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UI Designer – Blocket Motor

  • Application Deadline: Jan. 30, 2022
  • Stockholm
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 30, 2022
  • Stockholm

The automotive industry is changing rapidly. Fossil based fuel is making way for the electrical revolution. Car sharing and co-owning is gaining in popularity and whole new ways of transportation are emerging. As the market leading vehicle marketplace in Sweden Blocket is right in the middle of this transformation. At Blocket Motor our mission is to be the “smart mobility enabler”. Whether it's helping a growing family getting a bigger car, providing safe purchase services or finding a cool caravan to rent for your summer vacation – Blocket Motor should be the obvious and prefered choice. Needless to say there is a lot of exciting stuff going on at Blocket Motor. To help us build the next generation marketplace we need to strengthen our team with a skilled UI-Designer. Accompany us on the highway into the future, it’s going to be a fun ride!

We are Blocket, Sweden’s largest and most popular marketplace with around 12,3M monthly active users generating 100 million sessions. We are proud of our work to enable second-hand trade in Sweden and our contribution to a positive environmental impact.

Want to get a feel for the Blocket vibe? Check us out on Instagram & LinkedIn !

What you'll be up to:

As a UI Designer at Blocket Motor your daily work will revolve around our different customer journeys. Our cross-functional teams consist of UX/PM/EM/QA’s and both web- and app developers. Together with these colleagues you will be designing and building great products based on our user research and business needs.

Daily tasks include ideation and concept creation, validation of designs through prototyping. Always making sure that our developers have what they need to get great stuff out in production. You are a key player in the product development process and you will have a big influence on how our products work by delivering well crafted designs.

You will also be a part of the UX/Design-team at Blocket which consists of around 20 Service, UX, Product and UI-Designers. Together we keep the user experience cohesive across Blocket, we collaborate through design reviews, share learnings and have fun in an open and inclusive environment.

Work task summary:

  • Creating prototypes for testing and validation

  • Creating production-standard deliverables (assets, designs, handover notes, updating style guides etc)

  • Take part in the ideation phase of initiatives together with dev-.teams, biz-dev etc.

  • Working tightly alongside a UX designer (you'll both influence each other's work)

  • Be an active contributor in design reviews together with Blocket UX/Design-team

  • Collaborate with your design colleagues to create a cohesive user experience throughout Blocket

  • Designing for both buyer- and seller user journeys in Motor as well as our car dealer admin system

  • Contribute to - and maintain our design system

Skills & Requirements

Who you are

At Blocket Motor you will be right in the middle of the action where we build the next generation motor marketplace. You will play a key role in developing our current platform as well as future products tailored to our different customer journeys.

You are used to working in fast-paced environments with high demands on quality and accuracy. You have a portfolio that showcases visually strong, well-crafted designs demonstrating your ability to package products and services in simple and engaging ways. We believe you are curious by nature and one that's not afraid to challenge “old truths”.

An open and friendly work environment is something we strongly believe in at Blocket. We grow together by giving/receiving feedback regularly both on what we design/build and as individuals.

What you’ll need:

  • +3 years experience working as a UI Designer / Digital Designer / Product Designer or equivalent.

  • Experience designing for iOS/Android and web.

  • A solid portfolio of work, showing problem solving & creativity and production-level deliverables for both app and web.

  • An understanding of UX principles (including usability, accessibility etc)

  • A pragmatic approach (sometimes we'll do things in stages to go faster and learn as we go)

  • Confidence to ask questions and talk to other teams to find out what you need

  • Fluency in English (Swedish is a big plus)

Bonus

  • Animation skills

Hello from your future colleague

Hi! My name is Reggie Gudmundsson and I work as a Product Manager in the team of which you will be a part, so we will work closely together – I look forward to meeting you! I am passionate about working in a data-driven way to continuously improve our product and I can't wait to hear your thoughts about how to do that from the user perspective. I am an Icelander living in Hagsätra with my wife and two young children. I have been at Blocket for almost 2 years and love the engaged, friendly environment here. In my free time I love literature and learning about just about anything, so odds are that no matter what you are into, we can enjoy chatting about it :)

Hello from our head of UX at Motor!
I was hired at Blocket about 2 years ago to improve user-centric ways of working at Blocket Motor. At Blocket I saw an opportunity to be able to work with two super interesting areas; circular economy and the automotive industry. The automotive industry is going through rapid change towards digitization, sustainable mobility and electrification. Transport is a part of everyone’s life, it’s an enabler to connect people with each other and the world around them. With so many opportunities to explore, so many needs to understand, and so many people to design awesome services for, we need to strengthen our design team at Motor. I believe that design is key to building the future. If you do too, then come join us!
// Johanna Pihlgren

Interested in joining the Blocket world?

We look forward to hearing from you! Send your CV or apply with your LinkedIn-profile and let us know what makes you tick. We would love to get to know you a bit better! Questions - feel free to reach out to [[email protected]

](mailto:[email protected])You will work from our Stockholm office and at Blocket we work in a hybrid role, which means that you will hangout with your fantastic colleagues in the office a few days a week and the remaining days you can work from wherever you want.

Since it is holiday seasons coming up interviews will first be held in January. Merry christmas

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BUZZ:: product design, digital design, digital art director, appdesign, app designer, produktdesign, UX, user experience, CX, customer experience, hållbarhet, circular economy, sustainability, cirkulärekonomi, hållbarhet

Great Place to Work

  • 30 days holiday

  • Fun events including awesome Kick Offs

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities

  • Generous annual wellbeing allowance and much more

  • Parental leave premium

  • A great, modern office in central Stockholm

  • Breakfast every Monday and fika on Fridays

About the company

The Blocket journey began in Skåne 1996 - since then the concept of Blocket has been exported to over 40 other countries. Today, Blocket, which is owned by the media group Schibsted, is Sweden’s largest online marketplace. There are approximately 600 000 items, vehicles, jobs and housing being advertised and discovered by its 5 million visitors every week. The value for all advertisements in 2018 amounted to SEK 714 billion - equal to 15 percent of Sweden’s GDP. Thanks to second-hand trading at Blocket, 0.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases can be avoided every year. The output being equivalent to if Stockholm’s city roads stood empty for about a year. Blocket has approximately 240 colleagues and the office is located in central Stockholm. Together, we are passionate about second-hand trading, the environment and the continued growth of Blocket - one of Sweden’s largest sites. We are proud environmental heroes and enjoy working together. Read more on our career page.


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