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Design Engineer

Typeface

Typeface

Software Engineering, Design
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
Who we are?

Typeface is on a mission to help everyone express their unique imagination. We believe technology is a creative partner that empowers any company to tell their unique stories faster and easier than ever before. Generative AI platforms represent a major breakthrough to create content at tremendous speed and scale. For enterprises to successfully leverage their potential, they need to include their unique voice and style and ensure responsible AI practices. We unite content velocity with brand personalization and safety, so that every company can achieve its creative potential. We are looking for passionate individuals who want to help build a fast-growing GenAI company from the ground up.

Why join us?

  • Bleeding edge technology: We explore uncharted territory at the intersection of art and science. We strive to revolutionize content, amplifying human creativity with cutting-edge AI in a safe and responsible way.
  • Best-in-class product: We built the leading enterprise-grade generative AI solution, so any business, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, can 10x personalized content at scale. Typeface combines the best-in-class AI platforms across the board with our own brand-personalized AI model to hyper-personalize content at scale with a responsible AI approach.
  • World-class team: Founded by the former CPO & CTO of Adobe, Abhay Parasnis, and a highly experienced team with a proven track record of building revolutionary, long-lasting AI, SaaS, and media technologists that are completely focused on customer impact.
  • Top-tier Investors: Backed by top-tier venture capital firms: Lightspeed Venture Partners, Salesforce Ventures, GV (Google Ventures), Madrona, Menlo Ventures, and M12 (Microsoft’s Venture Fund). Check out our Series B announcement.
  • Rapid customer traction: Overwhelming demand from Fortune 500 companies and popular digital-native brands from every industry.
  • Awards & recognition: Honored to be a winner of 10+ industry awards for our unique approach to enterprise GenAI, including Fast Company’s “Top 5 Next Big Things in Tech” and Adweek’s AI Company of the Year.

The Mission:

We are currently seeking a Design Engineer to join the Design team at Typeface!

Core Responsibilities:

  • Work in between the design team and the front-end team to craft new high-quality user experiences. You’ll help bridge some of the gaps between what the design team envisions and what gets shipped into our product with a strong focused on the details to make our user experience A+ and delight our customers.
  • Help validate or discard hypotheses by testing new designs and concepts with high-fidelity prototypes
  • Help set up and maintain our design system working with our design and front-end team.
  • Present work to peers, product teams and executive leadership/stakeholder
  • Conceive, prototype, and iterate on new high-quality user experiences.
  • Quickly bring new ideas to life through functional UI’s and prototypes.
  • Help drive the design process with engineering teams to ship these new products to users.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • You’re passionate (almost obsessive) about your craft and sweat the details until what you ship is A+, delighting our customers
  • You’re self-reliant and can independently drive a project working closely with your XFN partners
  • You’re adaptable and able to comfortably context-switch between multiple projects
  • Great design eye and taste
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of some design principles and on how to build experiences that span mobile and desktop browsers and native platforms
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of motion design, and you don’t shy away from using it to build delightful user experiences.
  • BS/BA in a technical field such as CS or equivalent years of experience
  • 3+ years of software engineering experience (HTML/CSS, Javascript and all the recent technologies) shipping software products
  • 3+ years of experience shipping software products
  • Experience in developing and designing high-quality user experiences for responsive web products
  • Experience in full lifecycle of design and development
  • Experience with front-end technologies and prototyping tools, including Figma, PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript frameworks (e.g., React, React Native, NodeJS)
  • A solid portfolio of things you’ve designed and/or built across a range of platforms, including native and web-based application

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You’re also a world class designer
  • You’re also great at motion design
  • Prior experience working in a start-up environment
  • Prior experience working in the Gen AI space

Benefits

  • Competitive salaries and equity
  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision)
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development

Equality Opportunity Statement

Typeface is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. *

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

At Typeface, we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to our success. We are committed to creating a workplace that is welcoming and inclusive for all employees, regardless of their background or identity. We value diversity in all its forms and strive to create a culture of respect, understanding, and collaboration.