Senior UX/UI Designer

Job Added: 18 February 2020
Applications Close: 03 April 2020
Level: Senior
Contract: Full Time
Based: Berlin
Salary: €50,000 to €60,000


Hy, we are hy.am studios. We are an independent branding and design studio in Berlin. We partner with our clients to create brands, digital products and brand experiences that impact culture and drive business. We put imagination and collaboration at the centre of everything we do. Our clients range from innovative start-ups to recognized international brands and are mostly from the fashion, media and technology industry. More Infos: hyam.de.

We are currently looking for a Senior UX/UI Designer to join our ambitious and talented product team. From the ideation stage to the final product, you will play a key role in designing state-of-the-art web applications for our clients. You are someone who is not afraid to push forward with new concepts and ideas, and you are keen to create products and brand experiences that people love, then this is your chance to work with a highly skilled team on the next big thing. ;) Your

Responsibilities / Things you will be doing

  • Lead the design across the entire project lifecycle – from initial requirements to the final product
  • Set the creative direction and collaborate with the product team to plan, design and build easy-to-use and elegant brand experiences and products
  • Show the difference between “good” and “great” work, and inspire the team to get there
  • Communicate with clients to understand their needs and implement their feedback
  • Prepare and develop product specifications for the product team to ensure a great user experience
  • Use benchmarking and quantitative research to gain valuable market and customer insights
  • Define user personas and customer journeys through customer-centric design research methods
  • Run user-centric user testings and qualitative interviews for new product and services
  • Product validation through rapid-prototype user testing
  • Easily produce multiple ideas and prototypes, knowing when to apply pixel-perfection, and when to sketch, wireframe and prototype
  • Develop interaction concepts and animations

Who you are

  • 5+ years of product experience, preferably within a creative agency, brand or startup
  • A versatile and outstanding portfolio of user-friendly and delightful solutions for international startup sand/or brands, either online or PDF
  • You live and breathe mobile apps and digital products, being deeply familiar with digital design and product concepts and guidelines
  • An open-minded creative with an analytical mindset who loves to get things done
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Advanced experience working in an agile environment
  • Good understanding of how and when to use prototyping
  • Good understanding of user-centred design
  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Figma, Principle, Frames, etc.
  • Basic understanding of HTML & CSS is a plus
  • A love for design with an affinity for fashion, music, and design
  • Strong team player that values team success over personal success
  • Fluent English (written and verbal, at least C1 level) is a requirement, German is a bonus
  • An online portfolio, or PDF of your work
  • You hold a valid work permit for Germany - please note that this is mandatory, since we are looking for someone who can start ASAP.

What we offer

  • A creative work environment with exciting challenges
  • A young and diverse company culture with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Flextime, home office policy, and an open modern industrial workspace close to Kastanienallee (U-Bahn Eberswalderstraße)
  • Attractive employee benefits (e.g. employee bonus program, annual budget per employee for learning & development, annual BVG ticket, Urban Sports Club membership)
  • And all the other startup swag you expect: ping pong table, monthly team events, and unlimited drinks, fruits, and snacks
  • Package: 50/60K
  • One more thing...this year we will take the entire studio to a summer team offsite, be part of it!

How to apply

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We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees. Therefore, we encourage people of all genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientation to apply!