UX & UI Lead Designer
Remote job description
Full time UX & UI Lead, Remote or hybrid, All genders, English & German
At BACE, we're redefining the last mile. Our innovative service hub, designed for urban areas, aims to minimize unnecessary routes by integrating:
- IoT Hubs: Linked to local retailers, residents, and logistics, creating new value chains and enhanced services from multiple providers.
- Consumer App: A native mobile app ensuring seamless user experiences at the stations.
- Data-driven B2B Dashboard: Enabling companies to tailor their micro hubs and expand pick-up services through BACE.
Our vision transcends parcel logistics. We strive to save users time, reduce emissions, ease traffic in the last mile, and connect local retail & residents 24/7. It's about creating connections "adapted to all," something that's been missing in the last mile - fostering shared paths and profits.
We're on the lookout for talents keen on being part of a sustainable solution for urban pick-up experiences. Join us in building not just a service, but a community where every interaction leads to a more connected and convenient urban life.
Here's a snapshot of our recent milestones:
- Successfully founded & wrapped up our Seed financing round.
- Established our first hub near BVB Stadium with GLS.
- Gearing up for market entry in 2024 with selected campaigns & pilots.
- Expanding our venture team to over 20 members.
- Actively seeking Software Developers, Product Designers, and C-Level personnel.
Shape the future of urban logistics at BACE as our UX & UI Lead Designer.
Your creative vision and expertise in design will directly impact how users interact with our innovative digital and IoT solutions. Ready to lead and innovate? Your journey starts here. Your role will encompass:
- Lead User-Centric Design Initiatives: Embrace the role of a visionary in shaping the design of digital and IoT products, placing a strong emphasis on creating exceptional user experiences. Utilize Design Thinking principles to craft intuitive and impactful designs.
- Strategic Collaboration with Leadership: Engage in deep exchanges with BACE's leadership and founders. This collaboration is key to developing strategies that shape the direction of teams, products, and the future of the company. Function as a key facilitator to align design initiatives with the broader objectives of the company.
- Facilitate Creative Workshops: Take charge of organizing and conducting collaborative workshops and cross-functional sessions to address complex design challenges within the dynamic startup environment.
- Detail-Oriented Design: Exhibit meticulous attention to detail in both visual and interactive aspects of design, ensuring the delivery of polished, high-quality products.
- Agile Collaboration: Foster a collaborative atmosphere by closely collaborating with cross-functional teams, including developers and product managers, to bring designs to life. Thrive in an agile setup where rapid iteration and continuous improvement are valued.
- Usability Testing: Strategize and execute usability tests, gather valuable user feedback, and leverage insights to inform and refine design decisions. Continuously strive to enhance the overall user experience.
What's In It For You
We also ensure that you're well taken care of:
- Own Credit Card for Expenses
- Yearly Personal Learning Budget
- Monthly Food Delivery Voucher
- MacBook Pro & iPhone
- Home Office Equipment
- Company Pension Scheme (bAV) by Allianz & (Coming Soon) Corporate Health Insurance (bKV)
- Team Budget for Self Dev., After Work & Tools
- Agile (Dev) Team with Flexible Working Hours
- Team Events, Workations, and a Remote Culture
- Offices in Dortmund & Berlin with Support for Personal Workations
- 30 Vacation Days & Capped Overtime Hours
- Annual bonuses based on mutually agreed OKRs
- Employee Participation (VSOP) + Cliff and Vesting Period
Required Skills & Experience
Bring your UX & UI design mastery to the forefront at BACE.
In this role, you'll blend creativity with technical skill to enhance our digital presence. As a key player in our team, you'll drive meaningful changes in our brand and industry.
- Professional Experience in Digital (& IoT) Design: Demonstrate several years of experience in developing digital and/or IoT products, ideally within the logistics, mobility, or other B2B sectors, while working in an agile development context.
- Expertise in Design Tools: Showcase proficiency in industry-standard design tools such as Figma, along with familiarity and experience with tools like Miro, GitLab, Slack and Notion.
- Mobile and Responsive Design Mastery: Exhibit exceptional skills in designing for iOS/Android and web platforms, possessing an in-depth understanding of the nuances of mobile and responsive design.
- Familiarity with Front-End Technologies: While not primarily a coding role, familiarity with front-end technologies such as REACT and TypeScript is beneficial. This knowledge helps in understanding the technical possibilities and constraints, enabling more effective collaboration with the development team.
- Leadership and Collaboration Skills: Display strong leadership abilities, particularly in guiding and inspiring design teams, while fostering a collaborative environment. Excel in effectively working with a diverse range of stakeholders within a product development context.
- User Journey Expertise: Exhibit a comprehensive understanding of the user journey, particularly within the logistics and last-mile context. Proficiently map out end-to-end user interactions, considering both digital and physical touchpoints.
- Continuous Improvement Ethos: Embrace a mindset oriented towards continual learning and adaptation, staying updated with industry best practices, emerging trends, and technological advancements to continuously enhance the user experience.
How to Apply
Your first step into a world where your design expertise will drive innovative solutions in last-mile logistics. Apply now on this page and let's build the future of packing stations together.
We're looking forward to meeting you!Summary
Company name: BACE
Remote job title: UX & UI Lead Designer