Product Designer - The Studio

Job Category

  • Technology & UX/UI Design

Location

  • Berlin

Contract

  • Full-Time
  • Professional Level

Company

  • Zalando SE

YOU ARE READY TO MAKE AN IMPACT

As a member of Zalando's the Studio, you work with a multidisciplinary team to explore the edges of the fashion ecosystem to design new compelling fashion experiences. By decoding users’, brands’ and internal stakeholders’ needs, and through prototyping we bring these visions to reality,  test them and ultimately connect the future with the present.

You will impact a wide variety of products -- from startup ventures to B2B solutions -- in addition to Europe’s largest fashion portal. We’re rooted in the product design organization but collaborate with teams across the company.

YOU ARE SETTING STANDARDS

As a Product Designer you’ll translate user needs into new product offerings. You’ll create tangible artifacts to iteratively test and communicate emerging ideas to ultimately develop great product visions.

Thinker. Create a point of view and understanding about our users. To ultimately develop -- together with the rest of the team -- new and compelling product visions that address real user problems and business opportunities.

Pragmatic. Your focus on problems over process and your can-do attitude bring solutions alive.

Tangible. You give ideas concrete form by building low- and high-fidelity prototypes.

Ambassador. Spread our design-led approach and effectively communicate to other stakeholders our vision using data and evidence.

YOU ARE SKILLED

To land this job you will show and explain raw artifacts from various stages of the design process. Ideally you have experience with the following approaches:

Systemic Thinker: You are able to zoom out and see problems from a systemic point of view. You can visualise complex systems to help the team in gaining clarity and making decisions. You can swiftly move from user journeys to interactions flows, ultimately designing elegant solutions.

Prototyping: You know that building prototypes is key to designing successful products. You are well versed with creating tangible and interactive artifacts at different levels of fidelity. You don’t stop at static screens, but you bring the experience to life using anything from paper all they way up to interactive high-fidelity prototypes. You understand code? You love designing with data? Even better.

Visual Sensibility: You know that a good digital product lives at the intersection of functionality and aesthetics. You have a point of view on typography, layouts and grids. You use these tools to create elegant, and compelling designs. You don’t get stuck in details, but you know that details matter.

Collaboration. Your communication skills help you to succeed in your daily work with  multidisciplinary international teams to develop new compelling product concepts. Empathy enriches your relationship with users as well internal stakeholders. Experience in project leadership is a plus.

YOU ARE OFFERED

Peers. We have highly diverse and International, accomplished Product Designers, User Researchers, Engineers that act as a Product Design team to drive our business to the next level.

Culture. We value trust, empowerment, and feedback for building a positive, inspiring workplace. We foster knowledge sharing in our Product Design community with field trips, bi-weekly Show & Tell gatherings, etc.

Development. We believe in a purpose-driven approach to motivating and developing people. In our Tour of Mastery, we help you to grow by offering a series of challenges in different teams . We offer mentoring, personal branding support and diverse career opportunities.

Perks. Competitive salary; great shopping discount on a wide range of products on zalando.com; discounts from external partners; office in the heart of Berlin; public transport discounts; relocation assistance for internationals; municipality services; flexible working times; family service and parent & child rooms; and volunteering time off; diverse sports and health offerings.

Does this sound like fun?

Start the conversation. Tell us what the next step in your career could be. Multi-talented? Please apply for the one single job that best represents your deepest core competency and mention your other skills in your application. If you need guidance or have any questions about our hiring processes, please contact recruiter Matthias Schmeißer.

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