Design Technologist – Figma Plugin Developer (Contract)

San Fernando, CA, US | San Francisco, CA, US

Remote

Contractor
Design
1846233
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About Pinterest:  

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Pinterest is looking for a Javascript developer to help build out our Figma tooling solutions to better support the company’s design team. You will be creating the tools which help our designers improve Pinterest so it can live up to its mission to bring inspiration and a positive impact to people’s lives.
 
What you’ll do:
  • Talk with product designers to gain a direct understanding of how they work and how our plugins can better support their workflow.
  • Work directly with the product design team to craft and ship tools that will help our team work better and with greater velocity.
  • Develop a strong baseline/framework for all future Figma plugin solutions within Pinterest.
What we’re looking for:
  • 5+ years of experience building on the web platform.
  • Strong background in current web app development practices as well as a strong familiarity with Javascript, Typescript and Webpack.
  • Solid experience with HTML and CSS fundamentals.
  • Background and familiarity with modern design processes and tools is a big plus.
  • Experience with React and using Figma’s plugin/REST APIs a big plus.

More about contract roles at Pinterest: 

  • This is a contract position at Pinterest. As such, the contractor who fills this role will be employed either by our staffing partner (ProUnlimited) or by an agency partner, and not an employee of Pinterest
  • All interviews will be scheduled and/or conducted by the Pinterest assignment manager. When a finalist has been selected, ProUnlimited or the agency partner will extend the offer and provide assignment details including duration, benefits options and onboarding details

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It all starts here.
Meet the people behind the product.

Brittany M
Mar Camps

“Five years. Four cities. Three countries. Too many incredible teams, clients, memories and personal growth moments to count. One mission that’s never been more important – to bring everyone the inspiration to create a life they love.”

—Brittany Mohr,
North America Segment Lead

“Joining Pinterest without leaving my kitchen has been a peculiar and incredible ride. With all the tools in place for success as a new Pinployee, I was able to hit the ground sprinting, even in this new, fully remote world. Pinterest has a start up feel – a lot has yet to be defined, nothing is set in stone, and you can be a key part of shaping future strategies, structures and even product features that will truly impact the company’s growth. I feel comfortable bringing my whole self to work, and can learn and develop with a diverse and talented team/community.”

—Mar Camps,
Partner Manager

Monica Climaco

“One of my favorite things about life at Pinterest is how discovery and exploration are honored, respected, and celebrated. Much like the experience a Pinner might have using the app, I get the chance to appreciate and live out the processes of asking questions, seeking new ways of doing things, trying something out, which then leads me to something else, and another, and another… all in the spirit and with the purpose of bringing people inspiration to create a life they love!”

—Monica Climaco,
Recruiting Coordinator Lead