IU Internationale Hochschule GmbH

Senior Product Designer (m/f/d) in München

IU Internationale Hochschule GmbH

Marketing, Werbung, Design

Grow with us – Start your career at IU now!

Seize this opportunity and support our team at one of our locations or remotely across Germany , starting in July 2024 in full-time as Senior Product Designer (m/f/d).

Enhance our brand’s digital experiences through exceptional UX/UI Design and Design System Management! We are inviting a dynamic Digital Product Designer to significantly elevate the user experience and interface design of our brand’s websites while actively contributing to the management and evolution of our design system. This dual-focus role is ideal for a designer who thrives in both crafting engaging user interfaces and building cohesive, scalable design systems.

Your tasks

  • Develop UX/UI design solutions: Lead the creation and refinement of user interfaces that are both aesthetically pleasing and highly functional, ensuring a stellar user experience across all digital channels.
  • Manage and evolve the design system: Actively contribute to the development, optimization, and maintenance of our design system to ensure design consistency and efficiency across multiple platforms.
  • Strategic Vision: Ability to see the larger picture and contribute to the strategic planning of design initiatives, aligning them with business objectives.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams: Work closely with UX designers, product managers, and developers to ensure designs are feasible and align with business goals.
  • Maintain brand consistency: Ensure that all designs adhere to our brand identity and contribute positively to our brand strategy.
  • Evaluate and optimize user interfaces: Regularly assess the usability and accessibility of our websites, making data-driven decisions to enhance user satisfaction.
  • Mentoring Abilities: Willingness to guide less experienced designers, fostering a collaborative team environment and sharing advanced design knowledge and practices.
  • Stay informed on industry developments: Regularly update your knowledge of design trends, tools, and technologies to keep our practices at the cutting edge.

Your Profile

  • Strong background in UX/UI design: At least 4 years of professional experience in UX and UI design, evidenced by a robust portfolio of successful projects.
  • Proven experience with design systems: Demonstrated ability to contribute to, utilize, and maintain design systems within a fast-paced business environment.
  • Expertise in design and prototyping tools : Proficiency in Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, and other relevant design software.
  • Effective teamwork skills: Experience working in cross-functional teams and excellent interpersonal communication abilities to manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Analytical and research skills: Capability to conduct and apply user research and analytics to design projects for continuous improvement.
  • Adaptability and problem-solving: Flexibility to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and solve complex design challenges.
  • Communication and presentation skills: Excellent ability to communicate design concepts and decisions to diverse audiences, ensuring clarity and alignment.
  • BONUS: Good understanding of HTML/CSS and how UI design components translate to code

We offer

  • Shape your career: Rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you. Tell us about your dream career and we'll help you make it happen.
  • Work from wherever you want …: Modern tools and video meetings make it possible: with IU, the boundaries between here and there blur. You want to work from abroad for a while? No problem thanks to our WorkFlex benefits.
  • … and flexible time: It's your job: We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.
  • You have the choice: You are free to choose your equipment, because everyone has its own preferences when it comes to hardware.
  • Take your knowledge to a new level: Where if not with us? Enjoy free access to all our e-learning platforms. In addition, we will finance you a complete technology course of your choice.
  • Get a good rest: we push ourselves every day to go above and beyond. But we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation for all employees and an additional day off on your birthday! Need more time off? How about a sabbatical?
  • Reach your destination sustainably: Germanys 9 euro ticket is history, we got the DeutschlandTicket for 7 €. You prefer to travel by bike? Then a Jobrad (bike leasing) might be the right choice. We offer many environmentally conscious options to be mobile both professionally and privately.

Join our education platform team at Germany's largest university with over 100,000 students! We are passionate, competitive, open to anything new - and we live to develop anything that makes our students' digital education experience and our IU services better to achieve our vision "Everybody can access education to grow".

Sounds like the perfect job for you? Then apply now!

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Nicole at Jetzt bewerben!.

Words are followed by actions: We take our "Culture Of Everyone" very seriously and would like to take this opportunity to expressly point out that you are welcome to join us, regardless of your origin, religion, gender, age or sexual orientation. Even if you have a disability, our doors are wide open to you. We look forward to a diverse community here at IU!

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