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Product Designer (m/f/d) Apps

zolar

zolar

Product, Design
Remote
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

Clean Energy for everyone.

Welcome to zolar! We’re on a mission to make solar power accessible to everyone and are proud to enable our customers to use the power of the sun in their own homes while making an active contribution to climate protection.

At zolar, we know that different people are successful in different ways, which is why we offer a hybrid working environment, meaning you can decide how much time you spend in our Berlin office, or how much time you spend working from home.
We strive for sustainability, we are ambitious, honest, and transparent, and we never want to stop learning or growing.

Will you join us in working towards a greener future for everyone?



Your role at zolar

As a Product Designer specializing in Application Design, you'll have an essential job in making our native and web apps better for both businesses (B2B) and endusers (B2C). We currently have two apps: the "zolar Installer App" for our installers and partners, and the "zolar Compass App" for our customers. In this role, your tasks will include:

  • Focusing on the entire design process, from initial research and ideation to refinement and implementation for both B2B and B2C applications.

  • Collaborating with the product manager to research and gain a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities we have in our B2B and B2C apps.

  • Gaining a deep understanding of user problems specific to each application and helping define what research needs to be done to make more informed design decisions.

  • Planning and conducting usability tests tailored to the different user groups to gather valuable insights and improve the user experience.

  • Leveraging your design expertise to address the distinct requirements of each application, ensuring the needs of installers and partners, as well as customers, are met effectively.

  • Creating innovative and user-friendly designs for both native and web applications.


Your responsibilities

  • Being an integral part of an agile squad, collaborating closely with product managers, engineers and being active part of the Product Design Team.

  • Prioritizing and designing improvements to guide the product development.

  • Being all about user-centered design, which means always thinking about what our users want and need first.

  • Planning and moderating usability tests to gather valuable user insights.

  • Creating exceptional and consistent experiences for our Applications

What You Will Need to Bring:

To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Proven experience as a Product Designer with a strong portfolio showcasing your work in Application Design, both native and web.

  • A strong commitment to user-centered design principles, including understanding the needs, preferences, and limitations of users.

  • Validating and evaluating design solutions by creating wireframes and prototypes using Figma, and utilizing analytics data to drive strategic visions and actionable recommendations.

  • 4-6 years of experience with B2B and B2C application design, understanding the distinct challenges and opportunities in each space. (Pleaser highlight that in your portfolio)

  • Fluency in both German and English, with the ability to support UX copywriting efforts.

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field, with a focus on application design being a strong asset.

What zolar can offer you

100% remote working possible // Stay flexible
Whether you want to save yourself the commute to work or want to see your colleagues in person – you are free to choose how many days you work remotely or in the office.

Workation // Stay curious
As a digital company, we believe you can do your work just as well from the beach house in Portugal or the winter cabin in Sweden. That's why you can work up to 4 weeks per quarter from anywhere within the EU.

Mental & physical health // Stay healthy
Your mental and physical health is close to our hearts. You can expect 30 days of annual leave in addition to a mental health program in cooperation with Mindsurance and a discounted membership in Urban Sports Club.

Company pension plan // Live well tomorrow
A world worth living in is a matter close to our hearts, which is why we offer our employees support in their private retirement planning with the help of sustainable providers and an employer contribution of 20%.

Benefitsy // You have the choice
You get a monthly voucher budget of fifty Euros in the Benefitsy portal at your free disposal (e.g. Spotify, REWE, Sixt, IKEA and many more).

Dog policy // Bring your own dog
A variety of four-legged feel-good managers provide natural entertainment in the office and enjoy the attention of their two-legged colleagues.

Buddy programme & (team) events // Involved instead of just employed
Get off to a great start – with a buddy by your side and regular team- & company events.

Tomorrow Bank // Sustainable Banking
Thanks to our cooperation with Tomorrow Bank, you receive the Change-model free of charge for 6 months and also support climate protection in banking. Instead of investing in coal power or weapons, Tomorrow invests the money into the future.

Remote work equipment // Ready for work
We want you to be able to work as well at home as you can in the office, so we provide you with a one-off budget to purchase a desk, chair or other things you might need for your remote work. You also have the choice between a Lenovo ThinkPad or Apple Macbook.

Clean energy for everyone.

Out of love for our planet, we want to create a liveable future for all people with clean energy. Our mission is to put a solar system onto every roof in the world. We enable homeowners to produce their own green electricity and at the same time actively contribute to climate protection.

Let's help shape the energy transition together - become part of our team!

Our values
  • Climate activists - We actively work on climate protection. As a team. Every day.
  • Growth Mindset - We yearn for growth.
  • Strong together - Together we are working towards the same goal. Differences make us stronger.
  • Information matters - We respect each other in discussion. The strongest argument wins.
  • New paths - By offering a digital solution to climate protection, we are part of the renewable energy revolution.
  • Now more than ever - Instead of giving up, we go the extra mile.

At zolar, we strive to provide a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for every person who works here or with us, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, size, socio-economic status, origin, age, culture, faith or religion (or lack thereof).