US National – Telecommute
Bay Area, Remote (U.S.)
Gremlin makes the internet more reliable and resilient. As the industry leaders of Chaos Engineering, Gremlin helps companies build resilience into their increasingly complex software systems. Engineering teams use our solution to safely inject controlled failure into systems to identify, fix, and prevent outages. More resilient systems translate to happier users and better business.
About the Role of Product Designer
Gremlin has a small but mighty team of designers. We empower our customers to improve their businesses safely and confidently by combining clean simple design with amazing technical expertise.
As a product designer for Gremlin you will be crafting a new market we define as ?Failure as a Service?. You’ll be an integral part of the company’s overall growth plan and will be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from generating new product innovation to crafting the pixels. You will leverage your full range of product thinking, interaction design, and visual design skills to shape the future of chaos engineering and its software.
Build flows that make the complex feel simple, through great design.
You should have a strong track record defining and leading product vision and thriving in ambiguity.
Architect the style and structure of our design language system.
Meet with users to understand their problems and needs.
Schedule and run user testing on prototypes to validate your hypothesis.
Build partnerships with product management, engineering, and other teams across the company.
Help build a world-class team of designers around you.
Key Skills and Attributes:
3+ years of experience in a similar role
Proven track record envisioning and building high-quality products (web or mobile) in collaboration with product management and engineering partners.
A portfolio of design projects that shows outstanding product design skills
Great communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate your design decisions and the problems they’re solving
Experience leading complex user and metrics inspired projects
Experience conducting user research, and using data/analytics to make decisions
Self-motivated, disciplined, a good communicator and able to balance great design with meeting deadlines
Expert knowledge of design tools such as Sketch
Nice to Have:
Strong understanding of responsive design and accessibility
Experience with design systems
Experience designing B2B applications
Knowledge of modern web technologies like React
Remote working experience
Our founders, Kolton Andrus and Matthew Fornaciari, lived and breathed incidents, on-call, and Chaos Engineering at Amazon and Netflix. As ?Call Leaders? they were responsible for guiding teams through analyzing and rectifying global outages. After a decade of developing and advocating Chaos Engineering internally, they captured their learnings in the Gremlin product and launched the company in 2016.
Since then we’ve built an incredible team of industry veterans and people eager to learn and bring their knowledge over from other companies. We’re backed by top tier investors Index Ventures, Amplify Partners, and Redpoint Ventures. Our customers love us, and we’re thrilled to be a partner in their success.
At Gremlin we value:
Work-life Balance – Our product helps engineers spend less time on incidents and more time doing what they enjoy. We expect the same for our employees. We offer a generous PTO policy, high-quality benefits, and location flexibility for most positions.
Clear Communication – Our communication is direct, concise, and above all honest.
Customer First – We work diligently to ensure that what we deliver is of the utmost quality and empowers our customers to be successful.
Experimentation – Employees challenge assumptions, experiment boldly,…
Graphic Design , Interactive Design , Software Development , Web Design