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UX/UI Designer

UX/UI Designer

companySeafair
locationKreisfreie Stadt Berlin, Berlin, Germany | London, UK
location Creative & Design

We are looking for a full-time UX/UI Designer to lead our design efforts. You will be working directly with our Sr Product Manager. The job will be remote due to COVID-19 for the foreseeable future.

About Seafair
Seafair is a tech startup helping shipping companies manage data and recruit seafarers (employees who work on vessels), a $60B market annually. Our vision is to become the global leader in the shipping crewing market. We use technology, data and operations to provide the best quality of services to our clients and access to opportunities for our seafarers. Our investors include General Catalyst, FJ Labs, firstminute capital, Speedinvest, TA Ventures.

Who we’re looking for:
You love designing awesome tools that people love using. You have a growth mindset; you are pumped by the idea of growing professionally in parallel with an early stage startup and you are willing to hustle and learn every day you go to work. You are obsessed with user experience and want to build world-class products based on simplicity. You find experience at an early-stage venture backed startup exciting.

Responsibilities

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product manager and engineers
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Design graphic user interface elements
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images

Requirements

  • At least 2 years in UI/Design role, preferably at a venture-backed startup
  • Portfolio of design projects
  • Growth mindset & hustler mentality; candidate has strong willingness to learn fast in new role
  • Strong sense of ownership and determination to get things done
  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
  • Experience using wireframe tools (e.g. Wireframe.cc and InVision)
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills in English
  • BSc in Design or a related discipline

Bonus points

  • Experience working in a venture-backed startup or with a digital product/software
  • Located in EU timezone

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and employee stock option plan
  • The ability to work with the founding team of a startup that will disrupt the global shipping industry, backed by world-class investors (more on this soon!)
  • Be part of a very talented, hungry and expanding team with great opportunities
  • A value-driven, energetic and fun culture (yes, lame jokes will be part of it)
  • A work environment where you are expected to challenge and be challenged every single day
  • Work in an inclusive, international team. Sharing is caring: We are disrupting an opaque industry, so we promote transparency everywhere, internally and externally.
  • Paid vacation days

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis