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Product Designer @ Squarespace

80 days ago

Remote (USA)
Full-time

Lauren

@PoLKaD0TTeD

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About Us

Squarespace is a leading all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform that enables millions to build a brand and transact with their customers in an impactful and beautiful online presence. Our products allow anyone at any stage of their journey to manage their projects and businesses through websites, domains, ecommerce, marketing tools, and scheduling, along with tools for managing a social media presence with Unfold and hospitality business management through Tock.


Squarespace democratizes access to outstanding design, helping our customers in approximately 200 countries and territories maintain consistent branding across all digital touchpoints to stand out online. Our team of more than 1,400 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Portland, Oregon, Los Angeles, California and Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com.


We are looking for experienced product designers to help guide the direction of the future of our platform. You will be challenged and take ownership of our product in an organization that values vision, execution, and persistence.


The Design Platform team creates and implements the Squarespace design system. We’re the connective thread that enables product teams to design and build a user experience and interface across our platform by providing: components, guidance, support, and tooling.


You'll work with designers and engineers on the Design Platform team and collaborate with the wider Product Design team to refine the Squarespace design language, and evolve the future of our products.


You’re familiar and comfortable with the challenges of working with design systems and inspire quality and craft across our platform.


You'll report to the Product Design Manager, Design Platform. We are open to this role being remote.


You’ll Get To…

  • Guide the evolution of Squarespace’s interface language and user experience
  • Design and define interaction patterns through components, documentation, and prototypes
  • Work with developers to maintain, evolve and create components for our library
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members and participate in driving and defining project scope, timelines, and deliverables
  • Directly partner and support Squarespace product designers in using the design system
  • Communicate and report organizational insights and developments with the Design Platform team
  • Promote adoption of the design system across the organization 
  • Think holistically about the user experience and product ecosystem regardless of scope
  • Participate in user research and testing, ensuring usability and product consistency
  • Create work that scales and flexes across a variety of global audiences, abilities, devices, and platforms
  • Specify, maintain, and advocate for our core principles in visual style, typography, spacing, motion, and interaction models
  • Promote consistency and coherence across our design system, and identify areas for improvements


Who We’re Looking for

  • You have 3+ years of Product Design experience with user experience and visual design
  • You have experience designing with a systematic approach for consumer-facing digital products
  • You are obsessive with attention to details and fundamentals
  • You have demonstrated experience working with cross-functional teams and take ownership to drive work forward
  • You are thoughtful about inclusive design and accessibility
  • You have participated or facilitated user testing and research
  • You understand impact of design decisions and how to create meaningful product value
  • You have experience presenting and tailoring your context to an audience


A portfolio of relevant design work is required for consideration. It should illustrate your involvement and how you contributed to solving specific problems


Benefits & Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and your dependent children
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Pretax commuter benefits
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 7 Employee Resource Groups across locations
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Private rooftop