Design Engineer

San Francisco, CA
R&D – Product & Design
Full-time
You combine your engineering expertise with your passion for design to bring great user experiences to life. You love exploring new ideas that push the boundaries of what’s possible. You inspire and empower other engineers to do their best work. You help designers think in terms of systems. You’re excited about raising the bar on great experiences for the entire construction industry.  

In this role, you’ll work closely with designers and engineers to lead our Design System. You’ll set the vision, strategy, and execution plan. You’ll build systems and tools that increase consistency and efficiency. You’ll educate and evangelize both internally and externally.

Responsibilities

    • Own and drive the PlanGrid Design System in close partnership with design & engineering; transform web component library into living design system
    • Set standards, best practices, and tooling for web & native platforms including CSS & responsive architecture, patterns, naming conventions, design quality, and more
    • Close partner with designers to explore new interaction models, define and expand design systems, catch inconsistencies, and prototype with new technologies (VR, IoT)
    • Develop tools to help designers & engineers work more quickly & efficiently

Experience

    • 5+ years industry experience
    • Sketch, CSS/HTML, React, iOS, Android, and Windows Skills
    • Experience leading UI component libraries and initiatives
    • Demonstrated partnership with designers & engineers to ship top quality experiences
    • Deeply passionate about shipping amazing user experiences, with an eye for detail
    • Strong project/process management skills

Bonus Points

    • Strong design sensibilities and hands-on design experience
    • Experience defining and scaling the role of Design Engineers
    • Love tackling novel and challenging design problems
    • Familiar with content management systems and other web technologies

Perks

    • Health/dental/vision insurance with zero contributions for you or your dependents
    • Construction site tours of the biggest projects in SF using PlanGrid (past tours include: SF General Hospital, etc etc)
    • Conference fund to support ongoing learning + development
    • Catered lunches 3x/week
    • Whatever gear you want (most engineers have a retina MBPs and Apple Thunderbolt displays)
    • Free transit pass
    • Flexible vacation
About PlanGrid:

PlanGrid is the leader in construction productivity software. Used on more than 500,000 projects around the world, PlanGrid's value extends over numerous phases of construction, building a massive and accurate history of every jobsite through everyday use that creates a data-rich record set at turnover that is essential to long-term operations. 

PlanGrid is the first construction productivity software that allows contractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil, and other industries to collaborate easily from their mobile devices and desktop, managing blueprints, specs, photos, RFIs, field reports, and punch lists. PlanGrid is used in more than 70 countries by thousands of customers including DPR, Granite, NVIDIA, Target Corporation, and Tutor Perini. The company has secured over $62 million in funding from investors including Sequoia Capital, Tenaya Capital, and several other top firms. For more information, please visit: https://www.plangrid.com/.


PlanGrid is the leader in construction productivity software. Used on more than 1 million projects around the world, PlanGrid's value extends over numerous phases of construction, building a massive and accurate history of every jobsite through everyday use that creates a data-rich record set at turnover that is essential to long-term operations. 

PlanGrid is the first construction productivity software that allows contractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil, and other industries to collaborate easily from their mobile devices and desktop. PlanGrid is used in more than 79 countries by thousands of customers including DPR, Granite, NVIDIA, Target Corporation, and Tutor Perini. PlanGrid was a member of  Y Combinator’s 2012 Winter Class, and has secured over $69 million in funding from Sequoia, Tenaya Capital Founders Fund, GV, 500 Startups, Box, Northgate,  and Spectrum 28.  

For more information, please visit: https://www.plangrid.com/.

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