Design Engineer

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Twitter is committed to serving the public conversation by helping users stay informed, inform others and discuss what matters. Twitter’s design systems team is made up of designers, creative specialists and design engineers working together to unify and evolve Twitter's design language. We collaborate closely with product designers and cross-functional partners across the organization to help great experiences scale across web and mobile platforms.

Job Description

Who You Are

You are a passionate and experienced Design Engineer that bridges the gap between design and engineering. You naturally cross borders and break down silos between disciplines, empowering designers and engineers to work quickly with high standards for quality and consistency. You have a strong sense of mobile and web design and what it takes to implement your designs from a global perspective and consider this in your work. 

What You’ll Do

As part of this team you’ll be responsible for creating the foundational patterns, UI components, tools, and documentation that empowers Twitter’s internal design system. You will have a central role in the design, development, and delivery of Twitter’s business and consumer product offerings. You will collaborate with designers, creatives, and engineers across all of our product surfaces. You will work especially closely with client engineering teams to ensure our mobile and web experiences are implemented to the highest quality and help us achieve our strategic design vision.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • 4+ years of relevant work experience in software development.

  • Experience contributing to mature design systems including component design, documentation, and education.

  • Dashboard design and business UX (SaaS or Enterprise).

  • Expert knowledge of the web development ecosystem, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, and Node.

  • Proactive attitude, effective independently and as part of a team.

  • A desire to learn and teach.

  • Strong cross-functional communication, collaboration, and creative problem-solving skills.

  • Knowledge of technical constraints and guidelines as they apply to designing for digital platforms, including web, iOS, and Android.

  • Knowledge of inclusive design principles and best practices supporting accessibility compliance.

  • Hands-on experience developing prototypes using developer tools and advanced knowledge of design prototyping tools like Figma and Origami.

  • Motion physics for complex animations is a plus.

  • #LoveTwitter

Here’s all the legal good stuff: We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Twitter is committed to inclusion

Working in an office or full-time remote are both options.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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