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Essen International

Digital Designer

Job Added: 10 July 2020
Applications Close: 24 August 2020
Level: Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: Stockholm
Salary: Undisclosed
Twitter: @essen_intl

We are expanding our design team in Stockholm. Digital Designer wanted.

We are looking for a talented and passionate Digital Designer with a progressive mindset. An individual with the ambition to become the best in the field of design who is looking for an agency that will facilitate and support this pursuit. Thriving on exploration and experimentation, you will play an important role in co-creating ideas in an environment with kind people who believe their job is more than just a job. We believe you feel the same.


Your profile

You’re a natural-born problem solver with experience practicing both UX and Interaction Design. You implement your designs through an iterative process and design techniques, you simply love to prototype. You have a strong strategic and creative thinking behind your ideas, and no problem communicating how your solutions create meaningful experiences that fulfil the needs of the users as well the business. You create and translate sitemaps, user journeys, and wireframes into pixel-perfect, engaging user interfaces, digital products and brand experiences. You have a great understanding of typography and design principles across multiple devices. You love to learn a little about everything, but you are also all about the details. You are happy in an environment that allows you to develop your skills fluidly, with a team that always has your back and encourages you along the way. You say yes to learning something new, regardless if it’s a new technology or designing a typeface. But overall and most importantly, you are a humble person with a calling.


What we expect from you

  • Strong knowledge in the Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and/or Figma
  • Strong creative thinking, but also the ability to execute concepts and designs flawlessly
  • Great knowledge of user centered design, UX and interaction principles
  • Good organizational and time-management skills
  • Great understanding of the opportunities and limitations within digital design
  • Excellent verbal skills that enable you to sell your concepts and designs to internal and external teams and stakeholders
  • Thriving in a high-paced environment and managing different projects simultaneously
  • Comfortable developing and executing user research and insights, as well as user testing
  • Experience in print design
  • Knowledge in creating and executing rapid prototypes
  • Experience in working with developers, collaborating, doing handovers, testing and doing Q&As
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role


A plus, but not a require

  • Front-end skills
  • Animation knowledge in software such as After Effects and Cinema 4D


What we offer you

  • Working in an international environment, with global brands
  • Creative-friendly office space, with a sea view in the heart of Stockholm
  • Professional development through our educational fund
  • One international and national conference trip/ year
  • Full insurance benefits
  • Wellness benefits
  • A collective bonus system


About us

Essen International is a new model design agency specialized in the art and science of transitioning products and services into lifestyle brands. We have studios in Amsterdam, San Francisco, Stockholm and New York. In business since 1984.

Location: Stockholm