8 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Product Designer, UI Designer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location Remote

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Description

Why Vinterior
Vinterior is a startup that’s giving vintage a voice. In a world of mass-produced furniture, our marketplace helps the world shop more sustainably and champions independent vintage sellers. Sellers who we hand-pick for their expertise, and who share our obsession for craftsmanship and world-class customer service. In a world of sameness, take your place within an ambitious business, committed to helping the world shop more sustainably.
Vinterior launched in 2016 with 12 London dealers and 200 mid-century furniture pieces. In five years, we have grown to a community of 1,800 vintage sellers across Europe, generating over $600 million in sales worldwide. Two hundred thousand products across 97 furniture and homeware categories and 25 styles are now available on Vinterior, to the delight of our vintage fans.
Our purpose & mission
After growing 120% in 2020, we have become the leading vintage marketplace in the UK. We have just raised a $10m series A to accelerate growth and expand to new markets. Our purpose is to champion the value of vintage to build a more characterful and sustainable world. With the mission to become the #1 vintage platform in Europe by love and scale.
Your new role & team
As we are looking to the next stage of growth, we are seeking to recruit a UX//UI Designer to contribute to the design space in our product team and help us shape a first-class experience for our buyers and sellers.
We’re currently a team of 13, comprising of a Product Manager, Senior Product Designer, Senior Product Data Analyst, 5 Full Stack Engineers, 4 Senior Full Stack Engineers and the Head of Engineering. We love to experiment and are currently working in 6 week cycles similar to the process documented in the book "Shape up" by Basecamp.
Key responsibilities
  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and shape them into something valuable that can be delivered within a 6-week cycle.
  • Design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and meet our brand guidelines.
  • Contribute to uncover what a great product design and development process looks like at Vinterior.
  • Help to raise an awareness, understanding and appreciation of design at Vinterior.
  • Contributing to small cross functional squads (engineering, marketing, customer experience) working on product initiatives from idea until launch.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience as a UX/UI designer.
  • Ability to own the design process end-to-end from conception to implementation.
  • Ability to plan and conduct user research and usability testings in a remote environment.
  • Solid visual design skills.
  • Proficiency with design and prototyping tools (e.g., Figma, Sketch)
  • A strong understanding of user interaction patterns and design industry standards.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to clearly articulate design decisions.
  • Experience working with engineers, product owners and others members of cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to decide and create appropriate design deliverables for each stage of the design and development process.
  • Experience designing experiences that span across multiple devices.
  • Online portfolio which showcases your UX design process and visual design flair.
  • Ability to give and receive constructive and actionable feedback.
Bonus if you have any of the following:
  • Experience working with design systems
  • Previous experience in the retail space
  • Worked in a startup
  • Worked in a remote team

Benefits

  • 25 days paid leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Charity days - paid leave to support your chosen charity
  • Flexible working hours; up to 2 hours +- normal working hours
  • Optional co-working facilities
  • Monthly health and wellbeing allowance
  • ThanksBen, flexible benefits platform (private medical insurance, pension scheme)
  • Employee discount across our Vinterior platform
  • CharlieHR discounts and employee perks
  • Training budget for workshops, online training, conferences etc.
  • Macbook + £300 new starter allowance to ensure you have the perfect home set up
Our company values
Our interview process looks for people who share our company values:
  • Aim for greatness
  • Never stop learning
  • Show your grit
  • Own your ideas
  • Do the right thing
  • Show customers the love
Please find their full description here.
The more these values sound like you and describe people you want to work with, the more likely you will thrive at Vinterior.
Remote working
Working hours: We operate on British office hours, so we’re looking for people who are fully available to work during these hours.
Stable internet connection: This is a remote role, so please check that you have a suitable and stable internet connection before applying.
We appreciate this is a tricky time for many to navigate career changes and want to be as transparent as possible. Vinterior typically receives a high volume of applications and unfortunately, we’re unlikely to be able to respond to everyone individually about the status of your application.
Thanks for being patient and we’ll be in touch if we’re keen to take your application further. We’ll also notify all applicants once the role has been filled.
Vinterior is passionate about championing diversity and treats each application equally and respectfully.
No recruitment consultants please. Visa Sponsorship not available.
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  • Product Design