Freelancer (Senior UX) Design Stuttgart

Munich

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're currently in the process of opening a new office in Stuttgart. Nevertheless we want to start our awesome journey together with having you here in our Munich office. So ideally you're able to work 2-3 Months with us here in Munich. This gives us time to get to know each other, immerse yourself into our culture and ways-of-working and time to set up the Stuttgart office in a proper manner. After that period, you would work 100% from the Stuttgart office. If you have further questions on that, feel free to approach us at anytime.

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 Munich

The city has Germany’s strongest economy and it shows in the pace and ambition level of our office. The Munich office is located centrally next to the beating heart of Oktoberfest and on a sunny day the rooftop terrace offers a stunning view of the mountains.

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 500-strong and growing. A Finnish company, our HQ is in Helsinki and we have offices in Tampere, Stockholm, London, Berlin and Munich. For more information, visit www.futurice.com.

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