UX Designer

Negotiable

Location: Zurich – CH

Contract type: either Permanent or Contract (flexible)

Salary: Negotiable (depends on your expertise)

One of our Zurich based IT consultancy clients is currently seeking a creative, motivated and experienced UX designer who will join their newly built team to start working on a completely greenfield project. This company will offer an interesting and multifaceted area of responsibility in an exciting and dynamic environment.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of web and/or mobile design experience producing engaging, usable, and effective design solutions using user-centric principles
  • Strong client-facing skills
  • Experience designing responsive web and/or mobile apps, with live examples
  • Strong UX design background with an obsessive eye for interaction and visual details
  • Ability to think at a high level about product strategy and vision
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability toward the products you create
  • Strong start-up or small company background
  • Proficiency with wireframe and visual design tools (e.g. Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate your design decisions
  • Proven experience in planning and conducting user research activities
  • Research methodologies for both qualitative and quantitative including conducting interviews, focus groups, heuristics, contextual enquiries, etc
  • Draw insights and provide recommendations based on research
  • Strong functional analysis skills. You should be able to break down complex workflows that include multiple layers of dependencies and reframe them into elegant, simpler workflows
  • Ability to think at a high level about product strategy and vision and communicate that to the team
  • Proficiency using different design tools such as, but not limited to, Sketch, Principle, AdobeXD, Adobe Creative Suite or similar prototyping and design tools
  • A portfolio demonstrating a grounded background in interaction design
  • Rich understanding of user experience, user research, interaction design, and design principles
  • Solid understanding of common software project management and Agile development practice

Nice to have:

  • Prior experience or knowledge of financial services
  • Some experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript would be a big plus
  • Fluent in German

For more information on this UX Designer job please send your CV to mark.csepe@nicollcurtin.com or alternatively you can call me on 044 578 5327.

Please note that while we are grateful for all job applications, only the most suitable will be contacted. Thank you very much for your interest.

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