Strategic Designer

Yilu — backed by Lufthansa Group — is on a mission to make traveling truly seamless. Yilu is a powerful B2B platform empowering the world’s leading travel brands to build more functional and personalised user frontends than ever before. With the aim of creating an incredibly reliable travel experience, we are offering connected services and accompanying our travelers throughout their journey!

We are looking for a Strategic Designer to join our motivated team in Berlin.

Your Tasks

  • Design and conduct ethnographic research, incl. preparations, scheduling, interview guides, reporting, research synthesis;
  • Analyze the findings, discover patterns and elevate the research to actionable frameworks and insights;
  • Develop the conceptual models using both lo-fi and hi-fi wireframing techniques, as well as clickable prototyping;
  • Deliver recommendations to the product and design team, based on best practice and analysis derived from research and discovery;
  • Bring the research to life through personas, customer journeys, system maps, user stories, conceptual scenarios and infographics;
  • Work with the product team to identify and recommend the best methods to answer UX product research questions and prioritize them;
  • Align concepts with strategic perspective for new designs and consider stakeholder implications;
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to ensure that product development and delivery is consistent with consumer insights and strategy.

Requirements

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in conducting user behavior research and building products;
  • Successfully completed higher education in Design, Business, Psychology, Strategy, Marketing or similar;
  • Technical proficiency with Sketch, Indesign and similar;
  • Experience in user research and user-centric design processes, divergent exploration and conceptual development;
  • A portfolio of work demonstrating strong human-centered design capabilities across a diverse range of projects is a must;
  • An enthusiastic team player with strong interpersonal and facilitation skills;
  • The ability to synthesise research into concrete recommendations and communicate them to business audiences;
  • Fluency in English is a must, German is a plus.

What we offer

  • Be an essential member of a smart, hard-working and constantly growing multinational team developing solutions for the traveler of tomorrow with one of the most iconic brands in aviation;
  • Centrally located office in Mitte, with great access to great food and transport connections;
  • Autonomous and empowering culture with high degree of creative freedom;
  • Extensive opportunities for professional growth and the chance to impact the success of the company;
  • Honest communication, combining thoughtfulness and pragmatism;
  • Competitive compensation with benefits;
  • Hardware of your choice to make the magic happen!