CX/UX Lead

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CX/UX Lead

Fairphone is a social enterprise driving change in the electronics industry from the inside out. Our business model is based on social values and securing continuity and centers around producing and marketing smartphones in a way that puts social and environmental values first.

We are looking for a CX/UX Lead to become part of our growing team of passionate people who work to achieve our mission. If you are as excited as we are about creating positive change, then have a look at our vacancy below.

HOURS: Full-time · LOCATION: Amsterdam · START: ASAP · DEADLINE TO APPLY: 23 July 2018

About your Role

As our new CX/UX Lead, you will lead and implement the CX/UX strategy to:

(1) optimize customer acquisition, conversion and retention; 

(2) propose the UI/site functionalities based on customer insights and business needs;

(3) develop multi-channel customer experience management that leverages customer lifecycle.

Your Profile

  • You have a strong sense of initiative, like to collaborate and have a positive attitude.

  • You have a creative yet pragmatic approach to problem solving and you are eager to learn through experimentation.

  • You are a team player with excellent communications skills, who is curious by nature and takes ownership at work.

  • You embrace diversity in thoughts, opinions, and backgrounds and feel good working with many nationalities in a multicultural environment.

  • You are flexible, self-motivated, proactive and love the work environment of a start-up/scale-up company that is fast paced.
  • You feel a strong and intrinsic connection with Fairphone’s vision, mission and values.
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy collaborating with people from different levels of seniority, cultures and backgrounds. 
  • You (are willing to) live in the Netherlands and have the right to work within the EU.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead the assessment of current experiences including, gathering and analyzing multiple sources of data, mapping out journeys, designing user personas...
  • Design & implement target experiences through a design-thinking and co-creation approach.

  • Optimize experiences that meet our customers’ expectations to bring user friendliness, accessibility and to maximize engagement and sales opportunities.

  • Translate concepts into user/process flows, wireframes, mock-ups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences and drive successful projects.

  • Design inspirational, useful, and usable experiences by placing the audiences first while balancing business and marketing needs.

  • Use a variety of qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques to continually improve the user experience.

  • Work closely with the wider business to develop solutions and products that drive improvements to key causes of customer pain points.

  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards that will be followed by the Development and Creative teams.

  • Develop the art of usability and interaction design across Fairphone functions through collaboration, tools and methods.

  • Deliver meaningful insight reports to bring to light what is driving the CX, what can be done to improve it.

Your Skills & Experiences

  • You have at least 4 years of UX/UI/CX experience working with web based companies.
  • You have strong experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods.

  • You are proficient in visual design and wire-framing tools as well as in Sketch, Axure, Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design and wire-framing tools (familiar with Invision and Craft).

  • You have experience with leading and facilitating creative sessions like design sprints, co-creation sessions and/or other types of multi-disciplinary sessions to tackle design challenges.

  • You know how to work with Google Analytics, Hotjar and how to find a story in the data by extensively analyzing it.

  • You have an understanding of web technologies (including programming languages, network infrastructure, processes, web and mobile application development) to produce technically achievable and efficient interactive solutions.

  • You have experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process.

  • You have knowledge and experience in conversion optimization, digital marketing, and/or consumer psychology and research is a plus.

  • You can create and socialize compelling presentations for different levels of the organization.

What can Fairphone offer you?

  1. The opportunity to create impact across continents.
  2. A work environment full of international, passionate, warm hearted team


  3. Daily, healthy lunch, organic fairchain coffee, lemonade and many more tasty things

    for a low, monthly contribution.

  4. Public transport allowance – we support you if you come by public transport.

  5. Bike allowance – we support you for a bike purchase with up to 300 Euros. We also offer  in-house bike repairs.

  6. Weekly Yoga sessions at the office.

  7. Weekly Bootcamp sessions with personal trainer.

  8. Seasonal weekly Dutch lessons with a language teacher at the office.

If this sounds like you, you could be our new CX/UX Lead and together with us work on Fairphone’s mission: By establishing a market for ethical products, we motive the entire industry to act more responsibly.

Please make sure you send us your application documents as PDF files only! Otherwise, we won't consider your application. Thank you in advance!