UX Designer / Design System Expert

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UX Designer / Design System Expert
Kallo (BE)
Permanent/Freelance

As a global logistics service provider, Katoen Natie combines engineering, technology and port operations to offer worldwide, tailor-made solutions to the chemical and automotive industries, and to the consumer goods, electronics & retail sector. Katoen Natie has 181 logistic platforms and is active in 40 countries all over Europe, North America, South America and the Far East with a staff of more than 18.000 people. Our Business Units Petrochemicals, Specialty Chemicals, Warehousing & Commodities and Food & Feed offer total solutions based on integrated logistics and engineering. To support these fast growing businesses, Katoen Natie is looking for a UX designer and design system expert for its DesignOps team.

As the DesignOps team, our mission is to enable, share and lead. We aim to contribute to our product teams through enabling different design operation initiatives, in order to deliver global value.

Being part of the DesignOps team, your key responsibilities are:

  • Analyze new component requests for the Design System.
  • Propose solutions to solve user experience design challenges.
  • Use your technical mindset to work with frontend developers and ensuring designs are clear and actionable.
  • Have strong knowledge of the technical constraints and limitations when designing for platforms such as desktop and mobile, Android and iOS.
  • Maintain design tokens and Figma libraries.
  • Executing design work for the Design System.
  • Perform UX research
  • Keep documentation up to date by capturing guidelines and defining implementation boundaries, including supporting and assisting the product teams.
  • Education: Bachelor or Master degree, or similar by experience.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in design, with a strong focus on product design and with proven experience collaborating in a design system.
  • Solid understanding of the Design Thinking Process.
  • Proficient with industry standard design tools. And an excellent knowledge of Figma.
  • The ability to work closely with engineering in order to design experiences that are technologically feasible and meet the business and user needs.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in setting up and managing design systems.
  • A good understanding of qualitative user research methodologies.
  • A strong understanding of usability and user experience principles.
  • You should be passionate about product development and constantly looking for ways to improve it.
  • You will be an open-minded team player with excellent communication skills.
  • You are generally a positive person, and thrive in multicultural environments.
  • Good knowledge of Dutch and English.
2 years
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