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1 Design Manager, China R&D

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31 Aug 2017


We are looking for a Design Manager (China R&D) to join the diverse group of design professionals in the Company's global Concepts and Design department. The client company is a global leader in the elevator, escalator and building doors industry. Joining them means you will be part of a global network of over 43,000 people, working in a culture that fosters innovation and empowers you to make a difference. Their focus is to deliver the best people experience, by making the company a great place to work, and they need exceptional people like you to help them achieve that.

In this role you will be leading the China Concept and Design team working with different functions in the company as well as with the customers and end-users. You will be leading and supporting various kinds of projects using Design Thinking from early concept creation to final implementation and training. You will also manage design capability development in the China R&D including the in-house team and external network of collaborators. You have a strong know-how on design management, concept creation and solid experience in implementation with a fearless challenger attitude.

In this position you will have a key role in building a new capability in Company's Concepts and Design department and work in a global team with group of professionals.


We expect you to have:

- M.A. degree in design or in relevant field
- Minimum experience of 8 years, combined from the following:
- Experience as a Design Manager (leading design teams and projects in a cross-functional and international organization)
- Experience as Service, UX or Industrial Designer (Deep understanding of one design field and basic knowledge on other two)
- Experience of running multiple design projects through conception, prototyping, co-creation and implementation phases
- Experience in road mapping, budget creation, resource planning and team leading
- Ability to define strategies and lead competence development
- Excellent communication and convincing skills
- Fluent spoken and written English
- Spoken and written Chinese is a strong plus
- International network from the design field
- Entrepreneurial attitude
- Proactive, resilient and good with handling pressure
- Good facilitation skills
- Experience of working with an international company

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2 Design Specialist, Service Design

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31 Aug 2017



We are looking for a Design Specialist, Service Design, for a full-time position in a great, global company. In this role you will be working with different functions across the company as well as with our customers and end-users. You will be leading and supporting various kinds of projects using Design Thinking and Service Design methodologies from early concept creation to final implementation and training. You will also be part of the service design capability building in the company including the in-house team and international network of collaborators. You have a strong know-how on design thinking, co-creation and with a fearless challenger attitude.

The client company is a global leader in the elevator, escalator and building doors industry. Joining them means you will be part of a global network of over 43,000 people, working in a culture that fosters innovation and empowers you to make a difference. Their focus is to deliver the best people experience, by making the company a great place to work, and they need exceptional people like you to help them achieve that.


We expect you to have:

· M.A. degree in Service Design or in relevant field

· Minimum experience of 5 years, combined from the following: Experience as Service Designer (hands-on understanding of service design methods, tools and processes), other design related project work

· Experience in digital services

· Experience of network and capability building

· Excellent communication and convincing skills

· Behavioral science and analytic skills

· Strong understanding about co-creation with customers and end users

· Entrepreneurial, independent attitude

· Fluent spoken and written Mandarin

· Good spoken and written English

· Willingness to travel

We appreciate:

· Experience in resource planning and project leading

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3 UX Designer

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30 Jun 2017


We are looking UI/UX Designer for a full-time position in Shanghai,China. The role would require collaboration and a cross functional approach within all the areas of design. The collaboration would support the design department activities as planned in the roadmaps. You will be working within the following areas: Interaction design, GUI design, User research and Service design.

The client company is a global leader in the elevator, escalator and building doors industry. Joining them means you will be part of a global network of over 43,000 people, working in a culture that fosters innovation and empowers you to make a difference. Their focus is to deliver the best people experience, by making the company a great place to work, and they need exceptional people like you to help them achieve that.

As User experience is a key player in the market and seen as one of the most important thing to differ in the market, a close collaboration with Service Designers is needed. User experience (UX) focuses on having a deep understanding of users, what they need, what they value, their abilities, and also their limitations. It also takes into account the business goals and objectives of the group managing the project. UX best practices promote improving the quality of the user’s interaction with and perceptions of your product and any related services.

As a Graphical UI Designer in the UX team you will be working with digital product graphics, transition and printed material. UX Design team is part of the Concepts, Design Services and Solutions R&D department. Graphical user interface designer is responsible of maintaining the visual elements and creating amazing graphics in world class visual style. You will be part of Design department in Shanghai with global responsibility. As a team member you will be working together with the Interaction, usability and service designers.


