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Experience Designer

Hi, we are Dept

We are an international digital agency that combines creative excellence with a strong understanding of technology and data. Our team of strategists, creatives, designers and developers help clients digitally reinvent themselves and drive their business forward. To join the team, immediately or by appointment, we are looking for you, an outstanding and talented Experience Designer/Director to join and shape our design team in Zurich. Just like us, you are a designer, passionate about world-class UX design and creating solutions that users love and want to use.

What it takes

  • You are passionate about interaction design and crafting surprising and engaging user experiences.
  • You have several years of experience as an interaction designer of challenging projects and can confidently tackle undefined, complex projects.
  • You use the User-Centered Design approach as the basis for your work and use it to make validated decisions that also take business requirements into account.
  • You can formulate and abstract your design decisions and present and argue them convincingly in front of the client.
  • You have full technical responsibility (lead designer) in projects
  • You have a strong technical understanding and together with our developers and your attention to detail in the implementation, you give your digital product the necessary finishing touches.
  • You know how to inspire customers and have a confident and pleasant demeanor.
  • You are motivated to work together with the design team to consistently develop proven standards. Our “Best Practices” enable us to work more effectively and achieve greater benefits.

What we offer

  • Exciting and interesting projects for a diverse client portfolio.
  • We live an appreciative, collegial culture that relies on trust in our employees and in which everyone can contribute and develop.
  • We have a lot of teamwork, flat hierarchies and international flair. But we also have a dynamic everyday life at the agency, where challenging projects are mastered with a lot of commitment and personal responsibility.
  • Flexible working hours and locations lead to a good work-life balance and we want to make this possible for everyone.
  • Overtime compensation with time off.
  • Active promotion of your professional development.
  • Joint meetings and events such as team and departmental outings, summer and sporting events, lunches, the Dept Festival in Amsterdam or our joint winter weekend with cult status are part of our culture.

Ready to take the next steps?

Apply exclusively via the careers page, we already have our hands full via all other channels. What do we need?

  • We want a short cover letter in your own words, telling us a little about you, your background and your goals.
  • Your CV is also required. It helps us get an overview of your previous experience.
  • If you have a portfolio, please attach it. We want to know more about your work.

And to clarify, your application can also be in German!

This is not an empty phrase, but meant seriously: applications from placement agencies and applications by e-mail will not be considered.

Still unsure?

We can also meet for a virtual coffee and talk about everything. Write us your questions. Learn more about our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts here.