Freelancer (Senior UX) Design

Stuttgart

At Futurice, we create digital services that people love. We are builders at heart and the end user experience is at the forefront of everything we do. Our Designers transform complex demands into intuitive and elegant digital services for millions of people around the world. As a freelancer you would be part of our internationally awarded working culture and our team of brilliant minds and creative thinkers for a while.

We are human first. And ethics matter tremendously. Mutual respect is an essential condition, as is passion, talent and energy. All team members need to be ambitious self-starters and have a desire to be part of a workplace with a lean, flat structure, built on a foundation of Nordic straightforwardness. I

Above all, designers need to share an excitement about innovative and beautifully crafted digital experiences that have a positive impact on people’s lives and deliver real value. Take a look at what we do and what we've done and get in touch.

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What We Expect

  • Fluent in German and English.
  • Capable of turning user problems in simple and functional solutions.
  • A good understanding of users and usability.
  • High quality production of wireframes and visual designs for digital platforms.
  • Production of both rapid and high fidelity prototypes to describe the behavior of concepts.
  • Experience in turning complex demands into simple and elegant digital services.
  • Enthusiasm for digital design best practice, new interaction models, design standards and emerging technologies.
  • Experience in front-end coding and exposure to the technical side of digital development and delivery.
  • Practical working knowledge of agile development methodology.
  • Expertise in collaborating with other designers, developers and advisors.
  • Advanced level user of common design software (Sketch, Adobe, Framer, Invision, Principle).
  • First-class verbal and written communication skills with the ability to eloquently articulate strategy, concepts and rationale in a comprehensive and understandable manner verbally, written and visually.
  • Be a futurice ambassador, attending and helping to plan studio and community events, workshops, and conferences.
  • Interest in participating in professional industry groups, conferences, speaking engagements, publications, etc.

Nice-to-have

  • Experience with AI, robotics or other emerging technologies (AR,VR,IoT ...).
  • Experience in product design (physical) or physical spaces/architecture.
  • Animation or motion Design.
  • Qualitative and quantitative user research.
  • City planning / Future cities.

One Nice-to-have would be excellent. Two would blow our minds. Three may bring us to tears. Your superpower is not on the list? Surprise and convince us!

You Should Have

  • Minimum four years of experience working in the field.
  • Ability to lead projects with multiple designers.
  • Demonstrate experience in coaching and growing designers to unleash their full potential

A strong portfolio is a crucial accompaniment to your reference, including several examples of successfully launched products, services and results that demonstrate strategic, conceptual and creative thinking, reflecting an extensive and comprehensive understanding of the design process.

Location

We offer you a great workplace with awesome colleagues, interesting projects, excellent tools and benefits, a social responsibility program to take pride in and great possibilities for continuous learning and professional growth. We are proud of our lean, flat organization and distinctive organizational culture – one that has been selected as the best place to work in Europe twice.

If you feel like you've just been described above, are a nice guy or gal who is absolutely fun to work with, and would like to work with some of the nicest and most talented people in the industry, we would love to get your reference!

Please send a few lines about yourself and your hourly/daily rate using the form below.

About Stuttgart

In our multicultural and family-like office in Stuttgart we support you with high class development and user-centric innovational ideas. Curious by nature and with a deep understanding of our customers and their business we focus on making a real impact – together with you. Come by our office and feel our unique culture based on important values like trust, transparency and caring for each other. Located in the heart of Stuttgart we will help you imagine and design a new future and bring it to life.

About Futurice

Futurice is a new breed of innovation consultancy that has digital values at its core. We inject life into digital solutions by designing innovative mobile apps and online software – all with a focus on user experience and interaction. We believe that the winning recipe for digital projects is happy people, happy customers, and happy users. Our customers span financial services, media, automotive and energy, amongst others.

Founded in 2000 we are over 550-strong and growing. A Finnish company, our HQ is in Helsinki and we have offices in Tampere, Stockholm, Oslo, London, Berlin, Munich and Stuttgart. For more information, visit www.futurice.com.

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