What's the next best thing to becoming an astronaut? A job at Kuva Space!🌎 🛰
Kuva Space is on a mission to solve the world's most pressing issues, such as climate change, food security, safety and security, by building the world's most extensive hyperspectral microsatellite constellation and developing AI-driven analytics services.
We deliver reliable and timely global insights and foresight that transform rich spaceborne data into actionable insights customers can use for efficient resource management, optimizing operations, and improving profitability sustainably.
Kuva Space is looking for a seasoned UX/UI Designer to develop a unique service and digital platform user experience for its customers.
As a Senior UX/UI Designer at Kuva Space, you will be pivotal in shaping how users interact with our global services and branded digital platforms. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, marketers, data scientists, and other designers, to create a positive user experience that meets functional and aesthetic requirements. Your work will directly impact our customer's satisfaction and our company's reputation for delivering top-notch user experiences.
The successful candidate will have a passion for delivering adaptive and creative solutions to UI/UX design problems by staying up to date with best practices and emerging trends in user experience design and user interface technology.
Tasks & Responsibilities
Leverage a human-centric design process to deliver an easy-to-use user interface and user experience for our company’s products
Research customers, competitors, and products
Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers, marketing and engineers
Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences
Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimised for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
Create design documents that are ready for implementation by software developers. Work in close collaboration with developers to fine tune and clarify underspecified details in the designs.
Create bespoke graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables) for various brand communication
Prepare and present prototypes to internal teams and key stakeholders
Rapidly test user-centric designs with customers and iterate designs
Validate products against business goals
Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas
Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions
Own the company’s usability guideline
Qualifications / Requirements
BSc in Design, Computer Science or relevant field or equivalent skills and experience
3+ years of demonstrated B2B experience in creating and implementing UX/UI design, especially experience in designing complex solutions for digital environments
Portfolio demonstrating UX design projects
Experience with user testing and usability analysis
Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer, and the like.
Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop or similar
Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams
Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications
Passionate about resolving user pain points through great design
Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
Team spirit; strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with various stakeholders
Good time-management skills
Excellent written and spoken English
You share the company mission of improving life on Earth through daily, space-borne hyperspectral imaging and AI!🌏💚
What do we offer?
At Kuva Space, we offer a stimulating and safe work environment that encourages growth, collaboration, and excellence. Constantly learning new things is the norm here! Our focus on space technology means you'll have the opportunity to learn more about satellites, space, data, and the Earth. If you get excited about space-themed lunch table discussions, Kuva Space is the community for you 🪐✨
As an employer, we prioritize the well-being of our employees, both physically and mentally. Our health care benefits are comprehensive, including dental benefits and short-term psychotherapy. And our team members regularly meet up for after-work activities 🧘🏽
In addition, you will be part of a dynamic, fun, and highly skilled team! Our diverse team of international colleagues, with varying cultures, shares a passion for deep tech and making our Earth more sustainable. And we believe Finnish 'sisu' is a must-have mindset to overcome any challenges that come our way 🇫🇮
Do you think you have what it takes to become our UI/UX Designer? Apply now and we will find out! 🧑🚀
The position will be closed as soon as we find the right person for the job.