We are looking for a UX designer to be a key member of our creative team, who will be a main contributor to the design of high quality products that have a positive impact in people’s lives. You will drive projects from concept to production, taking ownership over UX strategy, user research, translating insights into concepts, creating user journeys, sketches, prototypes and user testing.
As a Senior UX Designer at Above, you will collaborate with an exciting mix of competencies, from industrial designers, to mechanical and software engineers. We are looking for someone that will take the front seat, enabling great client communication, and delivering best-in-class solutions in a variety of projects: from digital products to physical experiences.
A bit about Above
We at Above are devoted to creating value in people’s everyday lives with the design of simple, beautiful and intuitive products. We break down boundaries between the physical and the digital with our diverse team of all kinds of designers and engineers. At Above you’ll have the chance to bring products to life for some of the world's most exciting clients. We’re a team of warm, welcoming, dedicated people that love to create amazing stuff together!
Skills & Requirements
About the position
Leading UX work and strategy from start to finish
Leading client communication, present and pitch to clients
Working with a variety of different types of UX projects and medium — from Vision work within the Metaverse, to the design of a telehealth app.
User research planning and execution
Illustrating research synthesis and design ideas with storyboards, user flows, customer journey maps.
Developing concepts within different team constellations, as well as on your own.
Creating wireframes and prototypes around customer needs, for a variety of devices and interfaces
User testing and iterating
Mentoring junior designers and interns
Who we are looking for
Your enthusiasm about user-centred design and motivation to learn is your most important quality. You are a true collaborator and a problem solver, who can align solutions with client needs — while overseeing the overall process and quality of the work. You are humble enough to take directions, while confident enough to deliver candid feedback.
Note: You don’t have to tick all the items on the list. We cherish applicants that can bring new ways of doing things, and that have the motivation to grow at Above!
5+ years of professional experience working with UX in a wide range of digital products, e.g. at a digital design agency
You have deep knowledge in applications like Figma, FramerX, Protopie
Your experience with creating interactive prototypes is wide and you’re an advocate for testing early and often.
You are well versed and fluent in designing digital products from a holistic to a detail perspective
Your leadership skills allow you to confidently support client & team
You have solid communication skills both in writing and speech (in English)
You’re always up-to-date with the latest innovations and trends in the digital world, and with the opportunities and limitations of major digital technologies
Join our team
Please submit your portfolio and short motivation statement. Interviews are happening on a rolling basis. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered. If you have any questions regarding the general recruitment process, send an email our People Operations Manager Therese Söfgren at [email protected]
We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
We believe that diversity and inclusion strengthen our work and industry, and we significantly favour this in our recruitment. We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better, more valuable product for our clients. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world thinks about design in tech.
About the company
Above is a Scandinavian innovation agency driving positive change through a seamless fusion of strategy, design, and tech. We work with the world’s boldest companies to create futures that are optimistic, sustainable, and enjoyable. Our team of 80+ specialists work from our studions in Stockholm and Malmö, Sweden and satellites in Shenzhen, China, and San Francisco, US.
Want to make the world a better, cooler place? Take the next step of your journey with us.