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Freelancer - UX/UI Designer

  • Munich
  • Munich

We are looking for a UX/UI Designer to support our team in two different automotive projects:

Project 1:

General information:

  • Start of the collaboration is as soon as possible to start the onboarding and support our design stream
  • Duration 6-7 months with possible extension
  • It is a full-time project, it would require ideally 5 days a week of involvement. The primary work location is Munich Futurice office.

About the project

  • The scope of the collaboration is to join the Futurice design team and support the design of a mobile app that allows the user to connect and communicate with their car remotely. iOS and Android environment.
  • The team is young and international. The group is working together daily, normally designers are collaborating in smaller groups of 2/3 people, each group is taking care of one topic and design UX/UI solutions for defined problems or features.
  • We are working in design sprints of 2 weeks, we agree in advance during the sprint planning on the stories/features to design. We have regular reviews with the POs and design leads from the client-side. Designers are in charge of the communication with the clients and for the UX/UI design of the features.
  • The type of work is various. We maintain and design new features for the existing app, in parallel we design new UX/UI solutions for the app re-design that will be released in the future.
  • We are proceeding sequentially and we are designing features in series with the final goal of building the overall product. Sometimes the work is more conceptual and requires the creation of customer journey and flows to find solutions for specific user needs, in other cases the design work consists of redesign existing features.
  • We regularly (every 2 months) run user test sessions here in Munich and we create prototypes with Flinto (optional).

Project 2:

General information

  • Starting date: As soon as you are available
  • Duration: Depending on your possible starting date: 2-3 months
  • The client is in Stuttgart and we plan to visit regularly
  • The team is a multidisciplinary setup with currently two designers, four developers and a scrum master

About the project

  • In deep collaboration with our client and the actual users, we developed an internal tool from scratch, supporting user in their daily work
  • The topic itself is more on the complex side of things, a bit tech driven nested in the automotive industry
  • After the first research phase last year, we designed and developed the first MVP to validate our assumptions and deliver a proof of concept
  • Next steps will be opening the field of Research, Service- and UX Design again, to research, ideate and develop the next set of features for the tool
  • That includes shaping the vision and roadmap for the future of the tool

Skills & Requirements

  • Fluent German skills are a big plus
  • Project experience in UX Design
  • Experience in consulting and automotive industry
  • Experience in agile working environment

Please let us know in your application which project would rather be interesting for you! Additionally please send us your portfolio and indicate your hourly wage and availability.

About the company

Futurice is a new breed of innovation consultancy that has digital values at its core. We inject life into digital solutions by designing innovative mobile apps and online software – all with a focus on user experience and interaction. We believe that the winning recipe for digital projects is happy people, happy customers, and happy users. Our customers span financial services, media, automotive and energy, amongst others.

Founded in 2000 we are over 550-strong and growing. A Finnish company, our HQ is in Helsinki and we have offices in Tampere, Stockholm, Oslo, London, Berlin, Munich and Stuttgart. For more information, visit www.futurice.com.

Katharina Stelzer | Hiring Manager

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