UX/UI Lead Designer (f/m/d+)

UI/UX Design · Berlin, Berlin
Department UI/UX Design
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor


Colorfy is a design-driven venturing organization. We partner with companies of various industries to bring physical and digital products to market that customers love. Underlying all of our work is a passion for not only great aesthetics and usability but also a desire to become the most prolific in designing solutions for a circular economy.


Our work is characterized by its bold, yet often playful aesthetic. Elegance is layered upon intuitiveness. We believe in reducing down to the essentials, bordering on a minimalist philosophy, without compromising on offering the user great usefulness.


With our interdisciplinary team of hardware & software engineers, industrial designers, UX/UI designers, service designers, product strategists, and project leaders, colorfy can offer even more. We often start with business strategy and build product/service concepts for our customers from scratch. Being customer-driven, research and analysis is an integral part of colorfy's work. Our team's design and engineer the necessary software and hardware, build prototypes and accompany our customers in an iterative approach, until we reach mass production and, in many cases, even further.


Role

Great opportunity to lead UX/UI at a project level. This role reports to the Head of Design and is a tight collaboration with design colleagues from Product Design and Service Design.


You will establish the benchmark for quality in visual, interaction, and user experience design at a client level. This requires not only great design skills but strong coaching and presentation skills. Within the design team, you will mentor and inspire younger designers. 


In collaboration with colleagues from Product Management/Project Management and Development, you will also work on internal efforts to continuously improve our processes and tools.



Responsibilities

  • Creating experiences that customers love.
  • Inspiring the design team, other colleagues and clients, with outstanding design work.
  • Hiring, managing, and retaining great designers.
  • Managing, and optimizing, the internal workflow within the team.
  • Maintaining a culture of innovation and experimentation within the design team.
  • Putting the company on the map as “one to follow” for UX and UI innovation.
  • Lead by example, do some UI design work yourself.


Qualifications

  • You are a digital native.
  • You have strong visual design, user experience design, and interaction design skills.
  • 2+ years managing other designers.
  • You have extensive web and mobile experience.
  • You’re a doer and lead by doing.
  • You follow trends but are not a slave to them.
  • You’re humble, and surround yourself with people better than you.
  • User research is integral to all your work.
  • Familiarity with circular economy principles is a plus
  • Fluency in English, German is a plus
  • Skills in other design fields are a big plus: Product Design, Service Design, Branding, Motion Design, Design Research, etc.


Benefits

  • Compelling projects with other startups, multinational corporate clients, and everything in between.
  • You work with a highly motivated and skilled team from all over the world in a very friendly work atmosphere.
  • Five weeks of paid vacation plus time off between Christmas and New year´s eve.
  • Family-friendly workplace, more flexible working time arrangements, and space to support a healthy balance between work and family/private appointments. If you prefer working from home, that’s also fine with us.
  • Employee share participation program.
  • Choice of public transport pass in Berlin or bike leasing.
  • Yearly professional Education Budget – supplement your education on us!
  • Keeping you fuelled with fresh fruits, coffee, and snacks.
  • Modern office located in the heart of Berlin (Mitte).
  • Reduced Urban Sports Club membership and In-house Yoga.
  • Regular team events.


In summary, we are looking for someone who is a team player and aspires to high-quality work and strives to learn and share their knowledge with their colleagues. If the above descriptions sound like you, and you want to be a part of our amazing team, let’s chat. 


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  • Location
    Berlin, Berlin
  • Department
    UI/UX Design
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Manager/Supervisor