Lead Designer, Design Systems

Full-Time Anywhere

Stitch Fix is transforming the way people find what they love. Our Product Design team is shaping the future of personalized products through deep empathy, data insights and strategic partnerships. We’re at the forefront of designing for algorithmically-assisted customer experiences, and our work inspires confidence in millions of people. Our consumer-facing design system, Mode, is essential to this work and future innovation.

As Lead Product Designer on the design systems team, you will evolve the cross-platform (web, iOS, Android) design system that powers our customer-facing experience. You’ll partner across functions to help feature teams build polished, inclusive experiences for our clients by designing and iterating on components while guiding teams on the best ways to use them. Your work on the system will help drive innovation as well as elevating the quality and consistency of our end experience.

Partner with cross-functional teams to establish a vision for how our design system can inform innovative and complex areas of the customer experience.
Work with cross-platform design systems engineers to understand their perspective and needs, as well as inform the implementation of your designs so that the intentions of your design are carried through to the live experience.
Work independently and in collaboration with feature designers and engineers, to craft the components, features, and guidelines we need to deliver the best experience to our customers.
Impact the evolution of the Stitch Fix product by identifying ways we can better leverage user experience, visual design, inclusive design, and performance best practices, and when it’s best to push boundaries.
Maintain a horizontal view of the product experience to identify opportunities for greater consistency, efficiency, and quality through the design system.
Evaluate your design work with qualitative and quantitative methods, considering both our internal and end users.
Clearly communicate and document your recommendations and drive alignment in meetings both large and small with teammates, cross-functional partners and leadership.
Advocate for quality throughout every step of our product design and development process.
Inspire the teams around you and contribute your voice to the Product Design team by providing design feedback and thought leadership, mentoring and pairing with other designers, and growing the team culture and goals.
Are a true systems thinker who has the ability to pay excellent attention to detail while considering the whole experience.
Have experience working on or with fully-featured design systems that encompass shared design libraries with coded counterparts, or extensive experience designing modular/component-based consumer experiences.
Can share a portfolio that demonstrates systematic product thinking and superior craft, including high visual polish.
Have solid experience designing experiences across multiple platforms including fully responsive web, and native mobile.
Understand the basics of accessibility and inclusive design and are committed to ongoing education.
Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.
Have experience managing shared design libraries used by other designers and teams (Figma ideal).
Know how to advocate for quality decision-making, with a demonstrated ability to weigh multiple competing priorities and constraints to find the best path forward.
Communicate design rationale and evaluate designs based on established best practices, product tenets, research, data and business strategy.
Can gracefully juggle multiple priorities and navigate between strategic work and detailed execution.
Bring a strong, unique perspective, and a combination of some of the following nice-to-haves: prototyping, motion, user research, illustration or iconography, or past experience with brand design.
Have experience working in and collaborating with a distributed team.
We are a group of people who are bright, kind and motivated by challenge. You can be your authentic self here, and are empowered to encourage others to do the same.
We are a successful, fast-growing company at the forefront of tech and fashion, redefining retail for the next generation.
We are a technologically and data-driven business.
We are committed to our clients and connected through our vision of “Transforming the way people find what they love.”
We love solving problems, thinking creatively and trying new things.
We believe in autonomy and taking initiative.
We challenge and develop ourselves, and we strive to have meaningful impact.
We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas.
We value diverse thought and talent, and we strive to create an inclusive culture.
We offer competitive compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits.
You will be proud to say that you work for Stitch Fix and know that the work you do brings joy to our clients every day.
We are the first fashion retailer to combine technology and data science with the human instinct of a stylist to deliver a deeply personalized shopping experience. This novel juxtaposition attracts a highly diverse group of talented people who are both thinkers and doers. We believe we are only scratching the surface of our opportunity, and we’re looking for incredible people like you to help us carry on the trend. We believe in both a service and a workplace where you can be your best, most authentic self.

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