Product Designer

Job type:
Start date:
ab sofort
12 months
Talent International
Published at:
flag_no Netherlands
Contact person:
Amber Carr
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We are looking for junior, mid and senior level product designers to join a client in Rotterdam! The role will start as a remote freelance contract but as the covid situation improves, will require a relocation/to be onsite in Rotterdam. It is possible to convert to a permanent contract after the initial freelance period of 12 months.

Are you a designer who can be hands on as well as think more strategically about interaction design to the level of design systems? Someone who can lead the a project, able to research empathetically and thoroughly to build the foundation from which to define and design from? A holistic thinker, looking at, yet also beyond, the digital screen towards all touchpoints that deliver on product experience? Passionate about your craft and strive to make beautiful, engaging, intuitive, modern, accessible digital products? A shaper who wants to define user experiences of the future?

Our client is taking a unique approach of balancing human-centred and digital design with an agile technology capability to tackle complex problems in original ways. With a huge variety of potential projects and digital products to build across the business you’ll be challenged to think and do differently, having the opportunity to get involved at all stages from discovery and design, to embedding and scaling.

At a project level:
• Be actively involved in project work/creating a product; owning the experience component
• Carry out appropriate research (direct and ethnographic)
• Identify use cases, write epics, user stories, acceptance criteria, content and requirements
• Produce working documentation/deliverables such as experience guidelines, wireframes, UX flows, screens and prototype(s). Experience of Sketch & InVision (or equivalents) expected
• Produce deliverables such as design documentation, Wireframes, flows, screens and prototype(s). Experience of Sketch & InVision (or equivalents) expected.
• Working hand-in-glove with technical/development teams
• Develop and run prototype testing sessions; A-B testing of design components and flows, information hierarchy validation e.g. card sorting etc
• Use (and constantly evolve) the UI design language, components, grid structures, icons, interactions
• Support the facilitation of workshops to prioritise, ideate and define opportunities
• Working hand-in-glove with technical/development teams
• Work with the wider organisation and cross functional project teams to clarify business problems
• Now and then produce visual design and communication that is engaging and impactful –delivered through tools such as Adobe Creative Suite

At a capability level:
• Work closely with other designers to execute a balanced approach to project work and product build
• Adapt and continuously iterate feedback on the project approach to the hub design lead

Ideal Skills/Attributes:
• Your experience and ambition is wider than ‘design’ and extends into lean and human centred innovation as well an appreciation of business rigour
• An appreciation and understanding of service design practices i.e. consideration of the backstage workings and holistic proposition
• You have worked in/with Product; having some knowledge of Product Management and Agile ways of working including user stories, backlog management, acceptance criteria, kan-ban, retrospectives etc
• A quality of visual design and communication that is engaging and impactful – delivered through tools such as Adobe Creative Suite
• Have an understanding or appreciation of digital development and technology such that the experience design can be communicated and translated smoothly
• Keep up-to-date on the latest thinking in the world of design; having a real passion to bring the latest practices and tools in UX and UI to where and how the client works
• Independent, confident and flexible to adapt to a fluid landscape
• The capacity to learn and adapt to new ways of working and thinking, communicating effectively through storytelling and visuals yet also in a language that resonates with the business
• The aptitude to effectively manage and leverage stakeholders, illustrating the value that design can bring to the enterprise
• A variety of skills – from research techniques to workshop facilitation to crafting prototypes and experiences

At Talent, we lead the way when it comes to diversity and inclusion hiring practices. We strive to help our clients build their teams - creating diverse and inclusive cultures. With our human centric approach to recruitment, we are committed to hiring, developing and retaining exceptional people regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or gender identity. Put simply, we give a damn.

Sounds like you? Apply here and we will have a call to discuss the specifics if you profile is a match!