At Booking.com, we’ve made it our mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world. So we’re going beyond being the best place to book any kind of accommodation to become the ultimate travel platform. And the place to book it all – from room nights and day tours to airport transfers and in-stay services. Helping us do this is a diverse community of over 17,000 employees across 200+ global offices, all connected by a love of travel and a passion for innovation.
About this position
In the App Core Experience track we focus on improving & evolving the core user experience of the Booking.com mobile app—Android and iOS—and delivering features that drive customer and business value that are primarily relevant in the app. Our mission is to become the #1 travel app in the world. As a member of the the App Shell team you will focus on 3 main areas:
Ensuring a unified customer experience across the app through the application of our Design Language and App Design Standards.
Evolving the horizontal shell components of the app such as it’s core navigation and features.
Exploring innovative technologies to improve UX and contribute to business objectives and working with the design & product community in the company to drive adoption for prime use cases
As a Senior Designer on the team you will push for the ideal customer experience —while being flexible in how to get there—adapting designs in response to data, co-designing with designers from other teams, and often co-creating with developers and product managers to understand the capabilities of the platform and technology. Having an agile mentality is a key factor to succeed in this role.
Your role in the App Core Organization will involve a great deal of stakeholder engagement as you help set and maintain a new baseline around app design standards and the overall user experience and quality of the Booking.com guest app. You will help teams discover and adopt the new design language, providing guidance and supporting our overarching goal of modernizing our app foundations.
5+ years of relevant experience designing for native mobile apps Android and iOS
Degree or higher degree in Design, related field or equivalent practical experience.
An online portfolio showing exemplary experience design from concept to implementation and bringing features live for native mobile apps. Demonstrates understanding and application of user-centered design concepts, methods, and techniques to enable and advance quality design and outcomes.
Experience supporting designs by a broad mix of qualitative and quantitative insights.
Effectiveness in working across organizational boundaries to define, manage and prioritize work.
Experience setting up and driving working groups and maintaining a collaborative environment to achieve project deliverables.
Previous experience in defining and adopting a Design Language is a plus
Solid understanding of Design Systems for native mobile applications is a plus
Experience working in large scale design projects for B2C products is a plus
This role is open to worldwide candidates. We provide assistance for you and your family with a generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam. We have successfully relocated 300+ technology professionals to Amsterdam in the last year.
Headquarters located in one of the most vibrant cities in Europe: Amsterdam
Full relocation support for you and your family (if the case) to move to Amsterdam - one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe. We have fine-tuned this process by successfully relocating 300+ Technology professionals to Amsterdam in the last year alone!
Performance-based company that offers 29 vacation days, career advancement, and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential
Discount on Booking.com accommodations with the “Booking Deal” including other perks and benefits
Company-sponsored family and social activities to help our employees become integrated with each other and Dutch culture
Diverse, unique colleagues from every corner of the world
Booking.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive.
When applying for this role you will be required to submit your portfolio. Keep in mind: Your portfolio should represent both the breadth and depth of your experience as well as showcase your ability to solve challenges and explain your design process.