Lead Designer, Design Systems at Turo
San Francisco, CA, US

At Turo, we believe cohesive, high-quality design is literally the tie that binds our products, services, and touchpoints together and, is central to Turo's mission of putting the world's 1+ billion cars to better use.


About Our Team


We're a supportive, down-to-earth team of designers who collaborate with cross-functional peers to discover, validate, and iterate on well-crafted user experiences. We're fully committed to the belief that design fuels outstanding experiences—at Turo there's no need to sell the value of design, we're already devotees.


Your Role And Impact


This is a unique opportunity to define and craft Turo’s first product design system. Your passion for design details and ability to think in systems will help up-level the usability, aesthetics and brand expression within our products, equip feature teams to move fast, and help our users get more from our products thanks to a cohesive visual language and familiar interactions across every product touchpoint. You’re a self-starter who is inspired by the knowledge that your contributions are helping your product design peers to do their best work.




  • Conceptualize, define and design atomic-designed components—from structural layouts to micro-interactions—across web, iOS and Android platforms
  • Document component use guidelines and evangelize the adoption and use of the system throughout the company
  • In collaboration with cross-functional peers, define the design system launch plans and backlog
  • Increase the impact of our design system by contributing to the processes, and tools used to distribute, deploy and maintain our system to product designers and cross-functional peers
  • Keep the design system fresh and relevant
  • Work with research and cross-functional peers to analyze qualitative and quantitative data to drive a continual cycle of design system innovation and improvements
  • Contribute to planning, hiring, and onboarding additional system designers
  • Mentor and inspire junior colleagues.




  • 8+ years of experience designing products across web, iOS and Android
  • 2+ years experience crafting, implementing and evolving a design system for digital products
  • Experience coordinating a backlog of projects across cross-functional teams
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization
  • 4-year college degree in Design or equivalent practical experience


Bonus Skills


  • Accessibility, localization, and motion design experience
  • Familiarity with React front-end technologies




  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Apple equipment
  • Four weeks paid time off, volunteer time off, generous parental leave
  • Weekly catered lunch
  • Stocked kitchen and beverages
  • Company-sponsored happy hours and team events
  • Turo owner matching and vehicle reimbursement program
  • Monthly travel credit towards booking a Turo vehicle

We're an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. When in doubt, please apply!