Senior UX Engineer, Design System

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Salesforce

We bring companies & customers together in the #1 CRM platform.

Job Details
Do you want to be part of the team that enables developers and designers create beautiful, performant, and accessible product experiences for the world’s number 1 CRM? If so, the Salesforce Lightning Design System (SLDS) Team, and its industry-leading web framework, may be just what you are looking for.

The SLDS team is expanding and looking for smart, ambitious, and creative UX Engineers. In this role, you will contribute to the next iteration of our design system, delivering the HTML, CSS, and JS for enterprise-level UI components, built with the latest web components technologies. Your work will also involve partnering with product managers, designers, and accessibility teams, to create robust experiences that are used by millions of developers across the globe.

If you love developing for the modern web, obsess over the details, and have an interest in a challenging and rewarding career working on an enterprise-level design system, we hope you apply!


Your Core Skillset
We consider these skills to be essential for success in this role:

The ability to communicate and document technical concepts clearly, for both technical and non-technical audiences
Expertise in crafting clear, valid, accessible, semantic HTML markup
Familiarity with web components, or with a modern front-end framework, such as React, Vue, Angular, or Ember
Expert knowledge of CSS:Experience working on complex projects with a large scale impact
Clear understanding of modular CSS development, such as BEM, OOCSS, SMACSS, and Atomic Design, and enough experience to articulate the differences between these methodologies
Thorough knowledge of browser compatibility issues, support, and how to create experiences that adapt across browsers and devices
A strong interest in keeping up to date on the latest in CSS developments and specs
Component-based user interface development experience, including how to construct and deconstruct components, with a focus on creating composable and reusable UI elements
Practical knowledge of accessibility best practices, WCAG 2.0 AA compliancy, and ARIA
Familiarity with front-end testing frameworks, the value they provide, and how to write effective tests
A love of solving problems — both human and technical
A strong handle on debugging and troubleshooting
A learner’s mindset and a passion for staying abreast of the latest web technologies. You continually think about how things could be done better or more efficiently.
Our Technology
We geek out over this tech and we hope you do, too. These are the tools we use to build, test, and maintain our system.

HTML5, CSS3, Sass
Web ComponentsNative
Lightning Web Components (
Node, React, MDX
Gulp, Rollup, Webpack
Jest, Axe
Git, Heroku, CircleCI, Applitools
Our Team
Works in a collaborative, flexible, and friendly environment
Believes in equity, inclusion, and giving back, both in our industry and in our community
Is building a pioneering, enterprise-scale product, used by over a million developers around the world
Values your professional development and wants to see you excel and grow in your career

Tagged as: CSS, html, javascript

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