Interaction designer

Based: Amsterdam
Level: Mid-Weight, Junior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 17 April 2019
Twitter: @edenspiekermann
Job Listing Added: 18 March 2019

Purpose of the role
As our UX Designer you are someone who makes complex digital user experience problems simpler. This role focuses on turning human-centered research insights into interaction design concepts through sketching, prototyping and front-end development. In this role you work on a range of digital, large-scale and complex projects.

Our ideal candidate has 4+ years experience but talent is more important to us than numbers. Think you can convince us? Keep on reading!

Some of your core activities
- Lead research, synthesize findings, and communicate insights to inspire teams, catalyze design, and fuel strategic decisions;
- Provide valuable insights at the intersection of human needs, business and brand;
- Turning human behavior and needs into real concepts;
- Convey concepts through wireframes, flows, mockups and prototypes;
- Selling ideas: Articulate the value of design through verbal and visual presentation;
- Prototype and experiment at different levels of fidelity.

Your DNA
Obsessed with what design and technology could do for people;
A systems thinker; you can logically visualize complex systems, user interaction flows and beautiful user interface;
You love solving big, hairy problems;
Passionate about building, prototyping, and continually evolving digital products;
Perfect team player: You love collaborating with and learning from other disciplines;
Ability to learn new tools and do self-guided work.

This is in your toolbox
*Articulate the value of design through verbal and visual presentation;
*Be able to distinguish between “good” and “great” work and be able to articulate the difference;
*Fluent in design tools, such as Sketch and Adobe Suite;
*Fluent in creating quick and dirty interactive prototypes.

Your cherry on top
Familiar with research methods, like interviews, running group conversations and remote user studies, or using social media to learn about people’s behaviors;
Passion for visual design;
Coding for web and/or mobile app experience (JavaScript/CSS/HTML etc.).

How to Apply

Interested? Does this vacancy reflect your skills, personality and ambition?
Then we look forward to receiving your application! jobs.edenspiekermann.com/amsterdam/2666371a75db-interaction-designer