Senior Product Designer, Design Systems


Date listed

4 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time





Total Funding

$278.5 million

Glassdoor Rating

3/5 (188 reviews)

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The Design Platform team is looking for an experienced product designer to help maintain and evolve Squarespace's mature design system. We're the connective thread that enables product teams to develop user experiences and interfaces across our platform by providing components, guidance, and tooling.

Working with designers, engineers, product managers, and content strategists on Design Platform you'll collaborate with the wider Product Design team to refine the Squarespace design language and evolve the future of our products. You're familiar and comfortable with the challenges of working on or with mature design systems and excited to inspire a high-bar of craft across our platform.

You'll report to the Product Design Manager, Design Platform. You'll have the option of working 2-3 days per week from our NYC headquarters or fully remote (U.S. only).

You'll Get To...

  • Guide the continued evolution of Squarespace's design language and user experience

  • Work with developers and content strategists to maintain, evolve, and create components and patterns for our library

  • Establish shared user experience patterns across different platform features

  • Be an advocate for platform cohesion, helping all of our product design organization speak in one unified voice

  • Partner with and influence other design leaders in the organization to drive impactful changes to align our platform experience

  • Ensure our work scales and flexes across a variety of global audiences, abilities, devices, and platforms

Who We're Looking For

  • You have 6+ years of Product Design experience developing user experiences and interface design

  • You've helped build, evolve, maintain, or contribute to a design system in a growing organization

  • You understand product ecosystems, and can develop complex artifacts and systems that affect multiple features.

  • You enjoy solving ambiguous problems and creating clarity through context, research, and collaboration

  • You are expert at navigating technical complexity and collaborating productively with engineers

  • You have experience facilitating workshops or other collaborative environments.

A portfolio of relevant design work is required for consideration. It should illustrate your involvement and how you contributed to solving specific problems.

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums

  • Health Savings Account with Squarespace funding

  • Fertility and adoption benefits

  • Supplemental Insurance plans

  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription

  • Retirement benefits with employer match

  • Flexible paid time off

  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave

  • Equity plan for all employees

  • $100 per month remote Stipend

  • Access to supplemental insurance plans for additional coverage

  • Education reimbursement

  • Employee donation match to community organizations

  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Cash Compensation Range: $140,500 - $247,250 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant skills, experience, and location, among other factors.

In addition to the cash compensation above (which includes base salary and, where applicable for eligible roles, may include on-target commissions or overtime pay), all Squarespace employees are eligible to receive equity in the company as part of their total compensation.

About Squarespace

Squarespace (NYSE: SQSP) is a design-driven platform helping entrepreneurs build brands and businesses online. We empower millions of customers in more than 200 countries and territories with all the tools they need to create an online presence, build an audience, monetize, and scale their business. Our suite of products range from websites, domains, ecommerce, and marketing tools, as well as tools for scheduling with Acuity, creating and managing social media presence with Bio Sites and Unfold, and hospitality business management via Tock. Our team of more than 1,700 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Chicago, Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal, and coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia. For more information about our company culture, visit

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customers, but we also work toward the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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