Senior Product Designer

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Senior Product Designer

Product Design

FULL-TIME · AMSTERDAM

Be part of something special!

Lobster Ink is the world's leading hospitality platform, training hundreds of thousands of learners in over 100 countries every day. We are a rapidly growing business built from a solid foundation, but flexible enough to respond to the trends of the market and our users. We are driven by our goal to stay at the forefront of technology-driven learning in professional environments.

We believe in creating learning solutions which understand the way that people learn in the modern working environment.

We focus on:

• Intuitive technology which enables and encourages consistent learning and development
• Premium, high-impact content with an emphasis on immediate practical application
• Actionable metrics, reporting and analytics which drive long-term learning and empower learners, facilitators and management
• End-to-end solutions, with seamless integration between content design, production, distribution and ongoing facilitation

Lobster Ink is driven by a dynamic and diverse team, inspired by excellence, innovation and continuous improvement.

Above all, we build products that people use - a lot, and every day - to improve their skills, develop their careers and enhance their quality of life. 

Reports to: Head of Product Design
Location: Amsterdam

Summary of Key responsibilities:

Together with our other designers and developers, you will be part of the team that makes our products look incredible and be responsible for our online visual identity. Your designs will make our users smile.

Key responsibilities:

• Actively participate in the requirements phase of projects where user
    needs and business needs are considered and conceptual decisions are
    made
• Work alongside engineers, product managers, and learning experts to
    create elegant user experiences; you should thrive on feedback, critique
    and iteration
• You get to decide which tools you use, as long as your design is well
    considered and polished
• Prototype your ideas throughout the product development process,
    from initial mind maps to final high fidelity prototypes ("An image is worth
    a thousand words” and we believe “A prototype is worth a thousand
    meetings”)
• Have the ability to understand and interpret existing design patterns to
    inform ongoing product development

Qualifications:

• 4 + years work experience in a technology-oriented role or working with
    web/mobile applications (digital SaaS products)
• You have a degree in Interaction Design or a creative study of some kind
• You have a portfolio that showcases your interactive design skills
• You have a focus on user centered design and your portfolio shows that
• You have experience designing for multiple devices
• You have a passion for detail and care for great usability and aesthetics.
• Ability to prototype ideas quickly and iterate as many times as needed.
• Confident in  your work without becoming too attached to your designs when constructive            team and user feedback is put forward
• Demonstrated ability creating deliverables in the research, user
   experience and visual design stages of the design process
• Experience with using web analytics tools to drive user-centered product
    design helps
• Experience with JIRA agile or other agile product development tools helps
    but is not a requirement
• Full professional proficiency with the English language

Skills, knowledge and attributes:

• Excellent interpersonal and relational skills
• Ability to work well independently as well as in a team
• Eager to learn and share knowledge
• Collaborates and builds mutually beneficial relationships and partnerships
• Proactive individual with proven strength in attention to detail and the
    ability to successfully manage several tasks simultaneously
• Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize
• Organized and structured; copes well under pressure, with the ability to 
    meet and exceed given deadlines
• People who display a positive and enthusiastic approach to all their work

What we offer:

  • Salary based on experience
  • An exciting international working environment

  • Flexibility and work-from-home days

  • Collective Health Insurance

  • Weekly ‘wine-down’ tradition coming from the hospitality background of Lobster Ink

  • So much more...

Give us a call to experience it for yourself!

Lobster Ink - empower, inform, inspire.