User Interface Designer

The secret to our sauce? Combining high technology with great design. As a user interface designer at Automattic, you’re responsible for making sure the amazing things our engineers can build are easy to use and beautiful to behold. You’ll develop your original ideas from half-formed thoughts into products used by millions of people. You’ll be a creative force in a small interdisciplinary team, responsible not just for what a product looks like but for how it works.

Here are a few of the skills we value:

  • Experience designing web or native apps. Your work shows a focused, user-centered approach to interface design.
  • A talent for giving and receiving design criticism, and an appreciation of its importance in the creative process.
  • An understanding of the mechanics of user testing, and a data-informed (not data-driven) approach to design.
  • The ability to write front-end code (HTML, CSS, maybe JavaScript) an an eagerness to always continue learning.
  • Familiarity with Android’s Material Design and the iOS Human Interface Guidelines, and the role they play in native app design.

How to Apply

Does this sound interesting? If yes, please send a short email to jobs @ this domain telling us about yourself. Include your résumé and a link to a portfolio containing your best work. Let us know what you can contribute to the team. Include the title of the position you’re applying for and your name in the subject. Proofread! Make sure you spell and capitalize WordPress and Automattic correctly. We are lucky to receive hundreds of applications for every position, so try to make your application stand out. If you apply for multiple positions or send multiple emails there will be one reply.

Want to increase your chances of standing out? If so, please include the following in your email application:

  1. What one single design (that you can share a link or screenshot to) are you currently most proud of creating?
  2. On a scale from 1–10 (10 being expert), rate your comfort level with: HTML & CSS, JavaScript, native iOS & Android design.

← Work With Us

All Jobs Require

  • Great communication skills. We’re a distributed team, so frequent and clear written communication is a must.
  • Self-driven work ethic. You need to be a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion.
  • Curiosity and the desire to learn. Our business is changing and growing fast, who knows what will be the skills of tomorrow? Flexibility is key.