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Senior Product Designer

Job in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Posted

Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

Design

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

5 to 7 years

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Can you design beautiful digital products at scale?

We’re on a mission to create the ultimate online playground. To help us get there, we're looking for an experienced and ambitious Product Designer – someone who lives and breathes to create digital experiences that engage people around the globe.

Would you like to join our fast-growing, award-winning digital company and work on several new digital propositions for millions of users? If you are an ambitious, experienced Product Designer with a proven trackrecord of shipping beautiful, scalable, digital products and services, then we would love to see your Product Design portfolio!     

TL;DR:

As our Product Designer, you will help us define how people interact with Poki. You’ll create beautiful and inspiring design experiences that help players discover, play, and connect with games they love.

You’ll be working directly with our team of designers and developers to deliver the next iterations of our worldwide gaming platform and related products.

You will also be directly involved in the evolution of our global brand and product guidelines, using and extending our design system to create high-quality, detail-oriented UI design work at scale.

We’re looking for someone with a proven track record of shipping digital products. You should have the expertise, qualifications, and ambition to take a leading role within our team.

Your Challenge:

  • Combine design thinking with execution, to produce industry-leading work. Translate our design values and product strategy into unique, spot-on digital designs. Concept and rapidly execute compelling visual designs and hi-fidelity mockups with strong attention to pixel-level detail.
  • Design products systematically to deliver a great, cohesive user experience across our entire product ecosystem, always keeping our users’ wants and needs at the heart of everything you do. Design user flows, interactions, user interfaces and experiences that are simple, intuitive, and consistent across the web.
  • Work directly with our product manager, developers and other stakeholders to ensure projects are well-defined, high impact, and successfully executed. Guide products towards solutions that are unquestionably easy, accessible, and engaging for our users.
  • Develop and continuously improve our design system and product design guidelines for the main playground and extended portfolio of products: from landing pages and b2b dashboards, to game widgets and custom advertising formats.
  • Listen with empathy and represent the voice of the user with objectivity. You help the team exchange feedback at all stages of the work, and help us to stay honest about solving the right problems for the right users in the right way.
  • Develop creative solutions while striving to be analytical and objective. You make decisions that attempt to find long-term value for our business and users.
  • Be a leader in design thinking by training and sharing insights with our team and the world. You will publicly publish on our work to spark discussion and establish Poki as a frontrunner in the digital industry.

“Digital design is like painting, except the paint never dries.”

– Neville Brody

You:

  • Have a relevant degree at academic or college level.
  • Have 5+ years professional experience in digital product design and a track record of launching successful projects at scale, with a focus on consumer-facing products and experiences.
  • Have a strong portfolio demonstrating your hands-on design experience, showcasing real live work, as well as your design process.
  • Have a deep understanding and up-to-date knowledge of design trends and modern web application technologies, including best practices in responsive web design.
  • Have experience designing for web and multiple platforms (Android, iOS, mobile web, desktop) to deliver consistent experiences across touchpoints.
  • Have experience taking designs from conception to implementation, with an ability to design and iterate based off of qualitative and quantitative insights.
  • Are methodical with a keen eye for detail, because you know that millions of people rely on what you’re designing. You balance big-picture UX thinking with tiny UI details because you always design to support real behaviors of our users.
  • Demonstrate expert level mastery of all essential design tools (i.e. Adobe CS, Sketch, old-school pencils) and some experience with prototyping tools.
  • Communicate clearly and can articulate the strategy and rationale behind your design decisions and what problems they're solving, i.e. you always ship the best idea, not just your idea.
  • Have excellent storytelling skills to present and communicate your work, demonstrating strong product thinking, understanding of strategic and tactical design, and a deep knowledge of design patterns and processes.
  • Are fluent in Dutch and/or English, and already based in The Netherlands, preferably around Amsterdam.

We especially like portfolios that demonstrate:

  • Proven experience developing, extending and implementing Design Systems.
  • Motion design or animation skills. We love screen transitions, icon- and UI animations and other micro interaction goodies.
  • Strong analytical skills: ability to use input from analytics and UX research to discover and refine who were building for, what their needs are, and how we can bring more value to them.

We offer:

  • The opportunity to affect our product and brand strategy with your expertise

  • A flat organisation with lots of personal responsibility and room for personal growth

  • A chance to build your career with our award-winning, fast-growing company
  • A full-time contract (32-40 hours/week) and competitive salary
  • A diverse, talented and self-motivated team
  • speedy, fun and open interview process with clear updates along the way

Sounds good? Then press below to start :)

Please note: without a product design portfolio, we will unfortunately be unable to review your application. Preferably also include a case study of the most relevant project for this role – share your best work when you apply

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At Poki, play is how we learn. That's why we’re on a mission to create the ultimate online playground. With tons of games for players of all ages, we’re bringing fun to the next level.
By giving smart and creative people the freedom to do great work, we’re committed to creating the best gaming experience on the web for players, game developers, and advertisers.

Entertainment
Amsterdam
50 employees