Product Designer

We are looking for a self-motivated Product Designer with the leadership skills to be the facilitator of design, and the pragmatism to be the person responsible for producing and executing the design. You will work collaboratively with product and engineering to create a highly functional and beautiful experience that delights a technical audience.

Developers love our product and rely on it daily to ship and deploy better software. Our passionate users provide a constant stream of thoughtful feedback and love engaging with us to help them and their teams solve their toughest problems.

Our public roadmap shows the product priorities for each engineering team and we use OKRs to communicate company goals for each quarter.

Responsibilities

You will:

  • Contribute to the overall strategy and decision-making about Sourcegraph’s features.
  • Drive continual progress towards a cohesive, delightful experience for a technical audience through iterative improvements.
  • Have the autonomy to facilitate conversations, identify problems, arrive at solutions, and execute designs.
  • Pull together insights to propose a variety of solutions, then collaborate with product and engineering to determine the best solutions to problems.
  • Use prototyping and usability testing to inform and validate designs.
  • Collaborate directly with customers to inform strategy and design decisions.
  • Play a key role in building design culture at Sourcegraph.

We will encourage and support you to:

  • Publish blog posts and give conference talks about your work at Sourcegraph.

Qualifications

  • Expertise in designing complex web applications as demonstrated in a strong portfolio showcasing your tried and tested process for tackling design problems, as well as high quality interaction, and visual design.
  • Experience building end-to-end experiences in popular design tools (we use Figma).
  • The ability to adapt your tools and processes for the velocity of a fast-paced startup where projects have varying requirement levels.
  • Experience with usability testing, customer journey mapping, developing personas, wireframing and prototyping, sketching, and other UX design methods.
  • The ability to proactively give maintenance to the design system when thinking about how new concepts impact the whole product.
  • A knack for giving and receiving feedback, and explaining the reasoning behind your designs.
  • A deep understanding of developers, and a strong understanding of Git and Git workflows.
  • Strong UI design skills

Nice-to-haves

  • Experience designing developer tools.
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams on multiple projects in tandem.
  • Experience designing for of B2B or B2D (developer) applications.
  • Experience working with distributed or remote teams.
  • Experience building and implementing complex design systems.
  • Experience working on or leading a product redesign.

Learn more about us

To create a product that serves the needs of all developers, we are building a diverse all-remote team that is distributed across the world. Sourcegraph is an equal opportunity workplace; we welcome people from all backgrounds and communities.

We provide competitive compensation and practical benefits to keep you happy and healthy so that you can do your best work.

Learn more about what it is like to work at Sourcegraph by reading our handbook.

Interview process

Note: (role currently closed to applications)

  1. You apply here.
  2. Intro calls: We chat with you about Sourcegraph and to find out what you are looking for in your next role.
  3. [1 hr] Portfolio review: You share a case study detailing a specific project that is applicable and impactful from your portfolio.
  4. [2 hrs] Design exercise: We give you a problem statement and you walk us through your design process in a 2 hour block.
  5. Interviews
  6. We make you a job offer.
  7. We check your references during your first week to find out what motivates you and how best to work with you.

We want to ensure Sourcegraph is an environment that suits your working style and empowers you to do your best work, so we are eager to answer any questions that you have about us at any point in the interview process.

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