Business Operations at Figma



50 - 199 employees
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Business / Sales
70K - 100K USD per year
United States

The Business Operations team is focused on solving some of Figma's most challenging business issues. We are a small team that works collaboratively across Engineering, Product, Go-to-Market, and Operations teams on a variety of strategic initiatives with a direct and quantifiable impact on our business. You will be asked to tackle a variety of unstructured problems, dissect them, synthesize a set of actionable insights and partner in the execution & implementation of the solution. The role requires someone who is highly analytical and strategic, a great communicator, approaches problems in a structured manner, and is comfortable with ambiguity. You’ll get substantial senior leadership exposure, focus on the highest-priority business issues and be plugged into every facet of the business. 

What you’ll do at Figma:

  • Identify, evaluate and prioritize new product initiatives, go-to-market strategies and operational projects, with an eye toward long term value creation
  • Partner with key stakeholders across product, marketing, people, sales, and customer experience to understand, scope and implement operational improvements or perform analysis to inform strategic decision-making 
  • Execute on those recommendations until you’ve achieved the desired outcome

Some projects you could work on:

  • Launch new products, like FigJam
  • Evaluate international opportunities and help operationalize new geographies
  • Assess and operationalize new market segments
  • Partner with product to define pricing and packaging
  • Help teams scale through new processes and organizational design

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in investment banking, management consulting, private equity, corporate planning, business finance, analytics, or related fields
  • Practical business sense and the ability to translate from strategic concepts to operational implications
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to structure frameworks and initiate an action plan
  • Strong analytical expertise, and extensive experience building integrated models from scratch
  • A highly entrepreneurial mindset
  • Proven proclivity for quickly identifying and methodically resolving potential road-blocks
  • Experience with SQL or a willingness to learn

At Figma, one of our values is Grow as you go. We believe in hiring smart, curious people who are excited to learn and develop their skills. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the points outlined in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Read more about our team 

  • Investing in Figma: The Decade of Design
  • How work is changing at Figma
  • Figma's next product is a multiplayer whiteboard called FigJam
  • Software Design Startup Figma Is Now Worth $10 Billion


We will work to ensure individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please let your recruiter know if you require accommodation.


About Figma

Dylan Field and Evan Wallace co-founded Figma in 2012 with the vision of building tools for designers in the browser. Their goal was to create the first design tool that combined the accessibility of the Web with the functionality of a native app. Today Figma is a platform with tools and spaces to support the entire product development process—idea to design to build—and has simplified collaboration for companies like Microsoft, Uber, and The New York Times to name a few.

At Figma, we celebrate and support our differences. We know employing a team rich in diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions allows our employees, products, and community to flourish. Figma is an equal opportunity workplace—we are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national orientation, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

By applying for this job, the candidate acknowledges and agrees that any personal data contained in their application or supporting materials will be processed in accordance with the applicable candidate section of Figma's Privacy Policy. 

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