Main responsibilities:

- Support in creating graphical component to projects e.g. icons, visual mockups and animations
- Support R&D projects with UX and visual design
- Support the China Design global approach and to see and report market trends
- Work in close collaboration as a team member of the UX team
- Work in close co-operation with other UX specialists, graphical user interface designers, technology experts as well as other teams


Required:
- Bachelor degree or above in Design, Industrial Design, UI/UX Design. Professionals with degrees in Engineering, Technical or Creative disciplines with strong software development or UI/UX experience will also be considered
- Minimum 3 years’ experience in UI/UX design
- Ability to creatively solve problems
- Good interpersonal and leadership skills
- Excellent Chinese and English communication skills for speaking, reading, and writing
- Self-motivated and able to handle pressure


Appreciated:
- Service design experience
- Customer co-creation experience
- Experience working in cross-functional teams
- Have high energy and possess an innovative mindset
- Customer focused and result driven


The company offers:

The client company is focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where they value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area, and they encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of the culture and the daily practice. They follow ethical business practices and seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, they are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.

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4 Usability Specialist

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23 May 2017


We are looking for a Usability Specialist for a contract project to help the client to improve an online tool's UI. The client company is a global leader in the elevator, escalator and building doors industry. The task is to improve the usability of a small scale on-line tool. Good usability for means for the client that the UI can be operated without training or a manual. The tool has three user groups, and there are different level of functions for these groups. There is a working prototype already, but the usability could and should be improved.

The estimation schedule for the project is two to four weeks, and it is supposed to be happening during June. It would be important to do the work on site together with other project team members.


Required:
- Experience of UI design (UX design). We expect too see example projects of good usability in the portfolio.
- Chinese language skill is a must. That will be the main working language. Some English is also needed as there’s an English language version of the tool also.
- Minimum 3-4 years of UI/UX design experience

Appreciated:
- Service design experience
- Customer co-creation experience

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5 UI/UX Designer

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25 May 2017


We’re looking for a talented UX/UI Designer with a thing for customer journeys and pixel perfect design. The client is a design-oriented international startup with a demanding target group, and is looking for someone who can make a real difference - someone who can tackle complex tasks and transform them into beautiful, intuitive and easy-to-use designs.

Your main role is to design and develop wireframes, prototypes, sketches and high-fidelity visual designs and work closely with the developer to ensure a high-quality implementation and perfect user experience.

The work can mostly be done in a flexible manner, but requires physical presence in workshops and sprints facilitated by the client. The work will be realized on an hourly-basis and the needs vary as the project moves forward. The company is looking for a long term collaboration.

Fields of expertise: User Interface design, User Experience design, Interaction design, Digital Design, Service Design, User Centered Design


REQUIRED:
- Exceptional portfolio that showcases your visual and interaction design abilities
- Familiar with user centric design methods and a proven record of designing wireframes, mockups and UI guidelines, and matching user needs to the application
- Solid skills in design tools such as Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator and prototyping tools like InVision
- Experience of designing for both web and mobile applications
- Work experience min. 3 years appreciated
- Fluent English, Finnish is a plus
- Truly passionate about great interface design, always up to date with the newest trends in digital branding and design
- Strong conceptual thinking and ability to think holistically about a product
- Strong attention to detail and usability while converting wireframes and low-fidelity prototypes into visually rich mockups in Illustrator/Photoshop and hi-fidelity prototypes.
- Good communications skills and the ability to explain design decisions are essential
- Highly professional, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedule


The position is filled immediately when a suitable candidate is found, so apply today!

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6 Interior Design and Branding project

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21 Apr 2017


The client is looking for a design studio or a designer team to create a full interior design and branding of an international school's dining facilities in Northern China. Previous experience of designing schools is a plus.

The client needs full overall appearance design in about 3 weeks, not construction drawings, not MEP design (though it should be taking in consideration during the design), but CAD and 3D-renders. +1000sqm

Design studio/team need to be able to come to the clients office twice a week.

The client has created a brief document about the project site and their requirements. The client wants to start working on the project ASAP, and are requiring a quotation. Underneath is a outtake of the project requirements, please apply for the project to be provided the full project document.

