POSITION

Web, UX & UI Designer

START DATE

May / June 2021

ABOUT US

Spatial Experience is a creative innovation hub focused on shaping the future of living. Our end goal is the creation of extraordinary, unique living & working spaces where communities are formed with a fulfilling lifestyle. Our team helps brands adapt to the fast-changing urban landscape of the real estate industry through multiple branding, marketing, design and digital services. From concept ideation, creation, realisation, advisory to manage the growth of our clients at every step of the project. We are passionate about creating future-proof real estate brands.

Over the past few years, we have created and co-created successful brands, providing them with strategies, concepts, brand identity and digital / web solutions.  We have worked with brands such as The Student Hotel, Staytoo Apartments, Stayurban, Greystar & OurDomain, The Class of 2020, REDNET Property Group, BONARD among others. We work in venture with our partners on leading Coliving research lab and support other global coliving platforms e.g. Co-Liv.  Currently, we have new exciting projects to develop and we are looking for colleagues who are interested to join our team for a new professional adventure.

Our team consists of entrepreneurs, strategists and creative professionals. We are passionate about bringing innovative solutions to emerging real estate (student housing, coliving, coworking among others) and have quite a few exciting developments in the works.

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ABOUT the POSITION

Commitment

Full-time contract


The Challenge

We are looking for a Web, UX & UI Designer, someone who is driven by a passion for design, has a proven track record of creating stunning user experiences and a keen understanding & appreciation of the international Real Estate and Hospitality industry.

The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean, web & digital design, superior UX/UI design skills and ability to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artefacts -  transforming them into beautiful, intuitive and functional designs.

We expect the candidate to:

  • “Feel at home” in both web and digital domain
  • Be capable of looking at his/her work in a critical way
  • Deliver pixel-perfect designs
  • Have an understanding of typography, layout and art direction
  • Understand how design decisions will impact development & production
  • Acknowledge that this field of work changes very fast and requires the ability to adapt and learn
  • Make meaningful user-centered designs that fit the project objectives 
  • Be able to design different types of interfaces
  • Argue design choices well and present it convincingly/with confidence to clients, stakeholders and colleagues
  • Have a matter-of-fact approach when ideas or designs are rejected
  • Have a determination to achieve high goals and succeed in delivery
  • Be motivated to maintain and improve design and agency standards
  • Have good organisational skills that support the rest of the team
  • Take responsibility for his/her own projects, know how and when to seek out feedback from others
  • Show consistency in work regardless of project size

Our team is working on penetrating markets in and outside of the Netherlands. At this stage we are looking for a colleague who is passionate, dedicated and wants to grow with us. 

This candidate should be detail-oriented, comfortable multitasking, and thrive in a busy, high paced, multi-faceted and high performing environment. If you have a portfolio with high-impact, growth-driven design cases, we're looking for you.


You will

  • Actively participate in creative research & effective visual concepts, and help to translate creative ideas into outstanding materials and products
  • Play an important role in the complete process/lifecycle of design, from brief through to creation, deployment / launch and maintenance 
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, functional practices and standards
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, sitemaps and prototypes to communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Ensure high level of aesthetics in all of the output
  • Prepare and finalise presentation decks for clients and other stakeholders
  • Help to design elements of both web & mobile-native platforms and responsive user interfaces
  • Design materials that reflect the tone and style of the client’s or our own brands
  • Produce designs & graphics for landing pages, email newsletters and social media marketing
  • Work closely together with the marketing, operational and creative teams
  • Work with marketeers & copywriters to ensure all content produced works with the overall design, project objectives and the final product/service expectations
  • Ensure all designs produced deliver great user experience, are visually appealing and on-brand
  • Present and defend designs and key deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders


Desired Skills

  • Strong work ethics, do-a-lot-with-a-little mentality
  • Uncanny ability to multitask, good sense of business priorities, able to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal) in  English
  • Affinity towards the real estate & hospitality industry


Requirements

  • Bachelor/Master degree in Graphic Design, Cross-media Design, (Visual) Communication Design or equivalent
  • Proven work experience as a cross-media or web designer in Creative Agency
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in branding, web & digital design - max. 2 internships, freelance experience may count in
  • Strong portfolio including a wide range of work and techniques
  • Proficient graphic design and visual communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Creative flair, originality/uniqueness
  • Proactive and solution oriented work attitude
  • Competency with  Adobe Creative Suite (AfterEffects, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, XD) and other visual design and wireframing & prototyping tools (preferably Figma and/or InVision)
  • A good understanding of branding & design principles and patterns, design thinking & growth driven design methodologies, component based design and Adobe XD, Sketch libraries among others
  • Ability of creating impressive motion graphics and animations using industry standard tools and software
  • Solid experience in creating storyboards, wireframes, user/process flows and site maps
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in website development in Webflow (with proven track record)
  • Experience with responsive web design that delivers great user experience
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-product interaction
  • Up-to-date with the latest interdisciplinary design trends, techniques, media and technologies
  • Experience in web and mobile app design
  • Ability to grasp client needs and consider practical solutions
  • Awareness of the competitive business environment in which we work
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills


Would be a plus

  • A good understanding of HTML, CSS (and JavaScript for rapid prototyping)
  • Knowledge about app development process and digital product design
  • Proficiency in additional foreign language


What we offer

Our office is located close to the centre of Amsterdam in a developing and upcoming area. You will get the chance to meet interesting people,  work in an interdisciplinary team and develop your skills while collaborating and participating in meaningful projects. We like to keep it fun and positive.

HOW TO
APPLY?

Please send us your CV, Portfolio and motivation letter message via careers@spatial-experience.com

If we are meant for each other we will invite you to an interview, or for a coffee / a drink in case you are already in Amsterdam.

Enjoy your life in the meantime!

HOW TO
FIND US?

Asterweg 17 A15
1031HL Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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