komoot Web Designer

  • Design & User Experience
  • Full-Time

Posted on October 8th, 2019

Millions of people experience real-life adventures with our apps. We help people all over the world discover the best hiking and biking routes, empowering our users to explore more of the great outdoors. And we’re good at it: Google and Apple have listed us as one of their Apps of the Year numerous times — and with more than 8 million users and 50,000 five-star reviews, komoot is on its way to becoming one of the world’s most popular cycling and hiking apps. Behind the app screen is a passionate fully remote team working from 12 countries — that’s over 50 people with a shared mission to help our users experience real-life adventures, on foot or by bike. If you’d like to help to build the future of outdoor exploration, we’re looking for a talented, enthusiastic Web Designer to join our team.

Why you will love it

  • Your work will enable millions of people to have awesome outdoor experiences
  • You’ll build and improve a product that we’re pretty sure you’ll end up using for your own outdoor trips
  • You’ll be developing in fast cycles with continuous testing and building based on direct user feedback
  • You will become a key player amongst a team of highly motivated and talented people
  • We let you work from wherever you want, be it a beach, the mountains, your house or anywhere else that lies in any time zone situated between UTC-1 and UTC+3
  • You’ll travel together with our team to amazing outdoor places several times a year to exchange ideas, learnings and go for hikes and rides

Responsibilities

What you will do

  • Own and drive the web design of core komoot products and take a lead on individual UX work streams
  • Conceptualize original web design ideas that bring simplicity and user-friendliness to complex roadblocks, and improve and optimize landing pages
  • Develop new layouts and interfaces and implement them in CSS and JavaScript
  • Create mockups, prototypes and user flows to communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Come up with new features as well as improve the existing ones, test ideas with users and run A/B tests
  • Work closely with other designers, backend team members and product managers in quick iteration cycles based on real feedback from users

Requirements

You will be successful in this position if you

  • Have 3+ years of experience as a Web designer, UI/UX designer or similar role related to web-based products
  • Can clearly demonstrate and apply your outstanding skills in developing and implementing layouts, interfaces and user flows
  • Are highly skilled in HTML, CSS, Figma, and Sketch and have a good knowledge of JavaScript
  • Have an excellent eye for design and attention to detail: you’re obsessed with designing awesome products that users love
  • You are up-to-date with the latest web technologies, techniques, and features
  • Have experience working in a remote team, hand in hand with developers
  • Have good communication skills and enjoy working with teammates in quick iteration cycles based on real feedback from users

Location

UTC-1 to UTC+3

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