Full-time, Apeldoorn (The Netherlands)
We are looking for a user experience(UX) designer with at least four years of experience. The UX designer understands and validates with the users and always aligns with stakeholders. We are looking for someone who has the courage to convince, is ambitious and wants to develop further.
Your mission is to support the development team in designing and building products that integrate well in the working environment and journey of the users, while at the same time optimizing the capability of these users to work better with products of BDR Thermea and its brands. Together with the UX team, your designs will be aligned with our other products.
This is what we see as your role
As a UX designer you will help identify assumptions and unclarities about the user, and help the development team to create a useful and usable product. You will go through all the Design Thinking stages of understanding the users, facilitate the generation and capture ideas, and translate them in clear UI definitions. You organize workshops such as design sprints to get the input from a variety of stakeholders across multiple countries, domain experts and members of your team. You are primary responsible to involve users and their needs in the product design process. User testing is an important tool for you to validate ideas and concepts and you share your findings with the team to ensure the right things are being built. An important part of your job is to involve and align with stakeholders across multiple countries.
As a UX designer at BDR Thermea you are working as part of a multi-disciplinary development team, while at the same time being part of the UX design team. As a team we ensure alignment across products in our portfolio and help each other to become better UX designers. You will be working on digital products (apps and websites) for a large variety of users, including installers, maintenance engineers and users from small and large service businesses in many regions across Europe and Asia.
- Recruit end users from several countries to learn from and validate concepts with
- Understand the users’ way of working and their environment
- Design user friendly UIs according to the BDR design system
- Build wireframes to communicate and validate interaction designs
- Identify and involve stakeholders in the (design) decision process
Your knowledge, skills, experience and character include
- Masters degree in UX or similar
- At least 4 years experience in an international environment
- Empathizing techniques and artifacts (personas, user journeys)
- UI design & interactive prototyping
- Knowledge & awareness of common UI best practices
- Stakeholder management
- Aligning with development team and UX team
- Preferably experience with: Figma, Adobe Illustrator, Zeplin, Confluence, Office apps.
About the department
The business development unit Digital and Controls (D&C) is responsible for the development of advanced controls and system management solutions for the BDR climate products including heat pumps, gas heated & electrical boilers, solar solutions, and cooling solutions. As part of this portfolio of products, we offer apps and portals to better install, service, maintain and monitor our products.
Customer focus is one of the development pillars of BDR Thermea to make more impactful products. As the user experience team (6), we support this initiative by helping teams truly understanding the users’ needs. You will be working as part of the app and portal development team.
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About BDR Thermea Group
We are a leading manufacturer and distributor of sustainable climate and sanitary hot water solutions and services around the world. We provide smart thermal comfort solutions for residential and commercial buildings with near-zero carbon footprint. With over 6,700 employees across Europe, North America, Turkey, Russia and China and annual sales close to €1.8 billion, we operate in over 102 countries worldwide. We own and sell many of the leading brands for heating products, including Baxi, De Dietrich, Remeha and Chappée.