product design, UI design, UX design, CSS, web app, mobile
product design
  • Alya Abbott (alya@zulip.com / jobs@zulip.com)

  • https://zulip.com/jobs/ https://github.com/zulip/zulip

We are looking for a designer to join our team.

At Zulip, we’re out to build the world’s best collaboration platform, and we’re committed to keeping it 100% open source. Zulip is the only modern team chat app that is ideal for both live and asynchronous conversations. Our product serves as the communication hub for businesses, open-source projects, educators and communities around the world.

We are looking for an experienced product designer with a strong background in visual design to make our web and mobile applications shine. Zulip is a smart, powerful tool built for scale. By working to also make Zulip elegant and easy to learn, you will have the opportunity to have a huge impact on the growth of our product.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop compelling visual designs for the Zulip web and mobile apps. You will have a leading role in developing the vision for a new look and feel for our product.
  • Work closely with the engineering team to integrate your designs.
  • Brainstorm, design and implement improvements to the product founded in a deep understanding of user problems, working in a dynamic collaboration with product, engineering, and users.
  • Refine the look and feel of the Zulip website, so that our message and brand come across loud and clear.

Essential qualifications:

  • Your portfolio showcases a track record of designing truly beautiful and functional web and mobile apps. You have been responsible for the overall design of a complex application.
  • You are excited to think creatively and develop elegant solutions to complex problems.
  • You communicate with clarity and precision, and are comfortable in a distributed work environment. You thrive in an inclusive culture where ideas are debated openly and everyone is treated with respect.
  • You will be happy in a startup environment as the only designer on the team.

We’d especially like to get to know you if:

  • You are comfortable working in CSS to implement your ideas.
  • You are excited to build an open-source product with a community of contributors from around the world. You know how to use Git to collaborate on a software project, or are happy to learn.

Email us at jobs@zulip.com with your resume and portfolio to apply, or learn more about how we work.