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Senior UX Designer

Amsterdam | Full time APPLY DIRECTLY

As a Senior UX Designer, you lead client workshops, map customer journeys and invent new digital solutions for today’s biggest challenges. You’re the smart glue between design and technology. 

The way we work

As a User Experience Designer you are crazy about user research and UX design. You have a deep understanding of the user’s needs and can translate this into actionable solutions without sacrificing the business needs. You will add value during all phases of our projects. You will work closely together with designers, strategists, researchers, engineers and other professionals. Together, you create the best omni-channel solutions for our international clients. Using the latest tools and technologies, you think outside of the box, bringing answers to some of the world’s biggest challenges. From quick and dirty prototypes to large-scale multinational platform solutions with a direct impact on businesses and end users.

This is you in a nutshell

  • You’re an expert in user centered design processes
  • You’re fluent in leading workshops, pitches, design sprints and co-creation sessions with internal and external stakeholders
  • You know how to expose the deeper objectives of clients, connecting the business needs and the user centricity into amazing solutions
  • You take the lead and coach juniors during the discovery and delivery phase of the design process
  • You are data driven, curious and proactive
  • You speak the language of developers
  • You love a dynamic working environment, collaborating with other top talents, connecting with clients and making strategic moves which will result in quality solutions that exceed expectations
  • You’re confident and experienced in presenting design solutions in client meetings
  • You know all about technology and its impact on design solutions – and you never stop growing and learning
  • Creating experience maps and user journeys are second nature to you

What we are looking for…

At Emakina you only work with colleagues who go that extra mile for the customer. Your colleagues can think outside of the box, but always keep an eye out for long-term goals. We deliver work that we are very proud of. And we celebrate those successes. We would love to hear from you if you believe you would be a great fit for our driven team and if you recognize yourself in the following qualities:

  • A solid knowledge at converting a conceptual vision into a logical and convincing UX strategy
  • A great know-how on keeping the balance between business interests, innovation and good design
  • Excellent communication skills, feeling comfortable giving workshops and inspiring clients & colleagues
  • Familiarity with tools such as Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite and InVision
  • Deep knowledge of service design and user-centered design processes
  • Broad understanding of the impact of technology on design and eager to learn more about it

What we offer

A friendly, informal workplace to work in, with some of the biggest brands and e-commerce retailers in Europe. We’re talking major projects – with budgets to match – at the very core of our clients’ business. You’ll work with dynamic professionals and ego-free team players who value personal initiative and development. You can count on a competitive salary, inspiring international environment and plenty of extracurricular activities from ski trips to the beach barbecues and Friday borrels. Did we also mention we have the best coffee?


Sounds interesting? Click below to apply. Not sure yet? Chat with Nouha Amrani on (+31 (0)20 463 77 66.

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