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Senior UX Designer

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Netherlands
E-Commerce
November 24, 2020
Senior UX Designer

Senior UX Designer

Job description

G-Star strives to be the most hardcore denim brand in the world.

To achieve this, we are looking for hardcore thinkers and do-ers, who dare to create the future of premium and purposeful denim with us.

We are looking for people with big dreams, while keeping their feet on the ground. Those who are not afraid to push the limits, because we believe there are no limits in what denim can do.

Are you up for the challenge?
Are you the perfect fit for our team?
Are you a bit of a rebellious spirit?
Then we would love to hear from you!

Job purpose:
As UX Designer you will be in charge of the usability on all G-Star RAW Digital channels. This concerns web, app and instore digital touchpoints. From diving into research found from your prototypes, to sketching user flows and creating designs according to consumer needs, business goals and technical capabilities. With a customer centric mindset you will be the users advocate in all business requirements. The job consists of strategical journey mapping with C-level stakeholder presentations, to operational design output. Together with a CRO specialist you initiate new opportunities to optimize customer journeys and increase conversion.

Tasks and Responsibilities

• Responsible for the usability on all G-Star RAW Digital channels
• Optimize the digital customer journey for millions of users across the globe
• Research, prototype, sketch and translate business requirements into visual designs
• Work closely together with Marketing for a user friendly on brand experience
• Challenge Digital roadmap initiatives with user insights
• Strategical internal partner for quantitative and qualitative customer behavior/feedback

Profile

What you bring to the table:
What are the minimum requirements & qualifications of the candidate to successfully perform the job?
• Bachelor degree in interaction design or similar field
• At least five years of experience in web and mobile design
• Minimum 3 years working in E-commerce
• A solid understanding of user-centered design principles, design thinking and design systems
• Able to create simple and elegant solutions to complex design problems
• Experience with tools like Sketch, Invision
• Experience with optimization tools like Hotjar, Usabilla, Mopinion
• Ability to present and convince C-level stakeholders
• Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, rapid changing environment
• Ability to work independently with little supervision

G-Star Skill Set:
• Self-starting
• Creative
• Analytical
• Persuasive
• Customer and solution oriented
• Strong communication skills
• Willingness and ability to learn new processes and systems

Direct relations:
• Part of a multidisciplinary Digital Business Development team and reporting directly to the Business Development & Operations Manager E-commerce
• Works closely with 2 Product Owners, CRO specialist and Frontend developer
• Contact person for internal E-commerce and Marketing

What does G-Star bring to the table:
Beyond a competitive salary, working at G-Star brings many other perks and exciting opportunities: an awesome and diverse team that collaborates to change the game; a work environment that offers room for fun, inspiration and innovation; a clothing budget; a healthy, fresh and delicious lunch and even discounts in various fitness clubs and last but not least, a discount on a new bicycle.

What will happen next:
• We will thoroughly review your CV (English is our corporate language, so please apply in English)
• When we hopefully find what we are looking for, we will call you for a chat and if it’s a good fit, we’ll plan our first interview
• Because we’re very curious how you’d survive a mission impossible, we ask you to prepare a real-life business case in a follow-up interview
• When we’re ready to commit to each other, we’ll finalize the terms we’ve discussed and we’ll explain to you how to order your first pair of jeans from the G-Star employee store. Good luck!