Remote Job Description

Figma’s mission is to make design accessible to everyone, and especially developers! In just the past couple of years Figma has launched many features that bring designs closer to production, such as Components, Auto Layout, and Variants. However, this is just the beginning. With your help we will revolutionize the way developers and designers collaborate to build great products.

The Developer Tools team exists in recognition that developers play a crucial part in not only the development, but also the design of products. The Developer Tools team works closely with many other product and engineering teams to ensure Figma continues to push the boundaries of collaboration between design and engineering.

What you'll do at Figma

  • Talk to customers on a weekly basis to create empathy for the problems they are facing and gain insight into how we can help solve them.
  • Work closely with, and support the growth of a diverse team of engineers and designers who are passionate about building tools that make developers feel at home in Figma.
  • Partner with product, design, and engineering leadership to set strategy, priorities, and long term vision for the Developer tools team.
  • Partner with product & engineering teams across Figma to define strategic bets across the entire product surface with a focus on developer efficiency.
  • Grow your career in an engaged, creative, and thoughtful community.
  • Build out Figma’s European product organization to support the next phase of our growth.
Some projects you could work on

  • Coming up with new ways for product teams to move more quickly from ideation to production.
  • Re-working our layout & rendering engine to be more closely aligned with developer expectations.
  • Improving developer workflows through partnerships and integrations.

We'd love to hear from you if you

  • Have deep user empathy and are able to build relationships with key customers.
  • Have a design / development hybrid background, or if you have worked with developers as customers in the past.
  • Love building complex tools that balance power and flexibility with ease of use.
  • Have an eye for the details, both in terms of user experience and the technical nuances.
  • Can balance user research, data analysis, your team’s input, and your instincts in the decision making process.
  • Have an affinity for the fast-paced, changing environment of a start-up, a sense of humor and get-it-done personality
 

At Figma, one of our values is Grow as you go. We believe in hiring smart, curious people who are excited to learn and develop their skills. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the points outlined in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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