Linear App

Principal Product Designer

1 month ago

Job Description

We care deeply about design. For us, itโ€™s both how it works and how it looks. As a Principal Product Designer, you'll stretch your creativity to define product strategy for various team and independent projects. We expect a broad set of design skills and the ability to create high-quality designs, interactions, and prototypes. We strongly believe that attention to detail and a design-centric approach are at the core of creating exceptional user experiences, and designers at Linear are at the forefront of making that vision a reality.

Please note: We are an equal opportunity employer and remote-only company. At this time, we can only support hiring within North America for this role.


  • Passion for design and figuring out best-in-class solutions to UX, UI, and interaction challenges
  • A portfolio of excellent product designs delivered within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think through complex interaction design
  • Ability to express ideas through visuals and prototyping (Linear uses Figma)
  • Experience with design systems, programming, and using technical tools like (Git, VSCode, Origami, FramerX)
  • Excellent visual, UI, and interaction skills

What you'll do

  • Contribute to overall strategy and decision-making about product direction
  • Lead end-to-end design projects, participate in weekly design critiques, and work closely with engineers and other stakeholders to ensure a high-quality implementation
  • Come up with features and improvements that ship quickly and with high-quality
  • Create flows, prototypes, and high-fidelity visuals for your features
  • Help with hiring and establishing a design culture within the company
  • Help establish early processes that continue to advocate our attention to detail and design-centric approach

What we offer

  • Interesting and challenging work
  • Work-life balance
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Employee-friendly equity terms (early exercise, extended exercise)
  • Paid lunch and coffee during workdays
  • Work remotely, no commuting to the office
  • Paid co-working space/desk at an office
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance (US)
  • Regular team events and off-sites
  • 5 weeks of paid vacation
  • 4 months of paid parental leave

Learn how we think and work

About Linear App


At Linear, we are on a mission to create a new standard for modern software development. We are building the tools that empower the next generation of high-impact companies to do their best work. Linear is designed based on the practices and processes that distinguish world-class product teams from the rest: relentless focus, fast execution, and a commitment to the quality of craft.

Founded in 2019, Linear has become the default tool of choice for high-performance teams to build their products. Set up as a fully remote company from the start, our team is currently distributed across a variety of countries across the US, Latin America and Europe (we hire within US/EU timezones). We are a diverse team of individuals, all makers at heart. We love picking up new challenges and care deeply about the quality of our work.

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