Senior UI Designer, Design Systems

Product Management and UX San Francisco, California

Job Description:



Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are enthusiastic about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most meaningfully to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!



Are you enthusiastic about both user interfaces and data? Do you think design has the power to make the world better? Do you enjoy the challenge of helping users quickly turn big data into valuable insights? If so, Splunk would love to hear from you!


We’re looking for a Senior UI Designer to join our passionate, fast-paced Design Systems team and help create a modular, inclusive system of patterns & guidelines which support all Splunk’s customer-facing products. Candidates should have a track record of crafting end-to-end experiences across multiple functional areas using user-centered design, visual design, and ideally, shipping  products across multiple platforms such as web, Android, and iOS. Coding & prototyping experiences especially in React are a huge plus!


Candidates should also be comfortable in a highly technical yet ambiguous environment. Moreover, we work in a dynamic, iterative development environment, so the ability to communicate effectively verbally & visually, and collaborate with many different developers and product managers is a requirement.



  • Design high quality, reusable UI components that are used commonly across Splunk products, across mobile, watch, and desktop form factors
  • Work closely with eng & PM, and motion design counterparts to ensure components are built to spec
  • Understand requirements from multiple complex Splunk products on how best our system can support them, proactively collaborate with design leads across multiple product areas, PM, and eng, to form consensus
  • Develop documentation on how our components can be used, and iterate on our system by listening to feedback coming in or proactively solicit feedback
  • Be a key contributor in maintaining a high quality bar across Splunk Design org by providing guidance/advice based on our documentation
  • Be a key contributor to forming our design systems vision for the next 2-3 years
  • You will have the opportunity to work as a team with peers and teammates on interactions, behaviors and experience design while helping our amazing engineering team execute and build these experiences and features.



  • 8+ years of experience
  • Communicating your ideas and concepts - both verbally and visually, through clear documentation
  • Working within a visual design language and guideline to design thoughtful, well-crafted solutions while helping to define that same language
  • Turning complex problems into simple solutions
  • Testing and exploring different ideas at various fidelities of prototypes
  • Working independently as well as within a team
  • You have experience with working with any of the following: Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Figma, Framer, Webflow, Supernova, UXPin, Invision etc
  • We give preference to experience with crafting a web application: in a class, as a personal hobby, as a job, as part of an open source project
  • We also give preference to experience with visual design/finesse, and shipping products that have launched
  • You have a general interest and/or passion in design systems

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.



Thank you for your interest in Splunk!