At GitLab, Product Designers collaborate closely with Product Managers, Engineers, UX Researchers, Technical Writers, and other Product Designers to create a productive, minimal, and human experience. Product Designers report to a Product Design Manager.
The Product Designer is a grade 6.
The Senior Product Designer is a grade 7.
Everything in the Product Designer role, plus:
The Staff Product Designer is a grade 8.
Everything in the Senior Product Designer role, plus:
The Principal Product Designer is a grade 9.
Everything in the Staff Product Designer role, plus:
The Growth team at GitLab focuses on unlocking the value of GitLab for as many customers and potential customers as possible. The Growth team pays close attention to the experiences users have with buying and trialing GitLab, as well as key product experiences that a user must have with the product in order to understand the value of GitLab as a DevOps lifecycle application.
In addition to the other Product Designer responsibilities, Growth Product Designers are also expected to:
The Foundations team works on building a cohesive and consistent user experience, both visually and functionally. You’ll be responsible for leading the direction of the experience design, visual style, and technical tooling of the GitLab product. You’ll act as a centralized resource, helping to triage large-scale experience problems as the need arises.
You’ll spend your time collaborating with a cross-functional team, helping to implement our Design System, building comprehensive accessibility standards into our workflows, and defining guidelines and best practices that will inform how teams are designing and building products. A breakdown of the vision you’ll be helping to deliver within the UX Foundation category can be found on our product direction page.
Product Designers on the Foundations team adhere to the same responsibilities listed above for the Product Designer role. View our performance factor worksheets for more details on how individual responsibilities relate to Foundations.
Tools used by the UX department are flexible depending on the needs of the work. Please see the Product Designer Onboarding page for more details.
Candidates for this position can expect the hiring process to follow the order below. Please keep in mind that candidates can be declined from the position at any stage of the process. To learn more about someone who may be conducting the interview, find their/their job title on our team page.
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The hiring process for internal candidates may be slightly adjusted from the above, but in general the goal is still to evaluate the best fit for the role. Interview questions may be adapted to gauge interest and skills in specific areas the team would like to grow, or about specific team responsibilities. A case study review is not necessary; instead, consider current or previous work assignments and experience in light of the position.
Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.
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