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UX Designer

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UX Designer
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Job description
Acast was founded in 2014 and is one of the most eminent podcast platforms, and a pioneer in the open 
podcast ecosystem, connecting all podcasting stakeholders to one common software infrastructure.
Through its infrastructure, Acast allows advertisers to efficiently target an engaged audience of listeners 
through dynamic ad insertion, while podcasters are given access to a range of monetization opportunities and the necessary tools to expand their listener base.
The company has a global footprint across 12 countries and, during 2020, had approximately three billion 
listens on Acast-connected podcasts. Today, Acast hosts more than 35,000 shows. Acast’s headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden and the Company has 12 local subsidiaries including UK, US, Australia, Norway, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico and Canada.
Acast is currently looking for a UX Designer who wants to work with advanced technology and complex user challenges!
As a UX Designer at Acast, you will be working with complex tools for large customers like The Economist and The Guardian, globally popular podcas shows, as well as contributing to building a skilled and versatile Product Design team. Your job will include researching and designing new features, understanding the needs of our customers, and solving complex problems that place you at the forefront of the podcasting revolution. If you want to learn and change, this is the job for you.
We believe that the key to a fantastic team culture is both flexibility and structure. That’s why we offer extensive work-from-home benefits as well as regularly planned fika’s, hackdays, Lunch & Learn, rundays and much more (COVID - permitting). We are a diverse team of curious problem solvers that places focus on the right problem and courage to try something new.
At Acast, you will invest your energies into empirical analysis, experimentation, ideation, aligning stakeholders and transparency. We are looking for a skilled, independent and curious UX Designer with a long-term thinking mindset. In return, we offer a chance to run projects with a great deal of freedom in an industry that’s undergoing constant challenges to the status quo. You will be expected to manage your own time and entire projects involving dozens of people. 
If this sounds fun, Acast is the place to be.

We'd love to meet you if you have:

  • 3+ years of demonstrated work experience within User Experience Design from a product company.
  • A good grasp of applied user research methods and data informed design
  • Some great presentation skills, you enjoy storytelling and can't stop arguing for better end-user experience.
  • Good visual design skills.
  • A long-term product mindset.
  • An updated portfolio!

The Scope

  • Deepen and expand our Design Thinking methodology at Acast
  • Always be a voice for the customer. 
  • Establish new venues for gathering customer feedback. 
  • Evaluate the current product offering and come up with improvements.
  • Interview customers and find valuable insights.
  • Deliver mockups and prototypes with our long term product vision in mind.
  • Usage of common design tools, like Figma. You will often have to convert your research findings into presentable, usable prototypes.

What we offer

  • A welcoming culture (and Product Design team!).
  • The gear you need to do high quality work. 
  • A remote-first culture. A chance to influence a young industry on a global scale.
  • Monthly wellness allowance.
  • 20 days holiday.
  • Private medical insurance.
Acast is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin or any of the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.
Culture is our number one priority as a business. We believe people come first, and we work every day to enable autonomy, continuous improvement and bring out the best in people. We’re global and have remote teams, so it’s even more important that we strive for an open, inclusive and caring environment where everyone feels visible and welcome. We consider ourselves a modern organization driven by strong values to create the best, most fulfilling and nurturing culture.
We very much look forward to finding the next great person to join our cause!
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Acast is the world’s leading independent podcast company, elevating podcast creators & podcast advertisers for the ultimate listening experience.
Acast has been started in 2013 and employ about 251-1K people.
How to apply
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