Senior Product Designer at Octopus

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Hello 👋! 
We make Octopus Deploy.
We simplify complex software deployments so our customers can focus on what they do best and ship software on time without unwanted disruptions or surprises.
🐙235,000+ people use Octopus Deploy.
🐙600,000+ virtual machines run our Tentacle agent.
🐙300,000,000+ deployments to date.
🐙90% of support emails answered in 2 hours or less.
🐙Over 3,500 organisations use Octopus Deploy (curious? check this out)
Octopus Deploy is one of Australia’s fastest-growing software companies (and we’re taking on the world). After bootstrapping for a decade, in 2021, we quietly raised Australia’s second largest ever venture capital raise, accepting a USD 172M minority investment from Insight Partners.
If you join Octopus, you’ll become a part of a high trust, remote-first and value driven culture. Help us on our mission to achieve 1 Million Happy Deployers.
The compensation of this role is:
Level 3 (Senior): Maturing: $135k AUD/$145k NZD Performing: $145k AUD/$155k NZD
Level 4 (Lead): Maturing: $160k AUD/$170k NZD Performing: $170k AUD/$180k NZD
Overview of Role
The Frontend Foundation team has a growing set of responsibilities to enable our product teams to deliver quality experiences. Currently, we are focused on maturing our design system. Next, we are expanding our custodianship to include in-app messaging & micro surveying capabilities. We are currently uncovering a potential roadmap ahead to support this function.
What the team has delivered recently…
You can view our Design System and read our latest blog posts: Page layout improvements and Re-thinking Navigation (in progress).

What you’ll do
  • Take our design system to the next level of desired maturity
  • Bring a strong interaction design nous and attention to detail that will guide engineers and designers towards world-class interaction and visual design
  • Map out user flows to help identify opportunities and identify best practises to guide design input for micro survey/in app messaging
  • Ensure the design system can support the necessary components and patterns for messaging and surveying
  • Collaborate with discipline leads and engineers to ideate, implement and deliver solutions
  • Present to wider stakeholders groups
  • Support and guide our internal teams on design system best practices
  • Contribute to our Figma component library 
  • Provide well written concise design documentation
  • Present thought out solutions backed by clear design rationale
What you will bring
  • 2+ years of working with a design system that multiple teams use
  • 7+ years of working in product design 
  • Experience working on a B2B saas product or complex domain space
  • Basic understanding of front end development (html, css, js)
  • Ideally worked with or have implemented design tokens
  • Experience with behavioural analytics and data driven outcomes
Why Is This A Great Opportunity?
  • We offer great benefits, including generous laptop and home office allowances, plus stock options!
  • We value transparency and fairness in every aspect of our business. For example, Paul (our CEO) shares monthly updates on company performance, and our pay structures are designed to pass the ‘printer test’.
  • Trust and autonomy. Octonauts are treated like adults, and are trusted to find the best way of working for the task at hand, without managers looking over their shoulder.
  • You’ll be joining a high-growth company with numerous opportunities to learn and advance your career.
  • Remote first: work from wherever you feel most productive.
  • We are a supportive company where everyone’s contribution is valued.
  • We respect and encourage work/life balance.
Equal Opportunity
  • We’ve built an inclusive workplace culture and understand the true importance of culture-add, versus culture-fit.
  • From day 1, you’ll have a buddy helping you get your bearings. You can book in coffee chats with anyone in the company. We encourage everyone to have a voice in all aspects of the product and the business. So much so that we have an open chat policy (all channels are public by default) and everyone is welcome!
  • Also when it comes to inclusivity, we mean it, check out our handbook!
  • If you’d like to work at Octopus, reach out and say hello!
[Note to Search Firms/Agencies]
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