Sr. UX Designer (Design Systems)

Synergis Creative

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Job Title: Sr. UX Designer

Location: Mountain View, CA

Duration: 12+ months

Our client is searching for a strong Sr. UX Designer for a 12+ month contract in Mountain View. As a Sr. UXD on the Design Systems team within the team you will be responsible for conducting product audits, identifying patterns, and creating flexible, enterprise-focused components that can be used by all of products with a core focus on the interaction and behavior of the components. In this role, you will:


·      Understand all of the brand's products patterns and components

·      Define the standards for existing and new requirements for the brand

·      Design new patterns and components for built on existing brand language to reflect the needs of Products

·      Document the usage, accessibility, and design specs for components within the Design System spec

·      Own the review process between multiple teams with in the clients (Reach, Eng, Material) and address feedback

·      Respond to and close bugs related to current components by improving designs

·      Work closely with Eng and PM partners to ensure components and patterns are well-documented

·      Contribute strategically to the development of an improved process around pattern definition and documentation.

·      Create aesthetically excellent work that is true to the Clients brand spirit.




·      BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, or a related field

·      7+ years of experience designing outstanding web-based and/or mobile products for a consumer-oriented website

·      Strong core design skills; ability to establish visual hierarchy, layout, typography, and color effectively

·      Ability to use visual design to organize information and guide people through the tasks

·      Experience defining design systems that work across a complex product

·      Best in class portfolio demonstrating command of motion and interaction in web and/or mobile context

·      2+ years of experience establishing design systems for various brands

·      Ability to demonstrate a collaborative approach with design and engineers

·      Detail-oriented and organized, with strong interaction skills for patterns and components

·      Interest in or experience with using Content Management Systems (CMS) and/or designing for them

·      Interest in or experience with layout design and visual communications

·      Experience working closely with UX and product management teams in the tech industry

·      Propensity to focus on detailed aspects of motion and experience, often related to physics, patterns, and visual design elements; ability to use motion to express sentimental or emotional experience

·      Ability to communicate complex, sometimes abstract, design concepts clearly and persuasively

·      A strong acumen for user experience design and how motion design influences UI & interaction design (and vice versa)

·      Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills

·      Ability to use motion to a narrative effect and understanding the future of interactive motion – nice to have

·      Solid understanding of basic principles of animation – nice to have

·      Experience collaborating with user researchers, content strategists, product managers, and engineers

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