Job Description

Staff Product Designer (Design Systems)

Location: United States (Remote)

About Pantheon

Pantheon is the only WebOps platform built from the ground up for agility. We help our customers win, where digital experience starts and matters most: their portfolio of websites. We empower teams of developers, marketers, and IT professionals to focus on delivering business results while Pantheon handles uptime, performance, scalability and security. We are the fastest growing Drupal and WordPress platform in the world, powering over 200,000 sites and serving billions of pages every month. Happy customers include some of the most recognized names in high tech, higher education and NGO, such as Patch, Apigee, UC Berkeley, and the United Nations.

With 35% of the web running open source and significant investments in a $200 billion total addressable market, we are growing aggressively into a huge market opportunity and looking to expand our team. That’s where you come in.

The Role

You will make an impact at Pantheon by creating the foundational patterns, UI components, and documentation that empower Pantheon’s strategic design vision for design systems and amplify our brand. You will collaborate with designers, frontend engineers, and product managers in order to achieve consistent standards across our product dashboard and top-of-funnel digital experiences.

For this position, we are looking for individuals with Figma and Storybook (React) experience, and a passion for documenting how to best work with design systems methodologies. This person needs to be a master of typography and great at documentation. We are looking for people who can take a human-centered approach to designing experiences across multiple channels and devices, in order to inform and delight our SaaS customers and their users.

Pantheon’s core company values are Trust, Teamwork, Passion, and Customers First. At Pantheon, we work hard and play harder, valuing individuality, humor, and balance. We’re enthusiastic participants in several open-source communities and have real relationships with many of our most active customers. If all of this sounds interesting to you, read on!

About the Design team

Design at Pantheon is a small, tight-knit group made up of creative, collaborative, people who care deeply about our mission to make the web a first-class platform that delivers results. We’re a cross-functional bunch focused on design, brand, and UX research who are always looking for opportunities to build understanding and empathy for the people who use Pantheon. Our team is at the center of product work for Pantheon, designing experiences for thousands of developers and marketers around the world.

Cool Things You’ll Do:

  • Design systems and patterns that will allow designers and frontend engineers to focus on product-level problems and ship high-quality work efficiently and consistently.
  • Write documentation and guidance on how and why components, styles, and patterns are applied in code and design.
  • Work with Product Designers, Brand Designers, and Frontend Engineers to develop, ship, and iterate the system.
  • Perform quarterly audits of frontend design components shipped by multiple squads.
  • Perform accessibility audits of our design systems across a variety of frontend digital properties (from top of funnel, to down funnel).
  • Be a design systems ambassador. Articulate design decisions to design, engineering and product. Guide other designers on how to best use our design systems.
  • Provide style guides and mockups that use reusable components in order to ensure consistency and parity between Figma and Storybook.
  • Maintain design and icon libraries in tools such as Figma, Google Workspace, Bynder, Adobe, and Confluence.
  • Evaluate designs and perform heuristic analysis of user interfaces to determine winning patterns to inform design directions.
  • Set and work towards the long-term design vision while delivering on short-term milestones

What you Bring to the Table

  • 4+ years experience as a design systems designer
  • Experience writing documentation
  • Experience working with multiple projects sharing design components
  • Experience with Design Systems at scale
  • Master practitioner in Figma, Google, and Adobe tools
  • Understanding of web technologies
  • Degree in Design or Human Computer Interaction Science or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of qualitative and design research methods
  • Expertise in visual storytelling
  • Pulse on design trends
  • Bonus: Frontend development experience

What We Offer

We have all the usual perks and benefits but what we can really offer you is a fantastic work environment powered by an amazing team.

  • Industry competitive compensation and equity plan
  • Flexible time off and sick days
  • Full medical coverage (medical, dental, vision)
  • Top-of-line equipment
  • Fun at WordPress and Drupal community events
  • Extra benefits like a stipend for reading books and your workouts
  • Events and activities both team-based and company wide that inspire, educate and cultivate

Pantheon is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law. Pantheon complies with federal and local disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the interview process, please contact. Pursuant to local and federal regulations, Pantheon will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

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