Career

Senior Experience Designer (m/f/d) Strategic Design

Cologne / Experience Design

How you get involved

  • You design and develop convincing and innovative services, products and experiences in close collaboration with our customers in order to transfer even complex business models into the digital world

  • Together with our business designers and service designers you develop impressive product visions

  • From the initial idea to the finished product, you'll be passionate about ensuring that all concept and design decisions take into account the needs of both users and our clients' businesses

  • You are an integral part of our research activities, and use the user understanding gained to derive ideas and recommendations for action

  • Formulating clear hypotheses and propositions, illustrating complex systems and processes, and synthesizing diverse information will be part of your daily work

  • You involve the stakeholders on the client side in our design process, react constructively to their feedback and present the ideas and work results also sometimes on top management level

  • You not only share your knowledge and passion around innovation, experience design methods and design / system / future thinking at denkwerk, but also actively contribute to the further development and learning process of your team

You have

  • Completed university studies in the fields of experience design, service design or comparable courses of study

  • 3+ years of experience in comparable roles as a strategic designer as well as in the strategic development of new services and products in close customer contact

  • Methodological competence and confident use of design tools, expertise in all experience design disciplines, and a very good feel for interaction design and visual design

  • An infectious passion for creativity, innovation and technology and the intelligence to make it happen

  • The ability to build trust within the team and in front of clients, make thoughtful decisions, stand up for them, and deliver them in breakthrough presentations (Keynote / PowePoint)

  • You feel comfortable in agile processes as well as in more traditional project structures

  • Willingness to travel, both to customers and to the other denkwerk locations

  • Very good German and good written and spoken English skills and a convincing appearance in front of our customers

You get

  • Projects and customers that make your heart beat faster

  • Team spirit, diversity and a relaxed as well as innovative working atmosphere

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work remotely

  • Employee profit-sharing

  • "denkmate" - an experienced denkwerker is available to you as a buddy with advice and support

  • Benefits such as "denkfit" (sports courses), "denkhealth" (health management) and the JobRad

  • Various internal events, as well as external training opportunities

Off we go

We are not big fans of long cover letters and would therefore only like to know briefly who you are, what motivates you and why denkwerk in particular is exciting for you. Please also send us your CV, portfolio, starting date and desired salary.

Welcome to Cologne

I like the fact that you kind of have the middle point of things in Cologne: the balance between city/green space; not too crowded/dense but also not too quiet/secluded; not big, not small; not metropolitan-like multicultural but also not mono.

Isabelle Born Client Service Director