UX Designer

    myGwork Published: June 22, 2022
    Location
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Job Type

    Description

    Do you want to be deeply involved in the design, creation, delivery and optimization of one of the world’s largest rewards programs?

    Join us in beautiful Amsterdam as a UX Designer, and be a part of the fast-growing team behind Booking.com’s FinTech user experience.

    This position offers the successful candidate the freedom to make meaningful and measurable improvements, impacting millions of people.

    You’ll join us at our beautiful Amsterdam HQ and work with some of our industry’s smartest people.

    As a UX Designer in the FinTech department, a strategic approach is essential. You will be deeply involved in the creation, delivery and optimization of one of the world’s largest travel companies online payment experience and offline guest experience via payment and financial tools for our partners .

    As Fintech provides a horizontal business service to all parts of Booking.com, this role will require interaction with internal stakeholders to deliver cross-vertical solutions, as well as working with our internal experimentation tool and validating your solutions with user researchers.

    Analytical thinking will frequently be required to verify both problems and their solutions.

    B.Responsible

    As a UX Designer you’ll be a key part of the idea generation process, working in a small startup-like group which takes full ownership of their part of our platform.

    Designer’ is just what it says on your CV you’d be just as happy to be labeled an Engineer, or Analyst; a Builder, Maker or Problem Solver.

    Your portfolio is a collection of stories that you can discuss with enthusiasm, and regret because you’re always getting better at what you do and you’re never satisfied with good enough’.

    You’re excited about the endless potential of the web and being able to build things that millions of people can use every day.

    The successful candidate for the UX Designer position in this area will be responsible for :

    • Shape the future of Booking.com’s online payment experience
    • Define how we help our partners manage and grow their business through payment and financial tooling
    • Own cross-vertical flows and design documentation
    • Collaborate closely with our design system’s team
    • Use our internal tools to experiment and validate your proposed solutions
    • Service design for internal teams within booking to support guest payment experience
    • Coordinate with researchers and data analysts to fully understand user requirements
    • Stay updated on FinTech related industry trends such as rewards, wallets and pay-in and pay-out technologies, financial tools, etc.

    B.Skilled

    • You are comfortable with each part of the design process, from research to exceptional UI design
    • Fluent in design thinking process and be able to independently to identify the problems to come up with validated solutions and iterated based on feedback to be ready to hangover for implementation
    • You are comfortable creating wireframes, polished mockups, and prototypes needed to communicate your ideas
    • Your strengths include being self-driven and taking full ownership of your ideas to solve challenging problems
    • You are comfortable working collaboratively with developers, product owners, and copywriters
    • You thrive on feedback and critique, responding with creative thinking and iterative design
    • You are a passionate advocate for the user, dedicated to the craft of design and creating elegant user experiences
    • You have an eye for identifying commonalities across a broad range of user contexts, and using this to refine and evolve our library of product patterns with a focus on being smart, scalable, and pragmatic when needed
    • You understand and thrive in an environment which employs extensive A / B testing - Booking.com is a data-informed company and testing is an important part of learning and decision making
    • You know the importance of accessibility and can design with these user needs in mind
    • You can confidently manage multiple stakeholders across the track and business and can discuss your ideas with everybody from directors to your junior peers.
    • You are comfortable with ambiguity and thrive in an environment that changes to meet business and customer needs

    B.Experienced

    • 3+ years’ experience delivering global products in a similar large scale product-led environment.
    • Advanced knowledge of desktop and mobile web user interface design, and creates a variety of artifacts with core design tools, such as Figma, Sketch.
    • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of the principles, concepts, and theories of product design and related areas including copywriting and research.
    • Has basic knowledge of prototyping tools or prototyping environments.
    • Effectiveness in working across organizational boundaries to define, manage and prioritize work.
    • Demonstrates understanding and application of user-centered design concepts, methods, and techniques to enable and advance quality design and outcomes.
    • Experience supporting designs by a broad mix of qualitative and quantitative insights.
    • Experience or work samples demonstrating system thinking, data visualizations, or information architecture are a plus.
    • Experience working with datasets and organizing information architecture in typical office productivity tools (Sheets, MS Excel, SQL, etc) are desirable.
    • Experience collaborating with Product Management and Engineering counterparts
    • Ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task in an agile environment is a plus.
    • Experience leading and communicating large scale projects across an organization is desirable.

    B.Offered

    This role is open to worldwide candidates. We provide assistance for you and your family with a generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam.

    We have successfully relocated 300+ technology professionals to Amsterdam in the last year.

    Headquarters located in one of the most vibrant cities in Europe : Amsterdam

    Full relocation support for you and your family (if the case) to move to Amsterdam - one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe.

    We have fine-tuned this process by successfully relocating 300+ Technology professionals to Amsterdam in the last year alone!

    Performance-based company that offers 29 vacation days, career advancement, and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential

    Discount on Booking.com accommodations with the Booking Deal including other perks and benefits

    Company-sponsored family and social activities to help our employees become integrated with each other and Dutch culture

    Diverse, unique colleagues from every corner of the world.

    With this role, you will have :

    • An opportunity to contribute to a high scale, complex, world renowned product and see the real time impact of your work on millions of travelers worldwide.
    • Be part of a truly international fast paced environment and performance driven culture.
    • Various opportunities to grow technically and personally via side projects, hackathons, conferences and your involvement in the community.
    • Full relocation support for you and your family (if the case) to move to Amsterdam - one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe.

    We have fine-tuned this process by successfully relocating 300+ Technology professionals to Amsterdam in the last year alone!

    • Headquarters located in one of the most dynamic cities in Europe : Amsterdam
    • Performance-based company that offers 29 vacation days, career advancement, and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential
    • Discount on Booking.com accommodations with the Booking Deal including other perks and benefits
    • Company-sponsored family and social activities to help our employees become integrated with each other and Dutch culture
    • Diverse and creative colleagues from every corner of the world
    • Generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam
    • With over 70 different nationalities within the technology department alone, you will be able to absorb new skills and grow your career in a multicultural environment.

    Booking.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

    We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive.

    When applying for this role you will be required to submit your portfolio. Keep in mind : Your portfolio should represent both the breadth and depth of your experience as well as showcase your ability to solve challenges and explain your design process.

    Pre- Employment Screening :

    If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law.

    Depending on the vacancy and applicable law, a pre-employment screening may include employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the open position at Booking.com.

    This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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