Senior Product Designer - Design System

Klarna makes shopping smoooth. And we do it with flair because shopping is fun. Every day, we help customers, businesses, and partners explore just how smoooth the modern shopping experience can be. 

It means we’re constantly changing the game. Always trying out new things. And we encourage our people to do the same. To grow. To develop. Because we don’t believe roles have to stay fixed. Instead we inspire our people to take an irregular career path. As a company of 350 dynamic start-ups, our whole business is built for it. So once you’re in, there’s no telling what will happen next.

Klarna strives to become the world’s favourite way to buy, and you can contribute to reaching this goal! We are looking to hire great people, who are passionate about using their talents to generate success. We are currently looking to grow our Design System Designer teams to satisfy the company’s ever increasing need for maintaining a growing, unified and high end design system.

What you will do

Klarna’s Design team is an ambitious international team where results and attention to detail are taken seriously. We aim to build the best products in the world and we are excited to welcome new team members who share our ambition to be consistently amazing.

Your work will revolve around the continuous evolvement of Klarna’s Design Language, from exploring and reviewing ideas to building on top of an extensive component library and documenting design patterns.

The ideal candidate for this role will be able to contribute and assist in taking our look, structure and consistency to the next level.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Facilitate and evolve the look and feel of Klarna’s Product Design language, its components and design patterns, from concepts to implementation
  • Work closely with our Brand Studio team and to build a consistent Brand and Product experience across the whole customer journey
  • Work closely with engineers to ensure a high level of quality delivery across all platforms (web, iOS, Android)
  • Document design guidelines and actively share knowledge on how to utilise the design system
  • Always seek out for design system best practices, design patterns across multiple industries and products to constantly evolve Klarna products and design language
  • Help shape the design culture at Klarna that will ultimately define every interaction customers have with our products and services

You should have:

  • A great eye and toucjh for design: identify common design patterns throughout web and mobile platforms and find elegant solutions for implementation
  • A strong track record and understanding of visual and interaction design (5+ years of experience in the field, preferably 2-3 years in building design systems)
  • Great technical understanding of how to build systems, UI patterns and work smarter around technical limitations
  • Experience designing for web, Android and IOS
  • A portfolio demonstrating your work
  • Great understanding of visual harmony, information hierarchy and design patterns: You should be able to produce quality visual designs (We use Sketch and Abstract)
  • Experience in writing simple and clear design documentation for multiple audiences (designers, developers, product owners and other stakeholders)
  • Strong in articulating and explaining your ideas to other designers, engineers, product managers and other stakeholders
  • Fluent with different level of prototyping tools such as Invision, Framer, Principle or Flinto

Bonus:

  • Passionate about and/or experience in motion design
  • Experience working in fin-tech or shopping
How to apply

Send over a CV in English. We recommend you submit your application as soon as possible as selection and interviews are held continually.

Note: A portfolio is an essential element of the application for a Design role at Klarna. Applicants who do not supply a link or PDF with samples of their work can unfortunately not be considered.

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About Klarna

Klarna was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2005. Since then, we’ve changed the banking industry forever. And now we’re creating the world’s smooothest shopping experience. We serve 80 million consumers worldwide, and partner with 190,000 merchants – with a new merchant joining us every 8 minutes. Including some of the world’s leading brands, such as H&M, ASOS, IKEA, Adidas, Samsung and Lufthansa. Our offices are spread over 18 different markets, hosted by +3000 people from 90 nationalities.