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- 17.05.2020
SR UX Designer

MDPI is currently setting up a new product design team inside the IT department. Thus we are looking for UX design talents who are passionate about creating the most elegant design solutions, enriching the interactions users have with our complex systems.

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Senior UX Designer


About our Company


As an international pioneer in scholarly open access publishing, MDPI has the mission to foster open scientific exchange in all forms, across all disciplines and platforms. Besides our software-driven main business, we develop and maintain all sorts of digital platforms ranging from scientific exchange platforms to article databases and search engines, all focused on empowering scholars and giving them the best possible product and service experience. Because digital platforms form the backbone of MDPI, we want to invest and grow our product and service design capabilities. Thus we are looking for design talents who are passionate about creating elegant design solutions, enriching the interactions users have with our complex systems.

About your Job


Together with other designers, you will contribute to the creation of a brand new product design department inside MDPI and work closely with other experts from all across our organization. You will also be involved in implementing a new design process, design system, create innovative design solutions for existing and new products. Your work will shape the future of our fast-growing organization and contribute to our vision of open science.

Responsibilities


-Conduct detailed user research and generate meaningful insights for your design
-Create design solutions for improving the user experience of new and existing products
- Develop storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate design ideas
- Work closely with other designers and software and web developers in scrum teams
- Shaping and contributing to the company’s design system and documentation



Minimum qualifications:


Bachelor's degree in UX Design, Interaction Design, related field or equivalent practical experience
2 years of professional experience in the design or software industry
A strong passion and a strong drive to pursue design excellence

Preferred qualifications:


- Master’s degree in UX Design, Interaction Design, related field or equivalent practical experience
- 4 years of professional experience in the design or software industry
- Demonstrated experience in creating meaningful digital interfaces and user experiences
- Demonstrated experience in a wide range of research methods, e.g. survey, ethnography, testing
- Experience in working with web-based technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript
- Experience in using design tools, e.g. Sketch, Figma, InVision, Adobe CC Suite
- Ability to understand the value of design within a business context
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills

What we offer


- Flexible working hours
- Top-notch tech equipment
- Flat organizational structures
- Attend science conventions
- International work environment
- Monthly team events
- Weekly team lunch
- Competitive salary

How to apply


Please send your application to jobs@mdpi.com and include the following:
- Resume including personal information, past education, work experience
- Portfolio showing past projects, preferably with a detailed case study of your favourite project
- Reference letters and certificates