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Junior Product Designer (w/m/d)



Product, Design
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Circula is a Berlin-based software-as-a-service fintech that provides companies with a comprehensive expense platform for any payments made by employees.

We are a team of 120 ambitious talents obsessed with the mission to simplify finance and payroll administration, while ensuring compliance through smart automations – so employees can do their best job. With over 30 nationalities across our offices in Europe, we embrace diversity and foster an inclusive culture, welcoming different perspectives and connecting people from different backgrounds.

New work is nothing new to us: We value the freedom of choosing how and where we want to work. Through trust and flexibility, we are innovative and driven for success.

Want to become a Circulator? Join us in becoming the #1 expense platform in Europe!
As a Junior Product Designer, you will be the voice of our users, advocating for their needs and continually seeking ways to enhance their experience with our product. You will apply your foundational knowledge of UX design principles, best practices, user journeys, and Information Architecture to contribute to an outstanding user experience. Working closely with the product team, you will assist in product discovery, which includes preparing and conducting exploratory user interviews with both existing and potential customers. (Our design tool of choice is Figma.)

  • Collaborate with the Product and Engineering teams to conceptualize new features.

  • Apply existing design components, libraries, UX-patterns, and help us rebuild our design system to maintain a consistent and intuitive experience across our application.

  • Learn and apply the skills needed to enhance design components when necessary (such as creating new UI components, icons, transitions, animations).

  • Deliver actionable designs including user flows, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs for our various platforms (Web App, iOS, Android).

  • Show a willingness to understand the accounting domain, bringing innovative ideas while respecting established industry practices.

Qualifications.1 year of work experience or a design degree, with a portfolio demonstrating successful real design projects and cross-platform design experience. A solid understanding of UX principles and some experience with UI design.
Ownership. You own your work, identify and adresss problems and make sure to reach the desired outcome.
Drive. You have an eye for detail, with a great ability to suggest new ideas and drive projects and tasks to completion.
Collaboration. You enjoy cross-departmental projects and have a knack for organising and coordinating them.
Growth Mindset. Your curiosity drives your desire for learning and development.
Transparency. You are not afraid to make mistakes, ask for help, and learn.
Language. You are fluent in English, both spoken and written. German is a plus.

Please include your portfolio with your application so that we can get a sense of your past work. If you do not have a portfolio, screenshots or other glimpses of projects you have completed will also work.

Circula’s Benefits. Enjoy Circula's food, internet and mobility allowances of up to €200 per month on us!
Flexible working. Decide for yourself how often you want to work from home or at our offices in Berlin/Leipzig/Düsseldorf (or even a sneaky workation)
Learning and Development. Use your €1500 budget for books, conferences, courses and more.
Free Urban Sports Club membership. Keep fit and healthy with the sports that you love.
Positive and open-minded. We love to socialize at team and company events. We also love pets, so your dog is always welcome too!

Sounds exciting? Check out our careers page, our blog and get an impression of our culture at #lifeatCircula!
We promise, it will be quick! Our Jr. Talent Acquisition Manager, Rüzgar Çako will get back to you with feedback within 2 working days. During the interview process, you will meet our team, your manager Benjamin Hartung
and Circula’s Co-founders, Nikolai and Roman. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet all the criteria. At Circula, we promote diversity and inclusion by welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds.

We value and embrace everyone, regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, or disability.