Senior UX Designer (R6212)


Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at

We are looking for a talented product designer who has experience with front end development. You have crafted elegant user experiences for complex, data-heavy products and collaborated with talented content owners. Come join our distributed team of creatives and help us build a fun, impactful, and memorable web experience. 

Please note that a portfolio is mandatory for consideration. We appreciate your understanding.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Produce design prototypes and specifications.
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented accurately
  • Practice the balance between UX and beautiful UI / visual design
  • Be a go-to resource for HTML and CSS questions
  • Support internal partners (engineers and product managers) through clear guidelines, assets and creative problem solving
  • Contribute to our EUI component library

What You Bring Along:

  • Ability to create elegant, accessible and usable experiences that solve business challenges and meet user needs
  • Strong portfolio with examples of user-focused problems solved via creative UI solutions, design systems and asset creation
  • Familiarity with the typical product design suite: Figma, Whimsical, Loom, etc.
  • Solid grasp of front-end development (HTML/CSS/Javascript) and Git / GitHub; you are comfortable running a local development environment, reviewing and commenting on Pull requests, and contributing to a codebase.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in small and large groups and defend your design decisions
  • Prior experience working in the technology industry. You enjoy learning about new technologies and are able to collaborate with Product Marketers as well as Product Managers and Engineers
  • Is effective at personal organization and management of communication tools like email and Slack
  • Stay current with the latest design and technology trends across web, desktop, and mobile platforms, and adopt modern techniques as appropriate
  • Ability to uphold responsiveness and collaboration in a remote environment. You are an organized self starter with strong communication skills. Being part of a distributed team requires proactive communication and sometimes even oversharing

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working on a design system
  • Experience with TypeScript and SCSS
  • Experience in other creative endeavours (music, art, performance, etc.)

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

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