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Principal Designer

Design
Remote
Full Time

You'll have creative license at Vercel, and that comes with the freedom to spawn entirely new projects that are design-driven. If you are a leader who gets excited about the possibility to dig deep into opportunities that address customer needs, then this might be a fantastic role for you.

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Vercel is looking for an experienced Principal Designer to join our Product Design team. In this role, you'll work across the product, leading design projects, designing thoughtful, system based solutions for challenging customer problems and helping the team build remarkable software interfaces. The Vercel Design Team is a group of talented designers who work to solve challenges that are unique, complex and nuanced-just like the web.

Vercel is a platform that enables frontend teams to do their best work, combining the best developer experience with a focus on end-user performance. We build products for developers, designers, and their collaborators, to get their inventions from brainstorm to execution, collaborating and iterating on that execution, then shipping that idea into a reality.

You'll have creative license at Vercel, and that comes with the freedom to spawn entirely new projects that are design-driven. If you are a leader who gets excited about the possibility to dig deep into opportunities that address customer needs, then this might be a fantastic role for you.

What you'll be doing:

  • Contribute to the overall strategy and decision making about product direction.

  • Take ownership over the design process through gathering requirements, delivering visuals, and guiding the implementation.

  • Set the creative quality bar for evolving design projects.

  • Collaborate with the Product Team on building funnels that convert visitors into users of the platform.

  • Create, collaborate, and iterate on flows, prototypes, and high-fidelity visuals (including strategic decks and presentations).

  • Work closely with engineers and other partners to ensure a high-quality. implementation.

  • Advocate for, and teach other designers and engineers about Vercel's approach to design thinking.

  • Help with hiring and establishing a design culture within the company.

You might be a good fit if:

  • Several years (at least 3-5 years) of experience designing interactive apps.

  • Excellent visual, UI, and interaction skills.

  • Passion to deliver extraordinary delightful designs.

  • Ability to create wireframes.

  • Craft interactive mockups.

  • Animation experience is a plus.

  • Production code (React, Next.js) is a plus.

What we value

  • Passion for design and figuring out best in class solutions to UX, UI and interaction challenges.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to think through complex interaction design.

  • Clear expression of ideas through visuals and prototyping.

  • Experience with design systems and programming.

  • A great collaborative teammate capable of delivering and taking feedback.

Perks

  • $5k Gear Budget
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Stock Options
  • Work Remotely

Process

  • Submit your application here.

  • We will screen applicants based on fit.

  • Complete a short, paid design challenge.

  • Interview with our Head of Design.

  • Receive an offer!


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