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2022-33178 -

Principal Design Technologist, Intuit Design System

Location(s): Remote
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Company Overview

Intuit is a global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving more than 100 million customers worldwide, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

Job Overview

At Intuit, our mission is to power prosperity for consumers and small businesses around the world. The Intuit Design System (IDS) team accelerates this mission by delivering innovative and foundational design system guidelines, tools, and services that support Intuit designers and developers across TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, MailChimp and many other Intuit products and experiences. 

To help us achieve this, we are seeking a systems-thinking Principal Design Technologist. In this role, you will lead the blended discipline of design and engineering, ensuring the quality and fidelity of the design system matches the implemented reality of the Intuit Design System.

Qualifications

Successful Candidates Will Bring

 

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
  • Seven (7) years (minimum) of hybrid experience as both a designer and developer.
  • Deep experience defining and managing design tokens, design system logic, and documentation.
  • Deep experience working in frontend web technologies (HTML, CSS, React/TS).
  • Working experience in native mobile (iOS/Android) and/or mobile frameworks (Swift, Flutter, etc)
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills with the ability to influence within the design system team and with teams adopting our design system.
  • Strong knowledge of accessibility both in design and code.
  • Strong experience with Agile development methodologies and related software and tools to keep organized.
  • Thorough understanding of the creative development processes and product development lifecycle.
  • Proven track record of delivery and shipping reusable or componentized code (preferred).
  • An infectious optimism, zest for design systems, and a passion for helping bring great, cohesive customer experience to market!

Responsibilities

Your Opportunity Here

 

  • You’ll be an ambassador for great design and exceptional front end implementation, and an advocate for the Intuit Design System’s use in product teams.
  • Lead the realization of our design system in our innovative Design Data tools, which manage design tokens and component mappings, operating across multiple themes and modes for both web and mobile applications.
  • Strongly influence, and in some cases lead, the design and development of our innovative design system tools including our Design Data manager, Figma plugins, VS Code plugins, and more.
  • Provide support and consultation to teams adopting the Intuit Design System and to teams designing, implementing, or maintaining design system themes.
  • Work across business and team boundaries to define and improve collaboration and processes that enable IDS to deliver with speed and quality.
  • Strongly influence the community of design technologists at Intuit, conducting research and presenting recommendations for both design system and product use.
  • Partner across different business units to provide consistency across code and design implementation.
  • Surface opportunities on how we can improve our processes, deliverables, and customer experiences.
  • Create dashboards and implement design system measures technologies to help tell the story of Intuit’s design system success and opportunities.
  • Lead other design technologists, nurture emerging talent, and help define what great design systems advocacy looks like both internally and externally.

 

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"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
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"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Natalie Intuit employee
"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
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Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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"It's a great feeling knowing that when you push out a new feature or fix, our customers notice it and really love the work that we do! Here at Intuit, not only do we have the freedom to work with the newest technologies, but we value solving challenging financial problems for our customers above everything else."
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"One of my favorite aspects of this role is that my work is helping small business owners achieve their business goals by solving complex financial problems. It's gratifying to know that the work that I'm doing directly impacts consumers and makes their lives easier so that they can focus their energy on growing their business."
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"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."

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