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Senior UX Designer, Design Systems

Design | Remote | Full Time

Job Description

JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position - No agencies (See notes below)

LOCATION: Remote (TimeZone: BST, CST, EST)

HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $100 - $125 USD / HR

ESTIMATED DURATION: 40Hrs/Week - Long Term, 6-month project


  • Must have worked on Design Systems before


Braintrust ( is a user-controlled talent network, where you keep 100% of what you earn and actually get to own the platform. We've been onboarding some big clients and specifically need a Senior UX Designer, Design Systems for our client.  


What You’ll Do:

  • Play a key role in shaping the design system roadmap across Web and native mobile
  • Play a key role in shaping the evolution of the client's language and interaction pattern library
  • Design and define interaction patterns through components, documentation, and prototypes
  • Ensure our Design System meets, and often exceeds, standards and guidelines for accessibility
  • Specify and maintain our core principles in visual style, typography, spacing, motion, and interaction models.
  • Work with developers to maintain and create new components for our library and drive the delivery of our design systems in our product offerings
  • Partner with Brand designers to ensure the Design System reflects our brand identity, and supports marketing and brand design.
  • Collaborate with designers across teams to curate new aesthetic and patterns.
  • Collaborate with UX Researchers to test as needed to ensure usability and consistency.
  • Ask smart questions and champion new ideas, improvements and innovation

Our Desired Profile:

  • 5-7 years of Product UX/UI experience, incl. responsive design; at least 3 years working with Design Systems;  
  • Demonstrated experience in designing successful products across Web and mobile
  • Experience working with design system components, thinking in terms of design systems, and making rational and logical design decisions
  • Strong visual design and interaction design skills; able to create artifacts quickly with the right level of fit and finish
  • Familiarity with best in class UI + interaction patterns and best practices; 
  • Ability to create interactive prototypes in Figma
  • Systems thinker, detail-oriented and meticulous, can easily identify use-cases and scenarios, 
  • Demonstrated understanding of cross-platform thinking and best practices on both mobile and desktop platforms
  • Experience working with product managers and engineers to implement design systems in their products
  • Experience working in enterprise SaaS
  • Excellent communication, presentation and collaboration skills
  • Experience with user research, user testing, and user flows
  • Expert in Figma 
  • Experience working in an agile development environment and comfort working in a fast-paced environment 
  • Practiced at iterative ideation and deliverables, seeking and receiving feedback as a natural part of the product development process, and finding opportunities inside of requirements and constraints
  • A strong online portfolio that showcases a variety of work to prove it all


Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff. We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform.  If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we'll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project.  

C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. If you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around their consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application.  

Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.