Jobs at Sweden Unltd.

UX Designer

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Sweden Unlimited is a leading interactive agency providing design and web development for luxury fashion and lifestyle brands. Focusing on ecommerce using open source technologies, we strive for excellent design and rich user experience.

We are looking for a Mid-Level UX Designer experienced in all types of digital design to join our creative team.  This individual will share responsibility for our UX offering within the areas of our digital and e-commerce designs. You will work closely with the members of the design, project management and strategy teams to produce high quality designs for use in our digital design projects.

In your work history and portfolio we expect specific examples and proof of work within user journeys, checkout flows, interactive site elements, etc . We also expect ample work history in an agency-client relationship, showing communication, interaction and creativity.

Taking into account client-side analytics data, functional requirements, current e-commerce best practices, and Sweden’s competitive analysis research, this individual will be responsible for:

  • Developing wireframes for desktop and mobile
  • Defining functional requirements with interactive annotations
  • Creating interactive prototypes (in HTML5, InVision or Sketch) for use during usability testing

You will be working with our Interactive Design Director, Creative Director and our Director of Strategy to ideate and solidify the underlying strategy informing the wireframes.

You should be polite and friendly and thrive in an environment that is fast-paced and fun.

Requirements Include:

  • An online portfolio is mandatory to apply for this position
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Interactive Design / User Experience
  • Expert in all Adobe Creative Suite applications and digital production
  • Familiar with iterative prototyping using InVision or Sketch (or comparable prototyping tool)
  • High level of proficiency with wireframes, functional specifications and information
  • Familiar with e-commerce best practices
  • Familiarity with various ecommerce platform requirements (like Magento, Demandware, etc) for checkout flow optimization is a huge plus

We are considering full-time candidates from the U.S.

Qualifications

  • An online portfolio is mandatory to apply for this position
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Interactive Design / User Experience
  • Expert in all Adobe Creative Suite applications and digital production
  • Familiar with iterative prototyping using InVision or Sketch (or comparable prototyping tool)
  • High level of proficiency with wireframes, functional specifications and information
  • Familiar with e-commerce best practices
  • Familiarity with various ecommerce platform requirements (like Magento, Demandware, etc) for checkout flow optimization is a huge plus

Designer

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As a Designer you will be helping with design tasks including the following and more:

  • Creative Concepts
  • User Interface Design
  • Brand Style Guides
  • Prototyping
  • QA

Skills and High Levels of Proficiency:

  • High level of proficiency in a wide range of design-related software: Adobe Creative Cloud including Illustrator, Photoshop & InDesign, InVision or other prototyping tool, Sketch is a big plus
  • High level of understanding within fundamental design skills, including: typography, layout, color theory, appropriate use of imagery, content design and production, art direction
  • Fluent in aspects of design and interactive development, including: responsive web design, creation and leverage of grid systems, prototype creation, web fonts, UX and IA principles
  • Ability to review cross-browser front-end markup and functionality for quality assurance purposes
  • Ability to produce clear and organized file structures, conventions, and production assets

Experience & Qualifications:

  • A minimum 4 years of web design experience, preferably in an agency environment
  • Solid knowledge of industry basic principles and a passion for emerging web technologies
  • Positive, enthusiastic, motivated, autonomous self-starter; takes initiative
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with clients in order to evaluate and understand their need
  • Ability to work against budgeted estimates and priorities across multiple tasks / projects

Sweden Unlimited is not working with recruiters or sourcers for any open positions at this time.

Art Director

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Sweden Unlimited is looking for an Art Director experienced in all types of brand content creation and editorial campaign direction to join our creative team.  This individual will take responsibility for concept, design, presentation, execution, and production of all design deliverables including digital products.

Experience and ability to supervise and collaborate with a team of in-house designers and teams of external vendors, photographers, videographers, animators, models and other key members of a production project are essential.  Ability to strengthen and support the agency-client relationship through communication, interaction, and creativity are also key in this role.

This role will work closely with the members of the design and strategy team to ideate, position and produce high-quality assets for use in editorial work, product photography, lookbooks, proposals and experiential projects.

You should be polite and friendly and thrive in an environment that is fast-paced and fun.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • An online portfolio is mandatory to apply for this position
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Digital Design
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in Brand Content Creation
  • Expert in Adobe Creative Cloud design applications and digital production workflow
  • Strong typography and layout skills
  • Clear understanding of UX design principles and best practices
  • Familiarity with wireframes, functional specifications and information architecture
  • Passionate and excited about new technology and digital marketing
  • Interest and/or experience in the fashion industry a plus