Design Systems Lead

Secaucus, NJ

Posted: 04/02/2021 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Category: UX Design Job Number: 55245

Job Description

Job Overview:

You’ ll be helping to guide a team, including cross-functional partners, to build out a unified design system that brings all customer products together under a common design language.
  • Guide our team in establishing scalable frameworks and guidelines such as our Product Illustration style guide, UX writing guidelines, and documentation of our Design System and standards
  • Set vision and strategy for uniting all of our products under a common set of design practices, design system, and visual language
  • Partner closely with Engineering, Product, and Research to drive cross-functional alignment, define strategy, and develop the design system roadmap and priorities
  • Advocate the design system within our company by communicating strategy, plans, and updates across the organization
  • 4-7 years’ demonstrable experience in digital and web
  • Marketing, advertising, design or brand-building experience
  • Exceptional collaboration skills and ability to partner with cross-functional partners, to drive towards successful outcomes
  • Excellent understanding of best practices and processes around governance and maintenance of large scale design systems
  • Proven technical understanding of how to build and architect scalable design systems within a product-driven company
  • Sound attention to detail and craft
  • Strong understanding of UX and UI design best practices
  • Ability to think beyond the small picture into big picture branding
  • Strong multitasking abilities and team leading skills
  • A willingness and desire to re-examine what you know in order to continually challenge your creativity
  • Desire and ability to thrive in a fast paced environment on multiple projects in various phases and under tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of design trends for mobile, iPad, video and other new media
  • BA/BS in Graphic Design, Information Design, or other visual arts
  • A current portfolio with up-to-date projects that demonstrates the application of current design trends and concepts required for all applying to position.
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