure, scalable, no-code platform that gives everyone the ability to continuously make an impact so the enterprise, organizations, teams can compete in a transformed world.

A Design Technologist operates in the intersection between code and design. They help us improve our foundations through translating design system concepts into reusable code while also helping us look into the future with prototypes to test new experiences with our users. They are proficient in a mix of development and prototyping platforms and tools and are responsible for selecting the most appropriate platform for the task. The front-end UX they build will also inspire leaders to invest in new ideas, and would guide developers in building the experience.

You will report to the Senior Manager of Design Systems and can be based remotely in the U.S. or in our Bellevue, WA headquarters.

You Will:

  • Be at the forefront of translating our design system across engineering and design teams
  • Develop and maintain resources for engineers and designers that help them understand, consume, and use the Design System
  • Adapt coded components to ensure they are re-usable by multiple engineering teams
  • Document creative and/or engineering standards and practices for design and its partners
  • Actively participate in concept development and design iteration
  • Develop functional prototypes to prove and sell concepts to development teams, partners, and senior leadership
  • Create Figma plugins that help accelerate our UX designers in their work while ensuring consistency in our experiences

You Have:

  • 7+ Years of experience as a Design Technologist, Front-End Engineer, or UX designer
  • Experience driving user-centered or design thinking design process
  • Passion for creating systems that accelerate the work of engineers and designers
  • Passion for building positive relationships between product, design and engineering
  • Experience creating sharable coded components for a Design System
  • Experience using JavaScript and CSS frameworks, tools and workflow
  • Experience maintaining code repositories and helping others contribute
  • Experience with web, mobile web, and mobile app front-end development
  • Portfolio of prototype work that includes; design, high fidelity animation, motion, iconography, typography, imagery, and color
  • Bonus: Experience developing Figma plugins