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Danaher Corporation User Experience Design Engineer WebCenter in Gent, Belgium

This is us!

Esko is the worldwide market leader with software for packaging buyers, designers and manufacturers and hardware products for the packaging, label, sign and display industries. With headquarters in Ghent - Belgium, Esko employs around 1,800 associates worldwide.

Esko R&D is a team of more than 200 enthusiastic software designers, developers, and testers, who work together to create the Esko software suite for packaging. We excel in our understanding of packaging production, 2D graphics, 3D CAD, workflow management and process automation.

WebCenter is a unique and powerful web-based platform that manages all the complexities of creating the packaging you find in supermarkets, pharmacies etc. Brand owners and packaging professionals work together to specify, design, and execute for high-quality and on-time delivery of packaging. WebCenter customers include a significant part of the world’s largest converters and brand owners.

Our core values

We empower creativity and unconventional thinking to help us uncover breakthrough solutions and accelerate the pace of innovation. We believe with conviction that diversity helps us uncover more powerful customer insights and ultimately creates a competitive advantage in the markets we serve.

And we would love to have you on this journey with us! Apply today.

The UX Designer role is a unique opportunity to

Act as a user-centered design expert, and make sure that we deliver products with a great user experience (UX). You will make sure our products are useful, usable and help our end users fulfill their tasks efficiently. Even more, you will help create products that the customer is delighted to use and serve people all around the world.

Collaborate with and get input from many different stakeholders, such as the Product Owner, Developers, QA, Solution Architects, Pre-Sales…and of course our customers and end-users.

Be a part of dynamic and international team, in which we work hard, but also have a lot of fun.

Your responsibilities as a UX Designer, include:

  • Through research and contact with customers and customer-facing colleagues, continuously deepen your understanding of our users. Communicate their needs, concerns, capabilities, and limitations to the software development teams (e.g. through “Personae”).

  • Objectively identify UX issues in our products: By observing real users with our products and analyzing other data sources (e.g. customer support calls).

  • Assist the Product Owner when designing new product concepts. Make wireframes and prototypes, validate the concepts with users and other stakeholders and suggest improvements.

  • Design and refine user interface prototypes from a simple wireframe sketches to a clickable prototype in Figma. Consider the layout of the presented information, the navigation, the workflow, and the user-interaction.

  • Help the development team to implement your designs: Prepare the necessary artwork/icons and review the implementation with the team in one or more iterations.

  • With your fellow UX Designers: Develop a user-centered design process for Esko. Put it in practice and improve continuously. Experiment with modern UX practices. Actively search for better ways to combine UX design with agile software development.

  • Help to promote UX awareness in the entire R&D organization. Educate and coach the software development teams on best practices.

You can grow in many other functions in Esko, including cloud development, project and product management. On top of that, Esko is an international company, so it is always possible to work abroad for an extended period.

Both young designers and more experienced candidates can apply. As long as you have strong analytical skills and you are a quick learner, we’ll teach you the rest

We are looking for a professional who:

  • Enjoys being creative and innovative

  • Is good at conceptual thinking

  • Is able to quickly understand customer needs and translate them into actionable deliverables

  • Is a team-player

  • Is solution oriented and pragmatic

  • Has an attitude of continuous learning

  • Is a great (visual) communicator

Your Education and/or Background Experience will include:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in design, human computer interaction (HCI) or equivalent professional experience

  • Experience with designing workflows, interactions, and user interfaces for web applications.

  • Knowledge of general design principles and human interface guidelines

  • Proficient in modern prototyping tools (at Esko we love Figma)

  • Experience with working in agile/scrum is a plus

  • Application & domain knowledge of structural design, pre-media, packaging, and large-format printing is a plus

Our offer

You will be part of a dynamic team in which there is a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement, but also where having fun and teamwork is very important.

It's a fast-paced environment, a consultative role, where you will get to partner with people to achieve their strategic business goals.

You will work in a leading global company, with a Manager who cares about you, your strengths and will help you to develop the best possible version of yourself.

At Danaher, your potential is amplified. Our culture of continuous improvement defines who we are, drives our success, and translates to a career without limits for our team of 65,000 intellectually curious associates. Listen to our voices: https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/our-difference

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

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