Lead Product Designer
Design Systems, Poe, Remote
Posted on 2/9/2024
Quora

1,001-5,000 employees

Social Q&A platform
Company Overview
Quora's mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge. Quora wants to democratize access to knowledge of all kinds so if someone out there knows something, anyone else can learn it.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$301M

Founded

2009

Headquarters

Mountain View, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

6%
Locations
United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
React.js
Communications
Figma
TypeScript
iOS/Swift
Android Development
Product Design
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Product
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 5 years of experience in product design
  • 2 years focused on design systems design and development (React, Typescript, or equivalent)
  • Strong proficiency in building scalable, reusable React / TypeScript web components
  • Experience collaborating with other product designers, product managers, engineers, and other stakeholders
  • Experience building and maintaining design tokens
  • Ability to be available for meetings and impromptu communication during Quora's “coordination hours” (Mon-Fri: 9am-3pm Pacific Time)
Responsibilities
  • Define a strategy, create a roadmap and productionize PDL into a best-in-class Design System, both in our codebase and in Figma
  • Evolve existing design patterns and refine an ‘in-take process’ for identifying, creating and prioritizing new reusable components based on user and team need
  • Design and propose new PDL components and design tokens in Figma, while also implementing pattern components on web (i.e. React) and working with cross functional partners to implement on native platforms (i.e. iOS, Android)
  • Proactively identify opportunities to review code and design decisions to enforce PDL usage, while socializing upcoming changes to more deeply integrate the PDL in all areas of product development
  • Navigate ambiguity by maintaining clear ‘sources of truth’ for engineers and designers that detail: use expectations, decision rationale and other required documentation
  • Work autonomously to quickly and pragmatically execute on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Define Design System KPIs to measure health and help optimize for future usage
  • Contribute to the Design team’s growth through mentorship and joining Design Team Guilds to improve the day-to-day environment
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with A/B testing and use of data analysis frameworks
  • Skilled at delivering high-quality mobile experiences for social media products