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Want to be part of the team? Borealis is committed to making new discoveries – and that includes finding pioneering members to join our team.

UX Designer

  • Location: Belgium, Brussels Zaventem
  • Type: Permanent
  • Application Deadline: 01/04/2018
  • Hours: Full-time

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Want to be part of creating the future for Borealis?

As Borealis, we are a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of Polyolefins, Base chemicals and fertilizers with headquarters in Vienna, Austria operating in over 120 countries. The world around us is rapidly changing, enabled by digital technologies. Digitalisation changes our customers´ expectations and is an opportunity to improve the way we innovate, produce and sell our products and engage with our customers. Digitalisation will not only improve and change the way we do business but will lead to disruptive new services.

Do you want to join us in going beyond boundaries and co-create that special user experience with our external and internal customers in mind? In the Borealis Digital Studio, you can be creative, experiment, conquer new ground and develop solutions in high speed and with strong entrepreneurial mind-set in the field of i.e. customer/employee experience design, web applications, AR/VR enabled experiences, leveraging latest technologies.

Working at Borealis Digital Studio

In the Borealis Digital Studio, leaders are transparent, honest, respectful and entrepreneurial. They will inspire you and hence accelerate your personal development. Working in the Borealis Digital Studio means working collaboratively in small, empowered teams – squads - towards an ambitious mission with clear goals. The squads develop solutions very quickly and iteratively, following the rhythm of the agile beat.

You will make the difference in the future of Borealis. We give you the autonomy and state-of-the-art tools to create innovative solutions for our Borealis and internal customers.

Your role

You drive user experience design from end-to-end, including discovery, ideation, concepting, detailed design, prototypes and validation

Within digital unit’s cross-functional product teams, you will work with Product Owners and developers to create elegant user experiences that facilitate the capture of business impact (e.g., customer loyalty, employee engagement and productivity)

Your responsibilities

Concept design

  • Produce and review story boards, wireframes (low- and high-fidelity and digital assets for digital products
  • Clearly articulate design needs and key decisions to business stakeholders across markets and brands collaborating closely with Product Leads and Product Owners
  • Design elegant and delightful product experiences as part of a cross-functional agile product teams
  • Research, identify and articulate customer needs
  • Build prototypes and design tests to validate customer needs, requirements and behaviors
  • Help Product Leads and Product Owners define both long and short-term vision and roadmap for digital products at client digital unit
  • Collaborate with other designers within and cross-team to problem solve design challenges and maintain a level of design consistency and coherence across client products

People skills

  • Your interaction design skills are top-notch, and you have a knack for making the complex clear for designers and engineers alike;
  • You collaborate with other designers within and cross-team to problem solve design challenges and maintain a level of design consistency and coherence across client products;
  • You will document and communicate your design ideas to fellow team members, stakeholders, and clients.

Your profile

The basics

  • Strong experience creating highly-detailed annotated wireframes, user flows, and process flows within complex mobile/web applications;
  • In-depth knowledge in iOS and/or Android mobile and tablet platforms;
  • Familiarity with user interface patterns for mobile and web;
  • Graphical and Visual design skills, including use of a diverse set of software such as Adobe suite, OmniGraffle, Balsamiq, Axure, Invision, Sketch or other tools for graphic design, visual design;
  • Experience with designing quality consumer products, as well as enabling business capability and objectives through technology;
  • Experience with conducting user research, usability testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping;
  • You’re innovative, quick-thinking, and eager to learn more about what’s happening in the mobile space;
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter who is self-motivated, but also a team player with a professional presence.

The icing on the cake

  • Familiarity with developer/engineer tools and SDKs;
  • Understanding of platform specific nomenclature (e.g. segmented controller, picker, table view);
  • The ability to sketch and generate big-picture ideas for early-stage UX work;
  • Experience developing rapid prototypes;
  • Experience with 3D modeling/animation;
  • Knowledge of the agile software development process.

Here is what we have to offer you

Drive your own career

We will provide you with a budget, state-of-the-art tools and support to continuously learn and grow. Opportunities will be created to work on different projects, in different teams, gain cross-functional experience and broaden your scope. We find it important that you go out there. Keep discovering while meeting up with peers at conferences, hackathons, Borealis colleagues, and social events… whatever makes you beat professionally! Your coach will support you in your journey and your everyday challenges, making sure you can leverage your strengths. We value an open feedback culture and will continuously revisit the goals you have set. Courage, ambition and the skills to explore new routes will accelerate your career, more than anything else. That’s why in the Borealis studio you are at the driving seat of your own career.

Work hard, play hard

We know that your inner drive makes you work hard and go beyond boundaries. At Borealis’ Digital Studio, we value well-being and give you the flexibility to maintain your own working hours in order to create your personalised work-life balance, off course we expect you to be responsible and act in good understanding with your squad.

Unique Location

You will enjoy the location of our office: Passport office Brussels Airport. A stunning place to work, with world-class architecture and next-generation technology in a location that’s accessible from all angles of the world and in close proximity of the railway station.

Competitive remuneration

You won´t fall short in terms of financial benefits. You will get an attractive and competitive salary and fringe benefits that match your background and skills of a successful digital professional.

To apply

Please submit your application (CV and Motivation letter or portfolio). In case of question please contact Vivian Otten, HR Borealis Digital Studio, 0031 (0) 651596783



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