Senior Design Systems Engineer, Tock

Remote from
Salary, USD
118,000 - 215,500/yr
Job function
Design & Creative
Job type
Full Time,
Job posted
Apply before
10 Nov 2023

About Squarespace

Make it at Squarespace.

The Tock Product team is looking for a Senior Design Systems Engineer! As Tock’s first dedicated Design Systems Engineer, you’ll join a passionate design team to evolve our design system, elevate our design standards, and build world class products our customers love.

This is a full-time position that reports to a Product Design Manager. You can work as a hybrid employee in our Chicago office or work remotely in another approved hiring location (U.S. only).

You’ll Get To…

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, develop, and maintain a comprehensive design system
  • Create and evolve design system components, including UI elements, patterns, style guides, and interaction guidelines
  • Improve the design system based on user feedback, industry trends, and emerging technologies
  • Develop and execute strategy of migrating high-priority legacy components to new components
  • Work with designers to translate visual and interaction designs into functional prototypes
  • Communicate design system updates and improvements to relevant partners across the organization
  • Educate and train team members on design system usage and best practices

Who We’re Looking For

  • 5+ years of experience as a design systems engineer or front-end developer
  • Prior experience with design systems engineering
  • Proficiency in front-end web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React or other modern JS frameworks)
  • Strong knowledge of design principles, interaction design, design systems and design tools (e.g., Storybook, Figma, and Framer)
  • Strong storytelling, presentation, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of accessibility standards and best practices
  • Curiosity to experiment with new design and technology trends and how can improve our product for our customers

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with 100% covered premiums
  • Flexible paid time off
  • 401k with employer match
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Education reimbursement
  • Pretax commuter benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Charitable donation match
  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)

Cash Compensation Range: $118,000 – $212,500 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant skills, experience, and location, among other factors.

In addition to the cash compensation above (which includes base salary and, where applicable for eligible roles, may include on-target commissions or overtime pay), all Tock employees are eligible to receive equity in the company as part of their total compensation.

Tock’s Growth

  • Awarded Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies” in 2021
  • Awarded Built In’s “Best Places to Work” in 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023
  • Awarded America’s Hottest Brands of 2020 by AdAge
  • Won Chicago Tribune’s “Game Changer” Award for industry innovation
  • Reached a global customer base of 30 countries operating in 200+ cities
  • Processed over $1 billion in prepaid reservations
  • Named one of 2019’s 50 Startups to Watch
  • Featured in: New York Times, Bloomberg, GQ, Vice, Wired, Food & Wine, Eater, Skift Table, Chicago Tribune, Crain’s Chicago Business, New York Post, and more

About Tock

Tock is powering restaurants, wineries, and hospitality businesses around the globe by dramatically reimagining how businesses operate, manage reservations, and connect with their guests. We’ve built innovative tools that have redefined industry standards and helped thousands of businesses thrive.

About Squarespace

Squarespace (NYSE: SQSP) is a design-driven platform helping entrepreneurs build brands and businesses online. We empower millions of customers in more than 200 countries and territories with all the tools they need to create an online presence, build an audience, monetize, and scale their business. Our suite of products range from websites, domains, ecommerce, and marketing tools, as well as tools for scheduling with Acuity, creating and managing social media presence with Bio Sites and Unfold, and hospitality business management via Tock. Our team of more than 1,400 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Chicago, Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal, and coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia. For more information, visit

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