Product Designer

Databricks San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 4 months ago


Product Designers architect and design system-wide product experiences that are coherent, intuitive and innovative, delighting the most of technical audiences. We are the champion for customer-centric design, work hand-in-hand with product managers and engineers, and shape the product experience for thousands of users from small startups to Fortune 500 companies.


  • Gain a deep understanding of Databricks business objectives, users, market opportunities, and competition. Become well-versed on the Databricks product and its personas (Data scientists, data engineers, and administrators)

  • Deliver designs for Databricks' product and contribute to the overall direction of the product

  • Lead system-wide product design initiatives to design compelling product experiences that can be measured and drive business results

  • Work closely with Engineering & Product Management to ensure a high-quality implementation and user experience.

  • Actively seek & provide design feedback and collaboratively improve the design process


  • A system thinker who has the vision to design the big picture, and the tactical ability to break it down so that engineering can succeed in building it incrementally

  • A minimum of 5 years of product design work experience

  • A designer with strong tradecraft, who is at ease drawing from a vast toolkit to get the job done

  • A natural communicator that thrives on collaboration with others who enjoys communicating their vision and thought processes

  • A storyteller who delivers insights about people and behavior both verbally and visually, from qualitative and quantitative user research.

  • A bachelor's or master's degree or equivalent with specialization in HCI, Interaction Design, computer science, or related disciplines

  • A portfolio showcasing the end-to-end design project, from inception to production

  • Experience with the following is a nice-to-have:

  • Experience designing products in the Big Data space

  • Experience coding React, SQL, CSS, and/or Python

  • Experience building a design system


  • Medical, dental, vision

  • 401k Retirement Plan

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off

  • Catered lunch (everyday), snacks, and drinks

  • Gym reimbursement

  • Employee referral bonus program

  • Awesome coworkers

  • Maternity and paternity plans

About Databricks

Databricks' mission is to accelerate innovation for its customers by unifying Data Science, Engineering and Business. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark, Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform for data science teams to collaborate with data engineering and lines of business to build data products. Users achieve faster time-to-value with Databricks by creating analytic workflows that go from ETL and interactive exploration to production. The company also makes it easier for its users to focus on their data by providing a fully managed, scalable, and secure cloud infrastructure that reduces operational complexity and total cost of ownership. Databricks, venture-backed by Andreessen Horowitz, NEA and Battery Ventures, among others, has a global customer base that includes Salesforce, Viacom, Shell, and HP. For more information, visit

Apache, Apache Spark and Spark are trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation.

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