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Senior Product Designer

  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2022
  • London
  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2022
  • London

Company
Hurtigruten Group is the world’s leading adventure travel group, offering unique small-ship and land-based adventures from pole to pole. We take our guests to the most spectacular areas on the planet, offering a mix of pristine wilderness and visits to genuine local communities.

Hurtigruten Group is revolutionising the travel industry’s approach to sustainability, allowing us to offer authentic local experiences while leaving a footprint we are proud of — both in nature and with the communities we visit.


Mission
We are now embarking on an entirely new kind of expedition; a digital product revolution to keep us at the disruptive edge of the industry.

Our mission and passion is simple: be the global leader in inspirational adventure travel and build world-class product and engineering teams.


Product Vision
The vision for the HRX product is to build the leading B2C platform for expedition travel that creates a world-leading experience for our guests and enables Hurtigruten Expedition's ambitious growth targets.

Work with great people

Tessa van Drie
Expedition Leader
"For ten years I’ve been motivated and supported to try different roles and grew into the role of Expedition Leader. Together with the team on board we aim to give our guests a journey a lifetime."
Kris Willassen
Head of Port and Nautical Operations
"Working in an international environment with ships and professional colleagues from all around the world is very inspiring and motivating!"

Skills & Requirements

Customer-obsessed senior product designers who are passionate about our mission. We want design to drive the solutions for the business and the customer, ensuring that we create the best possible experience for our customers.

Working closely with product and engineering we want to test, learn and iterate as quickly as possible to achieve our goals.

You’ll be fluent in design thinking and the latest tools to enable us to prototype and test with customers successfully.

Ideally, you will have experience designing online and offline experiences and the unique challenges that come with these products.

You thrive in an agile and non-hierarchical manner. You like a challenge and are able to work autonomously to achieve goals.


Responsibilities

  • Be an advocate in the business for Product and User-Centered Design.

  • Conduct user research to discover insights, define user personas, and map user journeys.

  • Create distinct experiences that are desirable and consistent across multiple platforms, devices and channels.

  • Develop new product concepts, interaction designs and screen flows, and prototypes to articulate solutions.

  • Create compelling visual designs that align with company and product brand standards.

  • Conduct concept and usability testing to iteratively validate and improve design solutions.

  • Actively collaborates as part of an agile team to ensure designs are feasible and implemented accurately.

  • Track user experience metrics and reports on the success of UX improvements, including analytics.


Domain Skills

  • Hands-on design experience working on web platforms.

  • Able to plan, conduct, and synthesise user research and usability testing.

  • Skilled at creating interaction design solutions for multiple products.

  • Skilled at mobile-first design systems.

  • Strong visual design skills, able to create compelling, branded, high-fidelity product screens.

  • Familiar working with design systems that consistently scale across platforms that meet WCAG 2.0 AA accessibility standards.

  • Solid understanding of how to create usable, accessible, and modular designs that can scale to millions of users through design systems and prototyping.

  • Skilled in motion and interactive UI design (prototyping) is a plus.

  • Travel knowledge and enthusiasm is a plus.

  • Experience with Figma and Miro.

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent work experience.


Agile Experience

  • Excited in working and collaborating with diverse teams in a dynamic, rapid growth environment.

  • Hands-on experience designing consumer applications for desktop, web, and mobile.

  • Proven experience working in design teams in an Agile product development setting.


Individual skills

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate the value of a design choice to users and non-designer stakeholders.

  • Creative problem solving and analytical thinking.

  • Able to produce high-quality creative solutions in a fast-paced environment.

  • Substantial spike in 2 of 3 of the following: User Experience, Interaction Design, Visual Design.


We offer

  • An exciting role working with the strongest global brand within expedition cruising.

  • Inspirational and friendly work environment.

  • Competitive compensation and benefits.

  • Learning, career, and mobility opportunities.

  • Staff rates on all our ships for you, your family, and close friends

Great Place to Work

  • Play your part

  • Inspire the Adventure

  • Make tomorrow better

About the company

The undisputed global leader in sustainable inspirational adventure travel — a catalyst for change towards a greener travel industry. Formed in 1893, Hurtigruten Group is the world’s leading adventure travel group. We have 2,400+ employees worldwide, representing more than 50 nationalities. They form part of three main business Units — Hurtigruten Expeditions, Hurtigruten Coastal Express and Hurtigruten Svalbard — which offer unique small-ship and land-based adventures from pole-to-pole.

At Hurtigruten Expeditions, we sail guests on adventures to more than 250 destinations across 30+ countries. Through the experience of exploration, we are changing people’s perspectives on what adventure travel looks like while impacting the lives of millions of people.

As a Group, we are revolutionising the travel industry’s approach to sustainability through a number of vital initiatives to protect the world we explore.

Quick overviewTOM

Single-use plastic banHurtigruten was the first major travel company to have removed single-use plastic from its entire fleet and our hotels.

Hybrid Explorer shipsHurtigruten has two hybrid-electric powered expedition cruise ships that offer a 20% reduction of fuel consumption.

Beach cleanupsHurtigruten Expedition Teams encourage guests to take part in beach clean-ups, which results in several metric tonnes of trash every year being removed.

Hurtigruten FoundationThe Foundation specialises in the conservation of endangered species, fighting against marine and plastic pollution.

Jonny Baffour | Contact Person

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