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freelance UX lead. Basecone, Baarn. *VERVULD*

We are looking for a freelance user-experience (UX) lead able to understand and improve the accounting experience of our end users. You will lead a team of 2-3 UX and UI engineers and actively participate in the UX design yourself too

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We are looking for freelance user-experience (UX) lead able to understand and improve the accounting experience of our end users. You will lead a team of 2-3 UX and UI engineers and actively participate in the UX design yourself too.
You will be part of the Product team responsible for all development in Basecone, carried out by six Product Owners and their Agile teams. As UX designer you will design the overall functionality of the Basecone product, and in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing.

Accountancy is an interestingly complex field in which you have to deal with changing user expectations as well as technical innovations. Your team will contribute to solving the daily challenges of our customers as well as providing them with solutions which are above their expectations. As a result, they experience a more effective and enjoyable working day.
As a UX lead you will be part of the European Tax and Account UX community of Wolters Kluwer as well. The aim of this community is to jointly establish a lean UX standard, to share experiences with each other and, if desired, to have the opportunity to work together on projects that have interfaces.

Responsibilities

  • Translate ideas into concepts, user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate the product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Take a Lean UX approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Be the ambassador of a user-centered process.
  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.
  • Requirements

  • Three or more years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing solutions for complex online applications.
  • Master-level degree on preferably; Interactive Design, Human Computer Interaction or related.
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, InVision, Abstract and others is a must.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to development teams and clients.
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders internationally. Experience working in an agile environment.
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • What we offer

    We offer an informal culture that is characterized by an entrepreneurial and flexible working atmosphere. With a start-up feel and the back-up of a large multinational, you will be working in a dynamic and international organization where your personal development is encouraged and supported. You are based in Baarn with the business teams and the UX/UI engineers are based in Porto with our developers.

  • A great team with top of the line experts
  • Daily lunch with everybody in Baarn
  • Ability to work from home with a fully digital workplace
  • Work with a enthusiastic and perfect knowledge balanced team, across The Netherlands and Portugal
  • Training, education, courses and so on – Wolters Kluwer pays a lot of attention to the development of its employees.
  • About Basecone

    Basecone, a Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting Europe company, is a vibrant and dynamic place to work. We push boundaries and challenge each other every day. We collaborate across disciplines, trying to achieve that common goal: to develop, launch and maintain state-of-the-art software that effectively addresses real business problems and provides the best customer experience out there.
    At Basecone we believe our people are the heart and soul of our company. We value everyone’s input and believe in a commonly agreed commitment. We offer a no-nonsense environment, in which professionalism, fun and open communication are key elements.

    We are looking for freelance user-experience (UX) lead able to understand and improve the accounting experience of our end users. You will lead a team of 2-3 UX and UI engineers and actively participate in the UX design yourself too.
    You will be part of the Product team responsible for all development in Basecone, carried out by six Product Owners and their Agile teams. As UX designer you will design the overall functionality of the Basecone product, and in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing.

    Accountancy is an interestingly complex field in which you have to deal with changing user expectations as well as technical innovations. Your team will contribute to solving the daily challenges of our customers as well as providing them with solutions which are above their expectations. As a result, they experience a more effective and enjoyable working day.
    As a UX lead you will be part of the European Tax and Account UX community of Wolters Kluwer as well. The aim of this community is to jointly establish a lean UX standard, to share experiences with each other and, if desired, to have the opportunity to work together on projects that have interfaces.

    Responsibilities

  • Translate ideas into concepts, user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate the product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Take a Lean UX approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Be the ambassador of a user-centered process.
  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.
  • Requirements

  • Three or more years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing solutions for complex online applications.
  • Master-level degree on preferably; Interactive Design, Human Computer Interaction or related.
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, InVision, Abstract and others is a must.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to development teams and clients.
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders internationally. Experience working in an agile environment.
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • What we offer

    We offer an informal culture that is characterized by an entrepreneurial and flexible working atmosphere. With a start-up feel and the back-up of a large multinational, you will be working in a dynamic and international organization where your personal development is encouraged and supported. You are based in Baarn with the business teams and the UX/UI engineers are based in Porto with our developers.

  • A great team with top of the line experts
  • Daily lunch with everybody in Baarn
  • Ability to work from home with a fully digital workplace
  • Work with a enthusiastic and perfect knowledge balanced team, across The Netherlands and Portugal
  • Training, education, courses and so on – Wolters Kluwer pays a lot of attention to the development of its employees.
  • About Basecone

    Basecone, a Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting Europe company, is a vibrant and dynamic place to work. We push boundaries and challenge each other every day. We collaborate across disciplines, trying to achieve that common goal: to develop, launch and maintain state-of-the-art software that effectively addresses real business problems and provides the best customer experience out there.
    At Basecone we believe our people are the heart and soul of our company. We value everyone’s input and believe in a commonly agreed commitment. We offer a no-nonsense environment, in which professionalism, fun and open communication are key elements.

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