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Each and every day, around 15,000 employees in the Valora network work to brighten up their customers' day with a comprehensive convenience and food offering – nearby, quick, convenient and fresh. More than 2,700 small-scale stores are located at highly frequented locations in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. The company recruits committed entrepreneurs to manage its outlets, builds on strong own brands and benefits from a vertically integrated value chain as one.

Shape the future with us and brighten up someone’s journey as:

Senior Product Designer (UI/UX)

10337 Full Time Zürich 09/08/2021
Valora Digital is the tech unit of Valora. We are a team of developers, product designers, growth marketers and product managers that tackle projects that delight customers, improve processes and keep the company ready for the future of retail. We call ourselves builders & doers instead of thinkers & talkers, because we pride ourselves on taking ownership of projects from A to Z and not letting anything get in the way of shipping. Our main areas of focus are Autonomous Stores, Ecommerce & Delivery, Loyalty & Payments and Process Improvement.

Become a part of a small team of Product Designers passionate about creating the very best digital products (and their extension into the physical world) for our millions of customers. You will be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from brainstorming the next product innovation, solving another of our customers’ problems to tweaking pixels on our mobile-first UIs. You will be expected to utilize your full range of product design, user experience design, interaction design and visual design skills and you will own the experience for many of our products.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Own design projects end to end, from research and discovery to conceptualization and visual design
  • Conduct user research and run user testing with internal and external customers
  • Build wireframes, clickable prototypes and pixel-perfect UI specifications to tackle UX problems
  • Work with other designers, developers and product managers on mixed methods work and high-level strategic decisions to bring integrated value to our customers
  • Contribute to new business development efforts by providing expert information
  • Measure and improve your designs based on quantitative and qualitative feedback
  • Work on different projects simultaneously and cover owning designs for mobile as well as desktop products
  • Lead external partners and freelancers
  • Help plan and facilitate events and workshops
  • Represent Valora Digital as an ambassador

Key skills / requirements

  • 7+ years of professional experience designing digital products
  • Experience leading design projects and crafting design systems from A to Z
  • Wireframing and high-fidelity prototyping skills
  • Experience conducting user research and usability testing
  • Proficiency in standard design tools (Sketch, Figma, etc.)
  • Proven knowledge of mobile and web design patterns
  • Proven experience utilizing methodologies such as Lean UX or similar lean user-centered design practices
  • "Can do" and "just enough research" mentality
  • Proven strong collaborative, teamwork and communication skills (verbal and written) as well as strong time management skills
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English and German. Additional languages are a plus
Desirable:
  • Cross-platform design experience (iOS, Android, Web, emails)
  • Experience in working remotely in decentralized teams, startups or tech companies
  • Experience leading other designers
  • Experience with the Swiss or German market
  • Frontend development experience or basic knowledge of a programming language

What we offer

  • Remote (CEST +/-2h)
  • Build products for a growing customer base of more than 5 million people across 5 countries
  • Access the resources of a big corporate but get the entrepreneurial freedom of a startup
  • Open-minded and solution-oriented working culture with flat hierarchies and highly-talented and ambitious colleagues to learn from
  • Steep learning curve in a tech-heavy environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Office with roof terrace in the heart of Zurich, equipped with complimentary snacks and free drinks
  • State-of-the-art hardware and software to work with

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