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Product Designer, Design Operations



Product, Design, Operations
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Pluralsight is seeking a Product Designer with a Design Operations focus to join our growing team, to thrive at the intersection of design, strategy and efficiency. In this critical role, you will be a strategic partner to the Design Leadership team, helping to scale and optimize our design operations, including processes, tooling and best practices for design at Pluralsight. You will leverage your expertise to streamline workflows, define and implement best practices, and ensure our talented team has the resources and support they need to deliver impactful work that fuels Pluralsight's growth.

What youll do:

  • Lead the continuous evaluation, implementation and rationalization of tools that scale, enhance communication, collaboration, and project visibility across all design teams.
  • Contribute to a positive, collaborative, and high-performing design culture. This includes developing onboarding programs, training initiatives, working groups, organizing team on-sites and remote summits and recognition programs for design team members
  • Create harmony between design, product, and engineering partners by being adept at connecting the right people and opportunities to bring about positive outcomes for our teams and customers
  • Launch a shared repository of playbooks for team practices and operating norms, design system documentation and governance, research, accessibility best practices, career growth, and more
  • Support the development and maintenance of an Ops Council, bringing together other operations professionals within the organization around common strategies and processes
  • Under the guidance of the leadership team, help to define design portfolio planning, impact measurement, budgeting, capacity planning, and headcount forecasting
  • Maintain fluency in your craft by devoting a portion of time to ad hoc design initiatives alongside ops work

Experience youll bring:

  • Experience in Product Design; portfolio demonstrating interaction and visual design skills
  • Experience with (or a passion for) design systems and strong system-level thinking
  • Humility and openness to act on design feedback in an iterative design process
  • Collaborative work across functions and organizational boundaries
  • A passion for building and nurturing a positive and inclusive team environment.
  • Experience developing and implementing operational improvements and design systems.
  • Strong understanding of design principles, methodologies and best practices.
  • Expertise in project management methodologies (Agile) and the ability to tailor them to the design workflow.


  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of related or equivalent experience; or 3+ years with an advanced degree.
  • Experience working within a global or enterprise-scale design team.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proficiency in design project management tools (e.g., Jira, Confluence) and design collaboration tools (e.g., Figma, Figjam).
  • A data-informed approach with the ability to analyze design team metrics and translate insights into actionable recommendations.

Why youll love working here:

  • Were remote- and hybrid-friendly
  • Were mission driven and values guided
  • We have a strong commitment to diversity and belonging
  • We cultivate a culture of trust, autonomy, and collaboration
  • Were lifelong learners and champion team member growth and advancement
  • Weve got you covered - team member benefits include competitive compensation packages, medical coverage, unlimited PTO and Summer Fridays, wellness reimbursements, Pluralsight subscription, professional development funds and more.

About us:

Were Pluralsight, the technology workforce development company that helps teams build better by knowing more and working better together. Using our Skills, Flow, and Cloud product, teams can develop critical skills, improve processes and gain data-driven insights.

Were a community of growth seekers and lifelong learners who are out to do big things that make a difference in peoples lives, and were looking for curious, talented people to join us. Our culture of trust, autonomy, and genuine collaboration create an environment where youll grow as a human and as a professional. Because to us, your growth is our growth, and vice versa.

Physical and Mental Requirements

Work is performed in an office (or home office) environment and requires the ability to operate office equipment and keyboards. Sedentary work. Repetitive work. Ability to perform tasks related to documentation, data analysis, transcription and extensive content analysis. Learn new tasks, remember processes, complete tasks independently, and make timely decisions in the context of a workflow.

EEOC Statement

Bring yourself. Pluralsight is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. Pluralsight will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please visit the bottom of our website to learn how to request an accommodation.

For more information on Pluralsights commitment to building a more diverse and inclusive workforce, please review our most recent Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging report here.