Design System Engineer

Europe / Remote

About the opportunity

Design System Engineer

Magnolia is building up Frontend expertise with engineers focusing primarily on evolving and innovating our user interface. One of the major initiatives is to build a Design System from scratch. Are you an experienced UX engineer with extensive experience building and maintaining design systems? Then Magnolia might be the place for you!

If you're ready to strive to create value in newer ways and to think outside of the box, you're the perfect match for us - so please read on!

The details

What things you’ll be doing?
  • Owning the development of our design system, building it from the ground up and supporting all phases from discovery to implementation
  • Collaborating closely with our design team
  • Collaborating closely with other frontend engineers who will utilize the DS
  • Championing accessibility best practices on a visual and code level
What do we need from you?
  • A responsible self-starter with a true passion for frontend UX & UI
  • You love challenges and the autonomy to solve problems and create beautiful solutions
  • Frontend development experience preferably with React or Next.Js
  • Strong knowledge of web technologies. Experienced in the design and architecture of frontend systems
So, who are we?
  • We are a fun and open-minded bunch of colleagues spread across the globe.
  • Aside from work, we are parents, gamers, bookworms, athletes, adrenaline junkies, philosophers, and so much more.
  • Yearly company trip. We’ve just been to Interlaken/Switzerland - we’d love to see you at the next one!
  • Constant learning and knowledge sharing with some of the best professionals in the industry.
  • Lateral and vertical growth opportunities.
  • Flexibility, flexibility, flexibility.
  • Remote-friendly vibes.
We are for you if you like to…:
  • take charge: You are in the driver’s seat and set the direction according to what customers, colleagues and cultures need. No matter the roadblocks you see ahead, you take charge in (re)shaping the destination.

  • connect: You never drive alone. Building meaningful connections means creating experiences together that form a foundation of trust so next time there’s a bump in the road, you know someone else has your back.

  • be you: Choose your own ways and means. You make every perspective count so that everyone feels safe enough to follow their purpose and at the same time pursue one common goal. Your way of growing is to mutually question yourself and others.


  • Please submit your application in English; it’s our company language so you’ll be speaking lots of it if you join
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  • We treat all candidates equally: If you have any questions, please reach out to our contact
  • We’re on a mission to make everyone feel valued at work. We embrace and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.
  • Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? Please apply anyway!

About Magnolia

Founded in 1997 with a vision to create the first truly open content management system, Magnolia is a world-leading digital experience company. Brands who want to move fast and stay flexible choose Magnolia because the company blends the power of an enterprise DXP solution with headless agility. Magnolia operates globally with offices on five continents and more than 200 Magnolia-certified partners worldwide.

To learn a bit more about our team and who we are, make sure to visit our About page.