UX Designer

The UX Designer joins the experienced team. From day one, the UX Designer will drive and impact a variety of customer projects, some in early ideation stages, other already live. This position applies to our offices in London and Arnhem.

Our UX Design team works closely with Product Owners and Developers in building a variety of new projects for our customers. Every product is different and has different challenges. We place a strong emphasis on user-centric approaches and expect the UX Designer to share and build-up knowledge in all areas of user research and design thinking methodologies in addition to core disciplines such as visual design and interaction design. The tasks of the team include conducting research, building prototypes, analysing user feedback, defining and aligning style guides with branding teams, developing interaction flows, ensuring implementation jointly with engineers – and much more.

YOUR CHALLENGES

  • Ensure the contribution of the full value of the UX Design team to all our efforts
  • Collaborate closely with Product Owners and Developers in product discovery, concept development and refinement, prototyping, user research, user testing, execution and fine-tuning
  • Align and collaborate with commercial stakeholders on design choices and style guides
  • Be part of day to day operations of the UX Design team, including project staffing, setting priorities and ensuring project goals are achieved
  • Contribute as a designer in the team with vital input and direction to any of our projects
  • Supporting the team in direction, style and methodology
  • Develop a mindset and culture of innovation and collaboration within the team to ensure that they are healthy, happy, inventive, curious and open

YOUR STRENGTHS AND CAPABILITIES

  • Solid experience in designing digital user experiences in a variety of context: desktop, mobile, apps – for branding, ecommerce, and engagement-centric properties
  • Understand implications of UX requirements for implementation to align with engineering teams
  • A jack of all trades in User Experience Design rather than an expert in one area
  • Experience not only in delivering on the implementation side of design, but also driving the process of research and ideation
  • Experience in working in mixed teams of Product, Commercial, Engineers and Design experts and in creating new products in fast iteration cycles
  • Involved in the UX community and always on the lookout for new UX trends or best-practice developments
  • An eye for detail, but the ability to not get lost in it
  • Required: BFA or BA in related field, Graduate degree in Media or Design preferred
  • Relevant design experience plus some experience in leading and developing teams
  • A self-motivated, pro-active and positive attitude
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, German is a plus