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Engineering Manager, Design Systems

$110k – $150k AngelList Est.
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The Design System Engineering team is at the epicenter of design-focused development. They push the boundaries of user experience at Compass. They help feature teams build the user interface that provides our customer a frictionless customer experience both on mobile and web.

As Design System Engineering Manager, you will lead the team through your technical know-how and design aesthetic to push Compass’ current UX standards to an even higher level. An eye for detail is as critical as an ability to see the big picture as your team develops reusable UI components.

You will be joining our Design System team, where you’ll develop the core building blocks that will be used to build experiences across the web and mobile for Compass customers. You’ll work closely with our designers to create a cohesive and uniform experience and interactions, make sure our apps look beautiful, and that our customers feel excited across platforms. You’ll be responsible for developing attractive and functional reusable components that work on a range of devices. You should be an advocate for the platforms’ native practices, accessibility, usability, and set the quality bar very high. You will use your strong technical skills to mentor team members and drive engineering excellence. 

You are passionate about designing and building scalable systems using cutting-edge technologies. You find immense value in the success of your team, emphasizing collaboration and facilitating continuous learning and improvement for the team and its members. You believe in continuously improving operational processes and procedures.

At Compass, you will:

* Lead a team of UX engineers to develop clean, efficient and reusable component code.
* Evangelize and drive adoption of the design system across the company.
* Invent new ways of solving cross-platform design problems at scale.
* Collaborate with designers, writers, engineers and partners across the company.
* Actively participate in code and design reviews.
* Mentor and guide engineers across various teams and platforms.

What we look for:

* 3-5+ years relevant experience, with a minimum of 1-2 years leading an Engineering team.
* Deep understanding of app performance and accessibility.
* Hands-on experience with user-centric apps in at least web or mobile, but have exposure to both.
* Passion for user experience and eagerness to learn new paradigms on mobile.
* Experience in designing, developing, and maintaining complex libraries that were used by multiple teams.
* Possess strong analytical skills, with excellent problem-solving abilities in the face of ambiguity.
* Demonstrated ability to formulate data-driven decisions that lead to results.
* Proven track record of agile management with multiple engineering teams and products.
* Excellent communication skills, utilized to collaborate both within Engineering and across all functions of the company to drive engineering initiatives.
* Excellent mentoring and review skills to help engineers make technical and career progress.

At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone’s place.

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