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Lead UX Engineer, Design Systems

Do you want to be part of the team that enables developers and designers create beautiful, performant, and accessible product experiences for the world’s number 1 CRM? If so, the Salesforce Design Systems Engineering Team, and its industry-leading web framework, may be just what you are looking for.

The Salesforce Design Systems Engineering team is expanding and looking for smart, ambitious, and creative UX Engineers. In this role, you will contribute to our existing design system as well as the next iteration of our design system, delivering the HTML, JavaScript, and CSS for enterprise-level UI components, built with the latest web component technologies. Your work will also involve partnering with product managers, designers, and accessibility teams, to create robust experiences that are used by millions of developers across the globe.

If you love developing for the modern web, obsess over the details, and have an interest in a challenging and rewarding career working on an enterprise-level design system, we hope you apply!

Your Core Skillset

We consider these skills to be essential for success in this role:

  • The ability to communicate and document technical concepts clearly, for both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Expertise in crafting clear, valid, accessible, semantic HTML markup

  • Experience with web components and familiarity with modern front-end frameworks such as React, Vue, Angular, or Ember

  • Expert knowledge of CSS:

  • Experience working on complex projects with a large scale impact

  • Clear understanding of modular CSS development, such as BEM, OOCSS, SMACSS, and Atomic Design, and enough experience to articulate the differences between these methodologies

  • Thorough knowledge of browser compatibility issues, support, and how to create experiences that adapt across browsers and devices

  • A strong interest in keeping up to date on the latest in CSS developments and specs

  • Extensive experience with ES6 and latest JavaScript advances

  • Component-based user interface development experience, including how to construct and deconstruct components, with a focus on creating composable and reusable UI elements

  • Practical knowledge of accessibility best practices, WCAG 2.0/2.1 AA compliancy, and ARIA

  • Familiarity with front-end testing frameworks, the value they provide, and how to write effective tests

  • A love of solving problems — both human and technical

  • A strong handle on debugging and troubleshooting

  • A learner’s mindset and a passion for staying abreast of the latest web technologies. You continually think about how things could be done better or more efficiently.

  • A related technical degree required.

Our Technology

We geek out over this tech and we hope you do, too. These are the tools we use to build, test, and maintain our system.

  • Storybook

  • HTML5, CSS3, Sass

  • ES6

  • Web Components

  • Native

  • Lightning Web Components ( )

  • Node, React, MDX

  • Gulp, Rollup, Webpack

  • Jest, Axe

  • Git, Heroku, CircleCI, Applitools

Our Team

  • Works in a collaborative, flexible, and friendly environment

  • Believes in equity, inclusion, and giving back, both in our industry and in our community

  • Is building a pioneering, enterprise-scale product, used by over a million developers around the world

  • Values your professional development and wants to see you excel and grow in your career


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