Product Designer (All Levels)

Job locationRemote
We’re currently hiring a Product Designer to help us deliver a leading developer experience for our products. You will be a key hire and the first Designer on the team.


  • Leading product design from beginning to end, including design workshops and presenting your work to internal and external stakeholders and users.
  • Leveraging user-centered design (e.g., interviews, product research) to understand developers’ needs and preferences and inform Buf’s user experience.
  • Developing user-centric product designs, including user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and final product outputs.
  • Supporting the development of website and other marketing material design, in collaboration with frontend engineering.
  • Analyzing complicated design problems and complex technology products in order to turn them into highly usable and efficient product experiences.
  • Close collaboration with our team on Engineering, Product, and Developer Relations challenges to help advance our products.


  • Experience with Software as a Service business models, particularly developer tools.
  • Our products target users with complex technical requirements, and the ability to understand Buf’s products is critical in designing an experience that meets their needs.
  • Passion for delivering a leading developer experience.
  • Professional experience in product design, with the ability to point to past product design experiences that you helped ship.
  • Professional experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development.
  • A bachelors or master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Mathematics is strongly preferred.

Nice to Haves

  • Prior professional experience designing and/or using developer tools.
  • Familiarity with distributed systems and APIs.
  • Prior experience using prototyping tools to make your work come to life.


  • Opportunity to join the team in its early days, take on major responsibility, and make meaningful contributions.
  • Work as part of an international team coming together to solve real-world engineering problems - Buf employees come from all over the world.
  • Extremely competitive cash compensation and equity grants for all employees - we pay US-level salaries, regardless of which side of the border you are working on.
  • Professional downtown Toronto office for optimal collaboration. Generous budget for remote employees to travel to Toronto for in-person collaboration and team building.
  • Canadian immigration support available to all successful candidates and their families, including permanent residency sponsorship when eligible (Toronto office only).