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1 Lead UX/UI Designer

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31 May 2018


Do you want to work at the leading edge of digital innovation? Both with biggest brands and hottest startups? International projects in Asia, Europe and North America? We are looking for a brilliant Lead UI/UX Designer to join a truly global user experience design and development company in their Shanghai office.

You’ll lead the designing and prototyping of top-notch user interfaces in tandem with talented developers to produce impressive prototypes, web and mobile experiences that will delight users and make their lives better.

You have at least four years of experience in UX/UI design, a basic understanding of web development and the agility to adapt your skill set across a wide range of industries. Curious and adaptable, you will dive deep into our clients’ work to understand and creatively meet their design needs. You appreciate the importance of strong UX/UI to the whole digital user experience, and are committed to building enduring end-to-end products for our clients.

We appreciate a pragmatic design approach, an ability to tackle problems regardless of complexity, an imaginative mind and a dare-to-fail attitude; but more importantly, your ability to connect with and inspire the people we work with and for.


The company offers:

1. Inspiring work environment with colleagues who excel at their professions.
2. Diverse projects, clients and challenges.
3. Travel and work on-site with prestigious multinational clients.
4. Myriad opportunities for learning and professional development.
5. Competitive benefits and flexible work arrangements.

Your specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Ideate, design and evaluate digital products (web/native apps, etc.), within interdisciplinary teams, as an expert in:
1. Concept Ideation
2. UX Design and Development, including user and activities’ analysis, storyboards, scenarios, personas, user flows, information architecture, wireframes, mood boarding and art direction
3. Design research methods (generative and evaluative)
4. Design guidelines and specs
5. Define and design detailed UX/UI work from an existing, constantly developing design
language (e.g. new patterns, components, icons, etc.).
6. Take part in and facilitate workshops and activities to shape business and user needs.
7. Liaise with clients and other external stakeholders to present the portfolio and foster the business development of the company.
8. Take an active role in the development of your colleagues.
9. Be a thought leader on Design topics within the company and outside.
10. Be an active player with clients and communicate through effective storytelling.
11. Manage relations, collaborate and integrate effectively with internal and external teams and stakeholders.

Candidate Requirements:
1. Minimum of four (4) years’ experience as a UX/UI Designer required.
2. Exposure to Agile methodologies, continuous development and/or SCRUM required.
3. Strong working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch required.
4. Good English skills required.
5. Bachelor degree or higher in Design or similar creative discipline preferred.
6. Previous work experience with top-level digital agency preferred.

Other information:
1. Work is normally performed in Shanghai office but may also be required at client sites or other locations.

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2 Creative Director

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31 May 2018


Do you want to work at the leading edge of digital innovation? Both with biggest brands and hottest startups? International projects in Asia, Europe and North America? We are looking for a Creative Director to join a truly global user experience design and development company in their Shanghai office.

As the Creative Director you are joining an international team to take charge of all design efforts across the studio. You encourage excellence of work, leading, managing and supporting the creative team. You actively collaborate with the other teams (Business Design, Development, Project Management, Business Development, HR, etc) to guide clients and the studio to success.

You are siding Creative Directors from the other studios and the Chief Creative Officer to define practices at a global level, applying it within the studio and advocating for them within industries. They appreciate a pragmatic design approach, the ability to quickly solve issues, to be imaginative and to dare to fail; bit more importantly to elicit an emotional responses in people one works with and for.


The company offers:

1. Inspiring work environment with colleagues who excel at their professions
2. Diverse projects, clients and challenges
3. Travel and work on-site with prestigious multinational clients.
4. Myriad opportunities for learning and professional development.
5. Competitive benefits and flexible work arrangements


Your specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Ideate, design and evaluate digital products (web/native apps, etc.), within interdisciplinary teams, for key engagements.
2. Oversee projects – internally and with clients-, and drive creatives.
3. Foster collaboration across different practices in the studio.
4. Engage with existing and future clients to develop and maintain relationships.
5. Facilitate workshops for clients and the design team.
6. Identify business opportunities, be the creative lead for pitches, proposals and project kickoffs.
7. Critically evaluate opportunities for appropriate fit.
8. Partner with studio leadership in hiring, mentoring, supervising, and guiding teams to growth and success.
9. Promote the company culture- internally with clients, for the public, by developing your personal POV.
10. Take ownership for the professional development of your team.
11. Be a thought leader on Design topics within the company and outside.
12. Ensure quality control across all design related activities at a studio level.
13. Oversee construction of industry leading presentations to land designs with maximum impact.
14. Represent the company creatively at an office level across external events & publications.


