Senior Interaction Designer

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Senior Interaction Designer

FULL-TIME · AMSTERDAM

Are you an experienced Interaction Designer with eye for detail?

We are on a mission to bring awesome games to all screens. To help us get there, we're looking for a very experienced and extremely sharp Interaction Designer. Would you like to work on a great new digital product, bringing casual games to all screens for a multi-million audience? 

Are you that ambitious and accurate designer, who has a ton of experience doing user research, turning requirements into clean wireframes in the rush of fast iterative design cycles? Then please send us a message with your UX / Interaction Design portfolio!

Do you recognize yourself in the following?

  • I’m self-motivated and highly responsible – I thrive on freedom

  • I enjoy working in a dynamic and agile environment

  • I'm always open to new ideas, perspectives and solutions

  • I’m eager to learn and love to share

  • I'd love to work with a smart, informal and diverse bunch of people

  • Then we are looking for you!

TL;DR:

We are looking for an experienced, accurate and highly ambitious Interaction Designer that lives to tweak & tune user flows and wireframes based on data and insights.

As our Interaction Designer, you will be working directly with our team of designers and developers to design and deliver the next iterations of our worldwide gaming platform, and it's related products. You will also interact (pun intended) a lot with our end-users for tests and feedback sessions. For this position, we’re really looking for someone with a proven track record and experience with shipping digital products. You should have the expertise, the qualifications ánd the ambition to assume a senior role within our team. 

Would you love getting instant feedback from tons of real users? And do you always fight for the best user experience – no matter what? Then please reach out with your Interaction Design / UX portfolio!

Your challenge:

  • Create process flows, user stories, wireframes, prototypes and mockups for design solutions that work and are innovative yet easy to understand for our users
  • Continuously iterate and improve the products of the Poki Platform: i.e. our Gaming Playground, Content Management System, Developer and Insights tools.
  • Create prototypes and test with users to gain actionable insights at an early stage
  • Collect and analyse user behaviour through on- and offline experiments (e.g. A/B testing, benchmark studies, analytic tools, and surveys)


“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. 

Design is how it works.”

– Steve Jobs

You:

  • Have a relevant degree at academic level.
  • Have 7+ years work experience in user-centered design, with a focus on responsive web (desktop and mobile).
  • Have a strong portfolio demonstrating your experience with smart, user-centered design solutions for (shipped) products.
  • Are focused on measurable results and are able to use quantitative data for your insights.

  • Experience with various prototyping tools (Invision, Balsamiq, Framer)

  • Know your Sketch (and pencils) inside out

  • Are very skilled with drawing wireframes, flowcharts and have experience with all kinds of brainstorming, workshop, interview and testing techniques – this needs to be visible in your portfolio

  • Are a critical thinker with a keen eye for detail and up-to-date knowledge of design trends and web technology
  • Are able to communicate in both English and Dutch (at least basic conversational).

  • Are already based in The Netherlands, preferably around Amsterdam.


Bonus experience:

  • Experience with hosting Design Sprints
  • Experience with a Scrum Master role
  • Familiar with remote usability testing

We offer:

  • A dynamic professional environment with room for personal growth

  • The opportunity to affect our product and design strategy with your expertise

  • A chance to build your career with our fast-growing company
  • A full-time contract (36-40 hours/week)

  • A competitive salary

  • A diverse, talented and self-motivated team
  • A flat organization with lots of personal responsibility and freedom

Sounds good? Then press below to start :)

Please always provide (a link to) your Interaction Design/UX portfolio when you apply. We are not able to review applications without a portfolio.

About Poki

Poki is an online playground with millions of users around the world. With our casual game platform, we bring fun to our users, while we help our partners to improve, market and monetize their content. As a young and fast-growing company, we strongly believe in smart and creative people who do consistently great work. We’ve made it our quest to become the ultimate online playground for kids of all ages – hence we’re looking for skilled and passionate talents… like you.

So what’s in it for you? Challenging work, a great team, and the opportunity to impact tens of millions of users with your work. And aside from that: gaming during office hours, truly flexible working hours, free healthy lunch at our central Amsterdam office and a yearly paid tropical work retreats are just a couple of the additional perks here. Come play!