Staff Web Designer

A lot of companies say they’re “mission-driven. ” Our unique corporate structure guarantees that every decision we make upholds our mission: to ensure the internet remains open and accessible.


Employee count: 1001-5000

Salary: 116k-170k USD

United States only
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Why Mozilla?

Mozilla Corporation is the non-profit-backed technology company that has shaped the internet for the better over the last 25 years. We make pioneering brands like Firefox, the privacy-minded web browser, and Pocket, a service for keeping up with the best content online. Now, with more than 225 million people around the world using our products each month, we’re shaping the next 25 years of technology and helping to reclaim an internet built for people, not companies. Our work focuses on diverse areas including AI, social media, security and more. And we’re doing this while never losing our focus on our core mission – to make the internet better for people.

The Mozilla Corporation is wholly owned by the non-profit 501(c) Mozilla Foundation. This means we aren’t beholden to any shareholders — only to our mission. Along with thousands of volunteer contributors and collaborators all over the world, Mozillians design, build and distribute open-source software that enables people to enjoy the internet on their terms.

About this team and role:

As a Staff Web Designer, you will be responsible for overseeing and executing the design of marketing websites. Your deep understanding of design, design systems, and design-to-code principles will be essential in creating visually stunning and functional web experiences that align with the Mozilla brand and mission. You will work to create and elevate designs on high-traffic websites such as while working with UX and product teams to maintain consistency and quality across our digital platforms.

The Marketing Websites Team is a cross-functional team in the marketing organization that manages multiple web properties, including We deliver web and digital experiences that tell the Mozilla story and provide users access to Mozilla products and services. The websites we build and maintain reach millions of users every month. We view our web properties as an extension of the Mozilla mission, and we strive to keep very high standards for security, accessibility, and compatibility.

What you'll do:

  • Collaborate with product and UX designers to understand project requirements and objectives.
  • Lead and actively participate in design brainstorming sessions and critiques.
  • Create designs for marketing websites.
  • Ensure all design work adheres to established brand guidelines and design systems.
  • Prepare and document designs, and work with developers to translate designs into code.
  • Ensure designs meet the Mozilla standard for accessibility
  • Manage multiple design projects simultaneously, meeting project timelines and deadlines.
  • Contribute to the development of design and component systems, ensuring scalability and reusability.

What you'll bring:

  • Extensive Web Design Experience: A proven track record with several years of experience in web design, particularly focused on marketing websites.
  • Design-to-Code Skills: Proficiency in understanding how designs turn into functional code, and an understanding of how design decisions impact development.
  • Design Systems Knowledge: Familiarity with design systems and the ability to create and maintain design and component libraries for consistency.
  • Creative Problem Solving: Proven ability to creatively solve design challenges and find innovative solutions.
  • Collaboration: Excellent teamwork and communication skills, with the ability to work closely with cross-functional teams.
  • Accessibility Advocate: A commitment to inclusive design, ensuring that websites are usable and enjoyable by a wide range of users, including those with disabilities.

Bonus Points for…

  • Brand Design: An understanding of branding principles and the ability to incorporate brand identity into web design.
  • Experience with web animations: Strong consideration will be provided to candidates who understand web capabilities for layout, design, and animation, and bring that knowledge and understanding into their designs.
  • A/B Testing: Experience with A/B testing methodologies and how design can help optimize website performance and conversion rates.

What you’ll get:

  • Generous performance-based bonus plans to all eligible employees - we share in our success as one team
  • Rich medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Generous retirement contributions with 100% immediate vesting (regardless of whether you contribute)
  • Quarterly all-company wellness days where everyone takes a pause together
  • Country specific holidays plus a day off for your birthday
  • One-time home office stipend
  • Annual professional development budget
  • Quarterly well-being stipend
  • Considerable paid parental leave
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Other benefits (life/ADD, disability, EAP, etc. - varies by country)

About Mozilla

Mozilla exists to build the Internet as a public resource accessible to all because we believe that open and free is better than closed and controlled. When you work at Mozilla, you give yourself a chance to make a difference in the lives of Web users everywhere. And you give us a chance to make a difference in your life every single day. Join us to work on the Web as the platform and help create more opportunity and innovation for everyone online.

Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

Mozilla understands that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are crucial to and enrich the company’s core mission. We encourage applications from everyone, including members of all equity-seeking communities, such as (but certainly not limited to) women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions.

We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, as appropriate. Please contact us at [email protected] to request accommodation.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race (including hairstyle and texture), religion (including religious grooming and dress practices), gender, gender identity, gender expression, color, national origin, pregnancy, ancestry, domestic partner status, disability, sexual orientation, age, genetic predisposition, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other basis covered by applicable laws. Mozilla will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics or any other unlawful behavior, conduct, or purpose.

Group: C

Req ID: R2373

Hiring Ranges:

US Tier 1 Locations
$137,000$200,000 USD
US Tier 2 Locations
$126,000$185,000 USD
US Tier 3 Locations
$116,000$170,000 USD

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Salary: 116k-170k USD

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A lot of companies say they’re “mission-driven.” Our unique corporate structure guarantees that every decision we make upholds our mission: to ensure the internet remains open and accessible. Beholden to neither shareholders nor investors, Mozilla Corporation is wholly owned by the not-for-profit Mozilla Foundation.

Along with our communities of 20,000+ contributors and collaborators, Mozilla Corporation’s staff designs, builds, and distributes software that allows people to enjoy the internet on their own terms. Our flagship product — the Firefox browser — has expanded into a family of products that protects users and alerts them of risks. Mozilla’s Emerging Technologies group incubated and sponsors Rust — Stack Overflow’s “most loved programming language” for the last four years — and is building safe, private versions of virtual reality, internet of things, and voice recognition.

By maintaining a safe, open internet we're helping humanity, while also helping the individual humans employed here to reach their personal and professional goals. With a relatively small team serving hundreds of millions of people, a culture of exploration, and a commitment to mentorship, opportunities abound to learn and grow at Mozilla.

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Retirement benefits

Retirement Plan contributions (or social program contributions by jurisdiction)

Healthcare benefits

Generous medical, dental and vision coverage for you and your family (including no payroll deductions in most countries)

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