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Lead UI & Motion Designer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Amsterdam
  • Hybrid
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Amsterdam
  • Hybrid

Design defines everything. It is the multisensory link between the technology that is behind all the things we make and the people that actually use it. It’s the smile on someone's face when they first open an app and the reason we prefer one brand over the other. In short: We think it’s really important. In code d’azur you’ll find one of the most versatile digital design companies on the planet. Our teams design for anything with a screen. Online experiences, big builds, social content, tools, apps, platforms, you name it. The red thread through it all is the quality. We’re all here to make great work.

As UI & motion design lead you will be an integral part of a much bigger creative team. Working directly with UX specialists, creatives, project managers and developers, both from the agency and the client. You will work in a dedicated team on the brand experience for Polestar. In close partnership with key stakeholders you will contribute to key launches and critical improvements of their brand experience. Polestar is a progressive and luxury design brand, we’re looking for designers who have experience with luxury product brands and bring a portfolio that demonstrates high-end style & aesthetic. As a lead designer you will set the example through stand-out design craft, motion design and interactive thinking, and inspire other team members to achieve the same.

We have a very unbiased culture. We’re a diverse group of people with very little ego, but a shared drive to create great things. Our team puts a lot of emphasis on the atmosphere in the team and make sure everyone can grow and do their very best work in an environment that is safe and open.

What you’ll do

  • Create on brand experiences for our client, Polestar, crafting consistent UI and applying motion design

  • Facilitating feedback sessions with other designers and stakeholders

  • Ensuring a better understanding and consideration of brand guidelines with our product teams

  • Using storytelling to convey complex topics in a coherent way

  • Introducing new technologies and tooling to improve team work flow

  • Working in early stages / discovery phases as a conceptual thinker

  • Work directly with our stakeholders to evolve their brand how it is conveyed with in their digital products

  • Ideating and concepting new product features and UI patterns

  • Innovation work - from early concept to execution

Work with great people

Frontend Developer
"I couldn’t be happier about joining code d’azur - the remarkable culture, the exciting projects and especially the people make code an amazing place to work at."
Digital Designer
"I chose code to challenge my skillset with exciting projects. I enjoy the collaborative nature that has been built here, which makes it easy to learn from designers across other disciplines!"
Digital Producer
"I love working at Code d’azur because we have exciting projects and, also, because I have colleagues from all over the world, 22 different nationalities and counting!"
Digital Designer
"code d’azur is a great place to work with talented individuals, for exciting clients - making a significant impact while enjoying the experience and having fun!"
UX Designer
"code adopts the principle of people first not just as a motto, but as an integral part of the daily lifestyle. This created an environment where I can thrive, experience personal growth, and have fun!"

Skills & Requirements

What we need

  • An exciting portfolio that includes examples of digital products and motion projects , showing you’re exceptional at crafting experiences and have a keen eye for detail and storytelling.

  • Previous experience working for a digital design agency or design consultancy.

  • Extensive experience working with Design Systems and design governance/process.

  • The ability to convey your ideas using motion and prototyping tools.

  • Thought leadership: A strong point of view; ability to contribute to the strategic development of an assignment; creative ideas and the ability to promote conceptual thinking among the team.

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.

  • A strong ability and experience in leading, directing and managing a group of cross-disciplinary teams.

  • A positive, can-do attitude and a sociable personality, we like nice people!

A big plus

  • Experience working within the automotive industry

  • Experience on multi-touchpoint brand ecosystems

  • Ability to define and executive new process within big organizations

About the company

Surely you already peeked at our site and Insta, but here’s our formal introduction copy: code d' azur is a global digital brand and experience company based in Amsterdam, with offices in Austin, Barcelona and Dubai. We design and build digital products, ecosystems and campaigns that stand out, fit in. By combining creativity, strategy and technology, we make the possibilities of tomorrow work for brands today.

What we offer

We are nothing but our people. You will join a team of trained talent that closely collaborates to design platforms, services and campaigns that become industry defining and raise the bar across the field. This is our goal as a company.

People that join code tend to stay. And those who do leave tend to come back. We have legendary pub nights, code festival, our own game team and great office drinks. Never trust marketing copy. So perhaps just check in with someone you know that already works at code.

Life is not work alone. You will have deadlines, you will have meetings and you will have to collaborate with other teams, but when you don’t you’re free to work where-ever you want. Go swim in the morning or hit the gym. As long as the work is done, we’re all good.

There’s a lot of opportunity to grow. The company has branched out to Austin and Dubai relatively recently and doubled in size over the past two years. There’s growth and you’ll be part of it. Courses, events, training, all the stuff you need to do to make yourself better, we can help with that.

You’ll work for industry leading brands like Polestar, Philips, Lotus, T-Mobile and Ahold Delhaize. The industry defining work you’ll make will be seen, touched, used and shared by millions of people. The work we create is awarded and recognized internationally.

Contribution to a YourCampus subscription, Healthy lunch, Bi-weekly massages at the office (don’t worry, there’s also a secret drawer filled with cookies and candy), Long term remote work options, Travel allowance, Fifa tournaments, ping pong challenges, beer, wine, tea, coffee, fruit, snacks and darts.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion

Our people are a true cross section of society. That’s how we make sure the services, campaigns and products we make uphold the same quality, regardless of who interacts with it. We welcome everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity. Hello world.

Pavlos Diamantopoulos | Contact Person

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