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Visual Designer (closed)

Job Description

Why you get out of bed in the morning

We want someone who has a passion for making the world a more beautiful place. Your blood pressure rises when you see badly kerned type and believe that designers who just copy and paste stuff from google’s material design guide and the noun project are dragging down the whole branch. With your work, you strive to capture and define the brand's DNA and push the marriage between functionality and visual design to higher levels. It’s not just about the pixels and vectors. Ultimately you are driven by the possibility to design intuitive, simple and beautiful experiences that create real value.

What you will do during the day

As a Visual Designer at Above, you will design intuitive, simple and beautiful digital experiences, visual brand identities and systems in collaboration with an exciting mix of competencies here at Above. You will not be put at the end of the decision process to dress stuff up, nope! you will be part of all phases of our projects from insight to the final solution. Training your ninja design skills and making things sing and dance using the best design and prototyping tools out there.

What we will be looking for when we meet you

When we meet you digitally or IRL we will be looking to see an aesthetic radar that is well tuned into the advancements within in the field of visual design expression and digital UX. A passion for the detail and the ability to use motion and UX patterns to make us feel all warm inside. The high regard for simplicity of structure and interaction will shine through in your portfolio and when you talk about process we will be listening closely to understand your ability to connect your design decisions to user needs.

About you

We believe in creating a culture where you as an individual can take responsibility for your work. In return, you will work with the most interesting projects and clients around.

Your drive to learn and improve and is your most important asset. You strive to be an excellent team player, and use that drive to communicate across competencies using UX as the glue. Your personal leadership, allows you to focus on being agile and self-driven. You are humble enough to take direction, and brave enough to offer critical feedback, with a personality that enhances the dynamics of the team spirit.

About Above.se

We at Above are devoted to breaking down the boundaries between physical and digital solutions with the fusion of hardware, software, applications and services. We work with the full scale of product and service creation, from strategic concepting all the way through to manufacturing.

We are a mixed bag, not only nationalities but also of competencies. Made up of industrial, digital, service designers, electronic and software engineers, split over three offices - Stockholm, Malmö and Shenzhen. One of our core philosophies is that we believe in bringing designers and engineers together from the start. When our designers understand the state of the art tech-enablers and our engineers get the big picture, the user experience moves from a vision into the market – and beyond, creating value in people’s everyday lives.

We work with amazing international brands, local Scandinavian heroes and a fantastic collection of start-ups. We also have a passion for creating our own products and have a good track record of successful start up ventures.