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Senior Design Systems Designer



San Francisco, CA, USA · New York, NY, USA · Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 29, 2024

About the Team

The Design Systems team is responsible for the themes, components, icons, and Figma tools that are used by designers and engineers across DoorDash. You will work closely with other system designers, product designers, design engineers, and design leadership.

About the Role

We're looking for a Senior Design Systems Designer to extend our DoorDash design system to support all the needs of our apps as we grow into new categories like grocery, convenience, retail, and beyond.

This includes helping product designers evolve vertical-specific component libraries, creating high-level pattern guidance, and partnering on strategic projects like net new features and upleveling our visual design. This role would work closely with both product designers and design system designers, translating between product specific needs and the shared core system.

You will report into the Head of Design Systems on our Design Infrastructure team in our Product Design organization. This role is expected to work in a hybrid model, 2-3 days per week onsite, and 2-3 days working from home.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Help evolve the visual design language of the apps, extending the DoorDash brand.
  • Guide product designers to use the design system to the fullest extent, leveraging existing patterns and extending them when necessary.
  • Partner with product designers on strategic projects, like net new features and redesigns, and elevate their designs with solid visual design and systems thinking.

We’re excited about you because…

  • You are a Senior designer with 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • You are a role model for visual design quality and design systems development.
  • You are able to navigate, define and drive highly complex product architecture system changes.
  • You enjoy making sure everything is pixel perfect.

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.


The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below. Compensation in other geographies may vary.

Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location. Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.

California Pay Range:
$152,000$228,000 USD
New York Pay Range:
$152,000$228,000 USD
Washington Pay Range:
$152,000$228,000 USD