Would you like to shape the future of Vanderlande? Are you able to think outside the box, form a UX vision and come up with creative solutions to tackle the challenges of tomorrow?
As a UX Designer it is your job to understand our customer and their users, and translate this into compelling UX designs as the basis of Vanderlande’s software development. You are curious and love to collaborate with Product Managers, product development teams and UX/UI Design colleagues to realize the needs of the customers and the company strategy of Vanderlande.
Vanderlande is a global market leader in material handling systems and innovation is the key to winning in a world that is changing faster than ever, which is why it is essential for Vanderlande to develop cutting-edge solutions. The use and development of cutting-edge technologies is core to that success. This technology alone does not make a successful organisation and our mantra is “In a world of technology, a belief in people”. Within the Development Centre Software (DCS) departments you can be one of those people and bring your passion for cutting-edge technologies and have an opportunity to make a positive impact to some of the world’s leading companies that rely on Vanderlande to give them a competitive advantage. The software and solutions that we create are at the core of driving the equipment and processes that make this happen. Be a part of the team that is creating software that is being used in hundreds of the world’s leading organizations worldwide.
You ensure that our digital products optimally meet the customer’s and user needs. You are able perform user research and translate findings into wireframes and prototypes whilst making use of standards and best practices.
Collaboration is key to you, as you’re designs will need to be brought further by UI designers and developers. You are therefore eager to ensure that your prototypes are tested and implemented like you had foreseen. You know what agile working encompasses and are experienced in Scrum.
Tasks and responsibilities:
Understand the business and user’s context and goals
Design UI interactions and prototypes that illustrate key product interactions
Test your prototypes and identify design opportunities to improve usability
Enthusiastically collaborate with the product development team and UX/UI colleagues to ensure delivery of value to our customers
The combination of your open-minded personality, your understanding of the customer’s business and the users of our systems, combined with your design skills is the key success factor for this job.
You have a Master’s degree in Design (Industrial or Interaction/Multimedia) with 5+ years relevant working experience;
You have Design Thinking experience, so you can deal with uncertainty and have a curious, flexible and agile mindset;
You are a team player in a communicative world with excellent communicative and analytical skills;
You enjoy working in an international setting and you are willing to travel;
You have excellent knowledge of the English language (any other language is a plus).
You know the latest design tools. Besides Microsoft Office (PowerPoint) also Adobes Creative Cloud (like XD, Illustrator, etc.) doesn’t have secrets for you.
Domain knowledge in the Airports, Warehouse and/or Parcel domain is a pre.
Vanderlande is the global leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market, as well as a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. In this world of technology, we believe in people – especially those who are totally dedicated, customer-driven and keen to continue learning throughout their career. This is embraced by our Vanderlande Academy and International Talent Development programs, with over 800 courses conducted every year. The focus is on freedom while being trusted to deliver, and this is one of the reasons why we received the highest rating of three stars in the Best Employer survey (The Netherlands).
If you’re ambitious and take your long-term career seriously, then please contact us to explore this global opportunity to join a company at the top of its game. For more information or to apply for this challenging position, please visit careers.vanderlande.com
If the position of UX Designer (Digital) appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and motivation letter. For more information, please contact Mirre Sengers – Senior Recruiter