Senior Designer

Job Description

Design is what Squarespace is known for. We go to great lengths to ensure every touchpoint of the product and brand is as beautiful and impactful as possible. As a modern creative organization, we hire aesthetically-driven designers who have a strong process that can be applied across a range of deliverables.

We are seeking an experienced and visionary Senior Designer who will be instrumental in taking our digital design projects from concept to launch. This role calls for a seasoned professional with a profound understanding of the web design landscape and the ability to inspire teams to achieve outstanding results. Our most senior designers set the vision for projects, enforce our high design standards and make sure we're meeting them. You will help define and guide the design direction, user experience of digital brand campaigns as well as (aka Squarespace's 'Frontsite') in partnership with our dedicated Frontsite team.

You will be challenged in an organization that values both vision and execution. You will take ownership of the digital space by solving complex problems with thoughtful, elegant solutions. You keep a finger on the pulse of design and technology trends to ensure our projects are cutting-edge and resonate with current and future audiences. You have a strong background in visual, web, and interaction design and impeccable taste in typography. You are comfortable working closely with producers, designers, product managers, engineers, and product marketing. You are a strong team player and you're comfortable presenting work to stakeholders and receiving and delivering feedback to cross functional teams.

This is a hybrid role that reports into our Director of Brand Design as a part of our award winning in-house creative team in our New York headquarters.


  • 6-8 years in design roles at agencies, studios, or in-house
  • Impeccable sense of design aesthetics and quality.
  • Strong understanding and background in visual, web and interaction design, site architecture, and designing intuitive user interfaces and navigation
  • Excellent strategic, conceptual, and executional skills.
  • Affinity for consistency, color, typography, photography, and animation
  • Advanced proficiency in design software such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Figma.
  • Understanding of prototyping, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, browsers, and devices is a plus

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Access to supplemental insurance plans for additional coverage
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Pretax commuter benefit
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Private rooftop

Cash Compensation Range: $126,500 - $203,550 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant skills, experience, and location, among other factors.

In addition to the cash compensation above (which includes base salary and, where applicable for eligible roles, may include on-target commissions or overtime pay), all Squarespace employees are eligible to receive equity in the company as part of their total compensation.

About Squarespace

Squarespace (NYSE: SQSP) is a design-driven platform helping entrepreneurs build brands and businesses online. We empower millions of customers in more than 200 countries and territories with all the tools they need to create an online presence, build an audience, monetize, and scale their business. Our suite of products range from websites, domains, ecommerce, and marketing tools, as well as tools for scheduling with Acuity, creating and managing social media presence with Bio Sites and Unfold, and hospitality business management via Tock. Our team of more than 1,700 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Chicago, Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal, and coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia. For more information about our company culture, visit

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customers, but we also work toward the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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New York, Remote-friendly
Salary Range
$126,500 - $203,550 USD
Job posted:
July 4, 2024
Application deadline

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