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UX Engineer (m/f/d)

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life!

XING provides advice and support to its more than 16 million members during the upheaval processes in the world of work. In an environment marked by a shortage of skilled workers, digitalization, and changes in values, XING helps its members achieve as harmonious a work/life balance as possible: For a better working life.

UX Engineer (m/f/x)

We are looking for a UX Engineer (UX/UI Design & Front End) for our XING E-Recruiting tool (B2B). 
As a member of the E-Recruiting UX Team, you will be part of a creative and talented team of designers, copywriters and researchers distributed across our Hamburg and Barcelona offices. You will be a key player in defining E-Recruiting products such as the XING Job Board, XING ReferralManager and our active sourcing tool: XING TalentManager.

We work as a team with product owners and developers to craft a product that delivers real value to our users. We explore new opportunities, technologies, design methods and services and continuously test and optimize our products.

A challenging task

  • You will be part of a cross-functional team of backend, frontend, designers and product owners.
  • You will help facilitate collaboration and communication between design and engineering.
  • You will conceptualize and design cross-platform features and components for our E-Recruiting products.
  • You will contribute to the development of our internal design system and tools.
  • Responsible for designing UI solutions working together with UX, product and engineering being a UX advocate.
  • Responsible for developing mockups, fully functional prototypes and tested front-end code.
  • Apply user-centric thinking to come up with solutions that our users will love.
  • Continuously challenge the status quo and suggest optimizations.
  • Work collaboratively within a cross-functional team to solve complex challenges.
  • Communicate proactively with colleagues both, in Barcelona and Hamburg.

A convincing background

  • At least 3 years of screen design experience with consumer-facing products.
  • Deep knowledge of UX/UI design principles with skill-set of a Front-end Engineer.
  • Deep knowledge of web technologies such as semantic HTML, modern CSS and JS (React).
  • Experience working on building Design Systems.
  • Deep understanding of user-centered design, user interfaces, responsive design and usability.
  • Knowledge of relevant design applications such as Sketch, Figma, Abstract, Invision...
  • Experience or familiarity with agile teams and agile development.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and solve conflicts on a win-win basis.
  • You are generally very curious about new technologies and always try to keep up-to-date.
  • Fluency in English is a must as it’s the company’s official language.
  • Projects/portfolio or Github account featuring examples of user interface work.

An inspiring environment

  • XING offers a dynamic environment, as well as flexible working hours, you'll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones.
  • Work from home possibility.
  • Extended holidays.
  • We do three times a year a one-week long hackathon!!
  • Restaurant tickets, fresh fruit, coffee, snacks and much more. A mobile device of your choice as well for private use (iPhone, iPad, Android…).
  • A sunny office located in the center of Barcelona, with a large terrace.
  • Flexible Compensation Plan: Health insurance/ Transport/ Nursery Tickets
  • A great, multicultural and diverse environment.
  • Training, conferences and many opportunities to learn, experiment and grow.

We're looking forward to hearing from you!

We're an Open Source contributor ( and we also organize public user groups and coding events, such as Ruby on Rails and other Tech Meetups.

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If you have any questions please let us know!

Andrea Mestre

Sounds good to you? We're looking forward to hearing from you!