In our Leipzig headquarter Spreadshirt is currently opening a position as a
Digital Product Designer (f/m/d) UX/IX in Leipzig
Employment type: full and part time, limited contract
The role of a Digital Product Designer is of at most importance in a company that is putting the customer’s needs in the center of attention. As a member of the Customer Experience Organisation you will be collaborating with product owners, user research, copywriters, designers and developers to drive the product vision forward in a company that’s passionate about letting people express themselves through the things they wear, use and carry.
At Spreadshirt we take customers extremely seriously and we are investing in training and recruitment to bring a high caliber designer with focus across our Design team and Product.
Lastly, our Executive team are the biggest advocates of customer first and you will be empowered to own the user experience and visual outcome. Yes, really. Just make sure it’s customer focused.
Your tasks in detail
Participating in the creation of a design vision, that aligns user and business needs
Participating in product strategy and user interviews
Prototyping from lo-fi sketching to hi-fi mock ups, ready made for developers
Specifying the information architecture for an effective user experience
Participating and analyzing user testing results with the rest of the product team and the user research team
Creating your own prototypes to test and prove your hypothesis, and in collaboration with the user research team, commencing multiple user tests.
Documenting user interface and interactions requirements for engineering
A degree in Design, Web Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), or related field or equivalent work experience (we know that Digital Product Designers (UX/IX) have all kinds of interesting backgrounds)
3+ years working as an HCI designer or UX / IX designer in a software product and/or web development environment required
You have experience in taking an idea from early concept into implementation in an agile environment
You can demonstrate, through your portfolio and experience an ability to work from sketches to higher fidelity mock ups
Proven ability to create user interfaces for customer internet products
Excellent computer skills, including design tools (Adobe software, inVision, Axure)
Experience in working closely with engineering teams
Delight the customer: you have a laser like focus on the customer perspective
Strong written and verbal communication in English
Nice to haves
1+ year agency experience is a plus
Some experience working with user research (ethnography, contextual interviews, setting up user test goals)
Having participated in a collaborative design process: e.g. photos of workshops, sketches on brown paper, anything that shows you can think visually
High levels of responsibility and career development opportunities
Continuous training with workshops and conferences
Flexible hours & a highly motivated team
Fabulous offices with roof terraces, fresh fruit, drinks, PlayStation corner, table tennis and of course, a whole lot of t-shirts!
A creative and informal working atmosphere
For insights into life at Spreadshirt visit us on kununu
We value diversity at Spreadshirt, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital or disability status.
Spreadshirt is the self-expression global e-commerce company. It empowers people to express themselves through creating, discovering, and selling clothing and accessories with messages they want the world to hear. Companies like Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube enable self-expression in the digital world but people don’t have the same opportunities in the real world where the need still exists. Spreadshirt’s three approaches – create your own, marketplace and shops – provide limitless opportunity for on-person self-expression. Founded in 2002, Spreadshirt is available in 12 languages, operates five global production sites and ships to over 160 countries. In 2017, it hit global revenue of $120 million, printed more than 4.8 million items, and had over 80,000 selling partners.
Head of Recruiting and Feel Good Management
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We look forward to receiving your application in English or German and by e-mail: email@example.com. Please state reference number A01−974 and don’t forget to let us know about salary expectations and your earliest starting date.
P.S.: We are not too keen on super straight CVs, extreme adaptive capacities and yea-sayer qualities. What we want are characters full of ideas and drive — no matter how old you are, where you come from and whatever your preferences. Show us what you’ve got!