Senior Product Designer

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Senior Product Designer

FULL-TIME · AMSTERDAM

Are you the new Mondrian of Digital Design & UI?

We are on a mission to bring awesome games to all screens. To help us get there, we're looking for an experienced and extremely sharp Product Designer – living to draw points and pixels for digital products. Would you like to work on a great new digital product, and help craft a global brand for a multi-million audience? 

Are you that ambitious and talented designer who has a ton of experience with shipping digital products, fast iterative design cycles and delivering crispy clean UIs? Then please send us a message with your Visual / Product Design portfolio!

Do you recognize yourself in the following?

  • I’m self-motivated and highly responsible – I thrive on freedom
  • I enjoy working fast, 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 fun, informal and diverse bunch of young people
  • Then we are looking for you!

TL;DR:

As our Product Designer, you will be working directly with our Product Design Lead, Interaction Designer and Developers on our cross-platform gaming portal and related products. You will also be directly involved in the growth and evolution of our global brand, designing for our rapidly growing social media channels and other touch-points.

For this position, we’re 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. Are you an accurate, gifted designer who is ready for a new challenge, involving gazillions of real users? Find out more – after the break.

YOUR CHALLENGE:

  • Translate our brand values into unique, spot-on digital designs and create pixel-perfect functional user interfaces from our UX designs.
  • Develop and continuously iterate our brand-, and Product Design guidelines for the full portfolio of our products: from dashboards to games (and even some merchandise :)
  • Improve the quality of (and the coherence between) the primary products in the Poki Platform: i.e. our Gaming Portal, Content Management System, Publishing- and Insights tools.
  • Raise the bar on digital design in all of our secondary touch-points. You will create awesome assets with our team, including business cases, marketing materials, social media and online videos. Let's win some awards!
  • Be leading in design thinking & tools, train our teams and publicly publish about our work to spark discussion and share insights: i.e. on Behance, Medium, Dribbble.
  • Basically: just be our in-house digital design hero, inspire everyone in the company (and universe) with your expertise in Visual-, Motion- and User Interface Design – and you'll be fine. Easy :)

“Digital design is like painting, 

except the paint never dries.”

– Neville Brody

YOU:

  • Have a relevant degree at academic or college level.
  • Have at least 5 years work experience in digital product design, with a focus on responsive web apps (desktop and mobile).
  • Have a strong portfolio demonstrating your experience with visual design, with a focus on UI design. You also have some experience with animating for UI.
  • Have a superb knowledge of all essential design tools (i.e. Adobe CS, including After Effects, Sketch and some old-world tools like pencils).


  • Are a pixel and vector perfectionist.
  • Are resistant to critical feedback and you can substantiate and defend your design choices.
  • Have a keen eye for detail and up-to-date knowledge of design trends and web technology.
  • Have proven experience with developing visual design- and UI guidelines. You also have experience with developing corporate identities and implementing brand guides.
  • Are fluent in Dutch and/or English, and already based in The Netherlands, preferably around Amsterdam.

BONUS EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with Lean Agile
  • Experience with Motion Design & Animation

  • Be actively involved in the design community (i.e. Behance, Dribbble, Meetups)

WE OFFER:

  • A dynamic professional environment with room for personal growth

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

  • A chance to build your career with our fast-growing company
  • A full-time contract (32-40 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 Visual Design 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 monetise 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? Gaming during office hours, truly flexible working hours, free healthy lunch at our central Amsterdam office, yearly paid tropical work retreats, and €1000 of holiday pocket money are just a couple of the additional perks here. Come play!