Software Engineer - Figma at Scale

San Francisco, CA
At Figma, we’re building the future of visual collaboration, starting with a powerful interface design tool that makes the design process more streamlined and inclusive. Figma at Scale is a full-stack product engineering team that builds the collaboration and team management features that allow teams of all sizes - from two-person projects to organizations with tens of thousands of people - to work together successfully. As an engineer on Figma at Scale, you’ll work closely with a small team on features that drive adoption of Figma and accelerate the design collaboration workflows of many thousands of companies around the world. The work you’ll do will focus on Figma’s core product differentiators and have lasting impact on Figma as a successful business. And as a member of our team, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to both leverage your existing strengths and learn new skills as the team grows and takes on new challenges.

More than anything, we seek engineers with strong coding fundamentals, a track record of high quality engineering, and a growth mindset and passion for learning. We work in a highly collaborative environment, where most projects are owned by small groups of 2-3 people. We strive to foster a positive, inclusive culture - you can read more about our engineering values on our blog. If you’d like to join us on our mission to make design accessible to all, let’s talk!

What You'll Do

    • Collaborate with designers, PMs, and other engineers to plan features and break down high level goals into tasks and timelines
    • Build, document and maintain tests, features and infrastructure
    • Communicate and document architectural designs and requirements
    • Provide thoughtful feedback to others on the team
    • Help interview and recruit more talented engineers to Figma

Minimum Qualifications

    • Demonstrated fluency with one or more general purpose programming languages, including but not limited to: C/C++, JavaScript, Java, Python, Ruby, etc.
    • Working proficiency and interpersonal skills in verbal and written English
    • Experience in at least one of our areas of focus:

Areas of Focus

    • Web application development
    • Large software systems development
    • Building professional collaboration tools
    • Building for modern enterprise audiences


    • Competitive salary and equity package
    • Health, dental, vision
    • 401k plan with employer contribution
    • Flexible vacation time and generous holiday breaks
    • Culture of learning and development with a training allowance
    • Daily lunches and snacks
    • Pre-tax commuter benefits
    • Cellphone reimbursement
    • Dog-friendly office environment
About Figma
Figma is the open design company founded in 2012 by Dylan Field and Evan Wallace. With our cloud-based screen design tool, teams achieve a shared understanding around design without worrying about syncing, exporting or installing software. Anyone involved in the product development process can share always up-to-date files with a link. That makes it easy to collaborate on the latest designs and prototypes and see their code attributes. Figma has simplified collaboration across the entire design process for thousands of companies like Microsoft, Slack and Uber and users, including designers, developers, product managers, marketers and others. To learn more and sign up for a free account visit

At Figma we celebrate and support our differences. We know employing a team rich in diverse thoughts, experiences, and opinions allows our employees, our product and our community to flourish. Figma is an equal opportunity workplace. We are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national orientation, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.