Delivering the best Spotify experience possible. To as many people as possible. In as many moments as possible. That’s what the Experience team is all about. We use our deep understanding of consumer expectations to enrich the lives of millions of our users all over the world, bringing the music and audio they love to the devices, apps and platforms they use every day. Know what our users want? Join us and help Spotify give it to them.
As a Design Systems Engineer, you will contribute your technical know-how and design aesthetic to push Spotify's current design standards to an even higher level. You’re the kind of person who is passionate about design systems, collaboration and inclusion. You’ll live in the space between design and development, pushing the boundaries of user interface design and design systems. An eye for detail is essential as you develop UI and animation libraries, design tools and foundational frameworks. The impact of your work at Spotify will be significant as you ship a system which powers products that are a part of the lives of millions of users every single day.
What you'll do
- Work day-to-day in a cross-functional team of engineers, designers, writers and product managers to build and maintain our central foundational design system tooling
Collaborate with other design systems teams on evolving our shared processes and tooling to support a large number of teams working on a diverse array of products
Explore new ways of solving cross-platform design problems at scale
Develop innovative approaches to the application of our foundational design system on iOS. Finding new approaches, improving the developer experience and removing any friction around applying Spotify’s signature design
Drive the adoption of our Design System across the company, within all of our apps and integrations through a model of cross-functional collaboration
Who you are
- You are committed to learn the latest approaches to the creation, evolution and distribution of design systems
You are a good communicator and an empathetic, attentive listener with the capability to anticipate the needs of partners
You should have experience working with Objective-C or Swift and are willing to learn and work with both. If you have experience in other languages and technologies like Android or Web development, that would be a bonus
You are knowledgeable about Apple HIG and/or Material Design, an aptitude for animation, and an inclination towards interface design
You have experience building complex libraries that were used by multiple teams
You care deeply about usability, accessibility and performance
You are eager to learn new technologies (we will support you with training & mentoring)
Where you'll be
- We are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the EMEA region in which we have a work location and is within working hours.
Working hours? We operate within the Central European and GMT time zones for collaboration and ask that all be located that time zone.
Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere options here.
Perks of being in the band
Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse.
Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success.
Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents.
All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub.
Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs.
Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events.
Learn about life at Spotify
You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 345 million users.