Senior Product Designer



Product, Design
Posted on Saturday, March 30, 2024

We are looking for a dynamic and results-driven Senior Product Designer to help plan, design, implement, analyze, and improve our cloud database service. As a senior product designer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our product's user experience and interface. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, engineers, and other designers, to conceptualize, design, and deliver intuitive and visually stunning solutions that address our customers' needs.

Our ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, a creative problem-solver, and possesses a strong passion for user-centric design. You'll succeed at Timescale if you are entrepreneurial, bold, scrappy, decisive, fired up in front of challenges and uncertainty, and get things done.


  • Design ownership: Lead the end-to-end design process for new features and enhancements, from ideation to implementation, ensuring a seamless and optimal user experience. Maintain ownership of design decisions and outcomes, aligning them with business objectives and user needs.
  • UX/UI Design: Design intuitive user interfaces that enable developers to accomplish their tasks efficiently, advocating for a user-centered approach. This includes creating wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs that adhere to best practices in usability and accessibility. Ensure design files are clean, organized, and easily accessible, facilitating collaboration and iteration.
  • User research: Work with Product Managers and cross-functional teams to conduct user research, synthesize insights, and translate findings into actionable design solutions. This may involve interviews, surveys, usability testing, and analyzing usage data.
  • User Testing: Plan and conduct usability testing sessions to gather feedback on designs and identify areas for improvement. Analyze test results and iteratively refine designs based on user insights.
  • User-centered design: Prioritize user needs and design principles across the organization, advocating for a user-centered approach to product development.
  • Cross-team work: Collaborate with product, engineering, and other stakeholders to prioritize user problems, design and deliver solutions to them, measure their impact, and define and execute the next iterations.
  • Design System Development: Work closely with the product design team to develop, maintain, and elevate design systems. Provide guidance and support to colleagues on best practices for utilizing design systems, fostering a culture of design consistency and efficiency.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in product design and user experience. Actively seeking opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • Team building: Partner with Design, Product, Front-end, and Back-end to drive insights around business opportunities and user goals.


  • 5+ years of experience in SaaS product design, with a strong portfolio showcasing your work and process.
  • Advanced knowledge in Figma.
  • Solid understanding of user-centered design principles and methodologies.
  • Experience leading user research, usability testing, and synthesizing insights.
  • Experience designing digital products with an emphasis on design systems.
  • Ability to translate qualitative and quantitative user data into creative solutions.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively articulate and present design concepts to stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, sense of ownership, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously effectively, balancing competing priorities and deadlines while maintaining a high standard of quality.
  • Experience with technical developer products is strongly preferred.

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