The product team at Brella incorporates design, front-end, and back-end engineering, quality assurance, and project management. Our team is based in Helsinki HQ and also in Jyväskylä. The design team is working from Helsinki HQ, but there might be a possibility for a remote role in Finland.
Why join Brella & our product team? 🚀
Brella stands out from its competition for its advantage of good design and user experience. We understand that design is a core part of the business.
A designer at Brella has all the autonomy they need to research and guide the product in the right direction.
Our product team works in an Agile way. We believe in the motto -Build, Test, Repeat. We iterate over various solutions to test out our assumptions.
Everyone in the product team is always eager to learn and never shy away from exploring ideas to make the user experience great!
We have a positive culture of ownership that enables our designers to create an impact on our customers and business by shaping the product in the right way
You would have a unique and challenging opportunity with one of the fastest-growing startups in Finland, a truly global and diverse team.
You could design your workday yourself. We offer flexible working hours and a great office facility in the heart of Helsinki (Kamppi).
A day in the life of a UX designer at Brella:
Working closely with the design leads to create critical user journeys, wireframes, information architecture, and design assets for the product.
Work on OKRs (Objective - Key Results) assigned to you and make sure that the OKR team (designer, developer, and product manager) are in sync with your work.
Talking with stakeholders to identify the problems and also understanding the 'Why' better
Conduct user interviews and user research sessions by talking with both customers and end-users to derive new insights.
Write product research report with recommendations, submit to product owner; present to product stakeholders, at the request of the product owner
Balance your designs between business needs, customer needs, and user needs.
Analyze current user flows and identify opportunities for refinement
Helping shape the design culture at Brella.
Do these define you as a designer?
3+ years of hands-on experience in designing software applications across platforms Web, Android, and iOS
A user advocate with a solid understanding of human-centered design principles
Understands the challenges of building products that need to serve iOS, Android, and web platforms by speaking one holistic design language.
Knowledge of Agile methodologies. Familiar with breaking down UX designs into Epics and Stories.
Strong communication skills. Able to discuss tradeoffs between design options. Able to communicate ideas and designs to wider audiences unfamiliar with design processes.
Comfortable owning the Discover and the Define phase of a standard double-diamond design process.
Someone who understands that humans can be biased and can constructively work to go past that
Generalist attitude and good team skills
Maintains balance between business as well as user needs while designing a solution to a problem.
Excellent English skills are a must, as it is our internal working language.
Things we need to access your application
Cover Letter and Curriculum vitae
An online portfolio showing experience designing web or mobile applications. (case studies preferred with your role in the project clearly defined, also mention password in the CV if your portfolio is password protected).
What to expect from our recruitment process ♻️
Before making any further decisions, you’ll meet:
👋 Our Lead Product Designer Raunaq. He’ll tell you more about our awesome Design team and our exciting growth plans.
👋 One of your potential future colleagues. So you get a glimpse of our way of working.
👋 Our Head of Talent & Culture Hanna. She’ll tell you more about our Brella culture & values.
Do you want to influence Brella's future and grow with us?
The position is filled as soon as we find the right fit. Thumbs up for the perfect match! 👍
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