Our mission at Duolingo is to develop the best education in the world and make it universally available. But we’ve got more left to do — and that's where you come in!

Duolingo is the most popular language-learning application in the world, with over 500 million users and over half a billion exercises completed daily. Beyond our core learning product, we have also entered into literacy with Duolingo ABC and English proficiency testing with the Duolingo English Test.

We are passionate about educating our users, making fact-based decisions, and finding innovative solutions to complex problems. We offer meaningful work, limitless learning opportunities, and collaboration with world-class minds. Come brighten your life and over half a billion more!

Design the system that makes Duolingo look so good and work so well.

This role reports to the VP of Design as a member of the Design team, the instrumental creative partner in most projects at Duolingo—from our mobile apps and website to the brand voice and email newsletters. At Duolingo, we take pride in and agonize over crafting a user-friendly (and fun) experience for everyone.

You will…

  • Expand and detail Duolingo’s product design system across iOS, Android, and web platforms
  • Work alongside Engineering to maintain parity between Figma component libraries and production code
  • Document, broadcast, and advocate for design system decisions and changes across the Design, Engineering, and Product functions
  • Know when to encourage usage of existing patterns and when to expand the system
  • Identify and eliminate design inconsistencies
  • Champion accessibility and inclusivity at the design system level

You have…

  • Worked on design systems at scale, preferably at a consumer tech company
  • A robust online portfolio that displays examples of system design, product design (especially mobile), and visual style
  • A highly-developed eye for design detail, consistency, and quality
  • A talent for bringing order and process to ambiguous or casual workflows
  • The ability to relocate to Pittsburgh, PA, New York, NY, or Seattle, WA

Exceptional candidates will have…

  • 5+ years of experience working at a high-paced tech start-up
  • Experience initiating or evangelizing a new design system at scale
  • Interest or experience managing people
  • Experience with illustration, animation, motion design, or prototyping

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We aim to return to office, and as such are requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Take a peek at how we care for our employees' holistic well-being with our benefits here.

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We aim to return to office, and as such are requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Take a peek at how we care for our employees' holistic well-being with our benefits here.


We will do everything we can within reason to make sure that your interview takes place in an environment that fairly and accurately assesses your skills. If you need assistance or accommodation, please contact your recruiter.

We aim to return to office, and as such are requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have received any booster doses as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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