Senior Product Designer, Design Systems

About us

Credit Karma is taking the convoluted world of personal finances and making it easy to understand. For our 100 million (and counting) users, we are uniquely positioned to help them take control of their financial lives through insight into their current financial state, and actionable advice to improve. We are looking for passionate and thoughtful product designers to help our users and push our solutions to a whole new level. We’re in the process of becoming the go-to name for understanding your finances, but it won’t happen without innovative thinking—and that’s why we need you. The Credit Karma Product Design team evolves through collaboration, reflection and innovation. We're always looking for ways to do better for our users and ourselves. Our team of designers, content strategists, and researchers is growing fast, which means you’ll have impact in a creative environment and help develop best practices.

What you'll do

  • Identify reusable visual attributes, components, interaction patterns and layouts within the Credit Karma product
  • Capture new requirements and requests from our design system’s “customers” — the designers, product writers, engineers and PMs embedded in vertical product teams
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders to propose durable and accessible solutions
  • Create high-quality, production-ready component libraries in Figma
  • Solicit and synthesize feedback for proposed system additions, changes or processes from cross-functional stakeholders
  • Write and publish thorough documentation for new contributions to the system
  • Evangelize and highlight opportunities to use the system when deviations arise, in design crits, pairing sessions or other meetings
  • Help transition our design system to support a fully cross-platform experience
  • Build Credit Karma’s design infrastructure muscle by iterating on all aspects of our design process
  • Evolve our product’s visual language, with a focus on accessible and inclusive design best practices
  • Contribute to our design system’s roadmap and prioritization planning

What we expect

  • 3+ years of relevant product design experience, supported by a portfolio of successfully launched projects
  • Passionate about connecting complex products that span multiple industries and platforms
  • Collaborate closely with others and embrace a “pair design” mindset
  • Navigate the tradeoffs between maintaining existing experiences and inventing or extending new ones
  • Deep understanding of native and responsive web design patterns and best practices
  • Detail orientation, with equal levels of craft in visual and UX design
  • Clearly articulate design decisions that are supported by sound rationale
  • Seek to validate solutions with research and data
  • Proactively incorporate accessible and inclusive design standards into your work
  • Ability to direct your creativity towards improvements in team process, communication and culture
  • Technical enough to fluently talk through engineering requirements and implementation constraints
  • Proficient across the current design tools landscape

Bonus points

  • Have specialized in design systems in the past
  • Have specialized in native app design in the past
  • Have specialized in internal tools in the past
  • Have specialized in motion design in the past
  • Have web or native development experience and like to prototype with code -Have experience running usability studies
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