Amsterdam, Netherlands

Senior Digital Product Designer

 

The creative minds at AKQA apply artistry and craftsmanship to strategic insight to create and bring to life beautiful ideas that move the world. Skilled storytellers and conceptors, they work in a multidisciplinary environment to develop labours of love that delight customers and deliver results for clients. 

Our Product Designers play essential roles in the strategy, design and optimisation of beautiful ideas, products and services. They bring intelligent thought and craft output, developing and delivering projects from brief to end user. 

Working within an integrated product team as a senior designer, you’ll have the opportunity to take lead on creating impact through imagining and informing the design of products, services, platforms and experiences that improve the lives of millions of people. Your work will require skills across research and strategy, concept and ideation, prototyping and product design. You will be in front of senior stakeholders at all times and trusted to deliver high priority projects that create meaningful value at a rapid pace.

As a senior product designer, you will also be expected to guide and mentor other designers on the team, taking them under your wing to drive empowerment and progression throughout the AKQA team.

Located on the Herengracht canal in central Amsterdam. At AKQA you will have access to world-renowned thought leadership from influential authors, athletes, artists and entrepreneurs. You will work in an environment which fosters a meritocratic culture and encourages ownership, and you will be surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. 

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

- Collaborate with analysts to provide data-driven design recommendations.

- Be able to collaborate and run workshops with the clients and various teams within AKQA

- Comfortable to take intuitive on delivering value and creating opportunities with clients.

- Provide equal competency in both UI and UX design (CX experience is also desirable)

- Ability to work with development teams to bring ideation to life.

- Inspire the client with innovative ways of approaching complex challenges.

- Transform data into actionable insights that highlight design opportunities.

- Conceive, sketch and pitch original ideas to peers and business owners.

- Skilled in using the latest design and prototyping tools.

- Frequently validating your ideas with end users.

- Strong experience in presenting work to clients and stakeholders.

 

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

- Driven to own the improvements of every detail across a digital experience.

- You have experience working and leading product development.

- You are driven to iterate and improve a digital experience.

- Confidence to own communication with key stakeholders and clients.

- You are fearless, boundlessly creative and relentlessly attentive to detail.

  

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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