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Product Designer AppDev



Product, Design
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023
Mendix – the leading low-code application development platform:
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The position:
We are looking for a trained and experienced product designer with excellent interaction- and user experience design skills. Someone who loves to get their hands on a powerful development tool, highly motivated to make software application development a breeze. Do you fit that profile and have a proven track record of designing and shipping digital products or services?
As a product designer, you are responsible for larger or smaller parts of the product experience. The position requires you to collaborate with multiple other disciplines, such as product managers, software developers, researchers, and other designers.
We expect you to be a digger for true user needs. A thoughtful and detail-oriented creator. Your solutions are the kind that our software engineers love to get their hands on. You are able to look beyond a single feature and see the bigger picture of the part you work on, and you don’t hesitate to collaborate with those responsible for the other parts to ensure consistent and complete user experiences.
Do you have experience with software development, related concepts and practices either through personal interest or in a professional capacity that will help to understand our product and identify true user needs, that will give you a head start.If you can’t wait to dive into how software development environments help their users to build software and improve the quality of their app collaborating with different stakeholders to make the experience of our users even better, then we would love to meet you!
About the AppDev unit
You’ll be part of the AppDev unit that is responsible for the core Mendix product: Studio Pro. This is the powerful Low Code IDE(integrated development environment) that enables organizations, teams, and individuals to build applications fast and efficient. In AppDev, we work in cross-disciplinary teams and groups. But we’re also organized by our core capabilities(PM, Design, Development). You’ll join the AppDev Design team, consisting of product designers, service designers, and UX researchers.
About the Mendix Design Community
The AppDev Designers are part of the larger Mendix design community that is distributed across several units in Rotterdam, Boston, and Pune, with many UX disciplines. From user experience research and service design to brand and product design, the Mendix design team is filled with creatives focused on elevating the user experience across our products. We are proud to be a diverse team and believe that cross-disciplinary co-creation is the key to our success. Our toolset includes Miro, Figjam, Figma, and Dropbox Paper when planning and conducting our work.

Who you are/requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in designing digital products - as a Product Designer.
  • Thorough understanding of human-centered design process and methodologies.
  • Thorough understanding of first principles of software development and computational concepts.
  • A proven track record of shipped products with a strong interaction design sensibility.
  • Highly skilled in preferably Figma, otherwise equivalent tool.
  • Knowledge of web(HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and mobile(iOS, Android, cross-platform) development is a plus.

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary with regular reviews and opportunities for advancement.
  • 30 days PTO.
  • Hybrid work environment with 2-3 days in the office.
  • Work from anywhere up to 4 weeks per year.
  • Career development training and opportunities.
  • Regular team events and outings like skiing trips.
  • Excellent lunch at the office.
  • Flexible working hours to accommodate a healthy work-life balance.
  • A dedicated training budget for professional development.
  • Various modes of travel to and from the office are covered by Mendix.
Working for Mendix and with our Customers means your reliability has to be beyond any doubt, and therefore every employment is subject to an onboarding screening and the condition precedent a Certificate of Conduct is provided that demonstrates you did not commit any offences that are relevant to the performance of your function.
If you see a job description and think, “I’d be perfect for that” but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with the qualifications – don’t let that hold you back. We’re always eager to hire talented, passionate candidates – so give it a try and apply.
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