At Sparrow Ventures, improving people’s quality of life through innovation and working together with colleagues who love what they do is what gets us up every morning.

As a venture builder and growth equity investor, it is our people, our unique culture and way of working that unites us in growing ideas into companies and investing in promising startups. As the innovation engine of the Migros Group, we focus on the most relevant trends and disruptions for the business community and society at large within the fields of eCommerce, LogisticsTech, Digital Health FinTech, and Happiness, Community & Lifestyle.

Both idealistic and pragmatic, we Sparrows are passionate and execution-driven entrepreneurs who are striving to make an impact. In our daily work, we love to tackle challenges, value collaboration and speed in execution and create an environment where no day is the same.


 

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What to expect as a UX/UI Designer

You will be part of a creative and dynamic team that is highly motivated to create impact. As UI/UX Designer you will:

  • Collaborate with Venture Architects, Product Owners, Developers and marketing to implement designs across the entire product lifecycle
  • Execute end-to-end design efforts across all our platforms, from conception with stakeholders to final implementation with Product Owners and Developers
  • Build easy-to-use and beautiful web and mobile products that users will love
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, wireframes, process flows and sitemaps
  • Develop mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
  • Create screen designs and prepare its assets for our Frontend Developers
  • Take full ownership of your work and the details required to ship a successful product
  • Contribute feedback regularly towards improving our company and products
  • Design products that customers love
  • Handle multiple projects at once as part of a fast-paced, deadline-driven creative team

Requirements

  • Degree in a design field or equivalent work experience
  • A portfolio of amazing interface designs with a “wow!” factor that shows how you think, not just what you’ve made - send us your link or add it to your resume
  • Hands-on experience creating wireframes, user research, prototypes, user testing, etc.
  • Knowledge of mobile design patterns and guidelines for both Android and iOS
  • Experience with print material and identity projects (branding, packaging, posters, stickers, etc.)
  • Collaborative, self-motivated, curious, and humble attitudes
  • Fluency in English, fluency in German is a plus
  • Full-time availability in Zurich (freelance or part-time not possible)
  • You have a strong knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methodology and user-centric development of digital products.

You are a superstar if you

  • Are able to create original illustrations
  • Have experience with High Fidelity Prototype tools (Framer X, Principle, etc)
  • Understand basic frontend languages (HTML, CSS and Basic Javascript)
  • Have experience running Design Sprint and other Design workshops.

Benefits

Based in the heart of Zurich, we have a flexible working culture topped up with regular team events and lunches.

We foster a no bullshit, down to earth, yet high caliber work environment where the best argument counts. Being highly dynamic and results driven, we have a “move fast and break things” culture, here for the fame and glory of what we have built. Most importantly, we have fun on the way.

 


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