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(Our first) UI/UX designer (closed)

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced UI/UX designer join our product team. As the first UI/UX designer in the team, you will take the lead on design of the user-facing parts of our social robotics platform, including a simulation environment for the robot, various tools used by skill developers as well as different cloud services. You will also play a key role in evaluating user-experience and deciding the way forward of the same.

You will join a very ambitious team of scientists, entrepreneurs and engineers building the most advanced social robotics platform on the market. Further on, you will be an early employee at one of the most promising and high impact startups around with mission to revolutionize how we interact with in, backed by some of Europe’s most prominent investors.

By joining Furhat, you will join us on a journey to create world leading conversational robots that interact with us the way we interact with each other, and be in the driver’s seat in the development of a new genre of applications between human and machines.

As a UI/UX designer, you would:

* Craft everything from mockups to final high definition designs for our various graphical interfaces

* Work together with product manager to help visualize complex problems through user insights and visualizations

* Explore, build and test a wide range of solutions through rapid prototyping and usability testing

* Conduct design in a scalable way, implementing and maintaining component and visual asset libraries

* Build processes to ensure that live products are up to date and steadily improving

* Be a voice for design-thinking in the company

* Work closely with product owners and engineers to deliver high-quality experiences from concept to launch

* Stay updated with the relevant design and technology trends

We would like that you have:

* Proven track-record of designing and shipping complex digital products

* High self-motivation, with previous experience working independently on ambiguous problems

* Demonstrable user-centered design approaches, interaction design standards and methodology

* Hands-on experience working with user-studies

* Highly skilled in various design and mockup tools such as Sketch, Photoshop and Illustrator

* Proven ability to work cross-functionally and synthesize feedback and input from product management and engineering

* Be able to effectively communicate your designs to various stakeholders

* BA in Interface Design, Visual Communication, HCI, Product Design or equivalent experience

Nice to haves:

* Experience designing products for software developers

* Front-end development experience

* Game UI design

* Experience in service design

About Furhat Robotics

We are an artificial intelligence and social robotics startup with the vision to make interaction with technology truly human. Founded by four PhDs in social robotics at KTH, we are an ambitious, small team of scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs backed by prominent investors. Our product is the most expressive and customizable social robot on the market, powered by a state-of-the-art multi-modal conversational platform and a developer suite used by 3rd party developers to build robot applications. We are now looking for high-achievers that share our passion, to join our ride.