Seqera Labs is hiringSenior Product Designer

Full TimeProduct Design
Posted 11mo ago
At Seqera, it's our mission to empower scientists to solve the most complex and important problems today – from creating innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions to discovering groundbreaking approaches to climate issues. We started this mission with Nextflow — open software that has enabled more than 10,000 scientists around the world to analyze and process genetic data with more power and flexibility than ever before.   

As we continue to grow, we’re looking for an inquisitive mind to help drive our education initiatives. We believe that creating a top-tier Education framework is key and we hope that you’re excited to build with our existing team and open source community. So if you’re driven to make a meaningful impact and elevate your career with a company that is changing the world, Seqera invites you to join us.  

About the role
We are excited to announce an open position for a Senior Product Designer. As a Senior Product Designer, you will be part of the UX team, contributing to the product design of our application and driving Design system efforts. The Senior Product Designer will be responsible for designing and maintaining a cohesive design language. The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating and maintaining design systems that scale with the growth of our startup. To be successful in this role, you will need to work closely with product managers, developers, designers, and writers.

Contribute to product design:

    • Design intuitive, user-centric and user-friendly interface designs for web and desktop applications.
    • Create design concepts, user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes.
    • Facilitate consistent usability testing, evaluation, and troubleshooting of Nextflow Tower product features in all stages of completion
    • Practice Design thinking in an agile environment. 

Drive building and implementing Design system:

    • Create a beautiful, efficient, holistic design system with attention to detail and usage scenarios. 
    • Own the process for maintaining the system.
    • Create and maintain documentation for the design system, ensuring that it is up-to-date and easy to use for all stakeholders
    • Work closely with our UX, product and development teams and share your design expertise to help make better decisions and outputs.

We are looking for someone with: 

    • 4+ years of experience in product design, with a focus on UI and design systems
    • Strong portfolio showcasing design process and experience with product design, and design systems and their implementation 
    • Proven experience in creating design systems and a deep knowledge of platform specific best-practices.
    • Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams 
    • Accessibility advocate, knowledgeable in best practices
    • Proficiency in design tools such as Sketch, Figma, or Adobe Creative Suite
    • Passion for great UI design
    • Knowledge of Accessibility best practices
    • Strong attention to detail and a keen eye for aesthetics (e.g. typography, color, iconography, motion, etc.)
    • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and front-end development principles 

Bonus skills:

    • Experience with Storybook is a plus
    • Experience designing a Saas product

Your unique set of human skills: 

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
    • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • An eye for detail and love for organization
    • Creativity and curiosity to learn how our products work inside-out and the ability to explain complex concepts in simple and clear language.
    • Adaptable to rapid changes in objectives and environment
    • Proven project management skills
    • Team player attitude, proactivity, and growth mindset


    • We have a remote setup. You can join us from Barcelona where we have our office or remote between US ET and CEST time zones.
Why join us?

By learning from and with each other, we ensure our ability to drive innovation and make better decisions toward our mission. Most importantly, our culture provides a genuinely fun, inclusive, and challenging environment that will allow you to grow while making a huge difference in human health and beyond.

What will you find working at Seqera Labs?

- Flexible working hours, and remote-friendly culture.
- International working environment with more than 25 nationalities.
- Passionate & talented team.
- Continuous skills development.
- Team retreats and bonding activities.
- A culture where your opinion is valued and your decisions have a real impact on the industry.
- Excitement of a fast-growing startup in a constantly changing environment.

Great benefits

- Time off: holidays in accordance with the local legislation + 3 days given by Seqera in December of 2023, and the national/public holidays according to your location.
- Equity
- Private health insurance
- Private life insurance
- Home office allowance (valued over 1,000 USD)
- Subscription to Oliva, Mental Health App
- Learning and development budget per year (1,000 USD)

About Seqera

At Seqera Labs we develop software that simplifies complex data analysis pipelines. These pipelines are used for the analysis of data like DNA sequences and fMRI in applications spanning research, agritech and the clinic. Our software enables scientists to create and securely deploy their data applications in the cloud or on traditional high-performance computing infrastructure.

We are the creators and the leading provider of the open-source workflow orchestration software: Nextflow. We connect data pipelines, cloud infrastructure and enable collaboration across life sciences, healthcare, imaging and machine learning. Nextflow is used by thousands of organizations of all sizes—from startups to large enterprises— to manage their data analysis and get results fast.

From personalized immunogenic vaccines to sequencing-based diagnostics, Seqera's customers are performing the most critical work on this planet. We believe in a future where scientific applications and massive datasets join forces to deliver incredible outcomes.

You should know

Seqera Labs is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. However you identify or whatever your journey to this point, we welcome all candidates to apply for the position that inspires them. Come join us and help us build a global company that everyone is proud to be part of.

As we scale, we constantly improve our in-office and WFH environments and learn to help everyone have the best setup for our company's success and your personal development, while always keeping the human touch in every aspect of our lives.
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