Senior UX/UI Designer

Material Exchange

Material Exchange

No.1 Marketplace for sourcing - footwear, apparel

About Material Exchange

Are you looking to be part of a proven, funded pioneering start-up that is transforming sourcing materials for fashion and footwear brands? Is it important to be part of the next big global tech company that is revolutionizing one of the most pollutive industries in the world through promoting sustainable production practices?

Founded in 2018, Swedish company Material Exchange is an international one-stop Marketplace where data meets innovation in a technology platform that simplifies the materials sourcing process for both buyers and suppliers. Making such a big vision happen can only happen with great talent so we are looking for out-of-the-box thinkers. If you dislike paper and are an aspiring hero for our planet and want to join a growing international team of ambitious and friendly industry disruptors, we should talk!

Who we want to hire:  

We are looking for a Senior UX/UI Designer with a convincing portfolio, team player mentality and preferably a SAAS and/or marketplace background. You’ll shape the Material Exchange user experience for features and products used by brands and suppliers in the fashion industry. Our platform is focused on desktop use, but we do have native apps in the Apple AppStore and Google Play Store.

Who you are:  

5+ years in a digital experience or UI design across a number of projects
Experience in maintaining, documenting and evolving product design
Sketching, rapid and high-fidelity prototyping
Expert in design tools such as Figma or Sketch (or similar)
Experience in developing a Saas or B2B product or service
Running user tests and evaluating results

More about what you will be doing: 

Promote design thinking throughout the company
Design principles are your best friends and you’re not afraid to bring them to the party
Take a brief from sketch all the way to a polished design
Run design ideation meetings
Collect and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers
Sharing your ideas and knowledge within and outside the design team
Collaborate with local as well as remote team members
Validate your concepts (e.g. in user tests or internally)
Improve the copywriting
Identify and troubleshoot UX problems
Being a good communicator
Thinking about the big picture as much as having an eye for detail

What we offer:  

We offer the opportunity to join a fast-growing international start-up that is on the leading edge of innovation in materials sourcing. We are a group of colleagues who are extremely passionate about our individual craft, what we’re creating together, and each other. We support our employees with competitive compensation, as well as flexible working hours and remote working capabilities.

We embrace diversity and inclusion, respect and value differences, and appreciate diverse life experiences. We know when people from different backgrounds and points of view work together, we can create significant change and value – for our customers, partners, employees and for the planet.

Interested in helping change an industry that touches nearly every person on the planet (meaning anybody who wears clothes and shoes) through this position? Please send your CV! We will review CVs on an ongoing basis and interviews will be arranged for shortlisted candidates.

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