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Senior User Experience Designer, Design Systems

Company: Yohana
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Senior UX Designer, Design SystemsPalo Alto, CA, United States

About Yohana:Yohana is on a mission to help people find more balance and prioritize well-being. We create integrated software, services, and hardware specifically for modern families, to alleviate their mental load so they can feel present and connected. We are a fully funded independent subsidiary of Panasonic, one of the oldest purpose-driven brands in the world, with leadership from big tech (Google, Apple, Microsoft) as well as hypergrowth startups (Nest, Waymo, Casper).
First up is our Yohana Membership, which just launched in Seattle. It's a personal assistant service designed for busy families - especially moms - to help lighten the mental load of having too much to do. It's the first of many meaningful things we're working on. -
We're building a positive, supportive culture from the ground up, where individuals and teams grow together. Maybe you should join us. -DescriptionYo is looking for an experienced designer to join our design team, focused on leading the design system for our full product suite. As a member of the Yo Design team, you'll work closely with other designers, researchers, and our Product and Engineering teams to bring consistency and simplicity to the Yo experiences. You're passionate about design details and think in systems, not just screens. You'll empower designers and developers while solving meaningful problems and creating new design patterns and paradigms. You are detail oriented, understand pixel perfection, and can work independently under tight deadlines. - -Responsibilities -

  • Conceptualize, define, design, and maintain a visual system across web, mobile/responsive web, iOS, and Android platforms
  • You understand the importance of both interaction and visual design finesse
  • Work with research and product design partners to drive a continual cycle of design system iteration and improvements
  • Create standardized components and patterns for the system in collaboration with the product design team and business leaders
  • Document usage guidelines and specs for components and patterns within the system
  • Partner with engineers to build, ship, and update components in efficient ways
  • Develop processes to maintain, evolve and improve the design system
  • Collaborate with designers, engineers, PM, marketing and other teams in the company to evangelize the design system
    • 5+ years of experience designing products across web, iOS, and Android
    • 1-2 years of experience working on design systems
    • A 4-year degree in a relevant field or equivalent practical experience
    • Exceptional interaction and visual design skills with an eye for accessibility, localization, and motion
    • Understands accessibility and usability for end-users
    • Expert knowledge of Figma and prototyping tools
    • Ability to communicate design rationale with the internal team and stakeholders
    • Experience working across web, mobile and tablet application interfaces. Hardware experience is a plus.
    • Comfortable in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, agile environment with multiple stakeholders
    • Experience working in an Agile development environment using tools like Jira and Confluence
    • A portfolio URL or PDF to submit with application with examples of mobile and responsive web product design
      What We Offer:
      • Competitive compensation package
      • Comprehensive benefits
      • Pet Insurance
      • Paid Parental Care Leave
      • Employee Referral Program
      • Educational Assistance
      • Flexible Work Program
      • Volunteer time Off
      • Total Well Being Program

Keywords: Yohana, Palo Alto , Senior User Experience Designer, Design Systems, Other , Palo Alto, California

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