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Design, Full Time    Remote - US / Canada    Posted: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
 
   
 
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We are looking for a Senior designer to join the Marketing Design team. In this role, you will be responsible for leading site-wide design improvements, setting the gold standard of design execution, transforming a new visual identity into effective user experiences & landing pages. Youll be working as both a team lead & an individual contributor, creating world-class designs while mentoring other designers on the team. You know that the best designs require more than just pixels; youre willing to jump in to copy & development workflows. Collaboration is the key to GitHubs success, & you will work closely with other designers, project managers, engineers, & marketing team stakeholders to propose design solutions & ensure a successful outcome. 

Responsibilities

  • Own the end-to-end designs for marketing experiences, from idea to UX to pixel-perfect execution 
  • Partner with the Web Art Director to establish a vision for the future of GitHubs brand & visual strategy 
  • Partner closely with the Site Design Manager to inform & influence team processes & best practices
  • Provide regular, direct & impactful feedback in design & code reviews with your teammates to ensure high-quality execution & continuously up-level the teams design output
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand the business need & translate goals into effective designs 
  • Polish your designs in code. (We love to hire designers who can code so there's no back-and-forth handoff with engineering this helps us move fast!)
  • Use, contribute to, & evolve GitHub's design system & brand guidelines to ensure consistency across our web properties
  • Produce sketches, wireframes, prototypes to present a concept to stakeholders & gather feedback to improve your designs
  • Actively mentor fellow designers, helping them grow their skills & design toolkit.
  • Identify, advocate for, & own design-driven projects & initiatives that have cross-team impact.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A portfolio that demonstrates masterful understanding & application of layout, color, & typography
  • A strong body of marketing work that tell a compelling & consistent story about a product, business, or initiative
  • Proven ability to present your designs to senior leadership, communicate the reasoning behind your work, & translate feedback into an updated proposal
  • Experience both working within established design systems as well as evolve them with consideration for the platforms future.
  • Consideration for the business needs, implications, & future possibilities of your designs. You don't get stuck on pretty UI, & can balance between craft, speed & the bottom line
  • Experience collaborating closely with non-designers & bringing design thinking & processes to a wider team or organization
  • Experience in fast-paced environments & an ability to estimate, balance, & adhere to complex timelines
  • Ability to write semantic HTML & functional CSS to bring design to life in the browser
  • Experience with designing and/or building responsive, mobile-first web pages.
  • Ability to work in an autonomous, remote-friendly environment where communication & collaboration are frequently asynchronous & in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in illustration and/or branding.
  • Experience in data-driven design & testing.
  • Experience contributing to and/or maintaining a front-end design system or style guide.
  • Familiarity with Jekyll, GitHub Pages, other static web tools to build websites.
  • Experience with Git & GitHub workflows

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, & to create the worlds most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come togetheras individuals & in teamsto create the future of software & make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, & create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused & creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds & lifestyles. We embrace diversity & invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.

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