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Product Designer

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Rising Team is looking for a product designer with deep expertise in Figma and a track record for visual design and systems thinking to help evolve our product design system, notably our components library. In this role, you’ll work closely with the team to gather requirements, create foundational patterns, and build out flexible and extensible components. You’ll champion design systems thinking and collaborate with front-end engineers to deliver experiences that are inclusive, intuitive, and true to our brand. 

At Rising Team our mission is to empower managers to build more engaged, connected, and successful teams. The Rising Team platform is a unique combination of tools, training, community support, and insights focused on growing both the manager and the team to maximize organizational success. This will be an exciting opportunity to contribute at an early stage start-up, learn a tremendous amount, and grow quickly with excellent coaching and mentorship.

Founded in 2020, Rising Team is led by a group of highly experienced entrepreneurs and managers, with decades of experience, and track records of success. We envision a world where everyone in the workforce is deeply understood, supported, and empowered to reach their goals—including you!


What You'll Do:

  • Expand our design system, from building out our Figma components library to collaborating with engineering around design tokens, implementation, and simple documentation
  • Ensure our components are inclusive, with attention to localization and WCAG 2.0 AA compliance
  • Develop alignment, guidance, and documentation around naming and usage
  • Help define the future the Rising Team design system, anticipating potential use cases and evolutions as the product continues to grow
  • Contribute to the bigger picture of the design system and how it serves the organization
  • Contribute to a fun and empowering team culture

What You'll Need:

  • A portfolio of design work that demonstrates systems thinking, technical skills, interaction design and visual design
  • Experience using Figma to build and optimize the components of the design system
  • Experience working with software engineers to map Figma components libraries to software components
  • Collaborative approach and belief that the best products are built through a partnership across functional teams
  • Ability to self-initiate and proactively seek out creative solutions
  • Remote applicants are welcome; our preferred time zones are Pacific Time +/- 2 hours
How to Apply: 
Email us at jobs@risingteam.com with your resume and a short description of why you are interested in the role.
Rising Team is based on the belief that we are ALL one team, good ideas come from everywhere, and inclusion, equity, and belonging are necessary to thrive. The best teams include people from diverse backgrounds and experiences and so we are actively seeking people of all races, genders, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, national origins, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. If one of these positions aligns with your passions, we’d love to hear from you even if you lack a listed requirement in an area you want to learn and grow.