Senior UX/UI Designer – German Speaking

  • Location: london
  • Term: Contract
  • Salary: Competitive
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Job Description

At Waracle, we’re all about crafting Intelligent Digital Experiences that truly make a difference. We join forces with innovative businesses, taking on their most exciting technology and digital product challenges. Our partnerships extend to some of the UK’s major players in Health and Wellness, Financial Services, and Sustainable Energy, to name just a few.

Our growth has been based on great people working collaboratively with innovative clients, we are constantly seeking the best industry talent to join our dynamic teams, gaining experience and exposure to a range of languages and technologies. We want our work to have a positive impact within our key industries, contributing to a Healthier, Wealthier and Greener world.

Waracle is looking for a Senior Designer to join our team on a fixed term contract basis.

The Senior Designer will be based from any of our offices (Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow or London) in a hybrid working pattern.

As a Senior UX/UI Designer, your responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitate workshops and design sprints to generate and prioritise ideas for features and functionalities.

  • Collaborate closely with the client, product managers, and the tech team to define and validate the product idea through a series of standard UX research and design steps.

  • Develop wireframes, storyboards, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.

  • Drive the design process, including product, service, and experience design, in collaboration with technical teams.

  • Create personas, customer journeys and user stories to guide product design decisions.

  • Craft engaging and seamless user interfaces that adhere to accessibility, useability and discoverability standards

  • Ensure smooth execution of projects within an Agile environment, adapting to changing requirements and priorities.


  • Fluency in both German and English is essential.
  • Extensive experience in design strategy, developing innovative approaches to product development and user experience.
  • In-depth understanding of the product development lifecycle and design methodologies.
  • Proficiency in popular design tools, such as Figma.
  • Significant experience in creating creative UI solutions for native apps, responsive websites, or mobile sites in a commercial setting.
  • Experience in Financial Services or similarly regulated environments is advantageous.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with strong communication abilities.
  • Understanding of agile principles and their application to complex environments and teams to develop effective solutions.

Recruitment process

The recruitment process you can expect for this role is an initial call with your dedicated Talent Acquisition Partner who will chat with you about Waracle, what you are looking for in a new position, salary, notice period and benefits (the important stuff!). After that, will follow a 2 stage interview process where you have an opportunity to find out more about Waracle and showcase your skills and experience. Your Talent Acquisition Partner will guide you through the whole process to your first day with us.

Benefits for our people

Working for Waracle means you are part of an energetic and diverse community of technologists who care deeply about making a difference. We offer a wide range of benefits that support your wellbeing, health, personal and professional development goals. Our benefits package is reviewed regularly to ensure the best experience for everyone.

At Waracle, we prioritise your financial future. Teaming up with Royal London, we offer comprehensive pension services and expert financial advice. Benefit from an initial and annual 1-1 session with our dedicated financial advisor to explore joining options, understand the scheme and consolidate multiple pensions.

Waracle offers permanent team members the option to sign up for Medicash, providing access to a comprehensive healthcare cash-back plan. With Medicash, members receive cash back towards everyday healthcare expenses and access to virtual tools for family health and wellbeing. Whether it's cashback for new glasses, virtual GP services, or assistance with private scans, Medicash is there to help.

Group sickness cover at work provides peace of mind for employees in case long-term illness strikes. With this coverage, employees can rest assured knowing that they'll receive financial support during periods of sickness, helping to alleviate the stress of lost income.

We know it's tough to think about, but if the unimaginable were to happen during your time at Waracle, we've got you covered. We'll pay out a lump sum equal to 2 times your annual salary to your nominated loved one, along with bereavement counselling and support. It's our way of ensuring your peace of mind, even in the toughest times.

At Waracle, we nurture a vibrant culture where teams stay connected and inspired. From weekly catch-ups to casual meet-ups with leaders, there's always something exciting happening. Join our events, stay in the loop with our communications, and prepare for unforgettable outings and celebrations.

At Waracle, we offer enhanced maternity and paternity leave to support our employees during big life's milestones. Our policy ensures ample time for bonding with your new addition, reflecting our commitment to fostering a supportive work environment where employees can thrive personally and professionally.

Want to ditch the car and ride the green wave? Or maybe you're all about that fitness grind? Get revved up for savings on a brand-spanking new bike! With deductions straight from your salary before taxes, it's a win-win for your wallet.

Embracing the future of work, we champion an adaptive hybrid working model that combines flexibility and collaboration. Our goal is to empower our teams to thrive in their roles while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

Benefit from ample time off with our generous holiday allowance of 35 days per year. At Waracle, we prioritise work-life balance, ensuring you have plenty of opportunities to relax and recharge.

Unlock exclusive discounts and savings by accessing our employee discount platforms. From dining out to entertainment, travel bookings, and homeware purchases, our platforms offer a wide range of deals and offers.

Whether you're an early bird or a night owl, our flexible hours policy allows you to balance work and personal commitments more effectively.

Frequently-asked questions

Here are some of the things that people tend to ask about working at Waracle.

Absolutely! At Waracle, we welcome both permanent and contract applicants. Each job posting indicates if it's open to contract applications. We offer a diverse range of projects, both within and outside IR35 regulations, catering to various preferences and expertise levels.

We work on a Hybrid working model and offer flexible working hours. We're spread across 4 vibrant UK offices, but our teamwork isn't confined to those spaces, it's all about collaboration! While using the office is optional, each of us has a home office setup, relishing the freedom of hybrid workstyles. As of now, remote work outside the UK isn't part of our standard practice.

As proud sponsors, we're geared up to provide sponsorship for eligible roles. Be sure to view the specific job listing you're interested in to make sure we are accepting applications for sponsorship. If it doesn't quite fit, consider diving into our talent pool for potential future opportunities!

We always want to hear from talented people, join our talent pool 👇 and we'll contact you when a new opportunity becomes available.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

We are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

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