Senior Product Designer - Design System Specialist Job at Zoopla | The Dots
Job Expired
76 days ago
  • Level Senior
  • Professions Product Designer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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At Zoopla we want to help everyone make intelligent home buying decisions. We are building a team that will have a once in a career opportunity to re-imagine our industry. We are looking for a product designer with a focus on designing and implementing design systems at scale.
This is an opportunity to join one of the UK´s most well known brands and tech companies at a transformational point in its journey. Together with other designers from across the company, you will be shaping the future of the Zoopla brand and continue to develop what great design looks like.
What you will be doing…
Our ambition for the design system is to power both consumer and customer facing platforms so this role will have exposure and involvement in multiple areas:
Consumer apps and sites Customer platforms Customer software
  • Design and build cross-platform components, guidelines, user interface kits and documentation in collaboration with other design teams
  • Work closely with engineering from the early stages of a project ensuring the feasibility of the design solutions proposed as well as the quality of the final output
  • Evangelise the art of craft, consistency and design language across all our platforms
  • Contribute to the design system documentation at all stages of the process, and actively share knowledge
You are right for the job if you...
  • Have proven experience building and delivering large scale design systems
  • Own great design skills: Hierarchy, typography, information design, iconography, colour theory, interaction patterns… Bonus points for motion skills
  • Own a deep knowledge of accessibility best practices
  • Are able to bring differing opinions and personalities together looking for sinergies and agreements
  • You have a strong rationale behind your design decisions and are able to articulate those both written and verbally
  • Can think big and small: Being able to have a helicopter view of projects and products, combined with an ability to craft the pixel
  • Are committed to quality outputs and high working standards while keeping your cool
  • Have a mindblowing folio of previous work
  • Are fluent with Figma and related design software
Why Zoopla?
  • We're serious about design but we don't take ourselves too seriously.
  • We are spiritually agile, not religiously agile.
  • We strongly believe in the value of good design. We believe it is a primary differentiator in an increasingly crowded marketplace.
  • We believe in the value of data. We think being data-driven is soulless and dangerous. Clean, confident, clear data combined with the insights of the team is what drives our decisions.
  • No matter what the role we want everyone to be obsessed with getting inside the minds of our customers

Skills Required

  • Product
  • Design
  • Typography
  • Colour Theory