Senior Product Designer - Design System at Chewy
Chewy is dedicated to being the most trusted and convenient online destination for pet parents (and partners), everywhere. The Chewy Product Design and Research team embraces this vision, crafting experiences that aim to delight customers (and the businesses and veterinarians that support them) with unprecedented ease and convenience, empowering them to keep their pets happy and healthy. We are a hard-working, collaborative, and fun-loving team of designers, researchers and builders, on the lookout for creative and driven talent to join the pack.We Are Seeking
We are seeking a Sr. Product Designer in Seattle, WA to play a hands-on role in realizing Chewy’s vision, driving the creation of our design system. As a Sr. Product Designer, you’ll be a key contributor defining Chewy’s Design System. You’ll have the opportunity to think and act big, exercising continuous innovation and a bias for action, coupled with thoughtful experimentation. The ideal candidate will be a systems-level design thinker with strong customer instincts and outstanding design intuition. Your primary goal will be to create the foundational patterns, UI components, tools, and documentation that empowers Chewy’s strategic design vision. As an expert Figma user, you’ll collaborate with designers, creatives and engineers building on top of an extensive component library and documenting design patterns.What You’ll Do
Deliver results by presenting and articulating your design process, inspiration, and decisions to internal stakeholders including C-suite executives.
Operate at depth by attending and actively participating in daily stand-ups, grooming, planning, and other team meetings.
Debate openly by performing design reviews and providing feedback to software developers and other designers during the product development process.
Act like an owner on the team to deliver work by driving with urgency, and accelerate time by emphasizing the use of lean tools and techniques.
A total of 5+ years of experience in User Experience Design that includes 2+ years of leading large-scale initiatives at a product based organization.
Fluency in best practices for User Interface Design, Information Architecture, and Interaction Design; practical knowledge of User Centered Design processes and lifecycles; ability to provide and effectively communicate strategic and tactical recommendations based on quantitative/qualitative data and optimal Design practices.
Knowledge of the latest design concepts, emerging technologies, and other developments in the user experience field.
Effectiveness in working across organizational boundaries to influence and deliver results.
Analytical skills and high judgment.
Communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
A proven ability to consider the impact your of decisions, past your own products.
Able to translate concepts into concrete depictions to clarify ideas and advance collaboration based on shared understanding.
Strong bias for action including the ability to juggle multiple priorities and effectively deliver in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Advanced knowledge of Figma’s design tool. Working knowledge of other contemporary design and prototyping tools, such as Framer or Principle.
Experience contributing to mature design systems including component design, documentation, and education.
Great technical understanding of how to build systems, UI patterns and working smartly around technical limitations.
- Bachelor’s, or equivalent degree, in Design, HCI, or related field or equivalent professional experience with the design field.