At Pexapark, we help renewable energy producers in successfully selling their power in modern electricity markets. Our software platform is built on top of a quantitative pricing and valuation engine and supports our customers in the entire lifecycle of managing their renewable portfolio.
We are a young and dynamic company based in Zurich (Switzerland), with offices in Lviv (Ukraine) and London (UK). We believe in thinking big and setting out to achieve what others don’t dare. Are you an enthusiastic designer that wants to work in an inspiring and high-pace environment? Do you want to contribute to a greener future and growing a business?
As the head of user experience design, you ensure that our users have a modern, intuitive, and simple experience when using any of our digital products. You make sure they perceive Pexapark as a coherent, top-notch and highly professional software suite – we should be recognizable as the most important commercial toolset for actors on renewable energy markets. We absolutely want the design of our software to have a wow-effect, and you’re the one making this happen!
You will be in charge of the user experience of all our software and digital properties, and will be working closely with business, engineering and marketing to create a unique brand experience.
Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features
Develop a coherent, simple and modern user experience that fully integrates all our software products – this should cover initial contact and signup with Pexapark, access to known applications, discovering new applications, switching between applications, leveraging data sources in multiple applications, and managing your Pexapark account
Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products
Be involved early in the conception of new features and aid their development by driving the design process
Support the exploration of entirely new applications with rapid prototyping, design sprints, and similar methods
Understand design research practices and interpret research insights into actionable design solutions, participate in usability testing to identify design pitfalls and create solution providing seamless user experience
Utilize design techniques such as information architecture, service blueprints and customer journey mapping to create original and unique features
Work in agile environment and collaborate closely with engineering and product teams to iterate, refine and implement design solutions Make sure Pexapark is recognized for its ecosystem of powerful and innovative products allowing it to remain a top-of-the-market software provider
Make the Pexapark user experience as recognizable, modern and professional as the ones from successful digital companies such as Google, Apple and Facebook. While we provide highly specialized business to business tools, we also want to sell software that is simply beautiful
At least 5 years experience as a user experience designer
Track record of creating exceptional user experiences, demonstrated by a versatile portfolio
Self-starter with a strong drive to make the vision a reality
Excellent English language skills
High degree of self-motivation
Be willing to travel between our locations occasionally (once international travel is safe again)
Team player who enjoys working with others
A good sense of humor
Becoming part of an international team of 30+ entrepreneurs, renewable energy specialists and engineers
Well-funded company through our recent Series B and a rapidly growing business
An environment where drive and ambition are encouraged, and the sky is the limit
Flat hierarchy, no bureaucracy
Work engagement can be structured flexibly both in terms of time and location
The ability to offer you participation in the company
Please send your resume and a link to your portfolio via the job posting at https://pexapark.join.com/ and tell us why you would like to join our team in your covering letter, including your thoughts to the following three questions: (1)Which of your contributions will be critical in shaping Pexapark’s future growth? (2)How would you define success for the position at hand? (3) Tell us of a recent example of good design that you encountered and why you found it impressive?