User Experience Designer (f/m)

      Cropster GmbH

      Wien, Tirol - vor 7 Monaten

      Do you love the great outdoors, mountains, UX design, coffee and working with people who appreciate a real work life balance in one of the world's most beautiful cities? We are looking for a User Experience Designer. Someone who can help us improve our customer's experience using our products so they can produce a better cup of coffee.

      We follow the User Centered Design Approach, we always focus on putting the needs of our users front and center. We develop a deep understanding of our users, before designing solutions for them. We also evaluate our design solutions regularly with user testing. This approach helps us continuously improve the User Experience for our customers. As a UX designer within Cropster you will have a big impact on how Cropster products look, work and stay consistent to deliver the best possible experience.

      We use Sketch for all our UI designs, and have a design system in place to keep our UI consistent. We use Adobe Illustrator for Illustrations and After Effects or CSS for animations/transitions. For prototyping we use inVision and Skype to conduct remote User Testing with our customers worldwide.

      Things you'll do at Cropster

      • Work closely with our product managers to create concepts and user flows for our products
      • Create wireframes and prototypes in different fidelity levels
      • Help organize and conduct user research - users are front and center in our design process
      • Create UI designs based on wireframes and prototypes that are consistent with our design language
      • Work closely with the design, development and marketing teams and supporting them with design assets (like icons, screenshots, marketing material)
      • Collaborate in further developing and maintaining our design-system

      We are looking for people with

      • Experience in designing projects across the entire product lifecycle and multiple product launches
      • Experience with UI design and current design tools (Sketch, InVision, Illustrator and Photoshop)
      • Empathy for customer needs who can also considering technical constraints.
      • An understanding that good design is not about trends but is built on top of principles and tradeoffs. We like well-reasoned design decisions
      • Experience designing in an iterative way to learn and adapt
      • An understanding of responsive design
      • Knowledge and competency in CSS and HTML
      • The ability to create developer ready artwork
      • An excellent command of written and spoken English

      That said, we'd be particularly delighted to hire someone with

      • Experience in data visualization
      • Javascript knowledge to bring UI animations to life
      • Experience in user research - conducting & evaluating user tests
      • A deep appreciation for a good cup of coffee

      More about us

      Cropster is the market leader in software for the speciality coffee industry. We work with farmers, exporters, importers and roasters in over 80 countries around the world to help them deliver a better cup of coffee in a sustainable way. We're a fast growing business that is highly focused on our customers and the benefits we can bring them through close collaboration -- with a successful history of over 10 years.

      What is it like to work from the Innsbruck office at Cropster?

      Our office was carefully and thoughtfully designed to encourage both collaborative work and give you quiet space to focus. In addition to the standard height-adjustable desk, you'll have several spaces throughout the office to work. We often cook and eat together. We don't eat at our desks. We're social both in and outside the office.

      What is it like to live in Austria?

      Austria enjoys one of the worlds highest living standards. It is known as world class destination for skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, climbing and countless other outdoor activities. But, it boasts much more than that. Austria sits in the middle of Europe and it's capital city Vienna has won the 'Best City in the world to live in' award multiple times. If you enjoy culture and museum or outdoor sports you'll find Austria is a world leader in both--we think #1. Austria also boasts top universities in both Innsbruck and Vienna, lots of bars, cafes and clubs, a great live music scene, an impressive infrastructure and business environment with easy and fast connections worldwide. It also boarders on the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Switzerland Bottom line, outside the office you are spoiled for choice in Austria.

      Flexible hours and work-life balance, what does that mean?

      Work-life balance at Cropster means that you'll have time to tend to the life stuff that comes up outside your job. Doctors appointment? Sick kid? Waiting for a handyman? We have all been there and you won't need to plan your life around your working hours to take care of your life. Beside flexible working hours, we also provide the option to work from home if you want or need to. Also 38.5 hour/week are the norm, not the exception. And if there is a big powder day, there is not much stopping you from hitting the slopes.

      How to apply

      Send a current resume in HTML, Plain Text, or PDF format to In the body of the email tell us why you would be a great for this position. If you have a website, portfolio, or Dribbble page, send us the URL.

      After that, rest assured your application will be read by a real human being.

      If we decide to move forward, we'll schedule a call with you, or if you are close by we'd be happy to have you in our office. We will talk more about what you've done and why you're interested in the role. This interview will also be an opportunity to ask any questions you have about the role or Cropster in general.