Senior UX Designer

Utrecht, Netherlands
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Job Description

Senior UX Design is required for a dynamic educational resources company, located in Utrecht. The Senior UX designer with help our client create accessible, engaging products and services that are meaningful to teachers and learners. As part of the UX Design team and the Commercial & Back Office Segment, you design and validate user experiences for their digital solutions based on quantitative and qualitative data.


What they are looking for:

  • You bring significant experience in designing and developing solutions where you translate needs and complexity into a user-friendly interface that entices their users.
  • You do this through your design thinking approach and that extra bit of magic sauce only you can bring to the table. For this, you collaborate with your design, product & data colleagues.
  • You work together with stakeholders to create the necessary vision, and high-level roadmap to ensure long-term strategic objectives are achieved.
  • You determine, together with the development team and product manager of your segment, the scope of the functionalities you will improve or implement.
  • You will do this based on spending time with end-users on a regular basis to truly understand their needs, problems and test solutions. As they don’t have dedicated UX researchers today, you need to take initiative on this yourself. You need to be able to set up, perform the research, doing expert reviews, and gathering all insights in one place to be able to synthesize and share biggest customer needs and pain points across the different publishers.

Experience Required:

  • 7+ years of experience as a UX / Interaction Designer, with a proven track record of designing successful digital products. A healthy dose of experience, and knowledge trump just about any degree you can throw at us here but A bachelor’s or master’s degree related to Interaction Design/Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) or a portfolio that demonstrates equivalent experience is a plus.
  • We consider proficiency in user-centered design principles, practices, and methodologies as a given but we put extra value on specific skills you bring in relation to any of the before mentioned domains (education, authoring, e-com). Demonstrating how you think, the problems you solved and how you solved them is what we’re interested in.
  • Your solutions and design patterns may be used in other platforms within the same organization, so it's crucial to understand the context of your solution with regard to the other platforms. This means you can think of it in an abstract manner and, when it makes sense, build it with a certain modularity using our design system. You advocate and share these patterns with the design community and contribute them to our design system.
  • Visionary mindset with a drive to push design forward and create innovative concepts.
  • You are a force in building out the design community together with your colleagues.
  • You are well-versed in leading design thinking workshops and design sprints.
  • You are proficient in Figma and you will be working with and contributing to Pixel, our design system.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior UX Designer who has the career goal to progress in to a UX Lead. If you are interested, please apply with your updated CV through this website.


Ben Quinn