Product Designer (Systems)

Location:Melbourne
Job Type:Full Time

About Xero
Here at Xero we are all about people and building beautiful experiences for our customers. We are a passionate team of technologists who love to learn and get involved in the community. We focus on developing solutions to make it easier for small businesses to grow through beautiful accounting software. With us you have a chance to have a huge impact on the lives and businesses of hundreds of thousands of people globally.

About the role
The Design Systems Designer is responsible for maintaining and innovating upon Xero’s design system XUI (Xero User Interface). The XUI design system provides world-class tooling and support that empowers hundreds of people at Xero to create modern, accessible and responsive interfaces – quickly and consistently. You will help to push the interface design of Xero into the future and improve the lives of millions of customers.

In this role you’ll collaborate with engineers, researchers, and other designers to provide elegant solutions that solve complex problems across multiple products. You’ll work closely with others in the design systems team, as well as champion systems-thinking across the company as a whole, playing a crucial role in advocacy and enablement.

About You

You will bring with you:
  • An inclusive, collaborative approach that’s in line with Xero’s values and contributes to making Xero a great place to work
  • A systems-mindset for creating componentry, documentation and tooling
  • A knack for creating beautiful interfaces with an attention to the details
  • A firm grasp of accessibility, responsive design, web standards, common UI patterns and usability best practice
  • Experience designing systems such as pattern libraries for digital products
  • Experience working closely with developers and other designers
  • A portfolio that demonstrates high-quality design outcomes, contributing to user experience and business value
  • Expertise in the entire design process, from uncovering customer needs and pain points, to building elegant interfaces
Xero is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity, foster innovation and reward success.

If you want to come to work with friends every single day and help to make Xero even more special, please apply!