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What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect is looking for a Lead Designer to take charge of our design system and drive adoption of UI standards across our product platform. The Reveal platform includes a responsive web application and several native mobile applications on iOS and Android. All of this software enables our customers to track their vehicles and equipment - lots of people talk about the Internet of Things, we’ve been building it for years.

As the Design System Lead, you will ensure our design system covers all of our platform components and drive adoption of the system by the teams who design, build and ship the product. You will plan what work needs to be added to the design system, supervise that work and ensure the teams are aware of the tools that the system provides, and how they should be used in the product.

Finally, you will work with the Architects from the Engineering team to ensure that the components of the design system are executed consistently in code. This role is one part Designer, one part Manager, one part Educator and one part Advocate.

What you’ll do:

  • Create and drive the strategy for our Design System.
  • Work with our Design Team Leads to ensure that the design system works well with the tools and workflow of our Product Designers.
  • Work with the Platform Architects on our storybook integration, to ensure that design components are represented accurately and consistently in code.
  • Educate the Design, Product and Engineering teams on the use of the design system for creating quality experiences within Reveal.
  • Report on success metrics for the design system to senior management, including adoption of the design system, responsive behavior and accessibility.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have...

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience
  • Design experience gained through working in a software product team.
  • Knowledge of Web, IOS and Android UI technologies and standards.
  • Experience in negotiating with internal stakeholders to drive adoption.

Even better if you have one or more of the following…

  • Previous design systems experience.
  • Excellent visual and interaction design skills.
  • Excellent communication skills. Ability to write clear, concise documentation and deliver informative and engaging presentations.
  • Strong knowledge of the principles of accessibility.
  • Strong knowledge of the principles of product localization.

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