Posted on: February 5, 2019 | Job#: 268816

Senior Creative Technologist, Design Systems

Full-time | US

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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

About the role

Gap Inc. is looking for a SeniorCreative Technologist to help us scale our design system, “Stitch”, which helpsour entire organization build great experiences across Gap, Old Navy, BananaRepublic, Athleta, and Hill City. The Stitch team manages each brand's digitalstyle guide, a React component library, related documentation and standards,and internal education as well as advocacy for the design system.

The Stitch team is seated in aCentralized UX organization which has been growing rapidly over the past fewyears, within Gap Inc. we are part of the Digital organization, supporting allbrands. The Stitch team is dedicated to E-Commerce and Omnichannel webexperiences, working closely with Engineering and Product Management. In thisrole you’ll join the team on-site as a dedicated Stitch member, you’ll helpcontinue to build the system, the Atomic parts in system, plus its standards.You'll then be involved with integration with the E-Commerce platform and helpoversee governance of the React component and Sass libraries. You'll contributedocumentation both within repos and on an internal site accessed by the entirecompany. As a Developer, you have a passion for contributing to a largerdigital ecosystem — collaboration and well-structured code are yoursuper-powers! You have expertise pairing with UX Designers, Engineers andProduct Managers and an ability to explain technical concepts to non-technicalstakeholders.

This position is on-site in San Francisco and requires aresume and portfolio upon application.

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Collaborate with the Design System andE-Commerce product teams to strategize and execute on the scaling, health,maintenance and governance of the front-end framework

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Participate in ideation sessions; bringa thoughtful perspective to a cross-functional working group

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Build prototypes to validate conceptsand further learning; pairing with other Developers and Designers

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Build and integrate Reactweb-components and Sass to a living component system

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Communicate development decisions withUX, Marketing, Dev and Product Management stakeholders

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Develop and champion solutions that areintuitive, powerful and delightful

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Develop clear, concise code withwell-written documentation for Developers, Designers and other stakeholders

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Contribute to the construction of a newdocumentation site which will serve as a reference to product and brand teamsleveraging components in designs or code in the E-Commerce experience

Who you are

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BA/BS in Computer Science, GraphicDesign or equivalent experience

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Minimum 5 years’ experience withfront-end development (Portfolio or link to website required)

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Proven experience coding in HTML/CSS,Sass, JavaScript (ES6) and experience with SPA frameworks like React

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Understanding of Object Orientedprinciples (Analysis and Design)

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Experience with web development testingand automation tools

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Understanding of UX principles and bestpractices

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Keen eye for UI design details

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Systems thinking and understanding ofAtomic Design is a plus

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteeth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.

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