California - Remote

FL Design Systems Lead | Job # 13609

Date of Posting:

May 30, 2023

Length of Assignment:

Three Month Duration

Pay Rate:

$30-$55/ hour DOE

Job Description:

Artisan Creative is seeking a Freelance Design Lead, specifically with experience in Design Systems, to join our fintech client’s team for a 3-month assignment (approximate end date will be mid-August). This opportunity is freelance and will be entirely remote. We are currently seeking California residents for this opportunity only.

The ideal candidate will have experience designing and enhancing scalable design systems built in Figma. You will infuse best practices for creating and governing best-in-class design systems. You will partner directly with the front-end developers to create scalable designs that drive the adoption of the framework and provide the best experience for our clients and their customers.

Additionally, you will create, document, and communicate design best practices to the development team. If this sounds like you, apply to the role and combine your UX experience and design system experience to lead and inspire the future of our fintech client’s design system. Help communicate the importance of adopting the design system, and

establish strong guidelines that govern how to use the design system

to ensure that all components meet high accessibility standards.


  • Must be an expert in working with Figma
  • Strong experience building atoms, molecules, and components systems that are product specific
  • Strong experience building UI kits and the accompanying documentation for the dev teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of front-end development is a plus
  • Must stay within and build upon the existing baseline design systems

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Please provide your resume, portfolio or URL where applicable as well as three references for consideration. Additionally, please provide 3-5 bullet points as to how your experience best relates to the requirements. Unless specified, roles are not open to relocation or remote candidates and only local candidates will be considered. Thank you.

Applicants for roles within the City of Los Angeles please note: “Pursuant to the Los Angeles City Fair Chance Initiative Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with Criminal Histories.”

Applicants for roles within the City of San Francisco please note: “Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction warrants.”

Artisan Creative’s Bio:

Core Values: Accountability | Agility | Trust | Communication | Enthusiasm

We have spent the last 25+ years in creative staffing and recruitment helping candidates find both freelance and full time roles in the Print, Digital, Broadcast, Marketing, Social Media, and Communication fields.

We work with a variety of clients from Advertising and Design agencies to in-house marketing and communications teams in the Entertainment, Health and Beauty, Fashion, Financial, Social, Technology, and Manufacturing verticals to name a few. 

Visit our blog to access over 500 articles on interviewing best practices, job search, and freelancing tips.   Listen to the artisan podcast for stories of creativity & inspiration.

Artisan Creative is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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