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UX Design Lead
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Salary not mentioned |
UX Design Lead
Founded in 1996, StepStone is one of the most successful online job boards in Europe today.
With over 24,9 million visits and more than 290.000 job listings each month,
we operate some of the most powerful online job portals in the European market.
And because we move fast and support innovation, we're always looking for new talents to reinforce our team.
As a member of the product team you’ll be a key part of the idea generation process, working in a small startup-like group which takes full ownership of their part of our platform. You will be given the opportunity to shape the experience of millions of job seekers and companies in their quest for the "Perfect Match”.
As (Senior) User Experience Designer, you will tackle complex tasks and transform them into intuitive, accessible and easy-to-use designs. Develop high level and/or detailed user flows, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas both on desktop and mobile. You’ll collaborate with developers, product owners, copywriters and user researchers to conceive, analyze, design & test your ideas.
In that role, you’ll both support, coach and recruit team members, but also interact with the stakeholders of your projects and with the direction, in order to promote a UX Design culture in the company.
The goal in the next 1-2 years is to grow with the team and to become its team leader.
You’ll be based in Brussels and you will report directly to the Head of Product Experience of StepStone.
Advise, collaborate and synthesize feedback from all stakeholders to shape and design innovative and engaging products;
Collaborate closely with UX researchers to user-test new concepts and assist developers on the final implementation;
Fulfill several project requests simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines;
Serve as a mentor for junior UX Designers and peers;
Progressively recruit and coach new UX specialists (currently 1 person)
Promote a professional UX culture inside the company.
BA/BS or MA/MS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field.
You have at least 4 years of experience in User Experience Design related work function;
You have strong knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology, particularly as applied to Web-based applications including Mobile Web;
You have advanced proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Photoshop, Axure, Sketch and InVision;
You are able to understand customer needs, motivations and behaviors and translate them into actionable deliverables;
You are a self-starter with excellent communication skills up to the management level, who will bring original ideas and fresh approaches to each project;
You are a reliable team player able to lead other designers and collaborate with developers to envision & iterate concepts;
You already have some coaching or team leading experience
You are fluent in English, any other European language is a plus;
You are willing to travel regularly to other StepStone sites, for example, Düsseldorf and Warsaw;
StepStone is a company with clear goals and visions. We focus on growth through innovative solutions, service quality and qualified employees.
From the very first day at StepStone you will be welcomed and supported by a cooperative team. As part of our training concept, you will receive basic training for your work and the recruiting market during your first weeks with us.
In addition, we offer an attractive, performance-led remuneration package and the opportunity to tackle the task with above-average development opportunities and long-term perspectives in an innovative environment.
We look forward to receiving your application in English
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