Deno makes programming easy. We make it possible to use JavaScript outside of the browser to build all types of software. Our free open source runtime is one of the most popular projects on Github. Our business is hosting JavaScript servers at the edge with the Deno Deploy serverless runtime. Try it out — you ought to be able to deploy a server world-wide in less than 5 minutes.

As a product designer, you will be responsible for creating and developing new product ideas and bringing them to life. You will work closely with the engineering teams to create innovative designs that are both functional and aesthetically pleasing. In this role, you will be expected to have a strong understanding of design principles and techniques, as well as a keen eye for detail and a passion for creating beautiful and intuitive products. You will be responsible for conducting user research and testing to ensure that your designs meet the needs and desires of our customers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the engineering and design teams to develop new product ideas
  • Create detailed design plans and specifications for new products
  • Develop and expand a design system that can be used across Deno products
  • Conduct user research and testing to ensure that designs meet customer needs and expectations
  • Use design software and tools to create detailed design plans and prototypes
  • Work closely with the engineering team to ensure that designs are functional and can be effectively manufactured
  • Continuously refine and improve existing products to ensure that they meet the changing needs of our customers

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in design or a related field
  • 7+ years of experience in product design
  • Strong understanding of design principles and techniques
  • Proficiency in design software and tools such as Figma, Illustrator, and Sketch
  • Ability to create detailed design plans and specifications
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively
  • Excellent attention to detail and a passion for creating beautiful and intuitive products
  • Bonus: experience designing tools for software developers

About the company

Deno is founded by the same engineers who built Node.js, the JavaScript runtime used by millions of developers and used by nearly all websites in one form or another. Deno is a continuation of the ideas in Node; a modern take on server-side JavaScript development. The open source project has already secured itself among the ranks of the most popular projects on GitHub.

Our commercial product is cloud service for hosting JavaScript servers. It is one of just a handful of implementations of serverless at edge in existence. By repurposing web browser technology for server software, we aim to accelerate a new generation of extreme low-latency edge applications.

The Deno company grew out of our open source project during the pandemic. As aresult we're 100% remote with employees all over the world. Don't assume this means we're not a real company; our investors include Sequoia Capital, Nat Friedman, Guillermo Rauch, Dylan Field, Netlify, and Wordpress.


We Offer

  • A competitive full-time salary and early-stage stock options.
  • 100% remote work from anywhere in the world.
  • Autonomous work. We work collaboratively on projects, but you set your own pace.
  • Flexible vacation time.
  • Hardware and office allowances.

Process

The entire process is fully remote and all communication will happen over email or via video chat. Once you've submitted your application, the team will review your submission, and may reach out for a short screening interview over video call. If you pass the screen you will be invited to up to four follow up interviews. The calls: usually take between 30-60 minutes each depending on the interviewer. Once the interviews are over, the team will meet to discuss several roles and candidates and may ask one or two follow-up questions over email or a quick call or go directly to making an offer.