Senior Visual / Interaction Designer

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Barcelona (España)

XING is a social network for business professionals. More than 12 million professionals worldwide use XING to meet up on our platform, find jobs, colleagues, new assignments, cooperation partners and experts. To complete our team, we are currently looking for a Senior Visual / Interaction Designer (m/f), available at the soonest possible starting date. The position is based at our office in Barcelona, Spain.

As a member of our team, your main focus will be the Visual Design of Jobs and Company Profiles. Both products define the social recruiting market in the German speaking area with high relevance and transparency for the jobseeker. The combination of E-Recruiting and Social Networking is an exciting emerging market. Our focus is on building smart solutions in the spirit of user-centric relevant information, fuelled by company reviews and ratings from our subsidiary Kununu.

XING has the luxury of offering the job security and benefits of a financially healthy mid-sized company and the flair of a small startup. You will be working with a high-performing team of creative and fun colleagues who are passionate about their work and are keen to get stuff shipped. Your position will include a competitive salary and occasional travel between our offices in Hamburg, Germany, and Barcelona, Spain.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize and design new products and features for web and mobile applications.
  • Develop drafts, information architectures, and clickable prototypes.
  • Apply user-centric thinking to come up with solutions users will love.
  • Proactively initiate and take ownership of qualitative and quantitative user tests.
  • Use data from user tests and web analytics tools as well as user feedback to identify pain points and improve current solutions.
  • Create and establish beautiful designs and layouts with a consistent look and feel for XING applications and mobile solutions
  • Create production-quality graphics and artwork for new features and enhancements based on concepts, designs and specifications.
  • Continuously challenge the status quo and suggest optimizations.
  • Work collaboratively within a cross-functional team.
  • Communicate proactively with colleagues both in Hamburg and Barcelona.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Academic background in interaction/interface/graphic design or related field, or extensive on-the-job training in user experience.
  • At least 5-6 years of UX and screen design experience with consumer-facing websites.
  • Mobile application experience.
  • Deep understanding of user-centered design.
  • Experience with the entire product design cycle, from research, to wireframes, to mockups, to prototypes, through to the final design and implementation.
  • Experience or familiarity with agile teams and agile development.
  • Understanding and appreciation of web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant applications such as Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and persuasively convey design solutions.
  • An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating relevant experience.
  • Fluency in English.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a 30+ team of visual designers, interaction designers and copywriters.
  • A user testing lab and weekly sessions of user feedback.
  • The possibility to travel to Hamburg to meet our real costumers.
  • Personal Advancement: We encourage trainings and conferences, be it for knowledge sharing or your own talk. If you have product ideas yourself, advance them during the regularly held innovation days.
  • Strong ties to the Gamestorming community in Barcelona
  • An excellent salary and benefits package.

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  • An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating relevant experience.
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