Digital Brand Experience Designer E-commerce in Amsterdam - Servicekantoor

If you live in the Netherlands, you have probably been to one of de Bijenkorf department stores. If so, you know that we take service to our customers very serious and ensure that all our customers feel special shopping with us. At de Bijenkorf E-commerce department we strive to translate this magical and special experience to our customers’ online shopping experiences. Will you join our Product Design team to help achieve this vision?

About the Bijenkorf E-commerce organisation

At the headquarters of the Bijenkorf, our E-commerce department is our youngest and fastest growing department. A passionate, multinational group of over 140 professionals work together on the continuous growth and improvement of our digital platform. Because of the positive growth and challenging developments we are looking for new colleagues to join the team.

About the position Digital Brand Experience Designer

As the Digital Brand Experience designer, you are responsible for working with Brand Manager, Product Design team and other creative departments in conceptualizing our company’s vision, mission and strategy into meaningful and delightful digital experiences. The position requires a strong conceptual creative ability that drives the work across every digital touchpoint of our customers’ experiences, driving compelling innovative digital solutions into compelling interfaces.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Owning the design system, maintenance and application of the design system across all digital touchpoints, including process & alignment with development team;
  • Collaborating with the Brand Manager to define and document the holistic de Bijenkorf style guide and apply the rules throughout the company;
  • Be the advocate of the User’s experience for translating and communicating the company’s vision and strategies to projects and campaigns. Work with graphic design and other teams in co-creating solutions that work for both print and digital;
  • Training and inspiring designers/creatives;
  • Managing stakeholders and be an acting communication point for other departments on the subject of brand and visual language;

Your skills & experience

We would love to hear from you if you believe you would be a great fit for our driven team and if you recognize yourself in the following qualities;

  • You have significant amount of experience in UI/UX with a solid portfolio showcasing Web and App design;
  • You have experience setting up Design systems;
  • You have experience in art direction and strong passion for visual & graphic design;
  • Your toolbelt consists of strong knowledge of user-centered design practices, detailed interaction design, rapid ideation tools, and agile process;
  • You are collaborative in nature;
  • You are digital-minded;
  • You have a strong design thinking applied across a range of mediums;
  • You have experience leading and mentoring other designers;
  • You have no difficulty in convincing others in your ideas using excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with storytelling skills;
  • You are good at stakeholder management;
  • You can work both on strategic level and get your hands dirty creating beautiful and inspiring designs;
  • Bonus points for previous work on e-commerce websites and apps;
  • You are good at balancing between the bigger picture and details;

Values

De Bijenkorf has seven values that are an important part of the DNA of our employees:
  • passion for guests
  • continuously innovative
  • take responsibility
  • collaborate
  • open to change
  • respect every individual
  • acting sustainably
The values are an important part of the interviews for all vacancies within our organization.

What does de Bijenkorf have to offer

De Bijenkorf offers excellent, competitive primary terms of employment, supplemented by an extensive package of secondary employment terms. In addition, we offer a variety of development and growth opportunities, including for young talent, professionals and prospective managers.

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