We're seeking a dynamic and talented Mid/Senior digital designer to join our vibrant interdisciplinary team. We value individuals who excel in both UX and UI, demonstrating strong visual design skills. We’re looking for a proactive problem solver with strong communication skills, who thrives in fast-paced collaboration and is always eager to learn and embrace new challenges.
🕛 Full-time position
🏝️ Fully Remote (but you can work from our Serbian or Slovenian office)
🌟 Minimum 3+ years of digital design experience
🇬🇧 Native or Professional English is a must
🤑 Salary will be assessed according to your location and relevant experience
- Develop a deep understanding of user and business goals to inform design strategy.
- Tackle complex design challenges and provide creative solutions that balance user needs, business objectives, and technical constraints.
- Conduct user research to understand user needs, behaviors, and pain points. Analyze data and feedback to inform design decisions.
- Create wireframes, user flows, and interactive prototypes to visualize and communicate design concepts. Iterate on designs based on feedback and user testing.
- Fluent with design systems and the ability to establish them from scratch
- Develop innovative high-fidelity UX/UI/Interaction/Print designs that adhere to brand guidelines and design systems. Ensure consistency across all customer touchpoints.
- Plan and conduct usability testing sessions to gather feedback and validate design decisions. Use insights to refine and enhance the user experience.
- Ability to take ownership of projects and influence decision-making.
- Work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, engineers, and other designers.
- Establishing design systems from scratch
What You Will Need
- Proficient in industry-standard design tools (Figma, e.g., Adobe Creative Suite, Google Workspace, Slack).
- Strong understanding of web design principles, user experience (UX), and user interface (UI) design.
- A solid foundation in visual design theory encompassing composition, color theory, and typography is highly valued at Akeo. We prioritize attitude over existing skills, recognizing the dynamic nature of our field. Adaptability is key, and we are open to exploring new processes that enhance productivity, efficiency, and overall satisfaction.
- You have a minimum of 3 years of experience delivering exceptional interaction design for web and mobile platforms within startups, studios, or agencies, significantly influencing brand direction.
- A strong command of design processes, methodologies, and principles, reflecting your passion for the art of design. Your focus on user experience and information architecture is a key asset.
- Your portfolio should demonstrate a mastery of crafting beautiful, usable experiences across various devices and contexts.
- BIG PLUS: Experience with animation tools such as Figma Prototype/After Effects/Rive and experience with 3D.
What we offer
- High-end creative projects to work on!
- Basic gross salary that depends on your experience, knowledge, talent, and agreement.
- Up to 30% variable personal monthly reward for results above expectations.
- Permanent employment with a trial period of 3 months.
- Our standard workweek consists of 40 hours. Our agency operates between 9 am and 6 pm CET.
- Unlock the chance for personal growth, increased ownership, and skill enhancement.
- Cooperation with international teams.
- Possibility to visit and work from our Slovenian/Serbian office.
- Benefit from a training budget to pursue your interests, and count on our continuous support for your personal growth.
Hiring process @Akeo
- Your application will be pre-selected based on your experiences, roles in specific projects, and skills.
- You'll have a video call with the Akeo design lead, where you'll present a detailed look at one of your projects. Choose a project, tell us about your collaborators, the tools you used, and any challenges you encountered.
- Short intro call w/ Akeo leadership.
- Welcome to the team.
Please include a link to your portfolio showcasing relevant work samples. A portfolio submission is mandatory for consideration of your application.
Akeo is a team of multidisciplinary digital product experts specialized in Web Design, Branding, and Product Design. We extend the design, development, and marketing departments of international clients. With an insight-based approach and an emphasis on digital experiences, we partner with brands and deliver them side-to-side customized solutions and services. We craft communication, identity, strategies, and commerce by continually merging aesthetics with purpose.