UX Engineer – Product Design

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Gitlab is Hiring a UX Engineer – Product Design

The GitLab DevSecOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 2,000+ team members and values that foster a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute. Learn more about Life at GitLab.

 An overview of this role:

This is a brand new role at GitLab – the first dedicated UX Engineer! Working with the Foundations team, you’ll primarily be responsible for working on our Design System, Pajamas. You’ll partner with design and engineering to improve the adoption, quality, capabilities and adoption of our design system. Due to the foundational nature of the work, you’ll collaborate closely with designers and other engineers to improve Pajamas and it’s implementation GitLab UI.

What you’ll do:

Develop design system components and help evolve the design system.
Help define and improve the interface and experience of GitLab.
Perform accessibility audits and build standards into our workflows.
Confidently ship small features and improvements with minimal guidance and support from other team members.
Craft code that meets our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices in a high-scale web environment.

Projects you will work on:

Implement new components in GitLab UI based on our Design System and optimise existing components with aspects of performance, reusability and accessibility.
Contribute to the development and implementation of design tokens in the design system
Migration of old HAML and Vue components to align with our Design System, Pajamas.

What you’ll bring:

Demonstrated front-end programming experience with HTML, CSS and Javascript (we use Vue.js)
Have a deep knowledge and understanding of design systems theory and practice.
Solid understanding of visual design, interaction design and usability testing.
Experience using Git and package managers like Yarn or NPM.
Experience writing automated tests.
The idea of playing a key part in the evolution of our Pajamas Design System is truly exciting to you.

How GitLab will support you:

Benefits to support your health, finances, and well-being
All remote, asynchronous work environment
Flexible Paid Time Off
Team Member Resource Groups
Equity Compensation & Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Growth and development budget 
Parental leave 
Home office support

Please note that we welcome interest from candidates with varying levels of experience; many successful candidates do not meet every single requirement. Additionally, studies have shown that people from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. If you’re excited about this role, please apply and allow our recruiters to assess your application.

The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently for residents of listed locations only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary.
Colorado/Washington pay range
$95,200—$183,600 USD
California/New York/New Jersey pay range
$95,200—$204,000 USD

Country Hiring Guidelines:

GitLab hires new team members in countries around the world. All of our roles are remote, however some roles may carry specific location-based eligibility requirements. Our Talent Acquisition team can help answer any questions about location after starting the recruiting process.  

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GitLab is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. GitLab’s policies and practices relating to recruitment, employment, career development and advancement, promotion, and retirement are based solely on merit, regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression), national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information (including family medical history), discharge status from the military, protected veteran status (which includes disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, and Armed Forces service medal veterans), or any other basis protected by law. GitLab will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. See also GitLab’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know during the recruiting process.

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