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Product Designer UX/UI at Music-Tech Startup


Product Designer UX/UI at Music-Tech Startup
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About us
At Skoove, we unlock the magic of playing an instrument. With more than 1 million users today, we create an interactive app to learn piano. With our team of more than 30 certified music nuts, we combine music learning science, audio technology, and machine learning to build a unique company in the music tech space.

Your mission
You design the user interface and motion graphics of our web, iOS and Android music learning apps. You translate user and business needs into impactful design solutions to constantly improve our KPIs. You drive new product features from the idea to a fully specified concept and high fidelity design ready to be implemented. You bring our apps to life and provide guidance with animations and transitions. Your animated prototypes help to drive lean product decisions.

You have 5+ years of experience designing effortless and beautiful apps that make a difference. You have unstoppable curiosity about what drives learners and are always on the search for the elegant and pragmatic solution. You have what it takes to join our band? Apply now!

Your job
-You design the user experience and user interface of our mobile, tablet, and web / desktop applications.
-You drive all stages of the product design process from user research and ideation, prototyping and user testing, to high-fidelity visual designs, ready for implementation. This covers flowcharts, wireframes, low-fidelity mockups and usable prototypes, detailed concept specifications, and motion design principles. You also consider voice and text as integral parts of your design solutions.
-You are responsible for organising the design projects following the design thinking process and the agile methodology.
-You are closely working with our product design team, the CEO (acting PO), the Director Instrumental Teaching, and the development team to deliver designs that users love and understand intuitively.
-You own and develop our motion design guidelines. -Your animated videos educate users about piano theory. You brief external video editors and motion designers and ensure delivered work meets expectations.
-Together with the Director Instrumental Teaching, you build low-fidelity prototypes, organise user tests, analyse, and iterate.
-You manage freelancers, agencies, interns and working students. You provide design principles and creative brief to external designers, and ensure delivered creatives adhere to corporate identity.
-Your creativity and visual guidance help the marketing team to drive impactful campaigns. For key campaigns, you will also work on marketing assets hands on.
-You are always ahead of the game when it comes to new design trends and bring new design tools and workflows ideas to the team.

Your profile (Required)
-You have 5+ years of experience designing user interfaces and animations in a fast paced agile team, building apps used by thousands.
-Your designs have a proven track record to impact company KPIs and user engagement.
-You are an enthusiastic professional with a degree related to user interface or motion design.
-You are proficient in todays graphic creation, motion design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, AfterEffect, Invision, Lottie, etc…
-Experienced building well organised design systems in Sketch
-You love to build lean prototypes hands on and observe the impact in user interviews.
-You like to balance organisational excellence and process knowledge with a creative approach.
-You are fluent in English (speaking and writing), German a plus
-Experience in e-Learning, music, or games is a plus

What's in it for you?
-The ability to work in a cutting-edge field, with some of the best people in music tech
-Competitive salary
-Lean hierarchies and short decision making processes - you will work hand in hand with the CEO
-Diverse and super friendly international team
-An amazing office in trendy Berlin, Friedrichshain. -Fresh fruits, good coffee and a sunny terrace ☀️
-In case you plan to move to Berlin, we will support you while settling in
-Flexible working hours and remote work possibilities
-The majority of the time needs to be spend in the Berlin office

-Cover letter and resume
-You are holder of a German/European work permit

Job Start

Join an exceptional multinational team and shape the future of music making. Enjoy a positive and purpose-driven working atmosphere in our office in Berlin Friedrichshain. You have what it takes to make a difference? Come, join the band by using this link:
Published till
Oct 30, 2021

Contact Data

Karl-Marx-Allee 82
10243 Berlin
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Job field
Graphic Design
Industry / Product
Games & Interactive