Our Mission ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿก:

To digitise the whole lifecycle of the rental accommodation industry by creating the most advanced technology platform for the rental accommodation industry.

 โ€” To help people with housing, anywhere.

 

Our Values ๐Ÿ’›

We Care. We Perform. We Evolve.

 

About HousingAnywhere

HousingAnywhere is Europeโ€™s largest rental accommodation marketplace. With the full ownership of Kamernet and the acquisition of majority stakes of Studapart, the company represents 20 million+ yearly unique visitors, 160,000+ properties available for rent and 96,000+ tenants finding their new homes in Europe, based on the 2021 performance. Young professionals and students, mostly aged between 18 and 35, looking to rent a home are matched with accommodation providers; ranging from private real estate owners to large-scale property managers. Through its advanced platform, tenants typically book for longer stays outside of their country of origin and rent accommodation for 3 to 12 months. The company aims to help 130,000+ people find a home in Europe in 2022. The Rotterdam-based technology scale-up currently employs 260 people.

About the role

Weโ€™re looking for a UX designer to join the Kamernet product team. As the largest platform for rental properties in the Netherlands operating since 2000, Kamernet helps 30,000 people to find a home annually. Our focus has always been on understanding our usersโ€™ needs and providing them with the most efficient tool. This is why in our work we put a great emphasis on user centered design and user research.

As a part of our product team, you will research, analyse, and design Kamernet product to ensure the best user experience for both tenants and landlords. We expect you to have a strong eye for detail and a thorough systems-thinking mindset. Youโ€™ll also be keen on working in an agile environment with short, fast-paced design iterations followed by validating your solutions with the users.

 

Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for the entire design process in the Kamernet product team, from initial research, ideation, conceptualization and design, to testing and validation.
  • Own and drive the UX metrics for your team. Be conscious of how your design solutions impact the user experience outcomes for the users.
  • Deeply understand user needs. Support the team with user research and lead with user-centric design by absorbing customer feedback and insights received across all channels.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for UX improvements in your domain, working in close collaboration with product owners, engineers, and other stakeholders. 
  • Ensure a high-quality and consistent user experience and visual language for Kamernet.
  • Communicate product design ideas to cross-functional teams and leadership.

Qualifications

  • At least 4 years of experience in the UX design field, including 2 years of experience working within a product company.
  • Experience in research-led product development combined with a proactive attitude.
  • Experience contributing to the development of a design system for a product and constantly keeping the design system updated.
  • Great understanding of both business needs and tech constraints and reflecting this in your design.
  • Skilled in conceptual and detailed design, visualizing complex ideas into a coherent flow and transforming it into elegant visual interfaces.
  • Great communication and presentation skills.
  • A portfolio featuring UX (wireframes/prototypes/other UX artifacts) and visual design work

 

What's in it for you? ๐Ÿ“ˆ๐Ÿป

  • Work from anywhere is our policy, including flexible working hours 
  • Unlimited holiday policy, with a minimum amount mandatory each year!
  • You have the opportunity to take full ownership of your work.
  • Work with a goal-oriented, diverse and inclusive team! Think 160+ people from 30+ different nationalities.
  • We will support your relocation process (e.g., flights and VISA) 
  • Budget for Dutch or English classes to help you kick off your stay in the Netherlands, and help you immerse yourself in the Dutch culture.
  • Work in a spacious, modern and brand new office in the heart of Rotterdam, with free coffee, snacks, fruits, and a social space with entertainment facilities.
  • Personal equipment including company laptop, screens and adjustable tables and chairs.
  • We don't care about what you wear. You're welcome to wear a 3-piece tuxedo or even a dragon onesie, we won't judge you!
  • Company discount on Gym membership in the Netherlands.
  • Variable pension scheme from January 2022.
  • 10% of work time for personal development.

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