Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Software & Information Technology
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      December 02,2021
    • Entrusting Package
    • JSS
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    • MOCKINTERVIEW
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    • Career Consultation
    • COVERLETTER CHECK

    UI Designer

    THE OPPORTUNITY


    As a UI Designer at adidas you are responsible for creating high-quality interface designs and driving the continuous improvement of adidas native apps e.g. adidas app and Confirmed.

    You will work closely with Brand Design, Experience Design specialists, and Product teams to drive a best-in-class user experience on tablet and mobile platforms. For this purpose, you will leverage your skills in front-end design, including expert knowledge on designing for native app platforms like iOS and Android.


    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


    Scope: Accountable for specific UI deliverables & services


    • Interface Design
    • Create user interfaces on all devices based on consumer insights in collaboration with Experience Designers
    • Design and implement new templates for mobile apps
    • Document validated UI standards using GDEG (Global Digital Experience Guidelines).
    • Implement a consistent design language across our digital platforms that the design community in Digital will adhere to.
    • Work in close collaboration with Experience Designers in providing an outstanding experience for the consumer.

    • Interface Implementation & Optimization
    • Identify design opportunities to improve usability.
    • Contribute to the user interface backlog for adidas, ensuring that UI standards are reflected in digital products.
    • Test and validate UI designs before release, ensuring that the UI and business requirements are met.
    • Optimize digital experiences by creating visuals and prototypes to support online testing, including A/B tests.

    • UI Innovation
    • Monitor design, digital, and ecommerce trends. Apply findings to experience design concepts to maximize the value for the consumer and the company.
    • Contribute to the Experience Design community, sharing knowledge and best practices.

    • UI Consulting
    • Consult stakeholders within your scope of deliverables on User-Centric Thinking and UI topics. Define respective digital solutions.
    • Conduct UI reviews. Provide advice on UI and usability topics.
    • Provide hands-on UI support on concept direction considering overarching best practices.

    „If required“ Responsibilities


    • Front-End Design
    • Contribute and own the native apps design language to ensure style standards will be adhered to.
    • Prototypes for user testing or A/B testing purposes.
    • Contribute to the development of the UX/UI designers’ front-end skills.
    • Be the contact for front-end design topics within your scope of deliverables.

    • People Management
    • Create a supportive work environment where employees are coached, trained, and provided with career opportunities through development.
    • Provide team members/direct reports with clear direction and targets aligned with business needs and adidas Digital objectives.

    Key Relationships:

    • DBC Experience Design team
    • DBC Ecosystem Design team
    • DBC Digital Creative Services team
    • Agile Product teams
    • Brand Design teams

    WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR


    • Education & Experience
    • Degree with focus on Digital Design, IT or related areas, or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • 5+ years of experience working in a digital and/or eCommerce environment
    • A strong portfolio that demonstrates your attention to details
    • Experience in working with brands
    • Used to designing with style guides
    • Basic leadership experiences are a plus

    • Soft-Skills
    • Good communication and presenter skills
    • Ability to sell your designs and explain your decisions
    • Consistency across designs while maintaining a creative approach
    • Creative and energetic team player who has a passion for user-centered design

    • Hard-Skills
    • Good working knowledge of designing for native app platforms (iOS and Android)
    • Solid understanding of the native apps environment, GUI (screen layouts and composition) and style guide applications
    • Experience in Sketch and Figma
    • Fluent English both verbally and written

    ABOUT US


    At adidas we believe that through sport, we have the power to change lives.

    There’s plenty of change around right now as workouts move from the gym to the garage, and we take a timeout from many of the activities we’re passionate about.

    Our ambition is to be the best sport brand in the world and with that comes plenty of challenges. We thrive on solving these with the imagination and experience of our incredible teammates.

    We’re all on the home team for now — we’d love for you to join ours.


    WHAT YOU’LL GET


    We get it, you want to know more than what we stock the fridges with. We asked our teammates for their favorite things about life at adidas, they said: the collaborative, supportive culture, the amazing team, and the sense of pride and purpose in their work. You’ll get all that, plus:

    • Generous employee discount on our brands
    • Fitness activities
    • Opportunity to work for a truly global, multicultural team
    • Learning and development support
    • Discounted health insurance

    HOW TO APPLY


    Please note: though our teammates hail from all corners of the world, our working language is English so this is a requirement for all roles.

    Hit ‘Apply’ and submit your CV along with a portfolio or samples of work that showcase your craft expertise.

    If you’re a good fit for the role we’ll reach out to chat.

     
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