Product Designer - Design Systems @Appsmith

Europe - remote

About Appsmith:

Appsmith is an open-source, low code software that helps developers build applications quickly, usually within only hours. Appsmith is already enabling software engineers to transform how they build internal apps, often building them 10 times faster with Appsmith.

Since being introduced less than two years ago, Appsmith’s open source software has more than 10 million downloads, more than 18,000 stars (up 12x since 2021) on Github and is used at over 10,000 organizations across 150 countries.

We are a global and fully remote organization, excited to welcome new teammates to our collaborative environment and high-performance culture.

See our GitHub repo here: https://github.com/appsmithorg/appsmith

What you will do:

  • Own Appsmith’s design system and become its key maintainer/contributor (60-70% of time)

  • Review existing components and improve their look, feel and compatibility

  • Collaborate with other designers to help them use existing components and contribute to the design system

  • Help engineering team ensure each component is perfectly implemented

  • Maintain design system’s documentation

  • Play an integral role in defining the product experience

What we are looking for: 

  • Holistic approach to design

  • 4+ years of experience in contributing to and scaling design systems

  • Attention to details in both IxD and UI design

Bonus if you have:

  • Experience creating design systems from scratch

  • Understanding of accessibility and WCAG key principles

  • Experience creating icons

Perks and benefits:

  • 100% remote distributed team

  • Flexible holiday policy

  • Open-source: your work is always visible

  • Home office setup budget

  • Medical insurance for you and the family

  • Self-education budget

What do we value?

Above all, Appsmith values a growth mindset. As a team of learners, we read, talk to people and listen to feedback constantly. We love working with people who have strong opinions, weakly held.
Self-starters and ambitious people form the backbone of our team. Do you want to work on bigger projects? Are you comfortable setting large goals and then accomplishing them?
Are you a practical optimist? Our founding team strongly believes in a better future. We believe in playing our part to make that future a reality.

Sounds like a match?!

You are very welcome to apply with the form below, or just drop us a line at kristina@hirey.io.

Talk soon!