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Date posted:  Sep 16, 2023
Location: 

Berlin, BE, DE Varna, BG

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  14751

Senior UX Designer

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

Yara aims to be the crop nutrition company of the future, leading the development of sustainable agriculture and digital tools to help solve global agricultural challenges. We have a worldwide presence in over 65 countries with around 17,000 employees. Drawing on more than a century of experience in crop nutrition, Yara established the Digital Farming division to explore how technology can be used to improve farmers' lives and productivity. At Yara Farming Solutions Europe, we aim to leverage Yara's digital product and commercial portfolio with data and insights on soil health, regenerative farming practices and information around the farmer and fields. Join us in the digital transformation of the agriculture industry to achieve Yara's goal of responsibly feeding the world and protecting the planet.

Important: The role could be offered remotely to candidates living in Germany or Bulgaria. 

Responsibilities

  • Function both as an individual contributor and project leader, guiding a team of designers and researchers.
  • Manage and execute design work from project goals to execution, validation and final handoff to engineers. 
  • Work with Product Managers and other stakeholders to define project requirements and roadmaps, facilitating Design Sprints and workshop activities for shaping new initiatives.
  • Understand and balance business, user and technical requirements.
  • Deliver experiences that are optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces, including phone, tablet and desktop.
  • Facilitate the adoption of UX and design thinking within your teams.
  • Develop interns and junior designers and contribute to the advancement of the design practice within the Global UX Team.
  • Act as a collaborator with mid/junior designers and align work between project squads to ensure consistent experience.

Profile

  • You have a minimum of 5 years of relevant UX working experience.
  • You have an outstanding portfolio that showcases a variety of projects, your creative process and final designs.
  • You have proven experience in leading UX projects across the whole design process.
  • You have proven experience in facilitating and running collaborative methodologies such as Design Sprints and co-creation workshops with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Awareness in 2 or more of the following: Research, Visual Design, Interaction Design, Content, Service Design.
  • You have mastered the most common design tools and are up to date with industry standards.
  • You are able to articulate design decisions and communicate to your stakeholders and managers.
  • You are open to receiving and providing constructive feedback.
  • You are proactive and have an experimental mindset.
  • You are aligned with our principles: customer-centric, lean, service-oriented architecture, self-motivated, transparent.
  • Have experience working end-to-end delivering products at scale. Enterprise product experience is a plus.

Additional Information

  • To directly impact on products that provide real value to farmers and industries based on an honest business model

  • To work on sustainable solutions that benefit humankind and the environment

  • Very competitive remuneration and an unlimited work contract

  • A flexible yet stable environment in the newly founded digital unit of a global company

  • Flexible working hours, working from home/remote option!

  • Support for personal development, training, conferences, and continuous learning

  • Commitment to using new approaches, technologies, and frameworks

  • To choose your own preferred MacOS hardware

Contact details

Padelis Kollias

Talent Acquisition Manager

padelis.kollias@yara.com

Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassadors networks. 


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