UX Engineer

Department: Design

Location: Atlanta

MailChimp is the world’s largest marketing automation platform. Millions of businesses use MailChimp to design and send a billion emails a day. We empower small businesses with a suite of powerful and easy-to-use email, marketing automation, and analytics tools that integrate with hundreds of popular applications and services.

The Design Engineering team is part of the larger MailChimp Design department made up of multi-disciplined designers, thinkers, explorers and tinkerers dedicated to bringing a shared vision to life. Our team sits at the intersection of design, product management, and engineering working closely with product owners, engineering team leads, research, data science, marketing and editorial to arrive at elegant solutions for our users.

We’re looking for a UX Engineer with a solid understanding of front-end development, design thinking, component-based design systems, accessibility, and user experience principles. You are self-directed, sweat the details, and push to make sure our users are at the forefront of our team’s decisions. You love working with a diverse array of people, embracing design and technical challenges, and are comfortable leading discussions with both designers and engineers. You also recognize the importance of consistency in design and code, early and frequent communication, and are able to balance current and future needs for your team.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Design and Engineering to develop and maintain MailChimp’s design system
  • Ensure our patterns are meeting the needs of the application and our users
  • Document both code and design guidelines for our patterns
  • Research and propose new patterns, new approaches to work, new tools, and new best practices for the Design and Engineering teams
  • Share expertise with teammates through code reviews, office hours, and other avenues
  • Collaborate with the Design and Product teams to prototype new/experimental features
  • Help build and maintain internal tools for the design team

We’d love to hear from you if:

  • You have experience as a front-end developer in a team setting
  • You consider yourself an expert with HTML and CSS, with a working knowledge of JavaScript
  • You have excellent communication skills and are able to communicate design and technical decisions to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • You recognize the importance of sharing work early, feedback from teammates, and collaborating across teams
  • You have experience building out or contributing to/maintaining design systems
  • You adhere to internal coding standards, development processes, and design best practices
  • You have experience using Git or other source control tools
  • Bonus points for previous experience building systems in React or strong visual or motion design skills

MailChimp is a founder-owned, highly profitable, and private company located in the heart of Atlanta. We offer our 800+ employees an exceptional workplace, extremely competitive compensation, fully paid benefits (for employees and their families), and generous profit sharing. We hire humble, collaborative, and ambitious people, and give them endless opportunities to grow and succeed.

We love our hometown and support sustainable urban renewal. Our headquarters is in the historic Ponce City Market, right on the Atlanta Beltline. If you'd like to be considered for this position, please apply below. We look forward to meeting you!

MailChimp is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Benefits

We encourage our employees to live their best lives through wellness programs and education opportunities.

Investing in our employees

Our profit sharing plan puts at least an additional percentage of your annual salary into your 401(k) each year, based on company performance.

At home in Atlanta

Atlanta is where we live, work, and play. It's a vibrant city, with people from all over the world, and no shortage of things to do.