Tradeshift is hiring a

Senior User Experience Designer

Suzhou, China
Full-Time
Is your true passion designing digital user experiences? Are you motivated by the challenge of turning complex tasks into understandable and pleasant user flows? Do you have a deep understanding of what it means to design experiences across multiple digital platforms? Do you want to join a global team?

Tradeshift is looking for a seasoned user experience designer to join our new product teams in Suzhou. You’ll be working closely with highly skilled user experience designers, researchers, developers, product managers and business consultants. Critical to your and our success are our ultimate skills in transforming needs from businesses and users into intuitive solutions that will help end-users achieve their goals. You thrive in team collaboration but don’t fear working independently on complex tasks that require you to apply your strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

You will:

  • Conceptualize solutions that are aligned with Tradeshift’s strategy and solve the functional needs from our users
  • Work with personas, sketch user journeys and create wire frames
  • Localize Tradeshift’s product offerings to Chinese users
  • Work with UX researchers and other designers to ensure that our solutions are industry-leading in terms of ease of adoption, usability and end-user satisfaction

Requirements:

  • Formal design education (Ba. or M.Sc.) in UI, UX , IxD or comparable
  • Several years of experience in UX/IxD (however, we value talent more than experience)
  • Fluent in both Chinese/Mandarin and English, written and spoken
  • Familiar with cross-platform design and development(including mobile devices)
  • Knows how to create great user experiences for Chinese users
  • Awareness of current trends in mobile app and user interface design
  • Analytical and structured approach to work
  • Understand and have opinions on what makes up a good user experience
  • Experience with UX/IA sketching/presentation software (e.g. Axure, Powerpoint, Keynote)
  • Able to travel often

Valuable additional skills:

  • Front-end/client side coding skills for prototyping (HTML, CSS, jQuery, other)
  • Working with graphics software such as Photoshop or Illustrator
  • Hand or digital sketching
  • Experience with working in an agile environment (Lean, Scrum)
  • Cross-culture user experience awareness

What we offer:

  • An agile environment in Suzhou, China
  • A highly skilled international team that is working on a global product from a strong strategic vision
  • Trips to design-camps in United States and Denmark working with and learning from professionals in other countries
  • Career and professional development opportunities
  • Help building a SaaS, cloud-platform product with intense international attention
  • Informal and demanding environment
  • Possibility to challenge existing conventions in business software
  • Ability to shape your own work-day
  • Competitive compensation package, including 15 days of annual leave 
  • Snacks and lunch allowance
  • Medical Benefits Plan

About Tradeshift:
Tradeshift is building a global business network with business document exchange and collaboration as core features. Our unique offering has received global recognition for its level of innovation and savings potential for both small and large businesses. We're continuously facing challenges in improving and expanding our core product as demand from both small-business users, mid-segment users and enterprises is growing rapidly. Simultaneously we’re launching our services in more countries.

Jobstart: ASPA

Only English applications will be accepted.

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