User Experience Designer

Job description

Technology transforms the way public services operate. At BearingPoint we devote our time to use technology to make digital solutions better, faster, and easier. We lead the way in digital transformation and help empower governments to improve their efficiency. But we also want to enable citizens by developing online portals in which they can access digital government services when they need it. That is why we highly value user-centric design and development. Our focus lies on core government areas such as the tax domain, social security, licensing, and collection. We are looking for a user experience designer that wants to help us design applications and online portals that ultimately help improve service delivery to citizens.


As a user experience designer, you play an important role in understanding the client user and end users’ needs. With this in mind, you guide the design process. You value teamwork in which you can bounce ideas off of your colleagues, brainstorm and co-create. You are curious, critical, questioning, open to taking initiative and don’t take no for an answer easily. You are diligent in documenting and delivering your work.


Key responsibilities

  • Participate in and lead UX activities such as user/design research, interviews, and workshops
  • Responsible for the visual design of our applications based on user wants and needs
  • Support agile product development by researching, sketching, prototyping and testing experiences for our software and applications
  • Work with designers and developers to ensure user-centric applications that adhere to UX principles and best practices

Requirements

  • A Master’s Degree in a design field (Interaction, UX/UI), Human-Computer Interaction or related study
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Ability to turn new ideas into concrete designs through wireframes, usability tests, prototypes, user research
  • Proficient with standard diagramming and wireframing tools such as Axure, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience in the user-centered design process and able to translate findings into usable, effective, and efficient user experiences
  • Experience in developing back-office solutions and how to organize complex processes into clear functional prototypes or applications
  • Previous experience or demonstrable affinity with user interface design
  • Understanding of Design principles, their application, and UX and UI standards


Personality

You are proactive and can work under time pressure. You are a strong analytical thinker and work in a structured manner. With your social and communication skills you are capable to articulate alternative approaches. You are sensitive to and understand the users’ needs and respond to them in a well thought out way. You are tenacious and enjoy being the conversation partner for your clients and colleagues for all things UX.