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UX Designer - Design Systems in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 277 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Are you ready to have a huge impact on products used by millions of people? Join PayPal’s design system team. Our team’s passion: create a seamless, holistic and exceptional customer experience for all of PayPal’s customers. We do this by diving deep on design challenges at scale, partnering with our product design and engineering teams to promote reuse and efficiencies of scale. Our global PayPal-wide design system includes design principles, UX styles, guidelines, patterns, libraries and code. The ideal candidate is an all-around designer with both interaction and visual design skills and an aptitude for design systems and thinking holistically. He/She will thrive in a fast-paced work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. This individual should have a passion for empathizing with the needs and behaviors of people, the business and how to solve for them through design.


  • Specify core UX, visual, interaction, and motion elements, create prototypes, document usage guidelines and create libraries for design teams to use.
  • Partner with design, engineering and product management team members in the execution and delivery of successful products and services, using a customer-focused, iterative design process. 
  • Contribute to the creation of high quality deliverables on a work stream with minimal oversight and guidance, managing his/her own work to a larger schedule. 
  • Leverage and foster the use of established UX techniques, templates, presentations, and assets in the creation of UX analysis, solutions and materials. 
  • Contribute to the adaptation of PayPal UX tools, methodology and software. 


  • 1-2 years experience. 
  • Bachelors Degree in the study of design including one of the following; Design, Information Architecture, Human Factors or equivalent project/portfolio experience.
  • Sound understanding of UX methodology and lifecycle across key channels and platforms, with familiarity in areas of web, mobile web and native mobile design. 
  • Customer-focused, with understanding of design research methods to uncover customer insights. 
  • Strong attention to detail and craft; ability to write carefully.
  • Effectively operates within an iterative design team, managing UX responsibilities against defined milestones and plan. 
  • General awareness of technology mediums (Javascript, HTML/CSS, platform UIs, etc.) including differences between them.  

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



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