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Senior Product Designer - NextGen

Rotterdam, South Holland
€500 - €630 per day
Job Type
Alberto Dell'Aquila

Role: Senior Product Designer
Language: English essential, Dutch is a bonus but not required
Location: Rotterdam
Work style: Hybrid work model
Duration: 12 Month contract, (will likely be renewed beyond this)
Start Date: 1st March 2023
Daily Rate: 500 - 630 EU p/d

Are you a Product Designer who can be hands on as well as lead
projects? A holistic thinker looking at and beyond the product
experience? Someone who researches empathetically and thoroughly
building foundations to define and design on? Someone who has an
understanding of business but looks through a human-centred lens?

A shaper who wants to define services, ecosystems and propositions of the
future? A champion of design that can show the value of service design
to one of the world's biggest companies? A force who strives to change
the world's energy use for the better?

About the opportunity:
The clients innovation hub sets out to do things differently by taking a
unique approach of balancing human-centred and digital design. Using
an agile technology capability to tackle complex problems in original
The Next Gen teams are working on supply demand, and they are
looking for a typical product designer to work closely with the product
manager on concepts, and with testing concepts with the user and to get
feedback on the design to share with delivery team.

They need to be able to look at and identify what feedback we need to
turn it into a requirement to be built.
With a distinct push focus on internal facing products for power supply
chain. We are looking for candidates that have a passion for complex and
data heavy products.

What you'll bring:
* The ability to be highly independent, confident and flexible to adapt to
a fluid landscape
* The capacity to learn and adapt to new ways of working and thinking,
communicating effectively through storytelling and visuals yet also in a
language that resonates with the business
* The aptitude to effectively manage and leverage stakeholders,
illustrating the value that design can bring to the business
* A real breadth of skills - from research techniques to workshop
facilitation to crafting prototypes and experiences
* Experience in Testing
What can you day entail?

At a project level:
* Be actively involved in project work/creating a product; owning the
experience component
* Carrying out appropriate research (direct and ethnographic)
* Identifying use cases, writing epics, user stories, acceptance criteria,
content and requirements * Producing working documentation/
deliverables such as experience guidelines, wireframes, UX flows,
screens and prototypes. Experience of Figma (or equivalent) expected
* Working hand-in-glove with technical/development teams
* Developing and running prototype testing sessions; A-B testing of
design components and flows, information hierarchy validation e.g. card
sorting etc
* Using and constantly evolving the UI design language, components,
grid structures, icons and interactions
* Supporting the facilitation of workshops to prioritise, ideate and define
* Working with the wider organisation and cross functional project teams
to clarify business problems
* Now and then producing visual design and communication that is
engaging and impactful - delivered through tools such as Adobe Creative
What would be really great is...
* Your experience and ambition is wider than 'design' and extends into
lean and human centred innovation
* You have worked in/with product; having some knowledge of product
management and agile ways of working including user stories, backlog
management, acceptance criteria, kanban, retrospectives etc
* You have a quality of visual design and communication that is engaging
and impactful - delivered through tools such as Adobe Creative Suite
* You have an understanding or appreciation of digital development and
technology such that the experience design can be communicated and
translated smoothly
* You keep up-to-date on the latest thinking in the world of design; having
a real passion to bring the latest practices and tools in UX and UI to
where and how the client works
*You have experience in Web, Product Development Experience, ability to
evolve Design System and Brand

Sounds like you? Apply here and we will have a call to discuss the
specifics if you profile is a match!

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