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UX/UI Designer – ArcGIS 3D Scene Viewer

Do you have a passion for designing innovative user experiences on the web?

Join our exceptional team to envision and design intuitive, accessible, and beautiful next generation of mapping software that serve thousands of public and private organizations worldwide.

At the Esri R&D Center-Zurich we lead the development of Esri’s core 3D web technologies: the ArcGIS API for JavaScript and the ArcGIS Scene Viewer. With a focus on urban planning, our tools provide powerful 3D mapping and spatial analytics capabilities to users across many disciplines and industries: from conservation, forestry, and earth sciences to telecommunications, utilities, and transportation solutions.


  • Help us advance the UX/UI of the ArcGIS Scene Viewer, the popular 3D map viewer for experts, stakeholders and the public.
  • Create novel, innovative designs for presenting, editing, analyzing geographic 3D data and interacting with 3D maps on the web.
  • Gather requirements and synthesize them into user stories together with our product managers and engineers.
  • Craft design documents at various levels of fidelity, from UX flows or high-level wireframes to interactive prototypes or detailed visual designs.
  • Engage with the whole team in continuous collaboration to discuss, implement and refine designs.
  • Contribute to Esri’s design system Calcite.
  • Stay up to speed on latest mobile, web, and responsive design patterns and technologiesBachelor’s degree in interaction design, graphic design
  • 2+ years of professional web application design experience
  • Portfolio emphasizing web and mobile interaction and design skills
  • Strong knowledge of industry standard design and prototyping tools (e.g. Figma, Adobe XD)
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to distill complex ideas to their essence
  • Understanding of 3D space to conceptualize and communicate design ideas

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS (Sass/Less)
  • Knowledge of 3D tools such as Blender, Unreal Engine, Rhino, Maya, or similar
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS or GIS software in general, with emphasis in map design/cartography
  • Experience in using Agile software development methods (SCRUM etc)

Our Zurich team enjoys:

  • Free lunches and fresh fruit
  • Free coffee, tea, and soft drinks
  • Fun team activities
  • Competitive salary
  • 40-hour work week
  • Flexible working hours
  • Dynamic, fast-growing international team

The Company

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today’s volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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