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UX Engineer


1 year ago

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About Pinterest:  

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more. 

What you’ll do:

  • Work directly with the Motion design team in Warsaw to help bring their dynamic work to life.

  • Partner with the Design system team to align motion guidelines and build out a motion library.

  • Help build UI components, guidelines and interactions for the open source design system.

  • Partner with other teams across the Pinterest product to implement motion assets and promo pages within Pinterest.

  • Scope and prioritize your work; serve as the technical subject matter expert to build an end to end service culture for the motion team; building its independence and raising its visibility. 

What we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience building on the web platform.

  • Strong background in current web app development practices as well as a strong familiarity with Lottie, Javascript, Typescript and Webpack.

  • Solid experience with HTML and CSS fundamentals, and CSS Animation.

  • Experience with React.

  • Familiarity with accessibility best practices; ideally in the context of motion and animation.

  • Background and familiarity with modern design processes and tools like Figma and/or Adobe After Effects; working with designers and product managers.

  • Curiosity, strong communication and collaboration skills, self-awareness, humility, a drive for personal growth, and knowledge sharing.




Our Commitment to Diversity:

At Pinterest, our mission is to bring everyone the inspiration to create a life they love—and that includes our employees. We’re taking on the most exciting challenges of our working lives, and we succeed with a team that represents an inclusive and diverse set of identities and backgrounds.


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