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Senior UX Designer

Wingtra

Join the Wingtra team and become part of this venture-backed robotics scaleup with a global and international team of 120+ dedicated Wingtranauts who want to see their actions have a positive and lasting impact on the world. Founded more than 7 years ago at ETH Zurich, Europe’s leading robotics university, our goal is to build the best aerial robots to digitize the world at the push of a button and set the basis for faster and better decisions. Wingtra provides efficient and reliable data solutions to a variety of industries ranging from mining, construction and agriculture to humanitarian organizations, environmentalists and wildlife monitoring groups.

We are reaching for the stars and together we might just get there. Open communication, asking hard questions and valuing diverse viewpoints are but a few things that will help us achieve our goals. Above all we will never stop learning and striving to help each other reach our maximum potential.

In this role, you will embed with our product management and app development teams, starting with research and ending with detailed product and feature deliverables. Joining us in a strong growth phase of the company, you will be the main responsible for a wide range of UX-related activities.

Responsibilities

    • Take ownership for enhancing the customer satisfaction by improving the ease-of-use and pleasure associated with Wingtra’s products and services. 
    • Drive and be an ambassador for a design-focused perspective within the engineering team, by facilitating iterative design and a user-centric validation framework. 
    • Work on a high-level, exploring unmet customer needs and opportunities in the user experience by means of UX research. Collect data to gain insights through surveys, validations tests, interviews. Illustrate high-level ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps. 
    • Work hands-on on UX/UI design of released and upcoming product features: gathering and evaluating user requirements, iterating by means of wireframing and interactive prototyping, coordinating feature testing and delivery with the engineering team and assume full responsibility for visual UI design.

Requirements

    • 5+ years of experience as a UX/UI Designer. 
    • Hands-on experience with product discovery and ideation through structured user-centric methodologies and validation frameworks. 
    • Proficient use of design and prototyping software (ideally Adobe XD). 
    • University degree in product design, service design, graphic design, human-computer interaction, research psychology or a similar field. 
    • Practical experience with Design Thinking, Agile, and Lean methodologies and up-to-date with latest UX principles. 
    • Strong portfolio of previous projects. 
    • Self-motivated team player, with a mindset of continuous feedback and growth and the ability to take end-to-end project ownership and prioritisation. 
    • Willingness to occasionally travel globally for customer visits 
    • Strong visual design skills

Plus

    • 2y+ experience as in-house UX Designer working on a commercialised product.
    • Experience with UX design for digital B2B product and/or hardware products. 
    • Talent for illustration and other forms of visual explanation
If you enjoy teamwork more than being the individual superhero, and if you thrive in a feedback-driven culture and an exciting, unconventional yet structured and progressive start-up environment, we would love to hear from you.
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