Lead UI Designer (f/m/x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us
iconmobile is an international consulting firm for innovation globally headquartered in Berlin (Germany) with further offices in Santa Monica, Detroit and Shanghai.

We are part of the WPP network blending more than a decade of design and user experience with deep technical expertise and business sense. With our clients from various industries like Automotive, Consumer Products, Financial Services and Health Care we aim for innovative solutions that are both commercially successful and game changing.

Our mission is to grow and transform businesses through the creation of new digital services and products with a focus on creating compelling user experiences to establish successful customer relationships.

Design is at the heart of what we do, fuelled by our curiosity and the passion to deliver the best possible results. Our creative thinking is end to end, starting with ideas and paper, informing design of user experiences, while in parallel we validate technical feasibility and implement software and hardware prototypes. Our efforts are punctuated with future showcases or industrialized products at scale.
about the position
You have a passion for elevating good product usability into a cutting edge user experience with the combination of creative direction, a sense of visual aesthetics, and pixel perfect craftsmanship.
As a Lead UI Designer (f/m/x) at iconmobile, you will be a part of our interdisciplinary team in our UX department in Berlin Mitte. You'll be mainly responsible for leading the complete visual design process of user interfaces on multiple medium-sized or single large-sized projects across various industries like automotive, consumer products, financial services, and health care.
your role
Design management
  • Manage the full process for creative UI design from the exploration of striking visual art directions in the form of mood-boards till pixel-perfect applied screen-designs.
  • Steer UI design teams to deliver outstanding visual experiences across the whole range of product and service touchpoints, from product- and car interfaces, native apps until AR experiences for HoloLens.
  • Lead visual design projects from early explorations over detailed design definition and implementation until the final market launch.
  • Take responsibility for the quality and necessary quantity level of the visual output of the UI design team across multiple projects.
  • Define convincing approaches for UI design related project parts or full projects and discuss them internally or with clients.
  • Create project proposals and contribute with your expertise in estimation sessions for complex, large scale projects.
Client Management
  • Manage client expectations during projects, handle UI related communication to all sides, and make sure everyone (client and our team) is happy.
  • Create and hold striking presentations based on strong narratives to convince stakeholders from your visual ideas and vision.
  • Participate in cross-functional interdisciplinary workshops and brainstorming sessions, internally or with clients.
Team Management
  • Take active leadership with 1-4 direct reports of the UI Design team and guide and mentor them with your expertise.
  • Be an essential part of our growing and international UX/UI team.
  • Push the envelope with your enthusiasm for visual design and love for functional but also beautiful details
your profile
We like to have a broad spectrum of people in our team, contributing their personality and a fresh perspective to our work and company culture. You will be an excellent fit for our team if you are an open-minded person with a sophisticated approach, a hands-on attitude, and a willingness to bring complex solutions to the shelves. It would also be great if you match the following criteria for this role:
  • At least 5 years of professional experience designing user interfaces.
  • Experience of leadership on team and project level.
  • Project management experience is a plus.
  • Passion for beautiful pixels and vectors. In detail, but also the big picture.
  • You know what it takes to deliver and how to push the boundaries.
  • Excellent knowledge of state of the art creative tools and processes.
  • Experience designing for multiple platforms like applications, web
  • Fluent communication in English (German is a plus).
  • A strong portfolio, showcasing your design personality, and outstanding visual skills from exploration to final solutions, is a must. Showcasing outtakes is highly appreciated.
  • Humor.
We are looking forward to your application. Please send your cv and a portfolio with a fine selection of your best work and possible start date via "Apply now".

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