UX Designer

Job description

We are looking for a talented UX designer capable to understand both user goals and business needs and to design - and maintain - complex, multiplatform products. She will use Human Centered Design methodologies to conduct design research activities and to produce high-quality wireframes and user interfaces, focusing on usability, information architecture and interaction design. She can get beyond the single interface and think holistically.

Type of job: Full-time

Experience level: Mid - Senior

Role: UX Designer

Industry: Mobility, Finance & others

Company Size: 11 - 20 people

Salary range: € 24.000 - € 42.000

Job location: Rome

Language: italian or english (fluent)




About Us

Here at moveax, we have the ambition to be regarded as the best possible partner for any business that seeks help in facing the daily challenges of the tech world. We are proud to be the right people to interact with in the field of software development, cybersecurity, blockchain and DLT.

We believe our main competitive advantage is having a team made of young talents who have a strong passion for technology and design. We treat every project for our customers with the same care we have for our own projects and we constantly try to improve our processes to achieve the best possible results.

We are based in Rome, we love working side by side but we are also open for remote collaborations. Our working activity is not properly time-based as we rather focus on achieving the goals we committed to.


Our team

The following is a description of an average member of our team:

  • quite young (around 30 years old): this does not mean we are not open to older collaborators, it is just an indication that we like to invest on young talents regardless of the years of experience they have.
  • driven by great passion for technology and design: the ones who love their job perform better with less effort
  • knowledge cruncher, the world runs fast and you have to stay up to date, read a lot and learn from those who have already faced a problem before you is definitely the right path to take
  • passionate about the UNIX-like world, what's better than knowing what's happening in your pc?
  • beer lover, it helps to think better :)


Benefits

  • ask for a book, we'll get it
  • foosball and playstation
  • free beer on Friday
  • free coffee
  • team building travels



Role and responsibility

You will:

  • Understand the needs and requirements of business and users. Contribute to identify the best design solutions;
  • Work closely with the Product Manager and other team members to outline the design process' objectives and timing. Plan activities during all the stages of the process;
  • Implement user research activities to identify user needs and problems and to validate design solutions;
  • Contribute to the development of jobs-to-be-done, personas and users' journeys, as well as their maintenance and improvement over time;
  • Be responsible for translating the information and data collected during research into clear and usable sketches and wireframes. Use prototyping tools when required;
  • Support the creation of pixel-perfect graphic interfaces for multiple devices from validated wireframes. When necessary, you take care of their realization independently, respecting the visual guidelines of the project;
  • Research feedback from the team and the the Product Manager before developing solutions;
  • Present your solutions to the team and customers with clarity and strategic vision, supported by data from the research activities;
  • Cooperate with other team members and in particular with developers to optimize the customer experience and ensure brand consistency
  • Keep yourself updated on the latest best practices and work methods, participating and contributing to their implementation;
  • Ensure the quality of your work and compliance with your estimations, reporting critical issues and opportunities to the projects you are working on;


Our tools

  • Figma, Sketch, Zeplin, Whimsical, Adobe Suite, InVision, HTML/CSS
  • Issue tracking: Atlassian Jira
  • Team communication: Slack, not-so-often-emails
  • Frameworks: Human Centered Design (HCD), Scrum



Requirements

  • At least 3 years experience in designing digital products (websites, web and native apps) in companies or agencies with consolidated design processes;
  • Portfolio of projects showing your skills in the various areas of a design process;
  • High theoretical and practical knowledge of usability principles and interaction paradigms;
  • Experience of the principles of Information Architecture and Content Strategy;
  • Familiarity working with Jobs-to-be-done, User stories, Personas and User Journeys;
  • High competence in the development of Sketches, Wireframes and Interfaces for digital products accessible from a variety of devices;
  • Experience in validating your design choices with users as well as analyzing and processing feedback received from users and the team;
  • Ability to formulate a clear strategic vision to justify your design choices;
  • Ability to manage the entire design process of a project from concept to launch, in a collaborative and goal-oriented way;
  • Ability to estimate and balance design activities in the various phases of the project;
  • Knowledge of design tools such as Sketch, Figma, XD, Adobe suite and the like;
  • Knowledge of rapid prototyping tools such as InVision, Marvel and the like;
  • Basic knowledge of the functioning of HTML, CSS, Javascript;
  • Experience in using microcopy;
  • Ability to work closely with the team;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

Pluses

  • Knowing the Data Informed Design, having experience with KPI, Analytics frameworks or tools like Google Analytics, Mixpanel and similar.
  • You have experience in designing multi-platform products
  • Knowing and having used a Design Sprint
  • Knowing the principles of SEO
  • You have good knowledge of frontend development and responsive design
  • You worked with Agile methodologies like Lean or Scrum