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Senior UX/UI Designer

As a Lead Interaction Designer you work with designers from different teams to create a high-quality website. You help set the standards and guidelines for design at Coolblue.

    Pros and cons

    • You are mentor and coach for other designers
    • You still get your hands dirty with designing
    • You develop the strategy for Interaction Design
    • You get to iterate your products and make them better
    • You are having a great time with your colleagues, you actually don't want to go home at all anymore.


    Arriving at the office, you start your day with finalizing a new design system proposal you've been working on with your team. At 10:00, you have your first demo of the week. The Mobile App domain is showcasing the progress they've achieved during their latest sprint. You're already up-to-date since you're in close contact with the UX designer and Product Owner, but the demo gives some insights into how other Coolblueans are seeing the progress.

    Afterwards, you're off to one of the domains you are responsible for. The Interaction Designer of the Landing Pages domain is working on designs for the product page and wants to discuss the details with you. You realize that the new design affects the project that Payments and Ordering domain is working on. So you drop by the domain to update them.

    After lunch, it's off to a workshop about the new component system you organized for the back-office domain that is working on the restocking application. After some discussion you all agree on the new direction. Later in the afternoon you find some time to work on the component library in Sketch and join the UX Research for a few sessions.

    Your specifications

    • Minimum of 6 years experience as an Interaction or UX/UI Designer.
    • You're experienced in mentoring junior and medior UX designers.
    • You have led design projects and worked with stakeholders on challenging design decisions.
    • You have your own opinions, and you're not afraid to voice them. At the same time you are open to the opinion of others.
    • You can use your theoretical knowledge if you have to explain your choices in design.
    • You have experience with using data and UX Research to support your design decisions.
    • You understand the process of designing great products.
    • Experience in managing expectations of stakeholders and engage them in the design and development process.
    • Fluent English both written and verbally. Dutch is a bonus.

    Included by default

    • ​​​​Money.
    • 25 leave days. As long as you promise to come back.
    • Travel allowance and a retirement plan.
    • Relocation assistance, from A to Z (if you live abroad).
    • With over 30 training courses in our own Coolblue University, you can become a little better every day.
    • An international working environment. With colleagues from places like Belgium, Spain, Australia, Mexico, and Italy.
    • Room for new initiatives and ideas. We're always open to those. Doesn't matter if you've worked with us for a week, a month, or a year.
    • A horizontal organisation in the broadest sense. You could just go and have a beer with the boss.
    • A discount on all our products.
    • A picture-perfect office at a great location. You could crawl to work from Rotterdam Central Station. Though we recommend just walking for 2 minutes.
    • Extraordinarily good work environment, including freshly made snacks, monthly drinks, legendary Coolblue parties, awesome team activities.

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    Application process

    1. Apply
    You've applied? Awesome. We'll get back to you as soon as possible.
    2. Introductory call
    One of our Recruiters will call you for a preliminary chat.
    3. First interview
    A Recruiter and a Developer will call you for a Skype interview to get to know you better and to answer any questions you might have.
    4. Meet & Greet
    If you live outside NL we'll fly you in to meet us, so we can show you your future workplace.
    5. Offer
    We'll make you an offer you can't refuse.
    6. Hired
    Just sign here, here, and here. Booyah! You're hired.

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