Design System Specialist - Costa Rica
Modus Create, Inc.
San Jose, Costa Rica
hace 3 días

As a successful Design System Specialist , you're comfortable thinking in terms of systems, connecting and making relationships across multiple teams and experiences, and leading workshops to help clients get the most out of their design systems.

You have experience with design languages and human interface guidelines and are familiar with frameworks, tokens, components, and patterns ideally as both a designer and system creator.

You excel at dealing with ambiguity and love solving ambitious problems in an agile, iterative manner. You can context-switch across clients and needs as priorities and demand changes.


  • Facilitate and lead design systems workshops (remote and on client site) to promote best practices
  • Design high quality, reusable UI components that are used commonly across client products, including mobile, watch, and desktop form factors
  • Advise clients on how to improve the structure, adoption, and functionality of their design system
  • Design, code, and publish updates to client design systems
  • Collaborate with client stakeholders and teams to assist with their design system efforts
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on design systems internally and externally, providing specialized thought leadership to others in the industry
  • Communicate key product strategies through management presentations, press, whitepapers, publications, and speaking engagements
  • Assist or lead in the scoping and estimating of costs, responsibilities, deliverables, timelines, and project plans for design system engagements and client work
  • Develop documentation on how components can be used, and iterate on client systems by listening to feedback coming in or proactively solicit feedback
  • Qualifications

  • Must have some familiarity with delivering design systems, including any of the following : InVision Design System Manager (preferred)Custom design systems using tokensSketch librariesPattern libraries
  • Ideally be familiar with securing buy-in for design systems, establishing governance policies, and establishing KPIs and OKRs for the design system
  • Familiarity with relevant front-end technologies (HTML / CSS / Javascript) and their affordances and limitations
  • Extensive experience developing and implementing a design system leading to higher quality and more consistent product design
  • Experience with and strong point of view on how to best organize, maintain, and scale a design system
  • Excellent written communication and compelling presentation style that helps you get buy-in for your ideas
  • Have strong skills in systems design - able to partner with Product Designers to understand their product area needs in order to create global solutions across product areas
  • Have experience working on cross-functional teams with Product Management and Engineering as well as partnering with Brand teams to connect Product and Marketing experiences
  • Agency, consulting, or client services experience is preferred but not required
  • Travel Requirements :

    Some international may be required to the United States, Canada, and other countries as needed. Candidates should have a passport or be willing to secure such documents.

    About Modus Create

    Modus Create is a digital product agency that accelerates digital transformation. We use high performing small teams, emerging technology, and “new school†product development tools and methods to accelerate business outcomes.

    We support our clients across four core delivery areas : business and product strategy consulting, customer experience, cloud services, and Agile software delivery.

    Driven by a team of world-class talent, we have been recognized by the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies 5 years in a row, the Washington Business Journal list of Fastest Growing Companies in the Washington DC area two years in a row, and a top company for remote work by FlexJobs.

    We're also an official partner to Atlassian, AWS, Cloudflare, GitHub, InVision, Ionic Framework, and Vue.js!

    Based on the model of an open source team, Modites work remotely, and are located across the globe. That's allowed us to hire the best in the world, no matter where they live.

    Our highly collaborative, autonomous, and effective working environment is fueled by a team unified by a love of continuous learning.

    Our years of thought leadership; including books, whitepapers, blog posts, conference and MeetUp talks, demonstrate our commitment to sharing what we've learned.

    We encourage every Modus employee to do the same. Our company is a platform for the growth of our employees. Through working with our distributed team of experts on challenging projects, every person that joins the Modus team can expect to continue growing and learning every day.

    This is your chance to be part of building something great.

    We offer :

  • Working from home
  • Collaborative office environment (if you prefer to work from our office)
  • Competitive salaries
  • Flexible working hours
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Company paid private insurance
  • Company sponsored blogging and personal brand development
  • The chance to work side-by-side with thought leaders in emerging tech
  • Do you have what it takes? Apply today!

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