Digital UX designer

Job TitleDigital UX designer

Job Description

Your challenge

Join us in our journey of the digital transition of Philips Lighting. Be part of a global leader with a start-up spirit working on lighting innovations that transform the world. As the UX lead designer, you will be responsible for the UX of our professional lighting platforms and services. You will be setting the UX vision as well as leading the direction for user-centered touch-points that translate business and user needs into highly engaging experiences.

The Design function aims to deliver a coherent and excellent user experience, through understanding users and partners, leading change, sparking collaboration, sharing knowledge, building competence and the creation of standards for the design of digital Philips Lighting products.

Your Team

You will be based in our main design hub in Eindhoven in an international design team, and collaborate with a globally distributed team.

Working closely with product management and system architects in an agile environment (SAFe), you will participate in defining and prioritizing the program backlog, run UX spikes and create UX enablers that drive development.

You get the opportunity to work with designers of varied expertise (on user research, product design, light application…) to evolve our eco-system and services.

Ever wondered what life at Philips Lighting looks like? Check out some of our inspiring employee stories or the following website to see what we mean.

We are looking for:

Candidates who share our passion to improve people's live. To be successful in this role, you have/are able to:

  • A Bachelor/Master's Degree from a reputed design institute in Interaction Design or comparable
  • >7 years of relevant user-centered, interaction design experience in a fast-paced agile environment.
  • Able to scope, set direction, define requirements, collaborate, lead a program and drive increments ensuring UX quality & vision, aligned with business & brand strategy.
  • Able to establish connections with key stakeholders and can present/communicate convincingly.
  • Lead & coach junior design team members to grow their potential.
  • Responsive design / Web application / Native design.
  • You fully understand and are able to use relevant design tools like: Adobe CS, Sketch, Invision, Flinto, Axure RP, etc.
  • Skilled in user research methods & tools such as: usability-testing, co-creation, persona definition, user journey mapping… you are an evangelist of user-centricity and (service) design thinking.
  • Ability to define, measure and act upon UX metrics and product analytics.
  • You are proficient in English, can provide a strong portfolio and are passionate to raise the bar.
  • You like working in a multinational environment.

Additional skills that we love to see:

  • Sufficient understanding of programming languages such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and software development methods/tools like scrum, SAFe, Confluence & Jira.
  • You are up to date with latest UX trends, web design trends and frameworks.
  • You are up to date with latest (mobile/web) app design trends and platform specific API's.

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work for the #1 lighting organization. We'll reward you with an attractive compensation package and the chance to stretch yourself further. Show us your energy, your creativity and your sound professional judgment, and we'll match these with educational and other opportunities within a dynamic, international setting.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Depending on experience, we offer you a market conform salary
  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually
  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching
  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package
  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount
  • Healthy work-life balance

Recruitment process

Join the leading lighting company for the digital world, and help us unlock the extraordinary potential of light for brighter lives and a better world. Be a game changer. Be Philips Lighting. Apply today.

If you're interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume (in English) through the Philips career site- vacancy number 257070.

Include a digital portfolio or link to your on-line portfolio, clearly showing your role(s) and responsibilities as well as your methodology.

As we have no closing date set we urge you to apply as soon as possible!


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