Octopus Deploy is hiring a

Senior Product Designer

Octopus Deploy sets the standard for Continuous Delivery, empowering software teams to deliver value in an agile way. Over 4,000 organizations globally –  including Ubisoft, ASOS, Xero, monday.com, Stack Overflow, NASA, and Disney – rely on our Continuous Delivery, GitOps, and release orchestration solutions. 

Founded in Australia in 2012, our team of over 270 Octonauts now spans the globe. We combine high growth and big ambitions with a sustainable, balanced working environment. Our revenue has grown consistently between 30–50% every year for the past 8 years, and we’ve been profitable for 10 out of the past 11 years.

We’ve been remote-first since 2015 and work with an uncommon level of transparency. You can read our public handbook to learn how we work. We have a transparent approach to compensation that ensures people doing the same work with the same skill get paid the same, with well-defined career pathways. We foster a supportive, collaborative, and high-trust environment. We leave our job titles at the door and focus on doing what’s best for our customers and team. Our leaders never shy away from answering the tough questions at our all-hands calls or in 1:1s. We conduct interviews and onboarding virtually as part of being a remote-first company.

If you join Octopus, you’ll become a part of a high trust, remote-first and value driven culture. Help us on our mission to achieve 1 Million Happy Deployers.

The compensation of this role is:
Level 3 (Senior): Maturing: $135k AUD/$145k NZD Performing: $145k AUD/$155k NZD
Level 4 (Lead): Maturing: $160k AUD/$170k NZD Performing: $170k AUD/$180k NZD

Overview of Role
The Frontend Foundation team has a growing set of responsibilities to enable our product teams to deliver quality experiences. Currently, we are focused on maturing our design system. Next, we are expanding our custodianship to include in-app messaging & micro surveying capabilities. We are currently uncovering a potential roadmap ahead to support this function.

What the team has delivered recently...
You can view our Design System and read our latest blog posts: Page layout improvements and Re-thinking Navigation (in progress).

What you’ll do

  • Take our design system to the next level of desired maturity
  • Bring a strong interaction design nous and attention to detail that will guide engineers and designers towards world-class interaction and visual design
  • Map out user flows to help identify opportunities and identify best practises to guide design input for micro survey/in app messaging
  • Ensure the design system can support the necessary components and patterns for messaging and surveying
  • Collaborate with discipline leads and engineers to ideate, implement and deliver solutions
  • Present to wider stakeholders groups
  • Support and guide our internal teams on design system best practices
  • Contribute to our Figma component library 
  • Provide well written concise design documentation
  • Present thought out solutions backed by clear design rationale

What you will bring

  • 2+ years of working with a design system that multiple teams use
  • 7+ years of working in product design 
  • Experience working on a B2B saas product or complex domain space
  • Basic understanding of front end development (html, css, js)
  • Ideally worked with or have implemented design tokens
  • Experience with behavioural analytics and data driven outcomes

Why Is This A Great Opportunity?

  • We offer great benefits, including generous laptop and home office allowances, plus stock options!
  • We value transparency and fairness in every aspect of our business. For example, Paul (our CEO) shares monthly updates on company performance, and our pay structures are designed to pass the ‘printer test’.
  • Trust and autonomy. Octonauts are treated like adults, and are trusted to find the best way of working for the task at hand, without managers looking over their shoulder.
  • You’ll be joining a high-growth company with numerous opportunities to learn and advance your career.
  • Remote first: work from wherever you feel most productive.
  • We are a supportive company where everyone’s contribution is valued.
  • We respect and encourage work/life balance.

Equal Opportunity

  • We’ve built an inclusive workplace culture and understand the true importance of culture-add, versus culture-fit.
  • From day 1, you'll have a buddy helping you get your bearings. You can book in coffee chats with anyone in the company. We encourage everyone to have a voice in all aspects of the product and the business. So much so that we have an open chat policy (all channels are public by default) and everyone is welcome!
  • Also when it comes to inclusivity, we mean it, check out our handbook!
  • If you’d like to work at Octopus, reach out and say hello!

Interview Process
Below is the interview process you can expect for this role. We know interviewing can seem daunting, but rest assured we designed our interview process to move quickly while still getting you all the information you need.

👋🏼Initial chat [30 min]
Talent acquisition screen: Meet with your Talent Acquisition team and get a feel for what it would be like to be an Octonaut!

💻Technical assessment [60–90 min]
Technical assessment: Designed to showcase your skill set, we give you in-house exercises to gauge your professional scope and expertise.

🧑‍💻Hiring manager chat [45–60 min]
Hiring manager chat: Designated time to chat with the hiring manager. This is a great opportunity to get to know each other. You should expect the hiring manager to ask questions about your professional background and goals. We welcome any questions you may have for us!

🎉Panel interview [60–90 min]
Final round chat: In this final round call, you meet cross-functional team members. You can expect a mix of leaders and individual contributors to join the chat. By the end of this call, you should have a great idea of what it’s like to work at Octopus. We should also have a great idea of what it would be like to have you on the team! We’ll ask any final questions and encourage you to do the same.

Our public employee handbook is the best place to learn more about life at Octopus. It includes our values, how we structure teams, career progression, leave and benefits, and much more. 

If you're enthusiastic about this position, even if you don’t meet all the criteria above, we wholeheartedly encourage you to submit your application. Our talent team is in-house, and we recognize that every individual brings something unique. We take the time to review every application and consider how you might add to the team. 

We know your time is precious. If you apply, we promise to update you at least once per week about the status of your application and to give you clear expectations for each step in the journey. 

[Note to Search Firms/Agencies]
Octopus Deploy does not compensate search firms for unsolicited assistance unless they have a written search agreement with Octopus Deploy and the requisition is position-specific. Any resumes, curriculum vitae and other unsolicited assistance from search firms that do not have a written search agreement or position-specific requisition submitted to any Associate of Octopus Deploy will be deemed the sole property of Octopus Deploy and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Octopus Deploy.
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