Lead UI/UX Designer

Team: Design Location: Amsterdam

As a Lead UI/UX Designer at Stream, you will be responsible for creating, maintaining, and enhancing the user experience for our cloud components.

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Stream provides APIs for building activity feeds and chat. Our team is passionate about tackling difficult tech problems at scale and creating reusable components for them.

As a developer at Stream, you will build software that's used by tens of thousands of developers and more than half a billion end-users. Stream's APIs are powered by Go, RocksDB and Raft - with response times typically measured in single-digit milliseconds.

The React Chat tutorial is a nice way to learn more about our product. Have a look at our About Us page for more details on how we work at Stream.

Learn About Stream

Hiring Lead Joshua Tilton Designer

Intro

This is a highly autonomous role with endless opportunities to impact our customers and company through your innate curiosity and tremendous skill set. On a daily basis, you will collaborate with various team members to create an incredible digital experience that reaches millions of users across various apps and verticals. This is a full-time position in Amsterdam

What You’ll Do

  • Take over and lead the design for our components (react, react native, ios, android, and flutter - plus whatever else we add)
  • Do fun side projects demonstrating unique implementations of our APIs
  • Execute at every stage of the design lifecycle from ideation to delivery and then iteration
  • Innovate: significantly improve user experience across an unbranded experience; strong contributor of fresh thinking for problem-solving or process improvements
  • Continually benchmark on the top activity feeds and chat apps
  • Cunningly devise non-obvious solutions based on observations
  • Gather input from customers who have implemented our components and iterate the UI/UX based on innovative ideas or concepts revealed
  • Effortlessly blend visual design with robust comprehensive and detailed user experience
  • Work with the other designers at Stream to build a culture of innovation, excellence, and collaboration
  • Embody our core values through your interpersonal relationships and elevation of the design quality at Stream

What You’ve Done

  • Worked full time as a UI/UX designer for over 6 years
  • Contributed/lead implementation of design systems
  • Owned all aspects of digital design and product development at some point in your career
  • Proven you are self-sufficient and self-motivated
  • Built a robust portfolio of mobile/web/desktop applications that you’ve participated in crafting
  • Built or contributed to design systems
  • Proven that simple prototypes are an essential part of the design
  • Proven that you enjoy working with engineers to ship incredible products

Why Stream?

We offer a place that is fun, collaborative, and allows you to make a unique contribution.

Each of us can contribute a one-of-a-kind perspective to our teams, our communities, and the products we craft. That’s why Stream strives to build a team with diverse backgrounds, skills, and perspectives. You get to work hard here; however, we’ll balance that with a culture that supports your growth and cares about your well-being. We’re committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive.

No recruiters please