Lead Design Systems Engineer
Posted on: March 17, 2023
Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to
their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world,
bringing them closer to what they love-from finance and sports, to
shopping, gaming and news-with the trusted products, content and
tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack
platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful
connections across advertising, search and media.Yahoo is seeking a
talented Lead Design Systems Engineer to join our growing team. As
a Lead Design Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for
designing, developing, and maintaining Yahoo's design systems,
which include user interface (UI) components, style guides, and
design patterns. You will work closely with cross-functional teams
of designers, developers, and product managers to create a cohesive
and scalable design system that enables Yahoo to deliver
world-class user experiences across all our products and
- Lead the design and development of Yahoo's design systems,
including UI components, style guides, and design patterns.
- Collaborate with designers, developers, and product managers to
ensure that the design system meets their needs and aligns with
Yahoo's brand guidelines.
- Develop and maintain design system documentation, including
guidelines, specifications, and usage examples.
- Manage the design system roadmap and prioritize feature
development based on business needs, user feedback, and industry
- Implement and maintain the design system infrastructure,
including design tools, code libraries, and version control
- Develop and maintain a strong understanding of Yahoo's products
and services to ensure that the design system meets their unique
- Mentor junior design system engineers and promote a culture of
design system excellence within the organization.Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Design, a related field
or equivalent work experience.
- 5+ years of experience designing and developing design systems
for large-scale web or mobile applications.
- Experience with design tools such as Sketch, Adobe Creative
Suite, or Figma.
- Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability
to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think
creatively and strategically.
- Strong understanding of user-centered design principles and
experience working in an Agile development environment.Yahoo is
proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race,
gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation,
gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected
category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment
for all candidates during the application process and for employees
during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance
and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please
submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form
(www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409.
Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such
as following up on an application, will not receive a response.At
Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed
to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages
authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for
everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their
potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and
inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.US Only:
Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S.
Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client
events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position
will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a
vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company
event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity
employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those
individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with
federal, state, and local law.The compensation for this position
ranges from $150,380.00 - $327,025.00/yr and will vary depending on
factors such as your location, skills and experience. The
compensation package may also include incentive compensation
opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or
commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides
industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan,
company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an
employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.Yahoo
has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and
hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is
one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don't
require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance.
If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend)
on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events.
When these occur, you'll be given notice to make arrangements.If
you're curious about how this factors into this role, please
discuss with the recruiter.Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply
on our internal career site.
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