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Lead UI Designer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Looking for the next adventure in your career? You are in the right place! We are always happy to get to know people who love learning and have their heart in the right place.

Skills & Requirements

At Futurice, we create digital services that people love. We'd love you to take the opportunity to shape and influence our clients' business and raise the benchmark of design quality. As a Lead UI designer, you will have a key role in helping the world's leading businesses to develop compelling and well-thought out design solutions as a hands-on practitioner and coach. Caring for the devil that lives in the details.

We are human first. And ethics matter tremendously. Mutual respect is an essential condition, as is passion, talent and energy. All team members need to be ambitious self-starters and have a desire to be part of a workplace with a lean, flat structure, built on a foundation of Nordic straightforwardness. Individuals are constantly given opportunities to learn and grow in collaboration with wonderfully nice and extremely talented people.

Above all, designers need to share an excitement about beautifully crafted digital experiences that have a positive impact on people’s lives and deliver real value.

At Futurice Lead UI Designers typically work in agile design & development teams in long and short term projects. The work includes e.g. translating brand identities and guidelines into creative concepts, compelling user interfaces, developing beautiful-state-of-the-art design, responsible for development of design systems and design components, user flows for digital experiences and prototyping solutions and validating them with end users. Depending on the case, our designers can also conduct user research and be involved in business development efforts like pitching for new business.

What we expect:

  • Fluent in English.

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in creating and bringing digital products and services to market.

  • First-class communication skills with the ability to eloquently articulate concepts and rationale in a comprehensive and understandable manner verbally, written and visually.

  • Enthusiasm for digital design best practice, new interaction models, design standards and emerging technologies.

What we expect from Lead:

  • Ability to lead large scale design projects and related accounts from a design point of view.

  • Demonstrated experience in leading cross-discipline teams.

  • A strategic and creative thinker, able to lead and inspire team members and clients with compelling, well-thought out design solutions.

  • Evolve and innovate the UI practices inside Futurice, pulling in state-of-the-art methods and tools from external and internal expertise.

  • You are driving design quality, practice and offerings that meet business and user goals as well as creating new offerings within Futurice.

  • Being part of business development teams to secure the next exciting projects for our teams.


  • Experience in user research and user testing.

  • Experience with animation creation

  • Experience in coding and agile development

  • Experience in analytics

  • Experience in brand identity and brand strategy.

  • Experience in digital marketing or marketing strategy.

One Nice-to-have would be excellent. Two would blow our minds. Three may bring us to tears. Your superpower is not on the list? Surprise and convince us!

A strong portfolio is a crucial accompaniment to your application, including several examples of successfully launched products, services and results that demonstrate strategic, conceptual and creative thinking, reflecting an extensive and comprehensive understanding of the design process.

We want you to love your job, and we'll do our best to make it happen.

If there's one thing we know, it's picking people, so you'll work with a team of enthusiastic and ambitious people from different countries and backgrounds who aim to create a caring and inclusive workplace. We want to have a positive impact in the world, and it shows. We want you to succeed and will help you in becoming a better version of yourself!

If the above sounds like something you can and want to do, and you're a friendly person who is fun to work with, we would love to get your application! Please send it along with your CV and portfolio using the form below.

For additional information about this position, you can contact Cecilia Lövström, Head of Operation and Strategy (until 2.7.)

Come as you are
As an ultimate learning platform that empowers people to become a better version of themselves, we believe that diversity and inclusion are important to our company's success. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse pool of candidates. We welcome applications from everyone, regardless of their race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, medical condition, or other non-merit factors - we care for each other!

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. We are co-creating the future. Our work has meaning and makes an impact on society. By helping our clients thrive, we co-create a better future.

Founded in 2000 we are over 650-strong and growing. We are all about people. We trust each other and care about each other. We are open and honest. We empower and encourage each other. We are committed to helping you become a better version of you. We challenge each other to find a path of personal growth. We support each other as we learn and grow as people and professionals.

We are cultivating a diverse and proud community, and committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and grow.

As an international company with Nordic roots, our HQ is in Helsinki and we have offices in Tampere, Stockholm, Berlin, Munich and Stuttgart. We come from all over the world. Our clients are international, as are the opportunities we provide. Our culture is built on a Nordic heritage of trust and transparency.

Cecilia Lövström | Contact Person

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