Candidate Requirements:

1. Minimum of 7-9 years’ experience within the field of UX Design required.
2. Proven track record of successes (portfolio, team management, multi-disciplinary partnering, etc.) with top-level digital agency or product company required.
3. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in leading a team required.
4. Exposure to Agile methodologies, continuous development and/or SCRUM required.
5. Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch required.
6. Excellent English skills required.
7. Bachelors degree or higher in Design or similar creative discipline preferred.

Other information:

1. Work is normally performed in the company offices but will regularly be required at client sites or other locations.

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3 Design Specialist, Service Design

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25 Apr 2018


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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4 Product Designer

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12 Feb 2018


We are looking for a Product Designer with a background of mechanical engineering / industrial design for a full-time position in Helsinki in the company’s R&D department for homeware products.

The company is a globally leading brand in scissors, kitchen utensils and garden tools. Their products are known for their functionality, user-friendliness, longevity and aesthetic appeal. The company strives to make the everyday extraordinary - inventing and crafting solutions that transform daily activities into moments of delight.

Main activities and responsibilities:

- Development and documentation of mechanical solutions based on customers and consumer's needs
- Product requirement specification (PRG) and follow-up
- Prototyping, testing and failure analysis
- Technology development, production support and product maintenance
- Acting as Product Data Management (ePDM) system key user


Skills, Education and Experience:

- BSc / MSc in Mechanical engineering / Industrial design (or similar)
- Minimum 2 years of work experience in mechanical engineering / industrial design
- Experience with PDM and data management
- Solid skills in 3D CAD design (preferably in SolidWorks)
- Innovative mindset and strong problem solving capabilities
- Good visual skills
- Good written and spoken English

Please apply via Creagent before the Feb 12th either by sending a CV & portfolio to hello@creagent.fi or applying with your Creagent profile. Thank you!

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5 Interior Architect

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26 Jan 2018


We are looking for a contract designer / freelance Interior Architect for a full-time long-term project in the healthcare industry. (Small agency would be fine as well.) The assignment starts as soon as possible and continues at least 6 months, possibly longer.

The client is a global company, an industry leader providing innovative solutions. With leading research, design and innovation capabilities, they partner with the customers to transform the delivery of healthcare.

Project scope is about designing exteriors and interiors for healthcare organisations like hospitals in China. The work is done on-site with the client’s design team and co-created with the end customer.


Required:

- Fluent Chinese skills
- Some English skills
- Solid background of Interior Architecture / Design
- Mid to Senior level experience: minimum 5 years of work experience of Architecture and/or Interior Design
- M.A. or B.A. degree in Architecture or Interior design (in design college or university)
- Experience in design projects in healthcare industry, public spaces, hospitals etc (portfolio examples to show)
- Excellent collaboration and people skills
- Basic technical skills of tools like SketchUp, AutoCAD, V-Ray and other rendering tools


Appreciated:

- A good team player

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6 UI/UX Designer

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6 Oct 2017


We are looking for an UX professional with a strong UI design competence for a full-time freelance project, starting immediately and continuing until around Christmas. There's a possibility for a longer-term collaboration, agreed separately by the project needs.

Your role will be to participate as a UX representative in a digital service development. The client company is a global design & strategy firm focused on delivering valuable customer experiences through user research, digital design, and front-end development.

Requirements:

- Senior level expertise in UX/UI design (both visual and interaction design)
- Ability to make design decisions and communicate those to project team
- Strong competence with typical tools/software,
- Preferably Finnish language
- Working collaboration on-site with customer’s team in Helsinki

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7 Product Designer / Industrial Designer

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26 Jan 2018


We are looking for a Product Designer / Industrial Designer for a full-time position 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 for award winning Concepts and Design team you will be responsible for creating, developing and implementing world class product designs and solutions for various products of the company for different markets around the world.


Essential duties & responsibilities:

• Research, identify and interpret trends in product design, architecture and relevant fields, understand customer and end user needs and transform them into design concepts and design solutions
• Create inspiring mood boards, define design directions and develop design language for future products
• 3D modeling in Creo and Rhinoceros
• Collaborate with other designers, global engineering and marketing teams
• Thrive in a fast-pace design environment
• Build and maintain relationships with suppliers
• Occasional domestic and international travel


Skills, Education and Experience:

• MA/MSc or BA/BSc degree in design or relevant area
• Mid-level experience (3-5 years) or an outstanding junior
• Proven experience in:
..... Product design
..... Hands on prototyping and model making
..... Technical implementation
..... Transforming design requirement into design concepts and further to physical prototypes
• Fluent 3D modeler and willing to learn new modeling tools and methods
• Fluent in 3D rendering
• Fluent in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Good in mechanical design
• Ability to collaborate fluently in English
• Ability to work independently and accurately


We would need to see released products, finished projects or launched designs in portfolio. Please show process and role explained, not only press photos.

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8 Design Manager, China R&D

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26 Jan 2018


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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9 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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10 UI/UX Designer

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3 Nov 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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