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2023-46753 -

Design Strategist, Intuit Design System

Location(s): Toronto, Canada; Mountain View, California
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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 with TurboTax, Credit Karma, QuickBooks, and Mailchimp, 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) is a company-wide, multi-theme design system that accelerates Intuit’s mission by delivering innovative and foundational design system guidelines, tools, and services that support Intuit designers and developers across TurboTax, QuickBooks, Credit Karma, Mailchimp and many other Intuit offerings. 

To help us achieve this, we are seeking a systems-thinking Design Strategist for the IDS team focused on artificial intelligence-based experiences. In this role, you'll help craft our vision and define the business strategy for our artificial intelligence offerings in partnership with a multiplicity of designers, researchers, and product leaders.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience in system design, visual design, interaction design, product design, product engineering, or related field
  • Mastery of design tools (especially Figma), with a deep understanding of library design best practices, versioning, performance optimization, and analytics
  • Practical design systems experience that shows strong ownership of or significant contribution to an existing design system that impacts millions of customers
  • A clear understanding and point of view on how generative and predictive artificial intelligence will change product design, and how design systems can be cohesively applied across web and mobile to support that evolution
  • Examples of design and development advocacy that led to breakthrough adoption of design system tools, processes, or artifacts
  • Highly collaborative team spirit able to take in multiple points of view, synthesize decisions, and communicate outcomes across the organization
  • Artistry and excellence in simplifying complex ideas, identifying risks and dependencies, and delivering for customers within the constraints of technology
  • Confidence in managing through ambiguity with a track record of creative problem solving that demonstrates flexibility
  • A love for technology, and an insatiable curiosity for new tools to solve real problems

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead the design of generative and predictive artificial intelligence components and interaction patterns for Intuit's design system focused on and the underlying GenOS platform upon which it is built.
  • Expertly create and curate our IDS Figma libraries and associated design system documentation.
  • Discover new ways in which generative and predictive artificial intelligence can scale throughout our product ecosystem via experimentation and customer validation, and assist in the establishment of the company’s design strategy for artificial intelligence.
  • Act as a subject matter expert on design systems and artificial intelligence to other designers and developers implementing our work into their products.
  • Seamlessly partner with product developers to realize the implementation of design system elements with a high degree of understanding and care for the craft of engineering.
  • Work across business units with diverse customer needs and business challenges to identify and drive opportunities for end-to-end design and better customer outcomes.
  • Extend the language of our design system to influence the company’s ability to design for emotion at scale.

 

Intuit provides a competitive compensation package with a strong pay for performance rewards approach. The expected base pay range for this position is Bay Area California $194,000-262,000. This position will be eligible for a cash bonus, equity rewards and benefits, in accordance with our applicable plans and programs (see more about our compensation and benefits at Intuit®: Careers | Benefits). Pay offered is based on factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and work location. To drive ongoing pay equity for employees, Intuit conducts regular comparisons across categories of ethnicity and gender.

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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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"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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"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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Joylyn Intuit employee
"Designing at Intuit feels special because we're not just making things to make things. We're tackling real, consequential financial problems voiced by small businesses, self-employed, and individuals around the world. I'm grateful to have such a worthy and motivating mission when I go to work – powering prosperity around the world."
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Conrad Intuit employee
"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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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 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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"By feeding our customers' data through machine learning algorithms, we uncover valuable insights that empower millions of customers to feel more confident about their financial future."
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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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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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"We use the latest Native frameworks for iOS and Android to deliver a truly delightful mobile-first experience for our customers. I love that we're enabling millions of customers to improve their financial health, all under a world-class mobile experience."
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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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