Justworks Software Engineer, Design Systems in New York, New York
Software Engineer, Design Systems
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New York, NY
Who we are
At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, Diversity + Inclusion and wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.
We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.
Design System Engineers at Justworks build and maintain MILO, our internal design system, written in React and SASS. You will collaborate closely with designers and engineers on our product teams to create the building blocks that we use across our entire application. You will also help develop the processes and systems used in the day-to-day development and deployment of the design system.
What you'll do
Build and maintain MILO, Justworks’ internal design system
Collaborate closely with designers to create beautiful, accessible patterns and components
Create and improve processes for developing and distributing a new design system
Help define best practices for front-end development throughout the organization
Have the opportunity to help build a new team, and make a large impact across the Justworks application
Who you are
In addition, you should have:
UI sensibilities that emphasize HTML and CSS
A firm understanding of how the DOM and virtual DOMs work
Strong communication skills, especially when talking to non-technical stakeholders
A strong sense of product, and an appetite for understanding complex buisness logic
Familiarity and comfort with writing technical documentation
Interest in new technologies, with the ability to discern which ones are worth investing in
Any of the following are bonuses, but not requirements:
A background in design
Experience in scaling a design system from scratch
Experience managing or providing technical leadership for a team of engineers
Experience with front-end testing
Diversity at Justworks
Justworks’ vision is for all identities, backgrounds and expressions to be represented in the workplace. We're building the foundation for long-term success and intend to cultivate a safe, collaborative and inclusive space and company culture.
We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.