Elkanodata is a global information design agency based in Barcelona. We transform complex information and data into insightful, innovative and attractive user experiences.
We partner with our clients to create high quality visual contents, combining design, animation and interactivity. We offer a wide array of specialized solutions: infographics, motion graphics, data visualization, interactives, dashboard, presentation design and much more.
Our clients are innovative companies, international organizations and industry leaders such as Spotify, the United Nations or Stubhub.
Our goal is to be amongst the top 3 global information design agencies by 2020, by offering the highest quality on the market in terms of project execution and client service. We are small but we are growing fast and want to grow even faster. We have our eyes set on the North American market.
Our agency is a great place to work. We work hard and we have fun. We like to surround ourselves with creative people who love what they do and have a passion for design, data and all things digital. We get stuff done whilst enjoying the ride.
We are looking for a Senior UX/Ui Designer to join our Interactive Business Unit and help us develop top quality interactives, data visualizations and digital narratives:
As a senior UX/Ui designer in the Creative team you will create impactful and visually appealing user experiences at the highest quality standards.
You will use your robust understanding of layout, type, color and composition in the digital environment to create beautifully crafted data driven experiences through visual storytelling
You will manage multiple projects simultaneously towards successful completion collaborating with other designers, front-end developers and Project Owners.
You will be the Owner of some of the projects you participate in. The Project Owner is responsible for managing the team involved in the project, elaborating timelines and ensuring the project is successful at delivering the client´s expectations on time and to Elkanodata´s quality standards.
You will collaborate with another Front-End Developer and another Senior Designer to create beautifully crafted interactive experiences, working in a agile enviromment to quickly prototype new products and test new technologies , delivering award-winning visual interactive experiences.
What are we looking for?
A positive mindset: Able to demonstrate enthusiasm, drive, passion and curiosity
A doer: You have a proven track record of getting things done. You respond decisively to challenges
International background and cultural awareness: Our colleagues and customers come from many different places. You need to be able to walk a mile in their shoes and prove that you can adapt to different styles and environments. We believe in an international culture.
A resilient attitude : Our company is small but we are growing and changing fast. You want to grow with us, keep a positive mental attitude and learn and try new things along the way. We want you confident and humble.
A relationship builder: You initiate and manages working relationships with people (whether it’s customers, colleagues or suppliers) that are based on trust and openness. You are confident in challenging and being challenged in a constructive manner.
A manager: You can coach, mentor and motivate others and can clearly communicate your passion and vision to your team. You can delegate and give clear directions.
Someone that is fun and easy to work with. You don’t take yourself too seriously
Hit us with all of that, and we will hit you back.
5+ years of professional experience UX/Ui design in a digital agency developing top quality digital experiences. Only candidates with a strong portfolio and a proven record will be considered
Reside in or around Barcelona?
Expert knowledge Sketch, Photoshop and Illustrator
Collaborative problem solving skills with strong attention to detail.
Agile Project Execution Methodologies.
Experience in collaborative projects with other designers and developers.
Good communication skills
Ability to balance creativity and production workload under pressure with concurrent and conflicting deadlines
Experience leading & coordinating projects and teams of at least 3 people.
Strategic thinking: Able to identify industry trends and opportunities and shape the direction of the agency in complex areas
You have participated in projects that have won awards and/or received special recognition.
English – fluent (speaking) intermediate (writing)
Good to have:
Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS
You have worked as a freelance or ran/started a small studio before
You have experience in data visualization / information design projects.
After Effects Skills or other animation softwares.
Recruiting experience, able to attract and hire talented designers.
You have trained and mentored a junior designer before
Fully flexible work hours
Fun team events
A parking spot for your bike or motorbike (So it doesn’t get stolen whilst you work)
- Senior UX/UI Designer
- Barcelona, España
- To be determined based on candidate's experience