Design Team (DT) should prepare a quotation that includes:

1. Develop a fully-articulated SU Model (w 2 exterior views incorporated)
2. Apply all designs details (of form, color, lighting, and texture) to mode
3. Reconsider the 5 islands in the context of China’s new “FDA-equivalent” regulations
4. Incorporate digitization solutions from our tech team into the model, i. e., a 1.7 m tall display board
5. Develop a design for the adjacent exterior terrace
6. Produce 6 highly-articulated renderings (aka static shots) on 3-D Max
7. Create a physical materials board
8. Place all digital materials on a USB
9. Produce a physical branding board

Optional:

- provide a "walk through" video
- Print copies of the Design Book
- Produce a rough costing estimate based on mid-level materials

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7 Visual identity and web design project

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9 Apr 2017


We’re looking for a talented junior Visual Identity Designer / Graphic Designer to a visual identity and web design project for a new startup company. This is a subcontracting project that is suitable for a freelancer. Besides creating the brand identity (logo, typography etc.), the startup needs basic website, business cards and PPT templates to be designed.

REQUIRED:

- Good understanding and some experience of creating company's visual identity and branding, with impeccable execution skills and eye for details
- Basic skills in CMS design (Wordpress or similar)
- Good at creative thinking with strong ideas
- Good communication skills: you need to be able to understand the client's design needs
- Good project management skills to define and manage the project in agreed schedule
- You have a can-do attitude that works well for a startup company
- Online portfolio is required, preferably on Creagent platform, that showcases your past work and project cases
- The visual style the company is looking for is similar to this: http://wave.ventures/

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8 Product animation video

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26 Feb 2017


We’re looking for a talented designer to create a product animation video for a highly innovative company in a technical industry. This is a subcontracting project. This is aimed to be ready for the product launch in May at the latest, but the animation / video should be shared for marketing purposes even earlier.


REQUIRED:

- Impeccable execution skills and eye for details
- Experience of product videos and animations (2D and 3D)
- Experience of highly technical industries and products to understand the target group well enough
- Able to creative thinking with strong ideas
- Good communication skills: you need to be able to explain the design decisions clearly
- Fluent Finnish and English are needed (all the marketing materials are needed in English)
- You have a can-do attitude that works well for a fast-moving company
- Online portfolio is required, preferably on Creagent platform, that showcases the width of your past work and project cases

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9 Visual identity and rebranding

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24 Feb 2017


We’re looking for a talented and experienced Brand Identity Designer / Graphic Designer to a visual identity and rebranding project for a highly innovative company in a technical industry. This is a subcontracting project that is suitable for a small agency too. Besides upgrading the brand identity and visuals, the company needs marketing materials for the product launch.

REQUIRED:

- Excellent understanding and experience of creating company's visual identity and branding, with impeccable execution skills and eye for details
- Experience of branding, products and services on highly technological industries to understand the target group well enough
- Able to creative thinking with strong ideas
- Good communication skills: you need to be able to explain the design decisions clearly
- Fluent Finnish and English are needed (all the marketing materials are needed in English)
- You have a can-do attitude that works well for a fast-moving company
- Online portfolio is required, preferably on Creagent platform, that showcases the width of your past work and project cases

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10 Product Designer (mobile & web)

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22 Feb 2017


We’re looking for a talented Product Designer (mobile & web) capable of doing high-class, shippable visuals for a FULL-TIME JOB position in an exciting, fast-growing company.

The client company is an exciting and well-funded startup in the business of food delivery that highly appreciates a doer attitude and passion about creating great products.


REQUIRED:

- A mixture of AD / visual designer / UI designer / UX designer
- It's essential that you understand user's needs and most common use cases / edge cases / user flows. Currently the need is mostly for web-based UI-heavy systems.
- Understanding the technical aspects of: client apps (iOS, Android, web), merchant app (iOS), admin tools (web) and courier partner app (hybrid), among others.
- Fluent English is a must, Finnish is a bonus but not required
- You're excited to join an ever-growing tech team in a fast-paced startup environment
- Online portfolio is required, preferably on Creagent platform, that showcases the width of your past work and project cases

The position is filled immediately when a suitable candidate is found, so apply today!

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