7 days ago
  • Level Senior
  • Professions UI Designer
  • Type Full Time
  • Location Amsterdam, Netherlands

Description

At AKQA, we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.
Senior UI Designers at AKQA play an essential role in the conception and execution of beautiful ideas, products and services. Skilled storytellers and architects, they apply strategic insight and craftsmanship to deliver work that is distinctive, effective and truly remarkable.
This particular role is both unique and ground-breaking, pushing the boundaries on the client-agency relationship. Working within an integrated product team you’ll have the opportunity to imagine and inform the design for products, services, platforms and experiences that improve the lives of millions of people. Your work will require skills across research and strategy, concept and  ideation, prototyping and production design. You will be in front of senior stakeholders at all times and trusted to deliver high priority projects at a rapid pace. Hosting workshops, providing consultative direction and demonstrating excellence in design will also form important parts of your role here.
 Contributing to our founding values – Innovation, Service, Quality and Thought – you’ll make the most of this opportunity and lead the way to a new future for our team and our clients.
Key Responsibilities
  • Research and develop emerging insights, trends and opportunities through the lens of brand, interface and product design
  • Compile and transform data into actionable insights that highlight design opportunities
  • Conceive, sketch and pitch original ideas to peers and business owners
  • Bring concepts to life through motion studies, presentations and interactive prototypes
  • Deliver design systems that set the direction and connect your vision with technology and development
  • Take full ownership of the end-to-end product design process from brief to market launch
  • Collaborate with cross-functional client teams, external partners and consultants
Skills and Experience
  • A mindset that fosters creative thinking and challenges the status quo
  • A compelling portfolio of work that spans product/service design and storytelling
  • An interest in solving challenging problems for complex and multi-layered organisations
  • A desire to work closely with clients and partners for long periods of time
AKQA Core Values
Innovation
We encourage creative thinking and problem-solving and continually push the boundaries.
Service
We forge positive partnerships with clients and colleagues to achieve successful outcomes.
Quality
We are passionate about our work and aspire to excellence in everything we do.
Thought
We are thorough in our research and meticulous in our execution: from first idea to the smallest detail.
AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Skills Required

  • UI Design

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