iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.
iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.
Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. iptiQ embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.
About the role
As a User-Experience/ User Interface (UX/UI) Designer you are able to understand our business requirements and any technical limitations. You are conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mock ups and prototypes and final clean designs. You will design the overall functionality of the product, and in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing. You will be part of highly diverse, consumer-focused and client-facing proposition development teams that put their customers' need first.
Facilitate iptiQ's and our partners' product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
Gather and evaluate user requirements with product managers, digital marketers and engineers
Translate concepts and projects into user flows, wireframes, mock ups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and final designs optimised for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
Take a user-centred design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
About the team
We put the consumers' needs in the centre of what we do, aim to become a digital champion and believe in data based learning. We use the Swiss Re network to access state of the art technologies and capabilities, combine it with local expertise and an innovative mind-set, constantly questioning current ways of offering insurance. Our aim is to drive the digitalisation of the P&C insurance business in Europe, combining insurance know-how and e-commerce competencies, as well as the dynamic spirit of a start-up with the backing of Swiss Re.
Do you enjoy thinking ahead and identifying new opportunities or anticipate future challenges? Do you like driving complex, cross-functional projects in an agile way? Do you enjoy pushing borders and have a passion for the latest technologies?
Three or more years of UX/UI design experience.
Expertise in standard UX/UI software such as Figma
Ability to work with our clients and partners to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet our consumers' needs.
Extensive experience in using UX/UI design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
A solid grasp of user-centred design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, usability and accessibility concerns depending on device (i.e. Android vs iOS).
Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to business teams, clients and especially the development team.
Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with partners and key stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
Be ready to stay up-to-date, research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.