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Product Designer, Design Systems (Contract)

Los Angeles, CA
Tinder is on a mission to change the world by bringing people together and facilitating millions of connections that otherwise might not have been possible. With tens of millions of users and an expansive global presence, our reach is expansive—and rapidly growing.

We are seeking a Product Designer (Contract) to help us build our Design System component library. This assignment will be 40hrs/week for 2 months minimum. The ideal Product Designer will be detail-focused, familiar with HIG and material patterns, and passionate about interaction and UI design best practices. 

*This role will be on payroll via a third party
Open to remote

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What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with Design System team members to collect and provide feedback on component creation

  • Conduct discovery research including but not limited to:
  • Competitive analyses
  • Review of best practices and platform conventions (Android, iOS, Web)
  • Review existing inventory and audit research
  • Interviews of internal Design System consumers
  • Synthesize and document findings of discovery research in a digestible format
  • Assist in creating documentation and supporting assets for usage guidelines
  • Explore and propose component variations for our library

What you have:

  •  1-3 years experience
  • Mobile and web experience, with portfolio or work samples
  • Meticulous consideration of interaction design best practices
  • Experience creating or working with style guides or design systems
  • Impeccable visual design skills and strong understanding of foundational design basics (form, color theory and typography).
  • Proficient in Figma 
  • Your own workstation 

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:

• Working on a product that has an immediate impact on people’s lives all around the world
• Collaborating with a team of creative, fun and driven colleagues 
• Comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, 401(k) employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
• Other perks and wellness benefits like a fitness membership subsidy, paid concierge medical membership, pet insurance offerings, and a commuter subsidy  
• Access to mental health resources
• Fertility preservation benefits
• No Meeting Wednesdays, an annual Learning + Development stipend, and access to a wide range of product and service discounts through Perkspot
• Charitable donations match up to $15,000 annually 
• Monthly and weekly interactive virtual events including Book Club, trivia with prizes and yoga workouts
• The opportunity to join six active Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

At Tinder, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our product, and our community. We strive to make our workplace an inclusive and diverse environment, giving people from all walks of life the opportunity to have a voice. We champion and encourage those who bring different perspectives, ideas, and creativity to join our team  dedicated to bringing people together across the globe. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we welcome all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, or other lived experience.
Job ID: cdf05c92-ac73-40cb-a083-5ff916105e9d
Employment Type: Other