Web Designer (Remote - Canada or the United States)

Remote - North America
Product
Full-time

GitHub is looking for a designer to join our Web Design team. As a Web Designer, you’d work closely with other designers, product managers, engineers, and our marketing team to translate ideas into delightful and informative visual designs.

The web design team works on projects like marketing sites, documentation, event sites, annual reports, and more.

Please note that we are only considering candidates that are based in either Canada or the United States for this role. 

Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with design, marketing, and product teams to plan, design, build, and ship web pages, email campaigns, and other digital assets that support GitHub initiatives.
    • Understand GitHub's brand and extend our style consistently on the web.
    • Participate in design and code reviews.

Qualifications:

    • A portfolio that demonstrates examples of thoughtful and well-executed design, including the HTML & CSS that brings your design to life in the browser.
    • Ability to present your work, as well as articulate and receive written and verbal feedback.
    • Experience with designing and building responsive, mobile-first web pages.
    • Comfortable working in a remote-friendly environment where communication and collaboration are frequently asynchronous.
    • Sense of humor and egoless ownership of projects.
    • Ability to estimate, balance, and adhere to timelines.
    • Solid understanding of HTML and CSS (including Sass).
    • Experience with Git and GitHub workflows.

Bonus:

    • A love of typography, branding, and illustration.
    • Experience maintaining and extending a front-end design system or style guide.
    • Familiarity with Jekyll, GitHub Pages, other static web tools to build websites.
    • Experience with designing and building HTML emails.
    • Attention to detail and care when it comes to accessibility and performance.

About GitHub

Who we are

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over ten million people use GitHub to build amazing things together. With the collaborative features of GitHub.com, our desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write better code, faster.

We have a lot of exciting things to do, and we’re looking for the right people to grow with us!

Why you should join

Working at GitHub is, to put it simply, a special slice of the universe. We're committed to transparency, collaboration, experimentation, and always staying classy.

Because of this unique perspective, we've established one of the most flexible and well designed physical workspaces around that encourages you to work as you work best. Right now, over 60% of our employees are based outside of our San Francisco (SOMA) headquarters and work according to how they get their best stuff done.

Ensuring that GitHubbers are healthy, motivated, focused and creative is how GitHub stays awesome. Part of this is ensuring that our benefits are out of this world.

In a nutshell, we've built and are growing a place where we truly love working, and we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people with many different backgrounds and lifestyles, and we like it that way. We invite applications from people of all stripes. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences that people imagine to discriminate against one another. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's anything we can do to make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate.

*Please note that benefits vary by country, if you have any questions don't hesitate to ask your recruiter!

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