Sr. UI/Ux Designer

Do the job you love with a team you will feel proud of.

You will transform a briefing into a full project aimed at the user and the campaign objectives. You will define the features and the UI/UX design experience that people will interact with.

  • Location Parma, PR
  • Department Creative
  • Position Senior
  • Min. Experience 5+ yrs

Job Description

As Sr. UI/Ux Designer we want you to speak to our clients in order to successfully transform a briefing into a full project aimed at the user and the pinpointed campaign objectives. You will work closely with the Developers in order to define the project features and the User Experience. You will create a User Interface and take into account competitors and innovations within the industry. All these elements will be condensed into your suggestions and merged with the use of best practices and the newest UI/UX Design trends.

More specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:

  • Create high-quality Wireframe, Mockup, and Prototypes
  • Create and define guidelines and design standards
  • Design interactive interfaces for Web, Mobile, and Social projects
  • Lead User Testing and the reporting of results
  • Create UI and UX experiences that are consistent on different devices and user-interaction environments
  • Manage the information architecture the Design department workflow

 

 

Profile


This is what we are looking for. There are crucial sets of skills and fundamental traits that we will go through together, while under “nice to have” we have listed some qualities we consider a plus, but not required.

Fundamental Traits
  • 5 to 10 years of experience within a company or a Digital Agency
  • Level of Education: HS Diploma, BA
  • Valid portfolio that includes case studies of a number of designs and styles, on different platforms
  • Good understanding of the Client’s and the team’s feedback
  • Excellent teamwork and project management skills (for both internal and Client-based projects)

 

Crucial Skills

 

  • Confidence with Photoshop (and/or Sketch, Fireworks) Design
  • Mastery in UX/UI Design experience definition
  • Expertise in Mobile Design (smartphone and tablet)
  • Know-how of the best practices on image optimisation
  • Knowledge of usability paradigms within different devices and environments
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS
  • Proficiency in Foundation, Bootstrap, SASS, LESS
  • Experience with User Testing and User Centered Design

 

Nice to have
  • Interaction/UX Design or HCI Degree
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS
  • Conversion into CSS from PSD
  • Icon Design
  • Data-driven UX Design
  • Advanced knowledge and use of Foundation | Bootstrap | SASS | LESS
  • Mentoring skills for Jr. Designers

 

Note. Every now and then we receive applications from outstanding Graphic Designers who have a different set of skills of those of a UI/UI Designer. If that is the case for you, you are more than welcome to send us a spontaneous application.

 

 

What we can offer you


We commit to treating people the best way we can, with respect and a professional approach. What follows is our offer. We do not want you to commit to an offer that does not fit you. What you see here is what you get, no secrets.

  • Employment contract
  • Gross Annual Income depending on the experience + additional bonus (personal/Caffeina)
  • Restaurant Ticket + free coffee and water 24/7
  • Apple workstation
  • Welcome kit: 2 t-shirts, 1 sweatshirt, 1 iPhone, 1 Tucano+Caffeina backpack
  • (paid for) Conferences and events
  • (paid for) Education, online courses, books and documentation
  • Research and development on innovative subjects (such as VR, Wearable, IoT, iBeacon)
  • Project teams of diverse resources: Developers, Designers, Creatives, and Marketers
  • Relaxation (dinners, beers, etc.) offered by Caffeina
  • But most of all: you can do the job you like with a team you’ll be proud of 

Workplace & Culture


Caffeina is a Creative Digital Agency. Technology, Design, Creativity, and Marketing are in our genes. Our headquarters is located in Parma, a city only one hour away from Milan and Bologna. Parma has a good work/life balance and a fair cost of living.

The work environment is informal and young (the average age here is 28 years old). Most of all, we value what you can do and how well you do it. We work as a team, we help each other and we grow together, project after project.

Our work philosophy is all about merging well-established, effective solutions with new, experimental pathways. Personal input and suggestions are always highly appreciated, as we consider them to be vital for our growth.

 

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